Spatial Thinking While Hiking

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24.89 MB
File Type:
MP4
GIS Level:
  • Beginning
  • Intermediate
Geographic Scale:
  • Any-All
  • Local
Target Audience:
  • Higher Ed
  • Career-Workforce
Location:
Arizona
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What geographic considerations come to mind and should come to mind during a hike across the landscape? How do geographers think about and frame questions and discussions in human and physical geography, including historical settlement, resources, human-environment interaction, spatial thinking, and other considerations?

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Makes you think
David Allen

This is a great introduction on oberserving your surroundings before taking students out to do field work or GPS data collection. What are we seeing - what data are we collecting - and how do they interact. Why are things arranged the way they are, whether from natural or man-made influences. I won't make them wear a tie to hike, although in the desert it could double as a tourniquet in case of snake bite.