Ch 26: Tools & Perspectives of Geographic Study

About This Chapter

It's easy to review the tools and perspectives of geographic study when you have help from this informative and professionally designed chapter. Here, you'll find short videos and handy self-assessment quizzes that make studying for an upcoming exam a snap.

Tools & Perspectives of Geographic Study - Chapter Summary

Our chapter on the tools and perspectives used in geographic study is made up of videos that clearly outline these topics. You'll study topics including the different types of regions, scale maps and map projections. Once this chapter is complete, you should be ready to achieve the following goals:

  • Differentiate between functional, formal and vernacular regions
  • Construct and interpret a scale map
  • Read geologic and topographic maps
  • Understand how geographic information system (GIS) is used to make decisions
  • Outline map scale and projection

Because these videos are accessible on any tablet, computer or smartphone with an Internet connection, you can study whenever it works best for you. Along with each lesson, we've included a self-assessment quiz that allows you to see how well you've understood what you've studied. If you need any help as you move through the chapter, submit your questions through the Dashboard for an expert to answer.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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