This interactive world history course explores history from ancient agricultural societies to today's global community. World history covers a broad spectrum of topics that explore the politics, religions, wars, economics, technology and institutions that shaped the past into the future.
Students in this technology-rich history course will gain a broad perspective on how human society has been affected by and will continue to be influenced by the past as they make their way through time. Lessons examine a diverse mix of topics including the origin of man and ancient civilizations, the Roman Empire, the rise of Christianity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the Mongols, the Industrial Age, and the role of the U.S. throughout history. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off-computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. World History enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.
Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:
- The Beginnings of Human Society
- Ancient Civilizations
- The Medieval World
- Renaissance and Reformation
- Growth of World Empires
- The Age of Revolution
- The Industrial Revolution
- World Wars
- The Contemporary World
- Turning Points in Human History
World History is a 1 credit course. Sophomores typically take World History or AP World History.