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SSWG6

Examine the spatial distribution of major economic systems and analyze the role geography plays in economic development.

Jittery Joe’s

Jittery Joe's is a rapidly growing coffee chain based in Athens, and we get to explore their world via the fast-growing field of food science. We interview Roaster Master Charlie Mustard and learn...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure, it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But...

Examine the spatial distribution of major economic systems and analyze the role geography plays in economic development.

SSWG6 c

Describe the factors that influence the location and spatial distribution of economic activities, including the factors of site and situation (e.g., river systems, transportation hubs, research triangles, deep seaports).

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure, it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But...

SSWG6 e

Analyze the impact of trade across international borders and its impact on government relationships among countries (e.g., legal trade: NAFTA, EU, and OPEC; illegal trade: human trafficking, drug trade, and counterfeiting/black market goods).

Jittery Joe’s

Jittery Joe's is a rapidly growing coffee chain based in Athens, and we get to explore their world via the fast-growing field of food science. We interview Roaster Master Charlie Mustard and learn...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But perhaps the most important characteristic of this “airport city” is that it’s the biggest employer in the state with 58,000 jobs!

Jittery Joe’s

Jittery Joe's is a rapidly growing coffee chain based in Athens. And we get to explore their world with a peek into the fast-growing field of food science. We interview Roaster Master Charlie Mustard, learning the intricacies of what goes into making a great cup of "joe." It turns out there’s a lot of math and science behind it.