intro to geography

Geography
Areas of focus
Physical
Human
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
Locational
Spatial
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)
space
what is a phenomenon
a fact of event that is observable through senses and scientific study

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