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Six Essential Elements of Geography

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1: Six Essential Elements of Geography By: Larrissa Loyd Publication Date: September 2, 2010 Published By:

2: This means how people , places, and features on Earth are connected because of where they are at. There is Absolute location and relative location. Absolute location is exactly where something is. Relative location is a place close to another place. | The World in Spatial Terms

3: An Example of Absolute and Relative location is... | Absolute location: The pretty bird is on a low branch on the tree. Relative Location: The Giraffe is next to the tree where the bird is.

4: Places And Regions A place is an area on Earth that is important to the land and people. A region is a group of places that share things like what the land looks like or who lives there. | The United States is a Region, and each city is a place

5: Another area that has lots of regions and places is Europe. One region is Western Europe. This includes the place of London in the UK. | Garfield visits the city of London in his hit movie, Garfield and a tale of two kitties.

6: Physical Systems. Physical systems are things that happen to Earth to make Earth look like it does today. Some physical systems are floods, hurricanes, and volcanoes.

8: Human Systems People affect the Earth by living, moving, and making cities in it. They also affect the Earth by sharing things like food, technology, and ideas.

9: Sharing helps make the World go 'round!

10: Environment and Society People affect the environment by clearing or planting forest building industries and cities, and hunting animals. Some things in the environment can block people from moving around in the environment, Thing like mountains and deserts

11: People in todays environment try to help society by 'Going Green'. Kids can help by turning off lights, and recycling.

12: The Uses of Geography Geographers provide important information about the planet's land features, the way the planet works, living things, and human systems. The information describes the planet and helps plan for future needs.

13: Land features are things like oceans, cliffs, mountains, and plains. Living things are people, trees, flowers, insects, animals, and many more.

14: "Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies. Those whom God has so joined together, let no man put asunder." John F. Kennedy (35th president of the US) | "I like geography. I like to know where places are." Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy-Harry Potter movies)

15: About the Author In her free time, Larrissa Loves to read and write fanfictions of the books she reads. She has a big family, so any reading and writing time she can get in is worth it. This is her first published book. She plans on writing more, but not any children's books. She would like to write fictions about mythical creatures and other supernatural creatures. Her favorite series are Harry Potter, Twilight, Vampire Academy, and many many more! |,10

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