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- Map projection
- Types of maps
- Equator and Prime Meridian
- Time zones
- Climate change factors
- Population distribution
- Factors that affect population distribution
1. What Is Topography and How Is Topography Reshaped?
The topography, or surface of the Earth, is constantly changing shape due to many powerful forces. In this lesson, we will learn about some of the amazing changes that occur on Earth due to the processes of weathering, erosion, and deposition.
2. What is Geography? - Definition, Facts & Types
This lesson will define and explore the study of geography. In doing this, it will also explain the two main branches of geography, which are physical and cultural geography.
3. Map Projections: Mercator, Gnomonic & Conic
This lesson will explain and illustrate the Mercator, gnomonic, and conic map projections. In doing this, it will highlight the strengths and flaws of each while also defining the term 'cartographer'.
4. Types of Maps: Population, Topographic, Weather, Political & World Maps
This lesson will explain the different types of maps used to interpret and study our world. In doing this, it will focus on maps that deal in elevation, population, weather patterns and more.
5. Geographic Coordinates: Latitude, Longitude & Elevation
This lesson will seek to explain the geographic coordinate system. In doing so, it will explain latitude and longitude. It will also highlight the equator, the prime meridian, and the concept of elevation.
6. US Time Zones: Pacific, Mountain, Central & Eastern
This lesson will explain and show the four major time zones of the United States. It will also highlight the work of Fleming, the Standard Time Act of 1918, and daylight saving time.
7. Population Distribution: Rural vs. Urban Areas
The distribution of people varies depending in the type of location. In this lesson, we will explore how people are distributed between rural and urban areas and how these populations have changed over time.
8. Population Distribution Factors: Job Availability, Quality of Life & Ethnicity
This lesson will discuss population distribution and the factors that affect it. It will specifically highlight quality of life, job availability, and ethnicity, while also defining the terms 'sparse' and 'dense.'
9. Factors Involved in Climate Change
Our Earth's climate has changed many times in her 4.5 billion year lifetime. Discover the multiple factors that influence these changes and test your understanding with a short quiz.
10. Geography and Climate: Effects on Civilizations
In this lesson, we will look at the relationship between geography, climate, and civilization. We will learn why civilizations develop in particular regions and how this leads to lifestyle and cultural differences.
11. What is Cartography? - Definition & History
It's hard to imagine how difficult our lives would be without maps. Even something as simple as locating a store in a shopping mall is made easier by referring to a map. In this lesson, we'll discuss cartography.
12. What is a Map Scale? - Definition, Types & Examples
Although incredibly useful, maps would have no meaning without a set of symbols and rules by which to read them. In this lesson, you will learn about map scale, the different types of scales, and a few examples of how they work.
13. South Korea: History, Facts & Culture
South Korea is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, despite its small size. In this lesson, learn about South Korea's cultural roots, history, and important facts.
14. South America: Countries & Facts
Home to the Amazon rainforest, Inca ruins tucked high in the Andes Mountains, and cobble-stoned Spanish colonial towns, South America is a fascinating continent. Read on to discover the complex history and memorable facts of the world's fourth largest continent!
15. Equator: Definition & Overview
Read this lesson to learn about the location of the equator, climate near the equator, and daylight at the equator for planet Earth. In addition, learn that other objects in the universe have equators too.
16. South Africa: History, Facts & Cultures
South Africa has a long and complicated history that has a major impact on the nation today. In this lesson, we're going to explore the history of South Africa and see how that defined the population who call this region home.
17. What is a Convex Polygon? - Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you'll learn what polygons are and what makes convex polygons different from concave polygons. Then, you can test your new knowledge with a brief quiz.
18. What is Center of Gravity? - Definition, Equation & Examples
Understand the meaning of the center of gravity (CG) and its effect on the stability of an object. Learn how to calculate the CG of different systems of objects with a series of examples.
19. X-Intercept: Definition & Overview
In this lesson, you'll learn the definition of the x-intercept, the point in a graph where a line crosses the x-axis. We'll discuss how to find the x-intercept and look at a few examples of x-intercepts.
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