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The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World

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1 The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World

2 The 5 Themes of Geography
Location Absolute Relative Place Physical Characteristics Human Characteristics Human Environment Interaction Movement Regions

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 Absolute Location Indiana 40° N Latitude 86° W longitude Indianapolis

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

7 Indiana- Relative Location
Indiana is bordered by Michigan to the north, Kentucky to the south, Illinois to the west, and Ohio to the east. Indiana is one of the Midwestern States or Great Lakes States.

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

9 Indiana: Physical Characteristics
Brown County State Park Geist Reservoir

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

11 INDIANAPOLIS: Human Characteristics
Lucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis Motor Speedway

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

13 INDIANA: Human Environment Interaction

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

15 INDIANA: Movement

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

17 INDIANA: Regions Indiana’s 6 Congressional Districts
White River State Park Noblesville Elementary School Districts Indiana’s 6 Congressional Districts


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