Dirt Study Guide:
1) IT- Insolation and Temperature
a) Sun Earth Relationships- Goodes pg 17
i) Solstice- when the amount of daylight or sunlight is at a max depending on where
ii) Equinox- where there is equal time of sunlight and darkness.
Intro to Basic Geographical Concepts (1) and Earth (2)
Geography is spatial science
4 spheres of geography
Atmosphere Gases needed to sustain life
Hydrosphere All things water (cryosphe
BLOCK IV: GEOMORPHOLOGY
1. Describe the structure of the earth and differentiate between continental and oceanic
The earth has four layers: the crust, the mantle, and the outer and inner cores. The earths
outermost layer is
1. Distinguish the key concerns for geographers who study the world.
Geographers study how things differ from place to place. They study the physical
arrangement of the world, including both human and natural phenomena. They study the
BLOCK V: CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
pp. 18-25, 34-5; Culture Block Supplement
1. Differentiate between physical geography and human geography.
Physical geography studies the physical nature of the world, while human geography
focuses on man and his p
DIRT: CULTURE BLOCK
ANTHONY MORRIS, 2014
ORIGINAL NOTES CREDIT:
VICTORIA VARRIANO, 2015
Why Study Cultural Geography?
It helps us to understand different peoples and environments, especially those to
which we will deploy in
Block 5: Culture and Regional Analysis (LSN 34-40)
LSN 34: Culture and the Cultural Landscape
o Differentiate between physical geography and human geography.
Physical geography: deals with natural features and processes.
Human geography: how human activ
Physical + cultural geography = all of geography
Four spheres of the environment
These four are interconnected
Closed nothing goes in and out of. Like the Earth in space
Open pretty much every
When in Northern Hemi, objects deflect to right. In South, objects deflect to lef
Happens because of Earths rotation underneath the objects
o Deflection happens most at poles and not at all at equator
o Proportional to speed of object