An awareness of landscape, plus the investigation of economic, physical and cultural processes that form and impact upon the landscape, are integral parts of study in geography. Factors included in the analysis of world and regional geography are location and structure of settlements, cultural influences, atmospheric processes, water resources, landforms, and climatic regions of the world. Sample courses include: Cultural Geography, Cartographic Methods, Environmental Geography, and several world and regional geography classes.
Geography provides excellent preparation for advanced studies in such fields as environmental studies, economics, economic development, city and regional planning, tourism and recreation, landscape architecture, and cartography.
Teach students about oceans and landforms with science activities and mapping resources. There are plenty of crossword puzzles and quizzes to test your students' knowledge of the earth's surface. Map and geography skills may be used in many subject areas including language arts, math, and history. Skills: Creative problem-solving, able to communicate with a diverse audience and apply practical analytical and technical skills in a diversity of settings; Ability to read, analyze, and construct maps for a variety of purposes and audiences. Use geographic information systems software and other applications to display and analyze spatial data. During the map skills unit of work and later in your secondary school Geography career, it is a good idea to regularly check back here and try to keep your new found skills up to date. Check out the homework help section of the map. This will be really useful to you over the course of your work on understanding maps.
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The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (AAOT) with a focus in geography includes courses that are commonly required for this major and meets lower division general education requirements at all Oregon public universities.
For details and course requirements see:
Geography - Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer (Online Catalog)
Geography Skills Answers
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