The student will describe the interaction of physical and human systems that have shaped contemporary Sub-Saharan Africa. Describe the location of major physical features and their impact on Sub-Saharan Africa. Describe the major climates of Sub-Saharan Africa and how they have affected the development of Sub-Saharan Africa. Describe the pattern of population distribution in the countries of Sub-Saharan Africa in relation to urbanization and modernization. Explain how Sub-Saharan Africa's physical features have had an impact on the distribution of its population. Analyze how the migration of people such as the Bantu and Zulu has had an impact on the economic, cultural, and political aspects of Sub-Saharan Africa. Analyze strengths and weaknesses in the development of Sub-Saharan Africa; include factors such as linguistic, tribal, and religious diversity; literacy levels; and the colonial legacy. Describe the ethnic and religious groups in Sub-Saharan Africa; include major customs and traditions. Analyze the impact of drought and desertification on Sub-Saharan Africa.