Ch 60: Basic Geographic Tools

About This Chapter

Go through this chapter to learn about some basic geographic tools. The chapter contains video lessons that will be extremely helpful in going over important topics related to this subject.

Basic Geographic Tools - Chapter Summary

These lessons will go over various geographic tools and how they may be used to learn more about the world. As you progress through the chapter, you will be taught about:

  • Maps, GPS, and GIS
  • Major geographic regions of the world map
  • Map projection and scale
  • The use of atlases and almanacs

Each lesson is taught by an experienced instructor who will go over all information clearly and concisely. After watching all of the lessons, don't forget to use the chapter's practice quizzes to test your understanding of these topics. You can also check your total progress going through these lessons by using your personal Dashboard.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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