Geography: 6 Essential Elements And 5 Themes
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what is the 6 essential elements of geography?
1) the world in spacial terms
2) places and regions
3) physical systems
4) human systems
5) environment and society
6) the uses of geography
the world in spatial terms-
using maps to study people, places, and environments
places and regions-
physical and human characteristics of regions
human movement, settlement, way of life, etc.
human and society-
human interaction with the environment such as drilling for oil, or environment's effect on humans such as hurricanes
the use of geography-
helps us understand the relationships of people, places, and environments over time
what are the 5 themes of geography?
absolute (coordinates) and relative (how far to somethibg else)
the physical and cultural characteristics of a place
human- environment interaction
the way people and environments interrelate
with abd affect each other
how people and things change locations and the effects of these changes
organizes Earth into geographic areas with one or more shared characteristics
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