Geography is the study of the interaction between people and their environments. Geography therefore looks at the world through the concepts of location, place, human-environmental interaction, movement, and region.
Understand the use of geographic tools to locate and analyze information about people, places, and environments.
Understand the characteristics and purposes of geographic tools and representations of the earth such as maps, globes, graphs, charts, models, grid systems, aerial and other photographs, GIS, satellite-produced images and databases.
Understand mental maps of locales, regions and the world.
Understand geographic relationships such as population density and spatial distribution patterns.
Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
Understand human and physical characteristics of place.
Understand the concept of region.
Understand the physical environment affects life in different regions.