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2 The 5 Themes of Geography Location Place Human-Environment Interaction Movement Regions

3 Location Where is it? Why is it there? Two Types of Location  Absolute Relative

4 Absolute Location A specific place on the Earth’s surface Uses a grid system– latitude & longitude A global address

5 Kansas: Absolute Location Kansas 38° N 96° W Lenexa 38°, 57’ N 94°, 44’ W

6 Relative Location Where a place is in relation to another place Uses directional words to describe –Cardinal and intermediate directions –Landmarks, time, or distance

7 Rhode Island: Relative Location Rhode Island is bordered by Massachusetts to the north and Connecticut to the south Rhode Island is on the east coast Rhode Island is the Northeast Kansas is a Midwestern state.

8 Place-The personality What is it like there? What kind of place is it? We look at the physical and human characteristics to identify a place.

9 Physical Characteristics- are natural Land features Mountains, plains, and plateaus Climate Bodies of water Animals Plant life

10 Physical Features

11 Human Characteristics People Culture Language Religion Buildings and landmarks Cities Customs and beliefs How many people live, work, and visit a place.

12 Human Characteristics

13 Human-Environment Interaction How people interact with their environment People... – Adapt to their environment – Modify their environment – Depend on their environment

14 Human-Environment Interaction

15 Human Environment Interaction Humans adapt to the environment.

16 Human Environment Interaction People adapt to their environment by wearing clothing that is suitable for the weather.

17 Human Environment Interaction People modify the environment by heating and cooling buildings for comfort.

18 Human Environment Interaction People depend on the Amazon River for water, food and transportation.

19 Movement The mobility of –People –Goods –Ideas How places are linked to one another and the rest of the world.

20 Movement

21 Regions What places have in common. –Political regions (countries, states, counties, cities) –Landform regions (Rocky Mountains, Death Valley) –Agricultural regions (Cornbelt, Bread basket) –Cultural regions (Chinatown, Little Italy)

22 Regions

23 If you can’t remember the 5 themes of Geography, just ask Mr. Help! M – Movement R – Regions HE – Human-Environment Interaction L – Location P – Place

24 Checking What You Know! For each of the following questions, identify which of the five themes of geography is being expressed.

25 1. Moving people, goods, and ideas a.Location b.Place c.Human-environment interaction d.Movement e.region

26 2. Share a common characteristic or set of characteristics Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

27 3. Depend, adapt, and modify the environment Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

28 4. What it’s like... Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

29 5. clothing, shelter, agriculture, population Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

30 6. Latitude and longitude Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

31 7. buildings, irrigation, shopping, farming, language Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

32 8. Raising crops Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

33 9. Rivers flowing Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

34 10. Transportation and communication Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

35 11. continents, hemispheres, oceans Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

36 12. Overland Park is located in east-central Kansas Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

37 Travis Lane Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

38 14. climate, landforms, bodies of water, animal life, plant life Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

39 15. Maps Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

40 16. YouTube, cell phone, nightly news, KC Star Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

41 17. dams, windmills, oil drilling Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

42 18. Lenexa, Johnson County, metropolitan, Kansas, midwest Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

43 19. Carbon dioxide emissions, roads, traffic signals Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

44 20. Northeast, the South, the Midwest Location Place Human-environment interaction Movement region

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