 Does where we live influence how we live?  How are we connected with each other and the world?  Does geography affect where we live?

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  • Does where we live influence how we live? How are we connected with each other and the world? Does geography affect where we live?
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  • By: Rosalyn Ford
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  • What is geography? Elements of geography What is culture? Elements of culture
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  • Geographia (Greek origins) Geography is the study of the natural features of the earth's surface and its various climates, countries, peoples, and natural resources.
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  • Three defining questions What is located where? Why are things located where they are? What is the significance? 1. The World in Spatial Terms 2. Places and Regions 3. Physical Systems 4. Human Systems 5. Environment and Society 6. Uses of Geography
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  • Tools geographers use to study features on earth.
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  • Culture is the way of life of a group of people. Culture is the specific traits, behaviors, attitudes, and traditions passed on through the generations of families. It can also include beliefs and any other things that have come from your family specifically.
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  • Language Shelter Clothing Economy Religion Education Values Climate Government/Laws Recreation/Entertainment
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  • Area: 513,115 sq. km. CapitalBangkok Languages: Thai (official language) - English is the second language - Malay and regional dialects. Buddhist 93%-94%, Muslim 5%-6%, Christian 1%, Hindu, Brahmin, other. Muay Thai(kick boxing)
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  • Area: 752,612 sq. km. slightly larger than Texas. CapitalLusaka Entertainment: Soccer Climate: Generally dry and temperate. Languages: - English (official) - about 70 local languages and dialects - Tonga, Bemba, Lozi, Kaonde, Lunda, Luvale, and Nyanja. Religions: - Christian - indigenous beliefs - Muslim - Hindu - Hindu
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  • Area: 3.29 million sq. km. Religions: - Hindu 80.5% - Muslim 13.4% - Christian 2.3% - Sikh 1.9% - other groups including Buddhist Languages: - Hindi - English - 16 other official languages India occupies 2.4% of the world's land area It supports over 15% of the world's population. Entertainment: dance, music, cinema
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  • What is the definition of Geography? Name three themes of geography? Name three essential elements of geography? What is the definition of culture? What are five elements of culture?
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  • www.state.gov http://www.p12.nysed.gov/ciai/socst/grade3/geograph.ht ml http://www.una.edu/geography/statedepted/themes.html