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S: The Six Essential Elements of Geography

FC: The Six Essential Elements of Geography | By: Christien Ng

1: The Six Elements of Geography | 2011 | By element we mean that each piece is a building block for the whole. Each essential element contains a number of geography standards. Each standard presents a set of ideas and approaches that a geographically informed person needs to know and understand.

2: Geography helps you understand how to use maps, tools, and technology to gain, process, and report information. You learn to how use *mental maps to organize information about people, places, and environments in a *spatial context. The spatial organization of people, places, and environments on earth's surface are also included in Geography. *mental - involving the mind *spatial- relating to space. | 1. The World in Spatial Terms

5: 2. Places and Regions | The physical and human *characteristics of places. People create *regions to interpret Earth's make-up. Culture and experience influence people's views of places and regions. *characteristic - a human quality *region - a large location on the surface of the Earth.

6: Geography

7: 3. Physical Systems | The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface. The characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface.

8: The characteristics and *migration of human populations on earth's surface is a part of human systems. There are much more examples such as the characteristics human systems: the patterns and networks of economic *interdependence on earth's surface, the processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement, and how the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of earth's surface. *migration - the movement of one place to another *interdependence - when two or more things depend on each other | 4. Human Systems

10: 5. Environment and Society | Environment and Society is when human actions change the environment, how physical systems affect human systems, and the changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resource.

12: 6. The Uses of Geography | Geography can help you locate where people and places are. Or, it can help you locate where you are in relation to the rest of the planet. It is important learn to map out dangers to open travel, such as bodies of water, uncultivated woodlands, private properties, etc.

15: Bibliography | ~http://studentsfriend.com/onhist/ngs.html ~http://www.hawaii.edu/hga/Standard/geostandK-4places.html ~https://gsrp.org.html ~https://thefullwiki.org.html ~https://ecok.edu.html ~https://blog.mywonderfulworld.org.html ~https://geo.umass.edu.html ~https://eworldpost.com.html ~https://flickr.com.html ~https://bainbridgeclass.com.html

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