2Why study the 5 themes? They are a way to categorize and analyze The world’s peopleThe world’s physical featuresThe world’s resourcesEVERY PLACE IN THE WORLD CAN BE CATEGORIZED INTO EACH OF THE FIVE THEMES!!
3I. LOCATION Tells us where a point is on the Earth’s surface I. LOCATION Tells us where a point is on the Earth’s surface. It also tells us how far a point is from other points.*There are two different types of location: Relative and Absolute*A. Relative = describes locations in relationship to other locations.Ex: “It’s about 45 minutes from here.”“ My Aunt Batty lives 15 miles south of Chicago.”The aliens are landingright over there by the radishes.
4LOCATIONB. Absolute =It is precise, describes the location of one place using an address or latitude and longitude.Example 1: Baghdad is located at N Latitude and 44 E Longitude.Example 2: Street Addresses(2400 Cozy Hill Circle)
5How the people live, work, play, and move around. PLACE Tells us special features an area might have using physical and human characteristics1. Physical Geography:Types of landforms, bodies of water, climate weather, natural vegetation, natural resources.2. Human GeographyHow the people live, work, play, and move around.
6PLACEAre these pictures human or physical geography and why? What are other examples of each?
7Human Environment Interaction: How people react to and sometimes change their environment People depend on their environment!1. Water2. Minerals3. Lumber
8H.E.I. People modify their environment! 1. They build homes, freeways, golf courses, etc.2. Sometimes it can be destructive.
9H.E.I. C. People adapt to their environment! 1. Clothing changes with seasons.2. Air conditioners and misting systems make Las Vegas more tolerable.
10Positive & Negative Human Environment Interaction: Positive’s:Planting a treeRecyclingPreserving natureNegative’s:SmogCutting down treesBeing wasteful
11MOVEMENT: describes how people, products, and ideas get from one place to another. A. Transportationex: trainstrucksairplanes
12MOVEMENT B. What kinds of things move in and out of a place? 1. Products2. Ideas: clothing styles, religion, food, language, political thought, newspaper stories, etc.
13REGIONS: areas of the earth that are alike in some way or other. 1. Regions based on physical characteristics:coastal areas,deserts,mountain ranges,forests
14REGIONS2. Human Characteristicsex:BeliefsLanguage
15REGIONS B. Regions can change over time Example: Regions can be based on cultural features: languages, religions, culture.Example:Neighborhoods shift from one ethnic group to another.