Essay Topic 1
Why does geography matter? Write an essay explaining how de Blij answers this question.
Essay Topic 2
How is geography connected with issues of national security? Support your answer with examples from Why Geography Matters.
Essay Topic 3
How can maps reflect the biases of the cartographer(s)? How might politicians use maps to achieve their own goals?
Essay Topic 4
Write an essay describing Earth's geologic history. Be sure to include the formation of Earth, the formation of Earth's Moon, and periods of Ice Ages and interglacials.
Essay Topic 5
Explain the connection between climate change and the epidemic of bubonic plague that devastated Europe in the 1400s.
Essay Topic 6
Compare and contrast the conditions leading up to the Little Ice Age with conditions present in the world today. Do you think that another Little Ice Age is likely, based on the evidence presented by de Blij? If another...
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