Topics in GeographyBranches of Geography: Physical and Environmental Geography Geography Scheme of Work, SS1, First Term Geography Scheme of Work, SS1, Second Term Geography Scheme of Work, SS1, Third Term Classification | Types of Planets and their Characteristics Planets of the Solar System with their Characteristics Functions of the Atmosphere Layers of the Atmosphere Solar System in Geography Atmosphere: Composition of the Atmosphere Geography, Types and Branches of Geography Characteristics and Examples of Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks
Academic Questions in Geography
Sedimentary rocks are formed from the following processes EXCEPT _____.
A. By the transformation of a protolith
B. By the transportation and subsequent deposition of weathered remains of pre-existing rocks
C. By the accumulation and lithification of detrital rocks
D. By their precipitation from solution
E. By processes resulting from biogenic activity
F. All of the above
The following are examples of igneous rock EXCEPT _____.
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It’s important to study where we live in, and that’s earth.
Geography deals with the scientific study of earth’s surface, our ecosystems and the different environments including the relationship between man and his environment.
Geography helps us to better understand earth and our diverse environment.
Geography is divided into 3 main branches or types. These are:
Human Geography focuses on the study of human beings, their origin, race, and how they are affected by the earth.
Human geography can be divided into the following branches:
Instances of economic geography include a study or research done on the richest nations on earth. During thus research, the processes accounting for their wealth are ascertained.
Please read on the Definition and Scope of Commerce here.
Instances of religious geography include the study of the Christian or Islamic religion as seen in documentaries.
Please read on the early years of Jesus here.
As an instance, you may have heard about the geographical study and distribution of the disease 'ebola'. (Ebola is a case study here).
You can read on Micro-organisms causing Food, Water and Air Borne Diseases here.
Social Geography is divided into Political geography and Population geography.
Please read on Social Studies and it's objectives here.
Human race, origin, composition, mortality, fertility, population and migration are all covered under population geography.
Other branches of human Geography include:
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Amazing facts in Geography
Earth is the only planet that contains water on it's surface. In fact, the percentage of water on Earth is greater than that of land.
Salt water or Saline water makes up about 97% of Earth's water. It comprises majorly of ocean and sea waters
Metal actually rains on planet Venus
Planet Mars appear brownish/red because it's covered with iron rust.
China is the largest emitter of carbon IV oxide (CO2) in our world today
There are over 125 billion galaxies in our universe. Our galaxy (called the milky way) has about 100-400 billion stars.
The 🌞 sun is actually a 🌟 star; and a single star can be 100 times bigger than the earth.
It is estimated that 50% of all gold ever mined on Earth came from South Africa.
Infact, it came from a single plateau in South Africa called Witwatersrand
We have 7 continents. All the 7 continents ends with the alphabet that began it.
The continents are:
- North America
- South America
Instabul is a city in Turkey. It's the only city that lies between two continents. Instabul lies between Europe and Asia
It is believed that the Amazon rainforest is responsible for producing about 20% of earth's oxygen.
Please read on tropical rainforest here.
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