FC: What are the Six Elements of Geography? | By Madison Capps
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Have you ever gave a friend directions to your house? When you do that, you're using You're thinking about places in terms or their location.Throughout life, knowing how to read maps, give directions, and make your own, will come in great use.
3: Places and | Regions
4: Do you know what region you're from? Are you from the West, the South, the Midwest? Your regiom, your place, where you're from effects many aspects of your life. This includes your job, culture, language, and even your view of life.
5: Physical Systems
6: Have you ever checked the weather forecast before you went outside to take ride your bike, or go to the park? When you do, you are using geographic information. Climate, erosion, and earthquakes are all physical processes, that shape the pattern of Earth’s surface.
7: Human Systems
8: Do you text message, or call your friends on your cell phone? These communication systems use geographic information to send and receive signals. How we use resources, build transportations, communications, and economic systems, that keep life going, are part of the geography of today.
9: Environment and Society
10: If you’ve ever recycled, you applied geographic perspectives. Throughout your life, you will be called to make informed choice on how to best protect the Earth’s physical environment.
11: The Uses Of | Geography
12: When you study the history of Earth, read maps, and interpret historical events with respect to location, you are practicing core geography skills. In the future you will uses geography in less direct, but much more important reasons.
13: World Map: http://winstonsdad.wordpress.com/category/book-awards/ Map of Triplet street: http://thelivingstongroupky.com/contact-the-livingston-group-owensboro-ky.htm Park Street Map: http://www.itraveluk.co.uk/maps/england/3954/hertfordshire/park-street.html United States Region Map: http://teach.fcps.net/trt14/US%20Regions/usregions.htm Weather Forecast: http://www.gpsmagazine.com/2007/01/ces_coverage_garmin_streetpilo.php iPhone: http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/best-iphone-application/ Recycling Symbol: http://www.fiulca.com/ History Book: http://desktoppub.about.com/od/booksmanuals/ss/FamilyHistoryBk.htm | Bibliography