Sec 1 geog unit 1 lesson 1

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  • Explain about the Earth as a closed system. Generally there’s no addition or materials barring asteriod hits and no loss except space junk. (inject humour)NOTE: if you use up this earth, you’re not able to go hop onto the next earth…
  • Sec 1 geog unit 1 lesson 1

    1. 1. Chong Boon Secondary School Department of Humanities Geography Unit Sec One Geography Unit 1: Introducing Geography Prepared by Mr Kelwin Koh
    2. 2. The COPY STAR • When you see the COPY STAR on the slide, you have to write down all the information.
    3. 3. Key Thinking Questions • What is Geography? • Why is Geography Important? • What are the tools for learning Geography?
    4. 4. What is Geography • Latin Words Geo (Earth) and Graphein (Study) • Geography is the study of the Earth
    5. 5. What about Earth do we exactly study? • Everything on earth is studied in Geography. • The Physical Environment (Nature) • The Human Environment (Man) • The Physical – Human relationships – How does the Physical affect the Human Environment and vice versa
    6. 6. Why is Geography Important? • We all live on planet Earth. • We are currently unable to move to another planet to survive efficiently. • To ensure the long term survival of humans on earth, we need to study it. • Remember, we live in a ‘closed system’
    7. 7. Image for a moment….
    8. 8. Greenhead, from planet 159 X was going to Mars to visit its friend On his way to Mars, he saw a planet that looked really special. That planet was called earth…… Can you identify which is Earth and which is Mars?
    9. 9. Feeling curious, he decided to explore Earth and study
    10. 10. What is geography? The study of Earth, including land and the people living on it. Earth surface consist of land and water. Physical environment Human environment
    11. 11. As Greenhead explored earth, this was what he saw.... D A G H E B C F I Can you identify which picture belong to the natural environment and which belongs to the human environment?
    12. 12. Let’s do an activity
    13. 13. Name: ___________________________ ( ) Class:_______ Date:_____________ What is geography? The study of ___________, including ________ and the__________ living on it. Earth surface consist of ___________and ____________. Physical environment Human environment
    14. 14. D A G H E B C F Can you identify which picture belong to the natural environment and which belongs to the human environment? I Natural environment-_____________________ Human environment- _____________________
    15. 15. HOMEWORK • Study for your pre-test • Pg 6-10 of your textbook.

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