Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER 6 I. Human Systems A. Economic Geography"— Presentation transcript:
1 CHAPTER 6 I. Human Systems A. Economic Geography World Geography Today4/6/2017CHAPTER 6I. Human SystemsA. Economic GeographyB. Urban and Rural GeographyC. Political GeographyChapter 06
2 Objectives: Section 1 Economic Geography What are the three main types of economic systems?How are developed countries and developing countries different?
3 1. Three types of economic systems: Section 1 A. Economic Geography1. Three types of economic systems:a. traditional or subsistence—people make goods for themselves and their familiesb. market—free enterprise, in which people choose what to buy and sellc. command—government makes major economic decisions
4 2. Differences in levels of development: Section 1 Economic Geography2. Differences in levels of development:a. Developed countriesi. high levels of industrializationIi. high standards of living, education, and health careIii. good infrastructure, with global market economiesDeveloping countriespoorer nations, with lower standards of living, education, and health carebased mainly on farming, with fewer jobs in services or manufacturingincludes most of Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Pacific islands
5 Objectives: B. Urban and Rural Geography How have people used land throughout human history?How does urban geography describe human settlements?What are some of the ways people use land in rural areas?
6 Using the land: Section 2 Urban and Rural Geography for hunting and gatheringfor agriculturefor cities
7 2. Urban geography Section 2 Urban and Rural Geography a. Urban geography describes urban settlements in various ways:i. locationii. size and distributioniii. land useiv. urban problems
8 Rural land use: Section 2 Urban and Rural Geography The key economic activity is agriculture.subsistencemarket-orientedRural land is also used for forestry, mining, and recreation.
9 Objectives: Section 3 Political Geography How are government and geography connected?What are three main types of geographic boundaries?How do conflict and cooperation affect international relations?
10 The study of government is an important aspect of geography. Section 3 Political GeographyThe study of government is an important aspect of geography.This includes:how governments divide and control Earth’s surfacehow governments rule their peoplehow governments interacthow culture influences government
11 Types of geographic boundaries: Section 3 Political GeographyTypes of geographic boundaries:natural—based on physical featurescultural—based on culture traitsgeometric—based on regular, geometric patterns
12 Role of conflict and cooperation in international relations: Section 3 Political GeographyRole of conflict and cooperation in international relations:Conflict divides countries, often over issues of nationalism or political and economic differences.Cooperation helps solve political and economic problems and bring countries together.