1. EVERYTHING in the world is interconnected.
2. Early stages of the earth help explain plate tectonics
and the modern day landscape of our world.
3. The earth has gone through several periods of
warming, cooling and mass extinctions
4. There are limitati
TYPES OF MAPS
DIFFERENT MAPS FOR
boundaries of places and the
location of major cities,
significant bodies of water.
the example, often use
colours to help d
What is GIS?
Geography and Technology
Geography affects us in many ways:
Our natural environment
Our human environment
Geography has become a high tech discipline:
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Assignments for Web GIS
Map My Community
Map My Community
ArcGIS Online is a Web-based mapping system that allows users to create interactive maps and apps
and to share them with the world. The ArcGIS.com Map Viewer is a Web application that
February 2, 2012
Is GPS All in Our Heads?
By JULIA FRANKENSTEIN
NEW YORK TIMES
ITS a question that probably every driver with a Garmin navigation device on her dashboard
has asked herself at least once: What did we ever do before GPS? How did people find
Weather and Climate
Watch the video at this link
(http:/studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/weatherand-climate/weather-and-climate.htm) and complete the chart
1. The definition of weather is:
Weather is the condition of the outside air
1. What are systems?
A system is a set of things, or parts, that form a whole. All parts are connected and affect one
Systems that are found in nature. They exist whether
we are here or not.
Introduction to GIS
Pre Powerpoint Exploration:
1. What is GIS?
GIS stands for Geographic Information Systems. It is a method of
organizing, distributing, analyzing and visualizing data. It uses
geographic data (maps), descriptive data (databases) and ima
Unit One Notes
-Ring of fire is mix of convergent, divergent and transform
-Has 75% of all active volcanoes and 90% of earthquakes
-Hotspot volcanoes dont happen at plate boundaries
-An upselling of magma in the mantle rises through the plate
CGC 1DR Unit 1 Quiz Review
Ideas I should know:
Natural v. human systems and
Earths spheres (atmosphere,
Earths structure (inner core, outer
core, mantle, crust)
Plate tectonics theo