GEO 215 Week 1 Geography and Technology Worksheet

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 GEO 215 Week 1 Geography and Technology Worksheet
 

In this assignment, you will be able to demonstrate a general knowledge of the definition of geography, the differences of historical geography to modern geography, and the applications of technology in the field of geography.

Complete the Geography and Technology Worksheet.

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Geography and Technology Worksheet

 

Part 1

 

After reading this week’s text chapters, please answer the following questions in 90 to 175 words. Support your answer with a minimum of 2 peer-reviewed references, one of which can be the course text.

 

 

 

 

What is the definition of geography and each of the subfields within the field of geography?
 

 

How has the definition of geography changed or evolved over time?
 

 

Part 2

 

In the following table, compare the differences of historical geography to modern geography by addressing each of the listed topics. Respond to each topic in at least 45 words (1 to 2 sentences for historical geography, and 1 to 2 sentences for modern geography). Support your answers with peer-reviewed references which can include the course text.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topics
Historical geography
Modern geography
Origins or important individuals
 
 
Uses 

 

 

 

 
 
 
Types of maps 

 

 

 

 
 
 
As a field of inquiry 

 

 

 
 
 
Publications and organizations 

 

 

 

 
 
 
Location of geographers 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

Part 3

 

Contemporary geography implements modern tools, such as geographic information systems (GIS), a global positioning system (GPS), remote sensing, and 3D printers.

 

Explain the connection of technology and geography. Describe, in a minimum of 350 words, how you use one of the above technologies of geography in your daily personal life, in the work place, or in your future career. Support your answer with a minimum of 2 peer-reviewed references, one of which can be the course text.

 

 
 

 
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