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    Geo: Unit 1, Chapter 1 Powerpoint Geo: Unit 1, Chapter 1 Powerpoint Presentation Transcript

    • WORLD GEOGRAPHY Unit 1, Chapter 1: Looking at the Earth
      • 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.
      Section 1: The Five Themes of Geography
    • Section 1: The Five Themes of Geography
      • Maps very important
      • Geography = greek word
      • What is geography? The study of…
      • Geographers use a variety of tools
      • Geography = 5 themes of study
    • 5 themes of geography
      • Location
      • Where is it?
      • Absolute versus relative location
      • Key terms: equator, hemisphere, prime meridian, latitude, longitude
      • Place
      • What is it like?
      • Region
      • How are places similar or different?
    • 5 themes of geography
      • Formal regions versus functional regions versus perceptual regions
      • Themes
      • How do people relate to physical world?
      • Humans and environment
      • Movement
      • How do people, goods, and ideas move from one location to another?
      • China-man in West Africa?
      • Linear distance and time distance
      • Psychological distance
    • Section 2: The Geographer’s Tools
      • Oldest map on clay tablet
      • Three main tools: globes, maps, data
      • Globes
      • 3 dimensional representation
      • Maps
      • 2 dimensional graphic representation
      • How are maps made? What are the steps
      • Who are cartographers?
      • Data
      • Landsat
      • GOES
      • GIS
      • GPS
    • Geography Skills
      • 9 main elements of maps
        • Title
        • Compass rose
        • Labels
        • Legend
        • Lines of latitude
        • Lines of longitude
        • Scale
        • Symbols
        • Colors
      • Scales:
        • Ratio scale: 1:30,000,000
        • Bar scale: (refer to page 16)
      • Projections – way of showing curved surface on earth on a flat map
        • Planar
        • Conical
        • compromise
    • Types of Maps
      • Physical Maps
      • Political Maps
      • Thematic Maps
        • Qualitative maps
        • Cartograms
        • Flow-line maps
      • 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.
      End of Chapter 1!!!!!!