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geography

the study of the people and places of Earth

environment

all the surroundings and conditions that affect living things

region

an area that is defined by certain features

hemisphere

one half of Earth's surface

latitude

show how far north or south of the equator a place is

longitude

show how far east or west of the prime meridian a place is

Equator

0 degrees latitude

Prime Meridian

0 degrees longitude

North Pole

90 degrees north latitude

South Pole

90 degrees south latitude

Geography is important because...

we need to know how our environment affects us and how we affect our environment.

Geographers describe and explain...

where it is, why it's there and what it's like there.

What are the 7 continents?

Asia, Africa, Antarctica, Australia, North America, South America, Europe

What are the 4 oceans?

Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic

What are the 4 hemispheres that divide the Earth?

Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western Hemispheres

Which hemispheres divide the equator?

Northern & Southern Hemispheres

Which hemispheres divide the Prime Meridian?

Eastern & Western Hemispheres

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