Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER 1 Studying Geography Section 1: Themes and Essential Elements"— Presentation transcript:
1CHAPTER 1 Studying Geography Section 1: Themes and Essential Elements Section 2: Skill Building: Using the Geographer’s Tools
2Objectives: Essential Elements Section 1 Themes and What are the two main branches of geography?How do we use geography?What are some ways we can organize our world and the study of geography?
3Two main branches of geography: Section 1 Themes andEssential ElementsTwo main branches of geography:human geography—distribution and characteristics of the world’s peoplephysical geography—Earth’s natural environments
4How we use geography: Essential Elements Section 1 Themes and in government—for mapmaking and planningin business—for marketing and developmentin schools—for education
5Organizing the study of geography: World Geography Today4/9/2017Section 1 Themes andEssential ElementsOrganizing the world:By regions: formal, functional, perceptualOrganizing the study of geography:By five themes—location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, regionBy six essential elements1. The World in Spatial Terms2. Places and Regions3. Physical Systems4. Human Systems5. Environment and Society6. The Uses of GeographyChapter 01
6Objectives: the Geographer’s Tools Section 2 Skill Building: Using How do geographers and mapmakers organize our world?What kinds of special maps do geographers use?How do geographers use climate graphs and population pyramids?
7How geographers and mapmakers organize the world: Section 2 Skill Building: Usingthe Geographer’s ToolsHow geographers and mapmakers organize the world:by drawing lines on the globeby identifying hemispheres, continents, and bodies of waterby making and using maps
8Special-purpose maps the Geographer’s Tools Section 2 Skill Building: Usingthe Geographer’s ToolsSpecial-purpose mapsclimate and precipitation mapspopulation and economic mapselevation profiles and topographic maps
9Climate graphs Population pyramids the Geographer’s Tools World Geography Today4/9/2017Section 2 Skill Building: Usingthe Geographer’s ToolsClimate graphsClimate graphs show average temperatures and precipitation in a place.Population pyramidsPopulation pyramids show the percentage of males and females by age group in a country’s population, and help chart population trends.Chapter 01