Geography Home Tutor for Class 11

Geography for Class 11
Geography subject in class XI helps a student in understanding the principles and practices of the subject in a better way thereby paving the way forward for excellent in-depth command for language. The students can also seek help from Geography home tutors who help students in redressing all their concerns. The Geography home tuitions for class XI helps in promotion of knowledge on longitude, latitude, and other terminologies.

Session wise Curriculum:

The Geography home tutors follow the guidelines of respective boards and keep the syllabus of the NCERT and CBSE in mind while teaching the kids.The subject is being taught to students going along with the school syllabus given by different boards. Tentative session wise complete Geography course for class XI is as following:

Part A: Fundamentals of Physical Geography

  • Geography as a Discipline
  • Geography as an integrating discipline, as a science of spatial attributes
  • Branches of Geography; PhysicalGeography and Human Geography
  • Scope and Career Options
  • The Earth
  • Origin and evolution of the earth; Interior of the earth.Wegener's continental drift theory and plate tectonics.Earthquakes and volcanoes: causes, types and effects
  • Landforms
  • Rocks: major types of rocks and their characteristics
  • Landforms and their evolution
  • Geomorphic processes: weathering, mass wasting, erosion and deposition; soil-formation
Units/chapters covered 5-8

  • Climate
  • Atmosphere- composition and structure;elements of weather and climate
  • Insolation-angle of incidence and distribution; heat budget of the earth-heating and cooling of atmosphere (conduction, convection, terrestrial radiation and advection); World climates-classification (Koeppen and Thornthwaite), Global warming and climatic changes
  • Climate and Global Concerns
  • Hydrosphere
  • Basics of Oceanography
  • Oceans - distribution of temperature and salinity
  • Movements of ocean water-waves, tides and currents; submarine reliefs
  • Biosphere: importance of plants and other organisms; biodiversity and conservation; ecosystem and ecological balance
  • Map work on identification of features based on 1 to 6 units on the outline/Physical/Political map of the world
Part - B: India - Physical Environment

  • Location, space relations, India's place in the world
  • Physiography
  • Structure and Relief; Physiographic Divisions
  • Drainage systems: Concept of river basins, Watershed; the Himalayan and the Peninsular rivers
  • Climate, Vegetation and Soil
  • Weather and climate - spatial and temporal distribution of temperature, pressure winds and rainfall, Indian monsoon: mechanism, onset and withdrawal, variability of rainfalls: spatial and temporal; use of weather charts; Climatic types (Koeppen)
  • Natural vegetation-forest types and distribution; wild life; conservation; biosphere reserves
  • Soils - major types (ICAR's classification) and their distribution, soil degradation and conservation
  • Hazards and Disasters: Causes, Consequences and Management
Part - C: Practical Work

  • Floods, Cloudbursts
  • Droughts: types and impact
  • Earthquakes and Tsunami
  • Cyclones: features and impact
  • Landslides
  • Map Work of features based on above units for locating and labelling on the Outline/Political/Physical map of India
Part - C: Practical Work

  • Fundamentals of Maps
  • Geo spatial data, Concept of Geographicaldata matrix; Point, line, area data
  • Maps - types; scales-types; construction of simple linear scale, measuring distance; finding direction and use of symbols
  • Topographic and Weather Maps
  • Study of topographic maps
  • Aerial Photographs: Types and Geometry-vertical aerial photographs; difference between maps and aerial photographs; photo scale determination. Identification of physical and cultural features
  • Satellite imageries
  • Use of weather instruments: thermometer, wet and dry-bulb thermometer, barometer, wind vane, rain gauge

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