FC: 6 Elements of Geography Navji Dixon
1: ~The World In Spatial Terms~ Absolute Location means the exact latitude and longitude a place can be found at. Absolute Location helps us find exactly where we're going! Relative Location tells us where we're going in relation to other places! For example: telling a friend that your house is close to Wal-Mart
2: 2007 | A Place Is A Particular Space On Earth With Human And Physical Meaning | Places and Regions | Example: Paris, France
3: There are many different types of regions all over the world! | Home | & | A Region, larger than a place, is a group of places united by shared characteristics. The country of France would be an example of a region.
4: Physical Systems | Physical Systems are the volcanoes, hurricanes, and other things that shape our Earth
6: Human Systems | People affect the Earth by settling it, forming societies, and migrating, or moving away.
7: People also move goods and ideas to new places
8: Environment and Society | People affect the environment by tearing down forests, building industries and new cities, and hunting animals
9: Other places such as deserts and mountain ranges may stand in the way of a human moving into that area and settling.
10: The Uses of Geography
11: Geographers provide very important information about our planet's physical features and processes, human systems, and living things.
12: The different branches of geography are Physical, which has to do with the Earth's mountains, rivers, plains, etc. and Human which studies human relations with other humans in their environments. | The Uses of Geography cont.
13: AUTHOR | Navji Dixon is a 13 year old at Daviess County High School. She lives in Owensboro, Kentucky with her mom, dad, and brother. Her inspiration for this piece of writing was her Global Studies teacher, Mr.Wellman, who forced the whole class to make one. This is Navji Dixon's last geograhical novel.