Physical Geography

Physical Geography is a required class in ISD 518. The class is one quarter in length, and students receive 1/2 credit. Physical Geography is the branch of geography dealing with physical features, landforms, climates, and processes on the planet Earth. Throughout the quarter, students will examine various regions of the world, and will gain an understanding of what Physical Geography is and why it is important to study.

Human Geography

Human Geography is an elective course in ISD 518. The class is one quarter in length, and students receive 1/2 credit. Human Geography is the branch of geography dealing with how human activity affects, or is influenced by, the earth's landforms, physical features, and climates. Students will examine the Physical/Human Geography interaction as it pertains to several regions of the globe, and will gain a deeper understanding of what Human Geography is and why it is important.