Monday, August 25 Take out “Touring the States” Worksheet United States map - coloring Video
Tuesday, August 26 Welcome Ms. Whited & Mr. Epperley – HOPS Regions of the United States Regions Video Pictures Video Quiz on Monday, September 9 th on: ▫ YELLOW AND ORANGE
Wednesday, August 27 Check in: ▫ Pencils ▫ Syllabus Unit 1: Intro to Geography ▫ Handouts page 1 Video Quiz on Monday, September 9 th on: ▫ YELLOW AND ORANGE
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography What is Geography? Page 4 Geography is the study of The world, its people, and the landscape they create
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Geography as a Science and as a Social Science Page 5 Describe some types of work that a geographer might do? They study people and their lives. Example: They ask why countries try to change governments
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Why is geography sometimes called a social science? Because they study people and the relationships among them. Describe one way that studying geography might be useful. (This is an answer you will have to think of on your own after reading the textbook.)
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Looking at the World Page 6 Briefly list some issues that geographers study at the: Local Level? Study local food, clothing, or housing Regional Level? Population or transportation systems Global Level? How events or ideas from one area affect people in others
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Looking at the World Page 6 A region is a part of the world that … Has one or more common features that distinguis it from others Two examples of regions are… Rocky Mountains, Sahara Desert
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography The Geographer’s Tools Page 8 Describe the advantages and disadvantages of using maps vs. using globes. Maps are flat and easier to work with and show info but can distort the real shape of the Earth Globe are spheres, expensive, show the world as it really is but doesn’t show all the information.
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Geography for Life Page 14 List two reasons why people study geography (in your own words). To understand the world around them To understand connections to people around the world.
Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Video Video
Thursday, August 28 Elements of a Map WS Homework: Study for Quiz #1 ▫ YELLOW AND ORANGE
Friday, August 29 Turn in HOMEWORK Unit 1: Intro to Geography ▫ Six Elements – Handout Page 2 Homework: Study for Quiz ▫ YELLOW AND ORANGE