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Geo: Unit 1, Chapter 1 Powerpoint

  1. 1. WORLD GEOGRAPHY Unit 1, Chapter 1: Looking at the Earth
  2. 2. <ul><li>Main Ideas: Geographers view world in terms of the use of space and they study the world by looking at location, place, region, movement, and human-environment interaction. </li></ul>Section 1: The Five Themes of Geography
  3. 3. Section 1: The Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>Maps very important </li></ul><ul><li>Geography = greek word </li></ul><ul><li>What is geography? The study of… </li></ul><ul><li>Geographers use a variety of tools </li></ul><ul><li>Geography = 5 themes of study </li></ul>
  4. 4. 5 themes of geography <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it? </li></ul><ul><li>Absolute versus relative location </li></ul><ul><li>Key terms: equator, hemisphere, prime meridian, latitude, longitude </li></ul><ul><li>Place </li></ul><ul><li>What is it like? </li></ul><ul><li>Region </li></ul><ul><li>How are places similar or different? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 5 themes of geography <ul><li>Formal regions versus functional regions versus perceptual regions </li></ul><ul><li>Themes </li></ul><ul><li>How do people relate to physical world? </li></ul><ul><li>Humans and environment </li></ul><ul><li>Movement </li></ul><ul><li>How do people, goods, and ideas move from one location to another? </li></ul><ul><li>China-man in West Africa? </li></ul><ul><li>Linear distance and time distance </li></ul><ul><li>Psychological distance </li></ul>
  6. 6. Section 2: The Geographer’s Tools <ul><li>Oldest map on clay tablet </li></ul><ul><li>Three main tools: globes, maps, data </li></ul><ul><li>Globes </li></ul><ul><li>3 dimensional representation </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>2 dimensional graphic representation </li></ul><ul><li>How are maps made? What are the steps </li></ul><ul><li>Who are cartographers? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><li>Landsat </li></ul><ul><li>GOES </li></ul><ul><li>GIS </li></ul><ul><li>GPS </li></ul>
  8. 8. Geography Skills <ul><li>9 main elements of maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compass rose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Labels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lines of latitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lines of longitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Symbols </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colors </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Scales: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ratio scale: 1:30,000,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bar scale: (refer to page 16) </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Projections – way of showing curved surface on earth on a flat map </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>compromise </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Types of Maps <ul><li>Physical Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Political Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Thematic Maps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualitative maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cartograms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flow-line maps </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Students you will have a quiz on Monday August 31. This will be your first quiz. Study the notes and information pertaining to Chapter 1, section 1 and 2 and geography skills. </li></ul>End of Chapter 1!!!!!!
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