What is the study of the Earth called?
"Identifies how basic geographic tools are used to organize information"
Geography is the study of places and the relationships between people and their environments. It looks at the physical features of a place, as well as its climate, population and economy. It helps us understand why places are the way they are.
Physical Features: The landforms, bodies of water, and climate of a place. Climate: The average weather conditions over a long period of time in a specific area. Economy: The activities and resources related to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
The longest mountain range in the world is the Andes Mountains in South America. Antarctica is the coldest continent on Earth! The longest river in the world is the Nile River in Africa.
Work together in pairs: Name one tool used to organize geographic information?
Work together in pairs: Name two geographic tools that can be used to organize information.
Brain break: Draw a flying elephant carrying a giant banana on its back!
What is the capital of the United States?
- Washington D.C.
- New York City
- Los Angeles
What is the longest river in the world?
- Nile River
- Amazon River
- Mississippi River
- Yangtze River
What is the smallest ocean in the world?
- Pacific Ocean
- Indian Ocean
- Atlantic Ocean
- Arctic Ocean
What is the highest mountain in the world?
- Mount Everest
- Mount Kilimanjaro
- Mount Fuji
- Mount McKinley
What is the largest desert in the world?
- Gobi Desert
- Sahara Desert
- Arabian Desert
- Kalahari Desert