A Geography Of Canada and the United Staes--Introdusction
1. What is Geography?
-the study of places and people
2. What is a geographer?
-a person who studies places and people, why they are different and how they are affected by the environment
3. What skills must geographers have?
-able to write about places, make maps, interpret photographs and drawings, use facts and figures (math calculations)
4.Geography is a study nof five main themes. List these.
-location, place, interaction, movement, regions
5.What is location?
-Where the place is
-includes absolute (using latitude and longitude degrees) and relative (describing) location
6.What is place?
-What the land looks like, what the climate is like and what the people do
7.What is interaction?
-how people interact with each other and the environment
8.What is movement?
-how people, products and ideas are transferred from place to place
9.What are regions?
-places which have common geography