*Study land, sea, and air *Study land, soils, plants, animals, in a certain area *Study how people use the earth and nature
• Write reports
• Make graphs and charts
• Make maps
• Teach geography
• Study people in a certain area on land
Where and When:
• Many work for the government or the state.
• They may also work with professional businesses.
• Some may work for schools and colleges.
• Most work during the day, Mon. - Fri.
• Some may work at night or on the weekends to finish projects.
What or Who They Work With:
• Soil Samplers
• Water Samplers
• Wind direction sensors
• Science software
• Map software
• Photography and Photo software
• Digital Cameras
• Some may work with students.
• Businesses that build roads and buildings
• Urban Planners
• Environmental Planners
• Other Scientists
Education and Training:
• Most need to have a Master's Degree in Geography (6 total years of College)
• Some may have a Bachelor's Degree (4 years of College)
• Others may have a Doctoral Degree (8 or more years of College)
• Many may have classes in business, sociology, history, archeology, education, and anthropology
- Space Scientist
- Urban Planner
Related School Subjects:
- The Everything Kids' Geography Book: From the Grand Canyon to the Great Barrier Reef- Explore the world by Jane P. Gardner and J. Elizabeth Mills
- The Geography Book: Activities for Exploring, Mapping, and Enjoying your World by Caroline Arnold
- The New York Public Library Amazing World Geography: A Book of Answers for Kids by the New York Public Library and Andrea Sutcliffe
- Janice VanCleave's Geography for Every Kid: Easy Activities that make learning geography fun by Janice Pratt VanCleave