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Five Themes of Geography
What is geography? The study of the Earth Oceans Plant life Landforms People Where things are And more…
Help Mr.? H- Human and Environment Interaction E- L- Location P- Place M- Movement R- Region
Human and Environment Interaction How people change their surroundings to meet needs (clearing land to build) How people adapt to their environment (heating houses)
Location Two ways to talk about location Absolute Location- describes places exact position on the Earth Relative Location- describes where a place is in relation to other places around it
Absolute Location Longitude and LatitudeAddress
Relative Location Describes location with words like: north, south, east, west, across from, near, close to, etc.
Place A locations physical and human features (what the place is like) Physical features- climate, mountains, wet, dry, soil, etc.
Place Human features- how many people, what they do, traditions, culture, customs
Movement Movement of people, goods, communication, ideas around the world
Regions Area that shares common characteristics- climate, land, population, history, people, etc.
Assignment Define each theme of geography Illustrate each theme Include the title: Five Themes of Geography All illustrations should be in color All definitions should be complete and accurate Use credible resources: Textbook, class website