Tyler Farst
World Geography
(512) 570-1200 ext. 41252

Tutorial Times:
By appointment & during DEN by appointment

My Education & Teaching Background
I graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, NE with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 2010. I began my teaching career in 2011 and have previously taught World History and World Geography at Anderson High School and Georgetown High School.

Class/Course Information
In World Geography, students examine people, places, and environments at local, regional, national, and international scales from the spatial and ecological perspectives of geography. Students describe the influence of geography on events of the past and present. A significant portion of the course centers around the physical processes that shape patterns in the physical environment; the characteristics of major land forms, climates, and ecosystems and their interrelationships; the political, economic, and social processes that shape cultural patterns of regions; types and patterns of settlement; the distribution and movement of world population; relationships among people, places and environments; and the concept of region. Students analyze how location affects economic activities in different economic systems throughout the world. Students identify the processes that influence political divisions of the planet and analyze how different points of view affect the development of public policies. Students compare how components of cultures shape the characteristics of regions and analyze the impact of technology and human modifications on the physical environment. Students use problem-solving and decision making skills to ask and answer geographic questions.

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A Day
1st    World Geography
2nd   Conference
3rd    Football
4th    Baseball
B Day
5th    World Geography
6th    World Geography
7th    Football
8th    Conference