2 Geography: the study of the natural features of the earth’s surface, including topography, climate, soil, vegetation, etc; and, human beings response to them.
3 FIVE THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY LocationPlaceRegionMovementHuman-Environmental Interaction
4 You Tube Video – Take notes on the Five Themes of Geography Cut and paste into if you missed class.
5 Location: describes where something is. Absolute Location: Latitude and Longitude Lines.
6 Location Continued…Relative Location: where a place is in relation to another place.Example: McDonalds is across the street from Chase Bank.
7 Place: describes the physical and human characteristics that make a location unique. Examples: physical characteristic such as landforms, climate, and plants, or animal life. Also, language and way of life.
8 Regions: areas that share common characteristics.
9 Movement: how and why people move and are connected.
10 Human-Environment Interaction: describes the relationship between people and their environment. Example: how humans alter, change, their environment.