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WORLD GEOGRAPHY 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY. LOCATION ABSOLUTE LOCATION -POSITION ON THE GLOBE RELATIVE LOCATION -RELATION COMPARED TO OTHER PLACES.

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1 WORLD GEOGRAPHY 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY

2 LOCATION ABSOLUTE LOCATION -POSITION ON THE GLOBE RELATIVE LOCATION -RELATION COMPARED TO OTHER PLACES

3 PLACE HUMAN WHAT ARE THE HUMAN CHARACTERISTICS (LANGUAGE, CUSTOM, TRADITION) PHYSICAL PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS (LANDFORMS, CLIMATE)

4 REGION 1. FORMAL REGION -- CERTAIN CHARACTERISITICS ARE FOUND THROUGHOUT THE AREA. EXAMPLE - STATE, COUNTRY, CITY OR CORN BELT AND CHINA TOWN 2. FUNCTIONAL REGION -- CENTRAL PLACE AND AFFECTED AREAS EXAMPLE - METRO AREA, AMAZON RIVER BASIN 3. PERCEPTUAL REGION -- DEFINED BY PEOPLES ATTITIDUES AND FEELINGS OF AN AREA EXAMPLE -- MIDDLE EAST = TERRORISM

5 MOVEMENT PEOPLE, GOODS AND IDEAS MOVING BETWEEN PEOPLE Example -- Internet

6 HUMAN - INTERACTION TO THE ENVIRONMENT HOW PEOPLE USE AND CHANGE THEIR ENVIRONMENT EXAMPLE -MINING, CLEARING ROADS

7 Quiz on Themes Answer the Question What theme do these questions cover? 1. Why are Texas and Florida among the fastest growing states? 2. What is the topography of Clara City, MN.? 3. Is Mesabi a part of the Iron Range? 4. Where is Fallujah? 5. How did the invention of internet help business?

8 Answer Key 1. Immigration MOVEMENT 2. flat PLACE 3. Yes REGION 4. Iraq LOCATION 5. Global interaction HUMAN ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION

9 Use the 5 themes to describe Clara City, MN LocationAbsolute / Relative Movement PlaceHuman / Physical RegionFormal / Functional / Perceptual Human Interaction to the Environment


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