Presentation on theme: "The Five Themes of Geography"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Five Themes of Geography National Geography Standards
2 Human-environment interaction LocationPlace5 Themes of GeographyHuman-environment interactionLocationWhere is it?PlaceWhat is it like?Human-environment interactionHow do people relate to the physical world?RegionMovementRegionHow are places similar or different?MovementHow do people, goods, ideas, etc get from one place to another?
3 5 Themes of Geography Location Absolute location Relative location Answers the question “where?”The equator in Ecuador
4 5 Themes of Geography Region Area with uniform characteristics Climate, language
5 5 Themes of Geography Human-earth relationships How humans interact with the natural environmentEffects humans have on environmentEffects the environment has on humans
6 5 Themes of Geography Movement Across the earth’s surface Includes: CommunicationsTransportationCirculationDiffusion
7 5 Themes of Geography Place Characteristics make each place unique No place is exactly the same as another