How do geographers organize and analyze information about nations and people?
What skills are necessary to effectively read maps?
How are timelines used to organize data?
What are the Earth\'s physical features and how do they affect population.
What forces of the Earth can cause geographic and physical changes?
How does climate affect people and how they live?
Absolute location, Relative location, Geography, movement, regions, Place, Human/Environment Interaction, culture, physical features, human features
Latitude, Longitude, parallels, meridians, compass rose, legend, symbol, scale, Prime Meridian, equator, atlas, projection, physical map, political map, Hemisphere, Cardinal Directions, Intermediate Directions
Continents, Oceans, Plateau, Plain, Archipelago, Isthmus, Strait, Peninsula, lake, gulf, sea, mountains, highlands, desert, river, tributary, Continental drift, Pangaea, Plate tectonics, earthquake, volcano, equinoxes, solstices, rotation, revolution
Western Hemisphere text, Maps and Atlases, Globes, Videos, Charts and graphs, internet
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