11Movement “How do people, goods, and ideas move from place to place?” TradeMigrationsConquests
12MovementTechnology has changed the face of our movements and interactions!!!
13Regions “What features unify a particular area on the globe?” Geographers create regionsUsually based on land features or human features
14RegionsCan you think of any regions that are based on human features?
15RegionsCan you think of any regions that are based on land features?
16Other vocabulary you need to know Physical Characteristics:Natural features that describes a placeExamples could be land and water forms, climate, plants and native animals.Human Characteristics:Characteristics of a place made by people who live thereExamples include: Art, language, type of government, landmarks.
17Longitude and Latitude Geographers use imaginary lines called longitude and latitude to find exact locations on earthPilots, ship captains, weather men, and many others use longitude and latitude in their daily affairs.
18Longitude and Latitude Lines that run from north to south on a globeStated in terms of their relationship either east or west of the prime meridianPrime Meridian: line that runs from the North to South Pole through Greenwich, England
19Longitude and Latitude Lines that run from east to west on a globe.Stated in terms of their relationship either north or south of the equatorEquator: Imaginary line that runs around the Earth half way between the North and South Poles
20Cardinal DirectionsThe directions of North, South, East and West
21Can you name all seven continents? Imaginary GridCan you name all seven continents?
22Class Practice Find the Continent: Use the maps at your table 3) 40 N, 100 W4) 20 S, 60 W5) 90 S, 0
23Class Practice: Find the State: Use the map at your tabele 1) 35 N, 78 W2) 40 N, 80 W3) 40 N, 90 W4) 30 N, 100 W5) 45 N, 120 W
24Two Main Types of MapsThe two main types of maps are physical and politicalPhysical maps show an area in terms of land features like mountains, rivers, lakes, etcPolitical maps show an area in terms of political boundaries such as; cities, states, countries, etc.Geographers commonly combine the two types of maps into one
26Culture:Culture is a learned system of shared beliefs and ways of doing things.All societies share: government, education, economic systems, and religious institutions.Ethnic groups and race also play a role in culture.What are some traits of culture that you have in your life?
27CultureSymbols, languages, food, customs, holidays and dress differ between the many cultures of our world.Misunderstandings can occur and can be caused by the simplest of things.
28Culture All people have the same basic needs. Handled differently in different parts of the world.History plays a role in shaping culture.Imperialism and ColonizationEnvironmental factors also shape culture.Physical features or climatic features