2 What is Geography? Write the heading What is Geography? List 5 things you think Geography is aboutShare these with a partnerDecide between you on a top 5You will then share some of them with the class
3 Copy out this short paragraph Geography is the study of the Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is, quite simply, about the world in which we live.
4 There are 3 Types of Geography PHYSICALHUMANENVIRONMENTAL
5 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY Imagine a world without humans. What would it be like?Think of as many things as you can.
6 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHYA world without humans would still have life, it would still change shape, natural forces would still work, like . . .Volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, storms, floodsRivers, oceans, glaciersSoil, water, airPlants, animals, vegetation
11 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY Earth is a precious, delicate place – all activities have an effect on the environment in good ways and bad.How many can you think of for each?Bad –Good –
12 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOGRAPHY Here are some ways in which humans affect the environment:Bad – pollution of power stations, cars, household rubbish, chemicals in the ground and water, sewage into the sea, waste, intensive (crowded) farming, over hunting, poaching, global warming, more???Good – conservation, animal welfare, walk, bike, recycling, reducing, re-using, more???
14 How you use GeographyYou already use Geography without knowing it. Here are some headings:HolidaysTravellingGetting dressedShoppingAt homeHow do you use Geography for these activities?
15 In Geography we ask questions Where are the places?What are they like?Why is that happening?When did it/will it happen?Who is doing what? Who is being affected?How is that happening?And we try to answer them . . .
16 Now look at some more pictures Ask questions about them Where. What Now look at some more pictures Ask questions about them Where ? What ? When ? Why ? Who ? How ?
21 10 Things About Geography It's big - Geography's about knowing what's where, why it's there, and why it matters.It's out there - Geography is near and far. It's in your backyard and across the globe.It's what you know - About your area, about the world, about everything.It's what you listen to - Regions have rhythms, sounds echo cultures a world away.It's what you eat - When you eat, find the region your food is from and why.It's what you buy - Find out where things come from and how they got here.It's what you wear - Everyday your clothes are decided by GeographyIt's learning - Knowing geography will make your life more interesting, more exciting, and more fun.It’s where your going - Every time you travel it’s a geographical decision.It's your future - You can take a part in your future and the future of your world.