Introduction to geography

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Introduction to geography

  1. 1. Introduction to Geography<br />
  2. 2. What is the earth’s surface made of?<br /><ul><li>Most of the Earth's surface is covered with water
  3. 3. 30% is taken up by the seven continental landmasses.
  4. 4. However, underneath the water that fills the oceans, and the dirt and plants that cover the continents, the Earth’s surface layer is made of rock. This outer layer formed a hard, rocky crust as lava at the surface cooled 4.5 billion years ago.</li></li></ul><li>What is a continent?<br /><ul><li>A continent is one of several large landmasses on Earth.</li></li></ul><li>What are the seven continents?<br /><ul><li>North America
  5. 5. South America
  6. 6. Africa
  7. 7. Antarctica
  8. 8. Europe
  9. 9. Australia
  10. 10. Asia </li></li></ul><li>What is an Ocean?<br /><ul><li> a major body of saline water</li></ul>What are the four Oceans?<br /><ul><li>Atlantic Ocean
  11. 11. Pacific Ocean
  12. 12. Indian Ocean
  13. 13. Artic Ocean</li></li></ul><li>How does Geography affect your life?<br /><ul><li>The geography of a region affects the living of its inhabitants
  14. 14. The geographical conditions of a region influence its culture.
  15. 15. They have a deep impact on the social and cultural norms of the people.
  16. 16. They influence the culture and civilization of the region.
  17. 17. The geography of a region has a direct effect on the art forms, the literature, the food habits and the celebrations of the people that inhabit it.</li></li></ul><li>What are the four main points of direction?<br /><ul><li>North
  18. 18. South
  19. 19. East
  20. 20. West</li></li></ul><li>What are the top and bottom of the earth called?<br /><ul><li>A Hemispheres!
  21. 21. A Hemisphere is half of a sphere
  22. 22. There is a north, a south hemisphere and a east, a west hemisphere!</li></li></ul><li>Can you tell me what geography is now?<br />
  23. 23. Geography is:<br /><ul><li> is the science that deals with the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena.</li>

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