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FC: Six Elements of Geography

1: The first Element of Geography is the World in Spatial Terms. This refers to how places, people, and features of the Earth are located because of their locations on Earth. For example, how someone that lives in England relates to someone who lives in Hawaii.

2: The second Element of Geography is Places and Regions | A place is a particular space on Earth with human and physical meaning.

3: There are many different types of places around the world..... Such as the Tundra in Antarctica... | The Great Plains of Central United States... | And the Rainforest's of South America

4: A region, larger than a place, is a group of places grouped together by shared characteristics

5: There are also many different types of regions. In fact we have some here in the U.S.... Even here in Kentucky!

6: The third element is Physical Systems....Such as Earth landforms

7: Physical Systems such as floods, hurricanes, and volcanoes have helped shape the Earth

8: The fourth Element of Geography is Human Systems. People affect the Earth by settling it, forming societies, and migrating. Some Human Systems that come to our minds are Cultures, Cities, and Countries.

9: People also move goods and ideas to new places

10: The fifth element is Environment and Society. People affect the environment by planting forests, building industries and cities, and hunting animals.

11: Features of the environment such as mountain ranges and deserts often pose barriers to human migration.

12: The last Element of Geography is The Uses of Geography 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 future needs.

13: 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 future needs.

14: Shelby Miller | Hi, my name is Shelby Miller and I am 14 years old. This has been a very interesting project and I liked it a lot because I am a very artsy person and I like showing it. I would love to do another one sometime. I would also like to thank my mother for staying up to make sure I finished this.

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