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Unit 1: Test 2

Foundations of Geography: Test 2

TermDefinition
five themes of geography an organizing framework for geographic inquiry
absolute location the precise point where a place is located on Earth
relative location where a place is located in relation to another place
natural characteristic the characteristics of a place that occur naturally
human characteristic the characteristics of a place that are created by humans
push factor a problem that results in people moving away from someplace
pull factor an advantage that attracts people to a place
historian a social scientist who is trained to study and write about the past.
political scientist a social scientist who is trained to study government and citizenship
economist a social scientist who is trained to study the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services
geographer a social scientist who is trained to study the earth and the ways people interact with the earth.
anthropologist a social scientist who is trained to study the cultural development of humans
sociologist a social scientist who is trained to study human societies and how humans organize into groups
Created by: AMS SS6
 

 



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