2 Why 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!!
3 I. 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.
4 LOCATIONB. 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)
5 How 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.
6 PLACEAre these pictures human or physical geography and why? What are other examples of each?
7 Human Environment Interaction: How people react to and sometimes change their environment People depend on their environment!1. Water2. Minerals3. Lumber
8 H.E.I. People modify their environment! 1. They build homes, freeways, golf courses, etc.2. Sometimes it can be destructive.
9 H.E.I. C. People adapt to their environment! 1. Clothing changes with seasons.2. Air conditioners and misting systems make Las Vegas more tolerable.
10 Positive & Negative Human Environment Interaction: Positive’s:Planting a treeRecyclingPreserving natureNegative’s:SmogCutting down treesBeing wasteful
11 MOVEMENT: describes how people, products, and ideas get from one place to another. A. Transportationex: trainstrucksairplanes
12 MOVEMENT 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.
13 REGIONS: areas of the earth that are alike in some way or other. 1. Regions based on physical characteristics:coastal areas,deserts,mountain ranges,forests
14 REGIONS2. Human Characteristicsex:BeliefsLanguage
15 REGIONS 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.