People & Planet
People & Planet is a complete geography course for ages 6 to 18. It is hands-on and family-style, meant for families to learn together. Learn more about how Layers of Learning works.
In this course students will learn about the physical geography of the planet including rocks, plate tectonics, soil, water, and landforms. They will also take a tour of each of the continents and the oceans.
This is a guide for the mentor to learn how to teach Layers of Learning Geography, plan a unit, and evaluate student work. We highly recommend purchasing and reading this before beginning People & Planet.
Full People & Planet Course
People & Planet consists of nine units, which are for all ages from 6 to 18 and can be used repeatedly, year after year. The full People & Planet course contains all nine units. It can be purchased as a PDF download or a paperback.
People & Planet Course Components
These are the nine units contained within the People & Planet course. Here they can be purchased one by one as stand alone units.
The World Explorer Journal is an interactive atlas and encyclopedia that students build themselves with instructions from the geography units in all four years of Layers of Learning Geography. Choose between paperback and PDF versions.