Grade 7 - Social Studies

World Civilizations (Credit: 1.00)

World Civilizations examines the growth of human society from our earliest beginnings to the present. Students will study such topics as agricultural societies, ancient civilizations, empires, trade, and migration. The lessons in this course will help students answer the following questions:  How do the interactions between people, the environment, and ideas form cultures, civilizations, and societies?  Is the history of civilization a story of progress?  In what ways have human choices shaped history?  What brings people to conflict and cooperation?  How do events and trends influence individuals, nations, and the world?  What factors influence how we record or interpret history?