Studying Geography
The Branches of Geography
Other Fields of Geography
Themes of Geography
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What is Geography?

The Study of the world, its people and the landscapes they create

100

What is a region?

A region is apart of the world that has one or more common features. 

100

What is Cartography?

The science of making maps

100

What are the 5 themes of Geography?

Location, Place, Movement, Human Environment interaction, Regions

200

Social science and Geography are related. How?


Because they both gather data and make observations

200

What two characteristics define a region?

Human and Physical 

200

What issues do Hydrologists study? 

issues with water or they study water on earth 

200

What is Absolute location?

A specific location

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What is Social Science?

A field that studies people and the relationships among them 

300

Examining the rocky Mountains are and example of what type of geography?

Physical 

300

Why are meteorologists important?

Because they predict future weather

300
interacting with your environment is considered....?

Human Environment Interaction

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What might Geographers measure to learn about the world?

Mountains, rivers, temperatures 

400

Human Geography is?

The study of the worlds people, commuinities and landscapes. 

400

How are maps of today different than maps from the past

They are more accurate 

400

Why are themes of Geography important?

They help to compare and contrast studies of different places

500

What might a Global Geographer study?

The issues the world are dealing with

500

Who was Eratosthenes?

The Father of Geography 

500

What are 2 specialized fields of Geography?

Cartography and Meteorology

500

Which of the 5 themes deals with places that share common characteristics?

Regions 

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