2. Place: describe the physical and human features of a place Climate, topography, animals and plants; religions, ethnic groups, languages, how others see it
This High School What are some of the physical characteristics of your high school? What are some of the characteristics of the faculty? The students? What makes your school unique?
3. Human Environment interaction: How we affect a place Population, economics, people’s effect on the environment
Your State: What is the effect of its environment on the people who live, do business, and visit there? How do the people affect the environment?
4. Movement: the relationship among places Commerce, exchange of ideas, migration, travel
What did you have for breakfast today? Where did your breakfast come from? How did it get here? What impact (carbon footprint; pesticide use; migrant work force) did your breakfast have on the world?
5. region: unifying characteristics we use to compare places Country borders, mountain ranges, good beaches, deltas, land of snows..
describe the region you live in Forested? Urban? Rural? Suburban? Earthquake zone? Flood plain? Snowboarding area? Surfing? Cycling trails? African American? Jewish? Irish Catholic? Historical legacy? Architectural novelties?