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Title: Human Geography


1
Human Geography
  • The study of people Who they are, Why they are
    and Where they are.

2
What is Demography?
  • The statistical study of human population.
  • Geographers use stats to froecast population
    trends, locate schools, and draw political
    boundaries.

3
What is Population Density?
  • Average of people living in an area
  • Expressed in people/square mile
  • Used to determine where businesses and hospitals
    are built, where and how much aid is needed.

4
What are the 4 clusters of population in the
world?
5
Factors determining population.
  • Birth Rate
  • Death Rate
  • Migration
  • Emigrant
  • Immigrant
  • of births each year/1000 people
  • of deaths each year/1000 people
  • Moving from one place to another to live
  • People who leave to live elsewhere
  • People who come to live somewhere

6
What 3 factors effect the of people in a given
place?
  • BIRTH RATE
  • DEATH RATE
  • MIGRATION

7
Push Pull Factors
  • A push factor causes some one to leave
  • A pull factor attracts people to a certain
    location

8
What are Refugees?
  • People who have been forced to leave can not
    return.
  • Eg. Politics, Natural Disasters, and
    Discrimination

9
What is natural increase?
  • Natural Rate of increase in the population.
  • Most often seen when there is an increase in
    birth rate and a fall in or stagnation in death
    rate.

10
Draw and Label the Demographic Transition Model
  • Open up your book and copy it from page 92.
  • What can be learned about an area by looking at
    this model?

11
Define
  • Culture- all the features in a persons way of
    life
  • Culture trait- activities and behaviors that
    people often take part in(eating w/ chop sticks)
  • Culture region- an area in which people have many
    shared culture traits
  • Ethnic groups- human population that shares
    common culture or ancestors

12
What are acculturation, innovation, diffusion?
  • When individuals or a group adopts some of the
    same traits of another culture.
  • New ideas that a culture accepts.
  • When an idea or innovation spreads from one
    person or group to another is adopted.

13
3 types of diffusion
14
What is globalization?
  • Process in which connections around the world
    increase cultures become more alike.

15
What affects does globalization have?
  • Fast Food (McDonalds)
  • Jeans (Levis)
  • Cars (BMW, Mercedes)
  • Music (Micheal Jackson, Madonna)
  • The United States is also affected by Japaness
    electronics, German Cars, and Italian Fashion.

16
Explain Cultural Convergence
  • This is when different cultures blend together.
    Ideas, habits, and institution of one culture
    come in contact with those of another.
  • Eg. Coke, Pepsi, Mexican and Chinese food.

17
More Vocab
  • Traditionalism- following longtime practices
    opposing many modern technologies and ideas
  • Fundamentalism- movement in which people believe
    in strictly following certain established
    principles

18
More Vocab
  • Cultural Divergence- process of cultures becoming
    separate distinct
  • Can Happen when one group apposes change, while
    another welcomes it. Ethnic celebrations keep
    culture distinct by celebrating history,
    identity, and a way of life.

19
Why is language important to the study of
Geography?
  • It is the main means of communication, how
    customs are passed, influences paths of
    diffusion, languages have spatial
    characteristics, and shape peoples lives.

20
What is the most spoken language in the World?
2nd?
  • The most spoken is the world is Mandarin Chinese.
    This is due to the fact that China has the
    largest population in the world.
  • English is the second due to its wide spread use.

21
What is a Dialect?
  • A dialect is a regional variety of a language
  • Can yall give me an example of dialect in
    action?

22
Language, Language, Language
  • Why is the English language special?
  • Turn to page 101 in your Book
  • Define
  • lingua franca
  • It is a language of trade and communication.

23
What are the 3 types of Religions?
  • Ethnic Religions
  • These are religions found among people of one
    ethnic group that generally have not spread to
    other cultures
  • Eg. Hinduism(India), Confucianism Taoism(Japan),
    Judism

24
What are the 3 types of Religions?
  • Animist Religion
  • These religions have people who believe in the
    presence of spirit and forces of nature.
  • Eg. Native Americans
  • Polytheism- the belief of many gods
  • Eg. Ancient Romans

25
What are the 3 types of Religions?
  • Universalizing religions
  • Religions that seek out followers all over the
    world
  • Eg. Christians Muslims
  • These groups use missionaries to spread their
    religion and to convert others.
  • Monotheism- Belief in one god.
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Title: Human Geography


1
Human Geography
  • The study of people Who they are, Why they are
    and Where they are.

2
What is Demography?
  • The statistical study of human population.
  • Geographers use stats to froecast population
    trends, locate schools, and draw political
    boundaries.

3
What is Population Density?
  • Average of people living in an area
  • Expressed in people/square mile
  • Used to determine where businesses and hospitals
    are built, where and how much aid is needed.

4
What are the 4 clusters of population in the
world?
5
Factors determining population.
  • Birth Rate
  • Death Rate
  • Migration
  • Emigrant
  • Immigrant
  • of births each year/1000 people
  • of deaths each year/1000 people
  • Moving from one place to another to live
  • People who leave to live elsewhere
  • People who come to live somewhere

6
What 3 factors effect the of people in a given
place?
  • BIRTH RATE
  • DEATH RATE
  • MIGRATION

7
Push Pull Factors
  • A push factor causes some one to leave
  • A pull factor attracts people to a certain
    location

8
What are Refugees?
  • People who have been forced to leave can not
    return.
  • Eg. Politics, Natural Disasters, and
    Discrimination

9
What is natural increase?
  • Natural Rate of increase in the population.
  • Most often seen when there is an increase in
    birth rate and a fall in or stagnation in death
    rate.

10
Draw and Label the Demographic Transition Model
  • Open up your book and copy it from page 92.
  • What can be learned about an area by looking at
    this model?

11
Define
  • Culture- all the features in a persons way of
    life
  • Culture trait- activities and behaviors that
    people often take part in(eating w/ chop sticks)
  • Culture region- an area in which people have many
    shared culture traits
  • Ethnic groups- human population that shares
    common culture or ancestors

12
What are acculturation, innovation, diffusion?
  • When individuals or a group adopts some of the
    same traits of another culture.
  • New ideas that a culture accepts.
  • When an idea or innovation spreads from one
    person or group to another is adopted.

13
3 types of diffusion
14
What is globalization?
  • Process in which connections around the world
    increase cultures become more alike.

15
What affects does globalization have?
  • Fast Food (McDonalds)
  • Jeans (Levis)
  • Cars (BMW, Mercedes)
  • Music (Micheal Jackson, Madonna)
  • The United States is also affected by Japaness
    electronics, German Cars, and Italian Fashion.

16
Explain Cultural Convergence
  • This is when different cultures blend together.
    Ideas, habits, and institution of one culture
    come in contact with those of another.
  • Eg. Coke, Pepsi, Mexican and Chinese food.

17
More Vocab
  • Traditionalism- following longtime practices
    opposing many modern technologies and ideas
  • Fundamentalism- movement in which people believe
    in strictly following certain established
    principles

18
More Vocab
  • Cultural Divergence- process of cultures becoming
    separate distinct
  • Can Happen when one group apposes change, while
    another welcomes it. Ethnic celebrations keep
    culture distinct by celebrating history,
    identity, and a way of life.

19
Why is language important to the study of
Geography?
  • It is the main means of communication, how
    customs are passed, influences paths of
    diffusion, languages have spatial
    characteristics, and shape peoples lives.

20
What is the most spoken language in the World?
2nd?
  • The most spoken is the world is Mandarin Chinese.
    This is due to the fact that China has the
    largest population in the world.
  • English is the second due to its wide spread use.

21
What is a Dialect?
  • A dialect is a regional variety of a language
  • Can yall give me an example of dialect in
    action?

22
Language, Language, Language
  • Why is the English language special?
  • Turn to page 101 in your Book
  • Define
  • lingua franca
  • It is a language of trade and communication.

23
What are the 3 types of Religions?
  • Ethnic Religions
  • These are religions found among people of one
    ethnic group that generally have not spread to
    other cultures
  • Eg. Hinduism(India), Confucianism Taoism(Japan),
    Judism

24
What are the 3 types of Religions?
  • Animist Religion
  • These religions have people who believe in the
    presence of spirit and forces of nature.
  • Eg. Native Americans
  • Polytheism- the belief of many gods
  • Eg. Ancient Romans

25
What are the 3 types of Religions?
  • Universalizing religions
  • Religions that seek out followers all over the
    world
  • Eg. Christians Muslims
  • These groups use missionaries to spread their
    religion and to convert others.
  • Monotheism- Belief in one god.
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