The study of geography in our Montessori classrooms embraces different topics in a unique multicultural perspective starting, with the study of the seven continents. This includes maps, physical geographical features of the continents, animal studies, flags, cultural celebrations, customs and traditional clothing.
Geography also entails studying the fundamental needs of a particular native group, such as the South American Yanomani tribes. In addition, students learn about the solar system, earth's cycle, time zones, atmosphere, hydrosphere and lithosphere.
"Written language can be acquired more easily by children of four years than by those of six. While children of six usually need at least two years to learn how to write children of four years learn this second language within a few months."