WHAT YOU WILL LEARN...
What geography means
Physical versus human geography
The four components of physical geography
The four components of human geography
The four geographical concepts
WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY?
It is a term of Greek origin, which means
‘geo’ = earth
‘graphy’ = to write or study
Therefore, ‘geography’ = to study about the earth
...and we seriously mean anything
and everything IN it and ON it,
which includes YOU!
WHAT DO GEOGRAPHERS STUDY?
Anything and everything on Earth is honestly A LOT of ‘things’, so
geographers classify these ‘things’ into 2 categories
...the natural environments that
make up the earth. Geographers
environments (spheres) work and
interact with one another. They
also study how these affect and
are affected by humans.
...the issues and activities that
concern humans. Geographers
study how these issues and
activities interact with one
another, and how they affect and
are affected by the natural
The natural environment is divided into 4 main categories
...all living organisms
that exist on earth,
including plants and
...all the water on the
earth, which includes
...the solid outermost
layer (crust) of the
...the layer of gas that
surrounds the earth
and the processes that
The human environment is divided into 4 main categories
...places where people
...the total number of
live, work and carry
people living in a place.
...the way people live,
activities, custom and
...how resources are
used to achieve higher
A part of the
and processes ENVIRO
in the world NMENT
The way things
over an area;
The level at
which a feature
or an issue is
Complete WB Ex. 1.1 on pages 1 to 4.
Submit at the end of this lesson.
Read TB pages 6 to 14 to revise what each key term means.
Complete WB Ex. 1.2 on pages 5 and 6.
Read TB pages 20 to 35 to prepare for next lesson.