Geography 12 is divided into four parts. In Focus One students will study environments and people by asking: What is geography? What is an environment? What is the role of the individual in the world? In Focus Two students will study physical and biological processes of the world. Topics include the earth's atmosphere (weather, climate), biosphere (vegetation, soil, ecosystems), land and water (volcanoes, glaciers, earthquakes, rivers, seas). In Focus Three students will study resources, distribution, value, management, and technology. In Focus Four students will study the role of the individual in his/her effort to prevent the mass destruction of resources and the environment.