2 Think About the Local Geography: Write the answer to each question on a sticky note. Describe the landscape.What is the weather like?What language do most people speak? What other languages are spoken?Does the town grow crops to export to other parts of the state, country, or world?Where does our water source come from?What is the history of our place? When was it founded?What county does our place belong to?What country does our place belong to?In what continent is it located?In what hemisphere is it located?What is the relative location of our town/city?How can we find out what the absolute location of our city is?
3 Physical Geography and Human Geography If we were to categorize these questions into two categories, what two categories might we choose?Physical Geography and Human Geography
6 So, What is Geography?Geography is the study of the physical and cultural landscapes of Earth.The study of the physical and human landscape of the Earth and the interaction between the two.It is the study of place and space.It is a science that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth's surface.Physical Geography, a subset of geography, is the study of natural features and phenomena of the earth’s surface. Human Geography is the study of the world, its people, communities, and cultures.
7 Assignment: Frayer Model: Physical and Human Geography
8 Get out a piece of paper and make 3 columns labeled: Geography TerminologyToolsRegions