FC: Geography Rocks! The Six Elements of Geography By: Bailey Payne
1: There are six elements of geography! | 1.The World in Spatial Terms! 2.Places and Regions! 3.Physical Systems! 4.Human Systems! | 5.Environment and Society! 6.Uses of geography!
2: The first element of geography is The World in Spatial Terms! There are three ways to tell directions in spatial terms! That are simple and easy to learn. They are..
3: are how places, people, and features of the earth are connected based on their location! | First of all there is Spatial Relations, which means,things in space that are close to the same thing as stuff on earth,
4: Second,there is Absolute Location, which is the exact latitude and longitude at which a place is found on the globe is its absolute location. This means that a detailed, exact explanation of a place found on the globe is its absolute location!
5: Last but not least is Relative Location. It describes a places location in relation to another place. Such as if i was giving you directions to Mcdonalds, I would say, it's to the left of Walgreens.
6: Places and Regions! | The second element of geography is..
7: Places- a certain place on Earth with a physical and human meaning. | Regions- larger than a place, is a group of places that are united by shared characteristics.
8: There are three different types of regions! They are.. | Formal Regions! | Functional Regions! | And Perceptual Regions!
9: Formal regions, or uniform regions, is areas defined by common characteristics. | A Functional Region is a central place and the outlying areas linked to it by transit systems. | A perceptual region is defined by popular feelings and images rather than by objective data.
10: Physical Systems! | Physical Systems are volcanoes, floods, and hurricanes that shape the earth's surface. | The third element of geography is..
11: Human Systems! | Human Systems: People affect the earth by settling it, forming societies, and migrating. People also move goods and ideas to new places. | The fourth element of geography is...
12: Environment | -People affect the environment by clearing or planting forests, building industries and cities, and hunting animals. | The fifth element of geography is..
13: -Features of the environment such as mountain ranges and deserts often pose barriers to human migration. | And Society!
14: The sixth element of geography is..The Uses of Geography! | Geographers (people who study geography) give us important information for our future needs. | Such as, the planet's physical features and processes,
15: living things, and human systems.
16: Now you know! | Well, now you know the six elements of Geography. They are.. The World in Spatial Terms, Places and Regions, Physical Systems, Human Systems , Environment and Society, and The Uses of Geography!
17: Sources: | www.google.com Geography Notes