GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

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TOPIC 1 ~ WATER MASSES ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6

1.1 GROUND WATERWATER CYCLE -Rain falls on the earth surface in filtrates (soaks into) the soil– -Some water flows over the surface as overland flow...

TOPIC 2: STUDY OF SOILS ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6

CONCEPT OF SOIL AND SOIL PROFILE Soil appears very complex and thus different scholars (soil scientists) have developed a number of definitions about a soil...

CLIMATOLOGY ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

WEATHER, CLIMATE AND NATURAL REGIONS Weather is the atmosphere condition of an area recorded within a short period of time which can be day after...

TOPIC 3: SPACE DYNAMIC ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6

WEATHER AND CLIMATE (a) Difference between weather and climate There is a slight difference between weather and climate. Weather refers to as the actual state of...
REGIONAL FOCAL STUDIES

TOPIC 5: REGIONAL FOCAL STUDIES ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6

REGIONAL FOCAL STUDIES 1. ENVIROMENTAL FRIENDLY TOURISM Tourism can be regarded as the movement of people away from home to other places of interests for leisure,...
TOPIC 4: POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6

TOPIC 4: POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6

TOPIC 4: POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 6 POPULATION STUDIES Population studies is broadly defined as the scientific study of human populations. Major areas studied include broad population dynamics; fertility and...

TOPIC 5 : SIMPLE SURVEY AND MAP MAKING ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

INTRODUCTION TO SURVEYING Surveying is an art or a science of measuring and recording distances, shape and heights in the field on the earth surface...
INTERPRETATION

TECHNIQUES (CONSIDERATIONS) SPECIFIC DETAILS INTERPRETATION ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

TECHNIQUES (CONSIDERATIONS) SPECIFIC DETAILS INTERPRETATION ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6 RELIEF Relief refers to the physical appearance of an area by contrasting landforms. Relief features...

PHOTOGRAPHS OVERLAPING, PHOTOGRAMMERTRY, MAP MAKING AND DIAGRAMS SKETCHING ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

PHOTOGRAPHS OVER LAPPING It becomes difficult for a single photographic view as a respective photograph to cover the very huge part of land space at...

IMAGE DISPLACEMENTS, SCALE DISTORTION AND PARTS OF THE PHOTOGRAPHS ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 &...

IMAGE DISPLACEMENTS (PARALLAX) On some photographs, the images of objects do not appear uprightly vertical as are in real life. They are observed to appear displaced...

PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOGRAPHS Photographs are the true image pictures showing truly appearance of the earth’s surface objectives on the flat bodies of special pieces of...

TOPIC 2: FIELD RESEARCH STRATEGIES ~ GEOGRAPHY FORM 5

Characteristics of research Characteristics of research include the following: Empirical – research is based on direct experience or observation by the researcher. Logical – research is based...

TOPIC 3: POSITION BEHAVIORS AND STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5

GLOBE Is the model of the earth Earth Is ball of rock partly covered by water, land, air and living organism Origin of the earth (cosmological...

GLACIATIONS ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

GLACIATIONS It appears that roughly every 200 – 250 million years in the earth’s history, there have been major periods of ice activity. Of these...
Wave mechanics

WAVE ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

WAVE WAVE ACTION AND THE FEATURES IT PRODUCES. -Is the horizontal movement of ocean water, in the movement process it does the following three main works:...

RIVER ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

RIVER Mass of water flowing in a natural channel over the earth surface from the high land to low land under the influence of gravity. TYPES...

EXTERNAL FORCES ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

EXOGENETIC FORCES WHICH SCULPTURE THE SURFACE OF THE EARTH These are external forces.  They operate on the surface of the earth. a) Denudation:   These are destructive forces...
GEOGRAPHY NOTES FOR ADVANCED LEVEL (FORM 5 AND 6)

INTERNAL FORCES ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

INTERNAL FORCE Earth movements; a) Lateral and Vertical movements Diastrophism: Is the movement of the solid crust (lithosphere which is made up of upper mantle and crust).The movement...

MATERIALS OF THE EARTH ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

MATERIALS OF THE EARTH’S CRUST What is an element? A substance which cannot be split into simple substances by physical or chemical means. Elements are made...

THEORY OF PLATE TECTONIC ~ PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY FORM 5 & 6

PLATE TECTONIC THEORY (Unifying theory) It takes the combination of theory of theory of isostasy, continental drift and ocean floor spreading. According to this theory, the...

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