intro to geography

Areas of focus
Impact on modern society
The three questions that geography asks
What is itWhere is itWhy is it there?
Physical Geography deals with what 4 processes
-Causes of physical landscape
-Energy processes (earth’s shaped, rotation, orbit, water, etc.)
-Effects of landforms, climates and atmosphere
-Planetary Processes
Two dominating approaches to geography
Definition of science
a systematic mean of getting knowledge on any subject
Definition of social science
the nature of human nature
definition of natural sciences
what is the nature of physical nature
-natural activity
what is the main concept the geographers study? (hint: one word)
what is a phenomenon
a fact of event that is observable through senses and scientific study

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