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culture All things that make up a peoples’ way of life
Cultural Hearths The “heartlands” of major cultural groups.
Cultural Norms the agreed‐upon expectations and rules by which a culture guides the behavior of its members in any given situation.
reasons why culture changes -Technology -New ideas
where do we get culture We inherit culture from our parents and society
culture norms differ from another society -Body Language -Greetings
Geographic Tools Instruments used to collect, organize, store, or display geographic information.
Relative location: its relation compared to other places
Formal Regions certain characteristics found throughout the area
Perceptual Region defined by people’s feelings and attitudes about areas
Movement How people, goods and ideas move within the area.
Region a group of places with at least one common characteristic
why should we care that the king of Saudi Arabia died raised oil prices
absolute location is designated using a specific pairing of latitude and longitude
monotheism the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
polytheism the belief in or worship of more than one god
religion the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods
longitude angular distance east or west on the earth's surface
latitude angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equato
equator an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles
scale a ratio which compares a measurement on a map to the actual distance between locations identified on the map
key explanatory table of symbols used on a map or chart
compass an instrument for determining directions,
prime meridian the 0° meridian from which the other meridians or lines of longitude are calculated,
place an area that is defined by everything in it
extended family a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and other relatives, who all live nearby or in one household
nuclear family a couple and their dependent children, regarded as a basic social unit
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