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How many oceans
5-because of southern ocean
Tropic of cancer
a line of latitude about 23.5 degrees North of the equator Defines the tropical zones
5 themes of geography
-What is the location of a place?(where)
-What is the character of a place? (Culture)
-How do people interact with the natural environment? (climate)
-How do people, goods, and ideas move between places (communication)?
- How is one place similar to and different from other places?
The indigenous people of southern Africa, whose territory spans most areas of South Africa, Botswana,
anthropologist who examined the Nacirema culture (American culture author in the 1950's of the passage on the "daily mouth ritual"
learning about other cultures and being respectful of their customs, rites, and beliefs (NOT JUDGING POEPLE)
Difference between weather and climate
Weather is what you get day to day Climate is what you suspect(measure of a long period of time)
3 climate zones
1. Polar Zones- cold areas where the sun's rays strike Earth at a very low angle.
2. Temperate Zones- between the polar zones and the trophics
3. Trophic Zone- near the equator
Sub. Cat. for Physical Geography
Geoglogy-study of rocks
Meteorology- The study of weather
Biology- The study of life
Pedology- The study of distance
Sub, Cat. for Human Geography
History- study of the past
Politics- Study of gov't and leaders
Economics- Study of Money
Sociology- study of society
Demography-Study of large groups
a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land areas
the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another
Culture hearth (matching)
A place in which important ideas begin and there after spread to surrounding caulturs
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