World geography unit 1 lesson 1


a way of looking at a subject


having to do with space


to describe earth

two perspectives that geographers take when studying the Earth

ecological and spatial

Why are maps important to geographers?

Maps help geographers study spatial relationships.

Which geographical perspective examines the relationships between living and nonliving things on Earth?

ecological perspective

The ______ is a satellite constellation developed by the U.S. military for navigation and determining location.

geographical navigation system

______ allows geographers to gain information by using satellites, airplanes, and/or electromagnetic radiation from a distance.

Remote sensing

A computer-based map with different layers and various inquiry tools is an example of _______.