|1. The modern world and region|
Enable students to understand the features of the modern world through activities with maps and area study and consider methods to understand the modern world geographically.
|a. The modern world through the globe and the world map|
Enable students to understand, by using the globe and various maps, the change in the relationship of positions and distances between areas in the world caused by the development of transportation and communication, interaction beyond national borders, unity among nations, and the features and situations of the modern world concerning issues such as territories.
|b. The function and use of maps|
Through mapping of information and map reading, make students familiar with maps and understand the effectiveness of viewing social issues in terms of geographical relations and distances.