FC: What Makes Up the Earth? | The 6 Elements of Geography
1: Written by : Ashley Ioia
2: Who Are Geographer's? What do they do? | Geographers are specialist that describe what the Earth's physical features and its human features are. In other words the study and tell what the earth is like. They also study how us humans affect the earth.
3: What do Geographers use to work? | Geographers use many things such as maps, globes, thermometers, and computers. These help them when they are studying the earth. Can you think of any other things that Geographers might use to help them when they are working?
4: The Elements of Geography!
6: element number 1 - The World in "Spatial" Terms
7: The World in Spacial Terms means: how places, people, and features of the earth are related because of where they are on the Earth.
8: element # 2 - Places and REgions
9: A Place is an exact place on Earth that has Physical and Human meaning. A Region is bigger than a place. It is made up of a bunch of places that are connected by things they have in common. | All the different Colors represent a different region | This building is a place
10: EMelent #3 - Physical Systems
11: Physical Systems Shape the Earths Surface. THses include things such as hurricanes, volcanoes, and floods.
12: Element # 4 - Human Systems
13: People affect the earth by settling in it, forming groups of people, and moving around. People also move goods and ideas to new places.
14: ELement #5- Environment and Society
15: environment - the natural world People affect the environment by clearing or planting forests, building industries and cities, and hunting animals.. features of the environment such as mountains make it harder for people to travel to other places.
16: element # 6 - the uses of geography
17: Geographers provide important information about the planets physical features and processes, Living things, and human systems. Such Information describes the planet and helps in planning for future needs.