Geography

AP Human Geography Unit 6 Vocab

Brandt Line divides the more developed north from the less developed south Dependency Theory a model of economic and social development that explains global inequality in terms of the historical exploitation of poor nations by Read more…

Geography

Ch. 1 essential of geography

Geography literally means To write about the earth We often divide the geographic science into 5 themes Location place region movement human-earth relationships Which of the following comprise the fundamental duality in the field of Read more…

Geography

Geography World Biomes

What are the major Biomes of the Earth? (5) – Forest and Woodland – Grassland – Tundra – Desert – Alpine What 2 types of canopies are there? Closed and Open canopies What influences the Read more…

Geography

AP Human Geography Agriculture

adaptive strategies the unique way in which each culture uses its particular physical environment; those aspects of culture that serve to provide the necessities of life- food, clothing, shelter, and defense. agrarian People or societies Read more…

Geography

AP human geography chapter 5

language a system of words used in a particular discipline language family a group of languages that have a common origin protolanguage language ancestral to several daughter languages speech community A group of people who Read more…

Geography

Geography Chpt 2

Fusion Process Hydrogen nuclei forced together under tremendous temperature and pressure in the Sun’s interior–generates incredible quantities of energy Solar Wind Solar energy in the form of charged particles of solar wind travels out in Read more…

Geography

AP Human Geography Chapter 9

development a process of improvement in the material conditions of people through diffusion of knowledge and technology Gender Emprovement Measure (GEM) compares the ability of women and men to participate in economic and political decision Read more…

Geography

AP Human Geography Key Terms 3

Absolute Distance The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length, such as a mile or kilometer. Absolute Location The exact position of an object or place, measured within the spatial coordinates Read more…