This grouping of the spatial concept list is related to the learning modules teaching resource.  For each learning module by spatial concept a list of affiliated concepts is provided.  This table summarizes those lists.  Grouping concepts are seen as unique subject areas that include the maximum number of related concepts.  The related concepts are deemed to be similar in subject matter to the grouping concepts.    As it stands, 107 of the 185 spatial concepts are included in the current grouping.




Grouping Concept


Related Concepts

Direction   Angle Orientation Polarity    
Distance   Adjacency Adjacency and Connectivity Distance and Length Distance Decay Gradient
    Length Proximity Proximity & Distance Decay    
Boundary   Blockage Competition for Space Separation Transition  
Location   Analog Condition Coordinate Cooridinate System Frames of Reference
    Identity Landmark Perspective Place Place and Landscape
    Point Position Reference Frame Setting Survey Perspective
Map   Alignment Cognitive Map External Representation Map Perspective Map Projection
Neighborhood & Region   Aura Buffer Container Containment Enclosure
    Group Modifiable Areal Unit Neighborhood Region Spatial Context
Network   Circuit Conduit Connection Connectivity Web
Objects and Fields   Continuity Discrete Entities Element Field Field View
    Fields in Space & Time Linearizing Space Object Object Classification Object Description
    Object Location Recall Object View      
Overlay   Map Overlay Multiple Properties of Space Spatial Integration    
Pattern   Arrangement Association Comparison Density Density Estimation
    Dispersion Distribution Packing Structure Structuring
Scale   Heirarchy Levels of Scale Magnitude    
Spatial Dependence   Attraction Center-periphery Competition for Space Compulsion Correlation
    Interaction Potential Spatial Model    
Spatial Heterogeneity   Grain Roughness      
Time   Duration Space and Time Space as Time Space-time Time Cost