Introduction to geography

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An overview of the lessons that students might learn in geography in an option subject in junior high.

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What is geography ?

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Geography - “ geographia” earth description. It is the science that studies the lands, the features, the inhabitants and the phenomena of the earth.

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Two Main Branches of Geography Human geography Physical geography

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Two Main Branches of Geography 1. Human geography – is a branch of geography that’s studies the world, people, communities and cultures. It is focus on human activities.

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People activities/ cultures population growth

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Economy/ urban Infrastructures Transportations

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Development and Health

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Geopolitics- study about the results of political process.

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Countries - people/cultures/ and location.

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2. Physical geography (or physiography) focuses on geography as an  Earth science . It aims to understand the physical problems and the issues of  lithosphere ,  hydrosphere ,  atmosphere .

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Landscape/ soil study -different landforms/structures - soil classification

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Oceans /Marine process/weather Controls of weathering Factors affecting climate storms

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Meteorology – scientific study of the atmosphere . -temperature, air pressure, water vapor

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-Relationships -interactions -process

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Activities 1.Scales and mapping

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2. Interpretation of table and charts

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3. Data collection/ investigation

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