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1 The Five Themes of Geography
PBDA World History 6th Grade

2 Location

3 Theme 1: Location Two Types of Location Where is It? Absolute
Relative Where is It? Why is It There?

4 Absolute Location A specific place on the Earth’s surface
Uses a grid system Latitude and longitude A global address

5 Florida Absolute Location West Palm Beach 26° N Latitude
80° W Longitude

6 Relative Location Where a place is in relation to another place
Uses directional words to describe Cardinal and intermediate directions

7 Florida Florida is bordered by Georgia and Alabama on the north.
The Atlantic Ocean forms Florida’s east coast and the Gulf of Mexico forms Florida’s west coast. Florida is one of the Southeastern States

8 Place The New Yorker

9 Theme 2: Place Physical Characteristics
Land Features Mountains, plains, and plateaus Climate Bodies of Water

10 Florida: Physical Characteristics

11 Theme 2: Place Human Characteristics
People Culture Language Religion Buildings and Landmarks Cities

12 Florida: Human Characteristics

13 Human Environment Interactions

14 Theme 3: Human Environment Interaction
How People Interact With Their Environment People . . . Adapt to Their Environment Modify Their Environment Depend on Their Environment

15 Florida: Human Environment Interaction

16 Movement

17 Theme 4: Movement The Mobility of People Goods Ideas
How Places are linked to one another and the world

18 Florida: Movement

19 Regions

20 Theme 5: Regions What Places Have in Common Political Regions
Landform Regions Agricultural Regions Cultural Regions

21 Florida: Regions

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