Geography is the study of Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments. It is the link between social studies and science. When we study geography, we learn about:
It is important to study Geography because:
In the Lessons of Topic 1 Geography 101, you will learn to:
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Geography: the study of Earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environments
natural resources: things found in nature that are valuable to people
geographical region: a large area on the surface of the Earth that has a feature or characteristic that sets it apart from surrounding areas
Table of Contents
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In this lesson, you will learn about Political Maps. You will also learn to identify the major continents, oceans, countries, and states within the United States.
In this lesson, you will learn about Physical Maps. You will also learn to identify major landforms and biomes.
In this lesson, you will learn about Thematic Maps and Map Skills such like map terminologies, reading a legend, determining direction with a compass rose, and finding a location with latitude and longitude. You will also learn to use thematic maps to gather information.