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AP Human Geography Week #2. Fall 2013. AP Human Geography 9/9/13 http://mrmilewski.com. OBJECTIVE: Examine the different types of geography. APHugI-D.1 I. Journal#3pt.A -Watch the following: - Can Past U.S. Military Engagements Shed Light on the Syria Conundrum ?

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ap human geography 9 9 13 http mrmilewski com
AP Human Geography 9/9/13http://mrmilewski.com
  • OBJECTIVE: Examine the different types of geography. APHugI-D.1
  • I. Journal#3pt.A

-Watch the following:

-Can Past U.S. Military Engagements Shed Light on the Syria Conundrum?

  • II. Description of Guided Readings
  • III. Quiz#1
  • IV. Journal#3pt.B

-notes on what maps tell us

  • NOTICE. Map Test U.S. on Friday

-use sheppardsoftware.com to help study

  • NOTICE: Open House Tomorrow 6PM
  • Homework: Read pages 17-25
The Two Types of Geography

The Two Types of Geography

Physical Geography


Climate (Koppen)

Flora and Fauna


Human Geography








medical geography
Medical Geography
  • John Snow mapped the cases of cholera in London in 1854.
  • With this analysis he discovered that cholera was spread by drinking infected water.


  • The spread of economic activities from one country to many other regions.
  • The establishment of integrated industrial and service sectors world-wide.
  • Primarily an economic factor, it has enormous social and political consequences.
local diversity
Local Diversity
  • It is ironic as the world becomes more globalized it has become more diverse.
  • People search for ways to express their unique cultural traditions and identity as a reaction to globalization.


distribution geographers
  • Concern is about the arrangement of features on the earth’s surface.
  • 3 main properties of distribution are:
  • Density-the frequency that something occurs in a given space.
  • Concentration-changes in distribution-how close together-dispersed or clustered.
  • Pattern-the arrangement of the distribution of features in a given space.
Absolute location or mathematical location is the exact latitude and longitude coordinates of a place.
  • Relative location-the location of a place in relation to other physical or human features.
  • Centrality-the function of location relative to urban places, resources, productive farmland and efficient transportation systems. Cities for example dominate their locations economically, politically and culturally thus displaying centrality.
ap human geography 9 10 13 http mrmilewski com
AP Human Geography 9/10/13http://mrmilewski.com
  • OBJECTIVE: Examine thematic maps & apply the 5 Themes of Geography to Chocolate. APHugI-C
  • I. Journal#4 pt.A

-Watch the following:

-Russia Backs Kerry's Call for Syria to Hand Over Chemical Weapon Stockpile

  • II. Journal#4 pt.B

-Thematic maps

  • III. Journal#4 pt.C

-5 Themes of Geography Through Chocolate

  • IV. Homework: Read pages 26-28
  • NOTICE: U.S. Map Test Friday
  • NOTICE: Open House tonight 6-7:30PM
thematic maps
Thematic Maps
  • Isoline Maps-use lines of equal value to represent data like elevation, barometric pressure or temperature
  • Choropleth Maps-a thematic map in which a variable is depicted with shading patterns or colors.
  • Proportional Symbol Map-a thematic map in which the size of the symbol varies in proportion to the intensity of the mapped variable.
  • Dot Map-a thematic map in which a dot represents some frequency of the mapped variable.
  • Cartogram-a thematic map using relative size of political units to convey a value.
The Township and Range Systemwas created by the US Land Ordinance of 1785.
  • Each township is divided into 36 sections each 1 mile by 1 mile and numbered 1 in the NE and 36 in the SE.
  • The Homestead Act of 1863 encouraged the settlement of the West by giving each settler a quarter section or 160 acres of land.
5 themes of chocolate
5 Themes of Chocolate
  • Look for the 5 Themes of Geography
  • 1.) Location
  • 2.) Place
  • 3.) Human Environment
  • 4.) Region
  • 5.) Movement

Watch the following two clips

  • Hershey’s
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TcFYfoB1BY&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active
  • Radical Chocolate
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbRA0NiQDxk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active
  • Pay attention to the supply chain (What goes into making Chocolate?)
ap human geography 9 11 13 http mrmilewski com
AP Human Geography 9/11/13http://mrmilewski.com
  • OBJECTIVE: Examine the different types of regions in the United States. APHugI-D.4
  • I. Journal#5 ptA

-Watch the following:

-American Tongues Tease

  • II. Practice U.S. Map Test
  • III. Journal#5 pt.B

-notes on regions

  • NOTICE: If you haven’t read pages 1-28 finish tonight!
  • NOTICE: U.S. Map Test Friday September 13th
  • Formal-a uniform or homogenous area where all share a common attribute such as language, climate or political system.
  • Functional or Nodal- an area organized around a center, node or focal point that is organized to function politically, socially or economically.
  • Vernacular or Perceptual-how people think about or perceive a region-such as Midwest or the South
This functional regions on this map are based on the linkages between large banks of major central cities and the correspondent banks that they serve in smaller towns.
The state of Iowa is a Formal Region.
  • The colored circles represent the percentage of households served by a TV station and are Functional Regions
map exercise
Map Exercise
  • Using your practice map, label the following regions:
  • West
  • Midwest
  • South
  • New England
  • Mid Atlantic
  • Gulf
  • South West
  • Pacific
  • Northwest
  • Acadia
  • Atlantic
  • North
example 1


example 2





dialect maps
Dialect Maps
  • Dialect Survey Maps and Results
  • Below are the dialect maps, displaying what terms and pronunciations are used, and where they are used.
  • Click here for link to Dialect Maps
ap human geography 9 12 13 http mrmilewski com
AP Human Geography 9/12/13http://mrmilewski.com
  • OBJECTIVE: Examine the theories of Alfred Weber & review examples of AP extended response questions. APHugIV-A.3
  • I. Quiz#2
  • II. Read the following:
    • “Subsistence Agriculture in the Modern World” p.358-360
    • “Guest Workers” p.96
  • III. Journal#6

-examples of extended response questions

  • NOTICE: U.S. Map Test Tomorrow!
ap human geography 9 13 13 http mrmilewski com
AP Human Geography 9/13/13http://mrmilewski.com
  • OBJECTIVE: Demonstrate mastery of the map the United States and examine the culture of North Korea. APHugIV-A.1
  • I. Administrative Stuff


-map test directions

  • II. United States Map Test
  • III. Film: Lisa Ling: Inside North Korea
    • Answer questions while watching film
  • NOTICE: Canada Practice Map Test Wednesday
  • NOTICE: Canada Map Test Friday Sept 20th