The Physical Landscape

How might a society’s worldview influence its ability to adapt to its physical geography?

The key word in this question is adapt. Last class we looked at why the Aztecs ended up living where they did as part of their creation legend.  The Aztec homeland, initially  was a fairly harsh and unappealing place to live.  The Aztecs adapted, or altered their geography to make is a more productive and hospitable place to live.


  1. Read  P. 152, 153, 154, 155
  2. Complete the Physical Geography Student Notes