Things To Know About Geography

1. Table of Contents (That's where you are now.)
  2. Land: Continents, Islands, and Countries
  3. Water: Oceans, Seas, Rivers, Lakes, Canals
  4. Mountains and Tall Things
  5. Cities
  6. Deserts, Earthquakes, and other things
  7. Various Facts Useful In Winning Tavern Bets
  8. Units and Translations of Measurement
  9. A Little-Known Place: Mauritius

Better Late Then Never . . .

      Public school education has been in steep decline for 30 years, graduating young people under the presumption that they have actually Learned something when all they have had is a multi-year indoctrination into the correct Attitudes expected to be held on certain social situations. It is only many years later that students discover they were swindled. And then what - sue the teachers?

      A recent poll by National Geographic included some stunning stats on how ignorant Americans are about geography. 14% could not locate the United States on a world map! A survey of sophomore high school students in Texas revealed that 35% could not identify the country south of Texas! Yes, I said students in Texas.

More to come . . .