The Study of Geography includes the following components:
Weather, Climate, Physical Geography, and Human Geography

For the study of Weather and Climate, we will be using the following materials:
1. Your PLATO course - the Climate and Weather Tutorial
2. Video - Weather and Climate

3. Video - Factors that affect Climate

4. Global Warming Interactive
5. Ecosystems and Biomes

6. Video - Impacts of People on Ecosystems



7. Ecosystems - How People Benefit from Nature
ASSIGNMENT FOR TUESDAY, 9/10 - ECOSYSTEMS AND BIOMES

For the study of Physical Geography, we will be using the following materials:
1. Your PLATO course - the Physical Geography Tutorial
2. Pangaea Interactive
3. Video - Forces that Shape Our Earth


4. Physical Geography - Definitions and links (click to download)
5. Landforms and Water Features - (click to download)
6. Weathering and Erosion - (click to download)



For the study of Human Geography, we will be using the following materials:
1. Economic and political systems - (click to download)
2. Economic Indicators - (click to download)
3. Forms of government

4. Map - systems of the world
5. Resources - Steel Making

6. Resources - Coal Mining

7. Resources - Copper Mining

8. Resources - Oil - Understanding Alaska's Oil




CULTURE POSTS
Think about the information you have learned about what makes up culture. Now think about the area you live in. You will make a blog post on your blog titled "My Culture". You will include:
1. pictures and information (that YOU write) about what you know about the language(s) of this area - include information about things like accents and dialects.
2. Include pictures and information about what you know about religion(s) of this area - the main ones.
3. Include information about what kinds of social groups we typically have - and which ones you belong to.
3. Include information about our environment, and the ways you and your family adapt to living in this environment.
INCLUDE PICTURES THAT REPRESENT THESE IDEAS!