Planetary Plan Spatial Thinking o Ask the question: Where? Where is it happening? o Dorm space Classroom space Walk through other spaces and obstacles o Fact: There are over a billion people in China Space: Spatial map of people in China help you see it Region o Demographically, Religiously, Socially, Economically, etc. o Definition: Identified named space Area Could be small/big
o Dorm room, Rhode Island o Russia Borders/boundaries Edges we could identify o Could be exact state lines, country lines o Could be boundaries we don’t know exactly When do I leave a desert/forest Homogeneous traits How we identify every region o What is the same here and different when I leave User defined (you, me, writer, etc.) o Are we in the south are we in a mountain region? o Physical features No humans, just the traits of the world Climate Vegetation Terrain/Topography Biological profile Hydrology o Cultural features Human features Language Dress Diet Ethnicity Religion Interaction with nature Architecture, transportation, holy spaces, resource development, sports entertainment Generalizations o
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