Vernacular Region

Illustrated Textbook: Types of Regions-The Perceptual Type

July 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

This edition wraps up the topic of perceptual regions and why the heck they matter. Where is the “South” anyway? Comments welcomed. We also get to practice our Arrernte while discovering what Crocodile Dundee and the Never-Never have in common. Click the image to [...]

Illustrated Textbook: Types of Regions-The Functional Type (2)

July 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

This page wraps up the topic of functional regions while discussing the terms connectivity and accessibility. The Prints use large port cities to help explain the concepts. The page also transitions to the topic of vernacular (perceptual) regions. We also find out what a “rabbuck” is and how it’s relevant to geography. Click the image to [...]

INTERACTIVE via New York Times: Where Is America’s Heartland? Pick Your Map

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Where is America’s Heartland? Pick your Map This short interactive has users choose a map that they feel best represents the “American Heartland.” After voting, they will see a tally and an article that discusses the topic of what the Heartland means to other people. Human Geography Application: This would be a good, 2 minute activity to direct students with 1:1 devices after discussing vernacular [...]
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