Presentation on theme: "CHAPTER 1 Studying Geography Section 1: Themes and Essential Elements"— Presentation transcript:
1 CHAPTER 1 Studying Geography Section 1: Themes and Essential Elements Section 2: Skill Building: Using the Geographer’s Tools
2 Objectives: 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?
3 Two 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
4 How we use geography: Essential Elements Section 1 Themes and in government—for mapmaking and planningin business—for marketing and developmentin schools—for education
5 Organizing 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
6 Objectives: 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?
7 How 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
8 Special-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
9 Climate 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