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World Geography. Six Essential Elements. The Six Essential Elements. The World in Spatial Terms Places and Regions Physical Systems Human Systems Environment and Society The Uses of Geography. 1.The World in Spatial Terms.

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World geography

World Geography

Six Essential Elements


The six essential elements

The Six Essential Elements

  • The World in Spatial Terms

  • Places and Regions

  • Physical Systems

  • Human Systems

  • Environment and Society

  • The Uses of Geography


1 the world in spatial terms

1.The World in Spatial Terms

  • Using maps and images (pictures) to gather information from a spatial perspective (view)


1 the world in spatial terms1

1.The World in Spatial Terms

  • Example:

    • Imagine the route (path) you take home from school everyday.


1 the world in spatial terms2

1.The World in Spatial Terms

  • Example:

    • Following a road map to drive on vacation


1 the world in spatial terms3

1.The World in Spatial Terms

  • Example:

    • Imagine the floor plan of your home.


2 places and regions

2.Places and Regions

  • The physical and human characteristics of a place that can be used to form regions or groups.


2 places and regions1

2.Places and Regions

  • Example:

    • Forming regions because of different climate zones.


2 places and regions2

2.Places and Regions

  • Example:

    • A country separated into regions based upon the languages that are spoken there.


2 places and regions3

2.Places and Regions

  • Example:

    • Grouping people by how much money they make.


3 physical systems

3.Physical Systems

  • Physical processes (systems/cycles) that shape Earth’s surface.


3 physical systems1

3.Physical Systems

  • Example:

    • The water cycle can help to form the Earth by allowing plants to grow.


3 physical systems2

3.Physical Systems

  • Example:

    • Water can physically shape the Earth.


3 physical systems3

3.Physical Systems

  • Example:

    • Erosion can shape the earth


3 physical systems4

3.Physical Systems

  • Example:

    • Food Chain


4 human systems

4.Human Systems

  • The characteristics of humans and how we are all connected.


4 human systems1

4.Human Systems

  • Example:

    • Our economies connect us. We share business and stores.


4 human systems2

4.Human Systems

  • Example:

    • The clothing you buy comes from all around the world.


4 human systems3

4.Human Systems

  • Example:

    • We are connected through technology.


5 environment society

5.Environment & Society

  • How humans and the environment affect each other.


5 environment society1

5.Environment & Society

  • Examples:

    • Cutting down a forest to build new homes

    • Tornadoes destroying a town

    • Diseases closing schools


5 environment society2

5.Environment & Society


5 environment society3

5.Environment & Society


6 the uses of geography

6.The Uses of Geography

  • Using geography to understand the past, present, and the future.


6 the uses of geography1

6.The Uses of Geography

  • Example:

    • We can use our knowledge about natural disasters to help keep us safe.


6 the uses of geography2

6.The Uses of Geography

  • Example:

    • We know how pollution destroys the Earth, so now we can do something about it.


Geographic markers

Geographic Markers


Hemispheres

Hemispheres

  • There are four hemispheres

    • Northern

    • Southern

    • Eastern

    • Western


Hemispheres1

Hemispheres

  • The Equator separates the Northern and Southern hemispheres.


Hemispheres2

Hemispheres

  • The Prime Meridian separates the Eastern and Western Hemispheres.


Continents

Continents

  • There are seven continents

    • North America

    • South America

    • Europe

    • Africa

    • Asia

    • Australia

    • Antarctica


Oceans

Oceans

  • There are fivemajor oceans.

    • Pacific

    • Atlantic

    • Indian

    • Arctic

    • Southern


The continents and oceans

The Continents and Oceans


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