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5 Themes of Geography. WHERE AM I ? 1. Location Location: where something is.

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1 5 Themes of Geography

2 WHERE AM I ?

3 1. Location Location: where something is

4 There are two types of location:

5 Absolute Location A. Absolute location – the EXACT spot where a place can be found. Examples: 1901 Creekside Dr. 38 degrees south, 145 degrees west.

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7 Relative Location B. Relative location: the location of one spot compared to another. Examples: Crownover MS is close to Hawk Elementary. Texas is south of Oklahoma.

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9 2. Place What a location is like. Natural: Its climate, landforms, plant and animal life. Human: cities and towns, governments, cultural traditions.

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14 Place Example: Denton, Texas has a temperate climate, with grasslands and wildlife. It has a human population of about 120,000.

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16 3. Region Places are grouped into regions. A region has places that all have something in common. Example: Countries that speak French Rocky Mountains

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22 4. Movement People, goods, and ideas can move from one place to another.

23 How does Movement Affect Me? Look at a tag in your neighbor’s shirt. Where are all these products made? Where are they sold?

24 Movement Migrate – to move from one area to settle in another to move from one area to settle in another

25 Migration

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27 5. Human-Environment Interaction Humans depend on, adapt to, and change the world around them. It can be helpful or harmful.

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