9. Two important projections are the Mercator and the Robinson. Complete the table below
to compare their advantages and disadvantages.
The Mercator projections
advantage is consistent, and
the map is regular.
Each 15 degrees band of longitude is assigned to a standard time zone.Standard time zones
were first adopted by the United States because they wanted to avoid confusion of the
railroad traveled through many time zones when used for transportation.
The Street by Richard Wright
-an excerpt from Black Boy
The streets of a city can be a battlefield. In this true selection, Richard Wright tells
how his mother taught him one of the necessities demanded for survival on such a
street. In what tone does he
I dont know.
But Im hungry!
She was ironing and she paused and looked at me with tears in her eyes.
Wheres your father? she asked me.
I stared in bewilderment. Yes, it was true that my father had not come home to sleep
for many days now and I could make a
Everything we do on a daily basis involves geography
4 Level Analysis
Level 1-What? Where? When?
Level 2-Pattern Identification
Level 3-Why there? How did it get there?
Level 4-(Prediction) So what? What if?
Geography is the study of where t
gang of boys, holding the stick tightly. I was so full of fear that I could scarcely
breathe. I was almost upon them now.
There he is again! the cry went up.
They surrounded me quickly and began to grab for my hand.
Ill kill you! I threatened.
Youve got to get over that, she said. Now, go on.
Im scared, I said.
Go on and dont pay any attention to them, she said.
I went out of the door and walked briskly down the sidewalk, praying that the gang
would not molest me. But when I came abreast of the
Thinking Geographically: Key Issue 2
Why Is Each Point On Earth Unique?
PLACE: UNIQUE LOCATION OF A FEATURE
23. Define toponym:
A toponym is the name given to a place on Earth
24. Identify four ways in which places can receive names
a) For a person
32. Complete the chart below which details types of regions identified by geographers.
A formal region, also called a
uniform region, is an area
within which everyone
shares in common one or
Unit 1 Study Guide #1
Thinking Geographically: Key Issue 1
How Do Geographers Describe Where Things Are?
1. Define map:
A. Identify the two purposes of maps.
As a reference tool-helps us to find the shortest route between two places and to avoid