FC: Geography is Awesome! The 6 Elements of Geography By: Bub Mattingly
2: The World in Spatial Terms-how places, people, and features of the earth are connected because of their location. Has to do with absolute location and relative location. Absolute location-The exact latitude and longitude at which place is found on the globe is its absolute location.Relative location-Relative location describes a places location in relation to another place.
4: Places and Regions- A place is a particular space on Earth with physical and human meaning. A region is larger than a place and is a group of places that are united by shared characteristics. Some different types of regions include: a formal region also referred to as a uniform region is an area defined by a common characteristic. | Another type of region is a functional region which is a central place and the outlying areas linked to it by transit systems. And the last type of region is a perceptual region which is defined by popular feelings and images rather than by objective data.
6: Physical Systems- volcanoes, floods, hurricanes, etc. shape the earth's surface
8: Human Systems- People affect the earth by settling it, forming societies, and migrating. People also move goods and ideas to new places.
10: Environment and Society- People affect the environment by clearing or planting forests, building industries and cities, and hunting animals. Features of the environment such as mountain ranges and deserts often pose barriers to human migration.
12: The Uses of Geography-A geographer is a scientist whose area of study is geography which is the study of Earth's physical environment and human habitat. Geographers provide important information about the planet's physical features and processes, living things, and human systems. Such information describes the planet and contributes to planning for future needs.
14: I got my information from my notes and Google. I got my pictures from Yahoo which is on here.