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Bachelor of Science in Education
Arts and Science
The most commonly stated definition of geography is that it is the study of the earth as the home of man. The definition has two elements— on the one hand, it is concerned with the study of the earth including the continents and oceans, topography, and climate. But among all the facts that might be taught and learned about the earth, geography is concerned only with those things which are related to the earth as the home of man. By "the home of man" we mean those things intimately connected with man's general well-being, such as what he eats, what he wears, how he keeps out of the cold, heat, rain, and snow. These are the things that geography studies — the nature of the earth's surface, and climate concerned with the securing of f'oof, clothing, and shelter. Another definition that we might give for geography is, "Geography is the study of the earth and its products; as plants, animals and minerals; of man and his industries; mining, dairying, fishing, agriculture, lumbering, grazing a*.d manufacturing and their influence upon each other.
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Lockhart, L. (1927). The Teaching Of Social Studies With Special Characteristic Differences Of Good And Poor Performance. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.pvamu.edu/pvamu-theses/278