Geography is an interesting subject that you will enjoy . It has a variety of built in content, exercises , quizzes and games that will help you understand and interpret correctly geographical concepts. In addition it will motivate you to learn more about our surrounding.
Background to Knowledge
In primary school you learnt Social Studies. In this subject, you learnt about natural resources like relief features, climate, soil, vegetation and animals. You also learnt about economic activities.
By the end of the session, you should be able to:-
Link some of the concept learnt in Social Studies to geography.
Define the term Geography
Define the term Environment
Describe the branches of Geography
Explain the importance of studying Geography.
Let us now look at the definitions of Geography and Environment
Definition of Geography
Geography is the scientific study of the earth as the home of human kind.The term Geography is derived from the Greek words: Geo and Graphien. Geo means Earth and graphien means to write, draw or describe.
These two words are combined to form Geographein, which means to describe, write about or draw the earth. The description includes the Earth's physical features, resources, climate, animals and people as well as their distribution and the relationships between them.
Definition of Environment
Environment refers to external conditions that surround living things. These conditions influence the behavior or activities of living things. There are two kinds of environment. These are physical and human environment.
Branches of Geography
There are two main branches of Geography
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