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.
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 celebrate and share your success. It is: Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results
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.