Quiz 1 - Intro to World Regions 1 2 3 4 Globalization A Planetary Plan Left vs Right in the News Course Mechanics Going Global The Story of

Quiz 1 - Intro to World Regions 1 2 3 4 Globalization A...

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Intro to World Regions1.Globalization2.A Planetary Plan3.Left vs Right in the News4.Course MechanicsGoing Global: The Story of Globalization1.Globalization people are becoming more interconnected and interdependenta.Has been occurring for at least 10,000 yearsb.Has greatly accelerated over the past two decadesi.Telecommunications (internet and cellphone)1.Information dissemination (information sharing)2.Global Economy3.Global Set of Rules4.Global CultureA Plan for Making Sense of the Planet1.A Planetary Plana.Spatial Thinkingi.Asking the question: “Where?”1.Making broad generalizations of different parts of the planet in order to understand what generally happens in certain areasb.Regioni.Identified named space1.Based on:a.Demographicallyb.Sociallyc.Culturallyd.Economicallye.Religiouslyf.Politically2.Need:a.Areab.Borders/boundaries – edges we can identifyi.User defined1.Sameness or differencesii.Physical Traitsc.Generalizationsii.North America
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