Aug. 11, 2008 – Humanites 8

Vocabulary

Today we received our first vocabulary sheet. We worked for the first half of class on that worksheet.  Remember, every Monday (or the first class of the week) you will receive the new vocabulary worksheets and 10 new vocabulary terms. The worksheet should be turned into the class box at the beginning of the period on the following Monday.

For this week, those terms are:

location, place, absolute location, relative location, latitude, longitude, equator, Prime Meridian, hemisphere, compass rose

The Basics of Geography: Place

Assignment:

1. Describe in a sentence or two what you think the physical geography of following places is like:

A. Your neighborhood
B. Your hometown
C. Your home country

Describe in a sentence or two how the environment of your hometown was altered by humans.

Documents:

Vocabulary Terms Form

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