CHAPTER 1: Studying Geography

CHAPTER 1: Studying Geography

HOLT CHAPTER 1 World Geography Today Studying Geography Section 1: Themes and Essential Elements Section 2: Skill Building: Using the Geographers Tools 1 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 1 Themes and Essential Elements HOLT

World Geography Today Objectives: What are the two main branches of geography? How do we use geography? What are some ways we can organize our world and the study of geography? 2 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 1 Themes and Essential Elements HOLT

World Geography Today Two main branches of geography: human geographydistribution and characteristics of the worlds people physical geographyEarths natural environments 3 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 1 Themes and Essential Elements HOLT World Geography

Today How we use geography: in governmentfor mapmaking and planning in businessfor marketing and development in schoolsfor education 4 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 1 Themes and Essential Elements HOLT World Geography Today

Organizing the world: By regions: formal, functional, perceptual Organizing the study of geography: By five themeslocation, place, human-environment interaction, movement, region By six essential elements 1. The World in Spatial Terms 2. Places and Regions 3. Physical Systems 5 4. Human Systems 5. Environment and Society 6. The Uses of Geography HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 2 Skill Building: Using the Geographers Tools

HOLT World Geography Today Objectives: How do geographers and mapmakers organize our world? What kinds of special maps do geographers use? How do geographers use climate graphs and population pyramids? 6 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 2 Skill Building: Using the Geographers Tools

HOLT World Geography Today How geographers and mapmakers organize the world: by drawing lines on the globe by identifying hemispheres, continents, and bodies of water by making and using maps 7 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON HOLT Section 2 World

Geography Today Skill Building: Using the Geographers Tools Special-purpose maps climate and precipitation maps population and economic maps elevation profiles and topographic maps 8 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON Section 2 Skill Building: Using the Geographers Tools HOLT

World Geography Today Climate graphs Climate graphs show average temperatures and precipitation in a place. Population pyramids Population pyramids show the percentage of males and females by age group in a countrys population, and help chart population trends. 9 HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON

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