2 Monday, August 25 Take out “Touring the States” Worksheet United States map - coloringVideoHappy BirthdayMarshall & Mason– 6P
3 Tuesday, August 26 Welcome Ms. Whited & Mr. Epperley – HOPS Regions of the United StatesRegions VideoPictures VideoQuiz on Monday, September 9th on:YELLOW AND ORANGE
4 Wednesday, August 27 Check in: Unit 1: Intro to Geography Video PencilsSyllabusUnit 1: Intro to GeographyHandouts page 1VideoQuiz on Monday, September 9th on:YELLOW AND ORANGE
5 Unit 1: Introduction to Geography What is Geography? Page 4Geography is the study ofThe world, its people, and the landscape they create
6 Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Geography as a Science and as a Social Science Page 5Describe some types of work that a geographer might do?They study people and their lives.Example: They ask why countries try to change governments
7 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.)
8 Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Looking at the World Page 6Briefly list some issues that geographers study at the:Local Level?Study local food, clothing, or housingRegional Level?Population or transportation systemsGlobal Level?How events or ideas from one area affect people in others
9 Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Looking at the World Page 6A region is a part of the world that …Has one or more common features that distinguis it from othersTwo examples of regions are…Rocky Mountains, Sahara Desert
10 Unit 1: Introduction to Geography The Geographer’s Tools Page 8Describe 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 EarthGlobe are spheres, expensive, show the world as it really is but doesn’t show all the information.
11 Unit 1: Introduction to Geography Geography for Life Page 14List two reasons why people study geography (in your own words).To understand the world around themTo understand connections to people around the world.