-What is Scale?
What is the difference between local and global scale?
-What are the three methods of scale and describe them.
-What is projection and what are the 4 types of distortion that can result from projection? What are the differences between the Mercator and Peter's projections?
-What does the saying “uniform global landscape” mean?
-What does the idea the world is shrinking mean? (4 things)
-What is a transnational corporation (T.C.)?
-What is the difference between a place and a region?
-How are GPS and GIS different?
-How are location, toponym and situation related?
-Name the three types of regions and explain them.
-What is “environmental determinism?”
-Explain concentration and the 2 different types.
-Where is the world's population distributed?
-Where has the world's population increased?
-Why is population increasing at different rates in different countries?
-Why might the world face an overpopulation problem?
-What is density?
What are the three types and what do they mean?
-What is the demographic transition model? (Name and explain all 4 stages) 1.
-Population Pyramid (draw, label, and explain)
-Explain Thomas Malthus's Theory (give reason(s) for and against it)
-What is the epiemiologic transition model and how does it relate to the demographic transition model? Also name and explain all 4 stages and the possible 5th stage. (place 1 disease with each stage) (Explain reasons for this possible stage.) 1.
-Explain these abbreviations...
-What is the ecumene?
-Why do people migrate?
-Where are migrants distributed?
-Why do migrants face obstacles?
-Why do people migrate within a country?
-What is an intervening obstacle?
-Explain Brain Drain.
-What is chain migration?
-Explain the difference between emigration and imigration.
-Where do folk and popular cultures originate and diffuse?
-Why is folk culture clustered?
-Why is popular culture widely distributed?
-Why does globalization of popular culture cause problems?
-Explain multiple ways how cultures can diffuse.
-How does popular culture affect an environment? (give at least one example)
-Explain how folk and popular culture are different.
-Where are English-language speakers distributed?
-Why is English related to other languages?
-Where are other language families distributed?
-Why do people preserve local languages?
-What is BRP?
-How is a language considered isolated?
-What is an extinct language?
-What is Spanglish?
-Explain vulgar latin.
-People’s core values and beliefs are found in their religion, an essential element of the definition of culture. Chapter 6
-Some religions are global, designed to appeal to people throughout the world. Other religions are more local, designed to appeal primarily to people in -geographically limited areas.
-Religious values are as much a part of identity as is language. How people organize this landscape is important to geographers.
-Where are religions distributed?
-Why do religions have different distributions?
-Why and how do religions organize space?
-Why do territorial conflicts arise among religious groups?
-What are the three most common religions around the world? (label them universalizing or ethnic religions) 1.
-What are the three iconic universalizing religions?
-What are some ethnic religions? (name 5)
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-What is the name of the place of worship for...
To be continued.......