FC: Six | By: Maddie Rumage | Essential | Elements of | Geography
1: The Six Essential Elements of Geography are: | 1. The world in spatial terms | 2. Places & Regions | 3. Physical Systems | 4. Human Systems | 5. Environment | 6. Uses of Geography | & society
2: The World in Spatial Terms | This is how people, places, and Earth's features are connected because of their location; uses longitude and latitude. | Absolute Location: exact longitude and latitude | Relative Location: based on places near it
4: Places & Regions | We define ourselves in terms of a specific place or region. | Region- a group of places that share characteristics | Place: a certain place with a human & physical meaning
6: Physical Systems | Physical processes shape the Earth | Understanding Earth's forces may affect where you want to live one day. | Volcanoes, climate, erosion, and weather are some of the things that shape Earth.
8: Human Systems | People affect the Earth by forming societies, settling, and moving. | cell phones use geographical information to send and receive signal
10: Environment & Society | Humans effect the physical environment | Humans effect the environment by clearing or planting forests, building cities, and hunting animals.
12: The Uses of Geography | Geography effects everyone | If we didn't use geography, we wouldn't know where anything is.
14: References: | www.geology.com | www.mixbook.com | www.maps-gps-info.com | www.wiki.answers.com | www.nationalgeographic.com | World Geography textbook | www.answers.yahoo.com | www.thesaurus.com | www.studentfriend.com