How to Read & Analyze Geography Statistics


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Which of the following is a human characteristic of a place?

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1. Why is it helpful for geographers to know statistical information about the physical characteristics of places?

2. Imagine you want to make a map with statistics that show how the global climate has changed between 1800 and today. Assuming you have all the required statistical data to make any of these maps, which of the following would be most effective?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to read and analyze geography statistics, different tools and strategies need to be utilized. Assess your knowledge of these resources by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll get to check your comprehension of:

  • Using statistics about physical characteristics of a place to understand the place more
  • Analyzing statistics about the human characteristics of a country
  • A human characteristic of a place
  • Why it's helpful for geographers to know statistical information about the physical characteristics of places
  • How to effectively show climate change

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on interpreting geography statistics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about human characteristics of a place
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about analyzing human characteristics

Additional Learning

You can learn even more if you take some time to work through the lesson named How to Read & Analyze Geography Statistics. It is a great tool for learning more about the following topics:

  • Examples of human characteristics
  • Cities in Europe
  • The differences between physical and human characteristics