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Geography, History, and the Social Sciences
Location Exact Latitude and longitude 29°N/99°W Relative Related to another point West of Houston, TX
Place Physical features Climate, soil, bodies of water MS River Human features Buildings and transportation Square, Ole Miss, Sardis Lake
Human and Environment Interaction Adapting Planting crops Changing Dams and drilling for oil
Movement People, goods, and ideas move Exchanges take place Regions Unifying characteristics South shares food, culture, climate
Map-drawing of the Earth’s surface Special purpose maps Physical map-mountain ranges, bodies of water Political map-boundaries, cities, capitals
Thematic maps-deals with specific topics or THEMES Population-# of people Economic-$$$ Battle-battles in wars
Pacific Coast Western most region of North America Rocky Mountains From AK through western US
Interior Plains Central US Between Rockies and Appalachians Appalachian Mountains From Canada through eastern US
Coastal Plains Eastern most region Place where Europeans first settled
MS and MO Rivers Longest system Important for transportation
Marine Pacific NW Warm summers; cool winters Mediterranean CA Mild, wet winters Hot, dry summers
Desert, Highland, and Steppe Much of the Western US Humid Continental Central Plains and NE Mild summers and cold winters
Humid Subtropical SE US Warm and regular rainfall Tropical FL and HI
Tundra and Subarctic AK Cold, harsh climate
Primary source-first hand account EX: __________ Secondary source- secondhand account EX: _________
Is the source authentic? Genuine or fake? Is it reliable? Does it give an accurate account of the event? Is there bias? Political preferences, culture, past experiences
We can better understand those who came before us. We are linked to the past. We will be tomorrow’s history.
All societies must answer three economic questions What goods and services should we produce? How should we produce goods and services? For whom should we produce goods and services?
What is two benefits of owning a business in a free enterprise system?
How do social sciences help us to better study history? History combined with other social sciences gives us a more complete picture of the past.
Chapter 1 Geography Thinking Geographically What is geography? Geo “earth” Graph “write” - To write and study the people, environments, and resources.
The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World.
The American Journey (History of Our Nation) A Meeting of Different Worlds Unit 1: Geography, Early Americans, Exploration, and Colonization.
Geography, History, and the Social Sciences
What are the 5 Themes of Geography? Geography is the study of the earth.
Mr. Burton Bell-Ringer: Identify three unique characteristics about the United States to everywhere else in the world.
What are the five themes? Tools geographer’s use to study features on earth. – Location – Place – Movement – Region – Human Environment Interaction.
Climate Regions Climate and Biomes.
Chapter 2 Seeing the World Like a Geographer
Physical Geography of the US and Canada Ch. 5. Canada is 2 nd in land area in the world. US ranks 3 rd in land area. Both have lots of natural resources,
1.LOCATION Where is it? ABSOLUTE LOCATION A street address: –609 Hempstead Ave. West Hempstead, NY West Hempstead, NY A map address:
Chapter 4 – Section 1 – pages
Geography of the Americas ____________________: The study of people, their environment, and their resources ________________: An account of what has happened.
From Sea to Shining Sea. GEOGRAPHY OF THE AMERICA’S: *Understanding geography is important to our understanding of the past and present. -Geography is.
The United States and Canada Physical Geography. Landforms The U.S. and Canada have several major mountain ranges: A. The ____________ Mountains B. The.
GEO……… By Ms. Costa. GEO Jeopardy What is Geography? The 5 Themes of Geography Mapping the Earth World Climates $100 $200 $300 $400 $500.
United States Map Political Map
Ch. 4- Section 1- USA Approximately 3,000 miles from Atlantic to Pacific Contiguous- excludes Alaska and Hawaii.
AH9 – Outline #1 – Chapter 1. Wherever people live, they have shaped their environment to suit their needs. The Human ability to change the environment,
World Geography Chapter 1 How Geographers Look at the World.
Climates of The World.
Five Themes of Geography Location Exact Location –Latitude –Longitude Relative Location –Close to another place or thing.
Section 1:Australia Section 2:New Zealand CHAPTER 31 Australia and New Zealand.
Ch Climate Zones. 3 Major Climate Zones There are 3 different climate zones, they are categorized by their temperature and precipitation.
The American Journey (History of Our Nation) A Meeting of Different Worlds UNIT 1: Geography, Early Americans, Exploration, and Colonization.
U.S. Geography Unit By Carol Fahringer.
Climates. LOW LATITUDES Tropical Climates Tropical Wet: avg. temp of 80°F; rains nearly every day – Ex. Hawaii Tropical Wet & Dry: Summers w/ hi temperatures.
A Spatial Way of Thinking
Name for the three physical features that make up the interior lowlands of the U.S. and Canada. Canadian Shield Central Lowlands Great Plains.
Climate Regions Weather – the atmospheric conditions at a given time and place Climate – the average weather of a place over a long period of time “Climate.
Climate. What is climate? Long term weather pattern. Determined by – Latitude – Air Masses – Continentality – Elevation – Mountains – Ocean Currents –
Intro Objective 04/16/2012 Locate the different climates of the world. How would you describe Las Vegas’ climate? Does its climate have anything to do.
World Cultures Geography Exploring the World Around Us.
Unit 1: The World Physical Geography.
United States Notebook Question What term is used to describe the 48 connected states? Page 126.
Purple Green Blue Red Orange 600 Final Jeopardy.
Tropical Climates Tropical Savanna Tropical Rainforest.
Twenty Questions. 20 Questions
Landforms / Climate / HEI / Regions Ch All major types of landforms exist in US/Canada. Flat, coastal plain runs along the Atlantic and the.
The way a group of people act. Traditions, beliefs, and values of a group of people Ideas shared by a group of people.
Section 1 The Land Vocabulary Contiguous~ referring to areas that touch or share a boundary. Urban~ related to a city or densely populated area. Megalopolis~
Geography Part 1. Geography is the study of the Earth, its physical features, and the people and creatures who live on it.
Tropical Wet Where is it found? This image is of What is it like? Type your name, period, and date in this box.
WORLD CLIMATE REGIONS.
What is the difference between climate and weather?
Geography of the United States Two major mountain ranges Appalachians Rockies Highest mountain in North America? Mount McKinley (Denali) in Alaska 20,320.
Introduction to Geography. ge·og·ra·phy 1 : a science that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological,
Unit 2: The United States and Canada
The United States Major Landforms The Eastern Lowlands
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