(1) What factors responsible for growth of human population?
(2) What is density and distribution of the worlds population?
(3) What models of population explain change?
Growth of population
5 million from 5,
Religions- Study Guide
Who was founder of Islam?
Who was founder of Jewish?
Who was founder of christianity?
What does the Islamic religion believe
Heaven, Hell, Angels, Day of Judgement
What does the Jewish religion believe
Introduction to World Geography
Geography is more than places and locations. It is the Where?, Why there?, and
Why do we care?
Geographers can study anything that has a significant spatial component. Geographers
concentrate on the "wh
Geography Terms Unit 2
demographic indicators- factors that are used for demographics such as age, gender, and
settlement patterns- the location, size, function, and seasonality of the various communities
or activity areas within a given cultural s
There are many economic, social and physical reasons why people emigrate, and they
can usually be classified into push and pull factors. Push factors are those associated with the
area of origin, while pull factors are those that are associated
World Geography Terms (Ch.1)
Culture- Describes the way human beings live, and helps understand their values and
Cultural Ecology- seeks to understand the relationship between environment and culture
Environmental Determinism- Suggested in the ear
Basic Geographical Factors
Climatic differences are result of differences in the processes by which earths
atmosphere is heated and cooled
Radiation and absorption of heat energy determine climatic variations
Lower the latitude, the more solar en
Final Exam Review Study Guide
Describe the 5 themes of geography: Region, place, location, movement, HEI.
Region- A place on the earth's surface compared to others around it. Place- The
physical/cultural characteristics of a location. Location- The exact
History of World Geography
Contributions of the Greeks/Romans:
Geo (the earth)
Graphos (to write about/describe)
Herodotus-Father of Geography who explained the physical and human geography of
Aristotle- explained processes of the earth, influence
Represent great clusters of human-kind or physical characteristics
Change over time
May differ based on the point of view
Vary in size
Separated from the other regions by transition zones
Location: Edge of a region
An area of s