Geography - The Basics - Place

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Geography - The Basics - Place

  1. 1. THE BASICS OF GEOGRAPHY : Place
  2. 2. DEFINITION <ul><li>Place refers to both the human and the physical characteristics of a location </li></ul>The Basics of Geography : Place
  3. 3. PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>Physical characteristics might include mountains, rivers, soil, beaches, wildlife, etc. </li></ul>The Basics of Geography : Place
  4. 4. HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>Human characteristics result in the ideas and actions of people that change the environment, e.g. roads, buildings, etc. </li></ul>The Basics of Geography : Place
  5. 5. MENTAL IMAGES <ul><li>The images we create about a place are based on experience, both intellectual and emotional </li></ul>The Basics of Geography : Place
  6. 6. ASSIGNMENT <ul><li>Describe in a sentence or two what you think the physical geography of following places is like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your neighborhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your hometown </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your home country </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Describe in a sentence or two how the environment of your hometown was altered by humans. </li></ul>The Basics of Geography : Place

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