Schulinternes Curriculum für Erdkunde - bilingual

Curriculum Geography
7The earth in space
Climate and vegetation zones:
  • Polar zones
  • Temperate zone
  • Hot deserts
  • Savannahs
  • Tropical rainforest
8Restless earth (volcanoes and earthquakes)
Changes in worldwide economies, e.g.:
  • the USA
  • Dubai
  • Japan (a regional analysis)
  • China (a regional analysis)
Population growth and change
Modern cities
Agriculture between economy and ecology
Developing countries
Changing Europe
European capitals and global cities
Climate change
  • The current landscape as reflected by natural factors and human influences
  • Globalisation of food production against the backdrop of production in different climate and vegetation zones
  • Global interconnections as the cause of structural change in German agriculture and a country of origin
  • Characteristics and regional changes of a (local) industrial site in a global world
  • Energy supply with consequences – the Rhenish lignite mining area (a regional analysis)




  • Causes and effects of influences in geo-ecological cycles
  • Ecological principles and future-compliant measures in industry, agriculture, forestry and fishing on a global economic scale
  • The area of tension of spoliation of the countryside and its protection in connection with free-time activities
  • The different significance of climate and vegetation zones for the development of areas
  • Food and nutrition potential for a growing world population between subsistence farming and agribusiness
  • Change of location factors and its effect on industrial areas
  • Transport and communication networks and their significance for the interconnection and planning for areas
  • Tertiarization as motor for a spatial distribution of workplaces and the distribution of goods
  • Change of patterns in consumption and value orientation as essential preconditions for sustainable management in the One World
  • Required space and load-bearing capacity in connection with demographic processes
  • Development of settlements in dependence of socio-cultural and political role models
  • Effectiveness of global cooperation in dependence of socio-cultural prevailing conditions
  • Growing together or disintegration of areas because of political guidelines and cultural influence