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Environmental Awareness in Geography

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Environmental Awareness in Geography
  • Description
  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Alison’s "Geography 1" course introduces environmental awareness and raises awareness of the global importance of a safe, healthy and sustainable environment. The course offers learners a pragmatic introduction to the various issues currently facing key geographic areas such as Antarctica. It examines resource use, development and the environmental consequences of their misuse. This course is suitable for anyone interested in geography and the environment.

  • After completing this course you will gain a good knowledge of geographic ideas such as scale, distance, spatial distribution, spatial association, spatial interaction, movement, spatial change over time, and regions. You will understand what a resource is and the types of resources such as non-renewable and renewable. You will know the factors affecting resource development, known as 'SHEEP' factors. This course will make you aware of the positive and negative aspects of resources on people and their environments.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 5 )
  • Key geographic ideas
    • Key Geographic Ideas
    • Key Geographic Ideas: scale
    • Key Geographic Ideas: distance
    • Key Geographic Ideas: spatial distribution
    • Key Geographic Ideas: spatial association
    • Key Geographic Ideas: spatial interaction
    • Key Geographic Ideas: movement
    • Key Geographic Ideas: spatial change over time
    • Key Geographic Ideas: region
  • Resource development and use
    • Definition and classification of resources
    • Distribution of patterns of resource development and use
    • Factors affecting resource development and use at a range of scales
    • Factors affecting resource development and use at a range of scales: social factors
    • Factors affecting resource development and use at a range of scales: historic factors
    • Factors affecting resource development and use at a range of scales: environmental factors
    • Factors affecting resource development and use at a range of scales: economic factors
    • Factors affecting resource development and use at a range of scales: political factors
    • The effects of resource development and use on selected places
    • Possible future patterns of resource use based on various predictors
    • Use of resources
  • Resource management
    • The nature of resources and the spatial interaction between resource producers and users at a range of scales
    • The positive and negative aspects of resource use on people and their environments at a range of scales
    • Resource development and its regulation at a range of scales
    • Factors which affect the sustainable development of resources
    • Practices of ecologically sustainable development
    • Resource management: topic 1 - tropical rainforests
    • Resource management: topic 2 - Antarctica
    • Antarctica: resource management
  • Antarctica
    • Antarctica: Development and Use of a Resource
    • Tourism in Antarctica
    • Minerals exploration in Antarctica
  • Assessment
    • Geography 1 Assessment
Topics List ( 9 )
Key geographic ideas
Key geographic ideas This free online course covers key geographic ideas such as scale, distance, spatial association, and movement. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 8 )
Resource management
Resource management This free online course is an introduction to resource management, and gives examples of resource management in tropical rainforests and Antarctica. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 3 )
Antarctica
Antarctica This free online course is an introduction to the development and use of the resources of Antarctica such as tourism and mineral exploration. The Contents tab displays all the lessons and topics of the course. Each time you click the Contents tab, you will come to this page. A green tick indicates those lessons and topics you have completed, so you can easily see your progress.
Topics List ( 1 )
Assessment
Assessment
Course Features
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours

  • Publisher

    XSIQ

  • Video

    Yes

  • Audio

    Yes

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    50 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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