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History & geo. Social Studies for 8th E.G.B. Teacher : Mauricio Torres. Why is geography important in history ? . What is geography? .

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history geo

History & geo

Social Studiesfor 8th E.G.B.

Teacher: Mauricio Torres

what is geography
What is geography?
  • Concept: The study of the features and systems of the earth’s surface, including continents, mountains, seas, weather, and plant life, and of the ways in which countries and people organize life within an area
what is geography1
What is geography?
  • Concept: The study of the features and systems of the earth’s surface, including continents, mountains, seas, weather, and plant life, and of the ways in which countries and people organize life within an area
important vocabulary http dictionary cambridge org
Important vocabulary http://dictionary.cambridge.org
  • Vocabulary:
  • Environment:The conditions that you live or work in and the way that they influence how you feel or how effectively you can work:
  • Maps: Is a visual representation of an area, a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of that space such as objects, regions, and themes.
  • Regions: The conditions that you live or work in and the way that they influence how you feel or how effectively you can work:
          • Resources: Somethingthat can be used to help you // Resources are natural substances such as water and wood which are valuable in supporting life // Resources are also things of value such as money or possessions that you can use when you need them.
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maps
  • Types of maps:
  • Road maps >
  • Physical maps
  • Political maps
  • Demographical maps
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maps
  • Types of maps:
  • Road maps
  • Physical maps >
  • Political maps
  • Demographical maps

The purpose of the physical map is to show features of geography such as mountains, soil type or land use.

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maps
  • Types of maps:
  • Road maps
  • Physical maps
  • Political maps >
  • Demographical maps

The purpose of the political map is to show territorial borders

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maps
  • Types of maps:
  • Road maps
  • Physical maps
  • Political maps
  • Demographical maps >
why is geography important in history1
Whyisgeographyimportant in history?
  • Geography is important because it is a major factor in why people choose to live where they do, how battles are fought, and in how much the people come into contact with others outside their area.
why is geography important in history2
Whyisgeographyimportant in history?
  • River valley civilizations are characterized for their need and dependency of their environment. They settle in low fertile land, irrigated by major rivers.Their main resource is water, but, because fo it, they find or create secondary resources such as: fish, farming, and commerce.
  • < Look at the Nile Delta. It ends in the Mediterranean, but it is sorrounded by a desertic environment. Could a civilization flourish in such a place?