scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 606
What is Geography In the article La geografia construccion social de una disciplina We are shown the standing of geography in modern society As a discipline the world does not see the use or the actual function that geographers have It tells a story of a geographer who is presented with the question What does a geographer do He the geographer goes on to say that it is sad that geographers dont have a short simple and precise way of explaining what a geographer does The importance of geography is apparent to those who have been exposed to its many aspectsbut to the untrained eye the question of what a geographer does is a valid onePeople do not see the everyday importance of geography as it relates to our immediate surroundings Once you have a basic understanding of the why behind geography you can appreciate its importance in everyday life The thing is that geography as a science covers a wild field of study so people are sure of its function in modern society He goes on to say that the reason for the general ignorance toward geography on behave of the masses is the lack of value placed on it by primary and secondary school curriculums Kids are taught the very minimum of geography the bodies of water the capitals of the country where they live This type of poor subject matter gives raise to the attitude towards geography later on in lifeWe are told that math is important and we take math classes all through high school but I myself recall taking one geography class in 7th grade and that was all So to change the way people see geography the author feels that more importance should be given to it from the get go of our academic carriers The author also relates that geographers and their work is valued even by the governmentsHe gives an example of
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA