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- Define geography.
- Describe the different types of map projections.
- Take a look at the different types of maps.
- Understand how to use geography coordinates.
- Identify the various time zones in the U.S.
- Name the types of landmarks represented on topography maps.
- Discuss the factors that lead to climate change.
- List the 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 a Cubic Foot? - Definition & Formula
In this lesson, you'll go through three dimensions to learn what a cubic foot is. You'll also discover the formula for the volume of a cube and try it out with a few examples. Then, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.
3. What is Circumference? - Definition & Equation
In this lesson, you'll learn how to define and find the circumference of a circle using two equations: one that involves the diameter and another that involves the radius.
4. Y Variable: Definition & Overview
Is the letter y special in mathematics? Find out the answer to this question in this lesson. Also discover the various applications of this variable and how you will use it to solve problems.
5. 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.
6. 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'.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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.'
12. 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.
13. 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.
14. North Dakota: State History & Facts
Get an overview of North Dakota. Learn about the geography and economy of the state today, as well as North Dakotan history. Discover how the Nodak people fought to make the government responsive to their needs.
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