SG1 Geography

SG1 Geography - PART 1 What is the definition of Geography...

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PART 1 What is the definition of Geography as a "Spatial Science?" What is an integrative science? What is an appropriate definition of Geography? What is a process? What are four examples of fields encompassed within Physical Geography? What are four examples of fields encompassed within Human/Cultural Geography? What is Physical Geography? What are the four spheres or six characters of place in Physical Geography? (there will be two answers that are acceptable and two incorrect answers on the test) What is the duality within the field of Geography?
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PART 2 What is the definition of a system? What is an Open System? What is an Closed System? The Earth is a unique system. What are the four main subsystems within it (four spheres)? Which of the following is a source of energy that is input into the Earth System? Which of the following is an example of an Open System? Which of the following is NOT an example of a Closed System? Why is the Earth a unique system? Sublimation occurs when ____ Which of the following processes would not add energy to Earth? Earth's spin produces ________? Which answer best describes the concept of Gaia? Which of the following is an example of a positive feedback process? What role might position with respect to Gas Giants play in Earth's history? What do Earth's ozone layer and magnetic field have in common? Atmospheric pressure, disintegrating meteors, and Earth's rate of spin What do they have in common? What are the phases of water? What role does the ozone layer play in Earth's habitability? Water exists on other planets and moons in the solar system. Why is Earth's water different? The atmosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and ________ are the major earth systems. Why is a planet's mass important to life? PART 3
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When using GPS what is the mathematical calculation called that calculates your position on Earth? (Hint: In Video) Each of the following are dating methods to date Earth materials except: What part of a map does a cylindrical projection distort? Conic projections preserve direction and area. What do they distort? Using the following dot diagram please draw in three contour lines with a 10 foot contour interval starting with the lowest elevation given. What is the contour interval of the given diagram? Isotherm, Isobars, and ____ are all types of _____. Look at the given maps. Is Map A or Map B a larger scale? Quantitative data would be gathered when studying all of the following except: Which of the following would have the smallest scale on a map? When picking a map projection which of the following is a quality you are trying to preserve?
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PART 4 Alfred Wegener's, a ____________, proposed the theory of __________________. Which of the following types of evidence did Wegener use (or
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SG1 Geography - PART 1 What is the definition of Geography...

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