What is Geography?
|Geography is about more than just the location, coordinates, and position of things on Earth. Geography also studies the physical and human characteristics of places.|
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|Even though the term “geo-graphy” literally means to graph the earth, geography is also about the study of people.|
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|History’s great explorers led challenging expeditions to the farthest reaches of the globe—to new continents, the poles, the tops of mountains, and the bottoms of the oceans.|
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|To think like a geographer, you need to ask questions. Find any photography and look at the questions below, what answers can you come up with?|
What are the main geographic features shown in the picture?
What are the human features of _____________?
What are the physical features of ___________?
How are the physical and human features of __________ linked?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of _______________?
How does ________________ affect ________________?
How does ________________ link to ________________?
How does the location compare to __________________?
What processes cause ________________________?
How would changing ____________________ affect ____________________?
What issues relating to sustainability affect ____________?
How does __________________ link to what you have studied in geography in the past?
What do you not understand about _______________________?
In what way is _____________ related to _______________?
|Since ancient times, maps have provided the means to capture geographic knowledge and share information with others in a simple and easily comprehensible way. Recent advances in technology have forever changed the way we create and use maps, and how we use them to tell geographic stories and solve geographic problems.|
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|Like geography – but don’t know how you can use it in the future.|
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|Learning through games can help you understand the different places around the world and help to memorise facts. |
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