Presentation on theme: "The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World
2 The 5 Themes of Geography LocationAbsoluteRelativePlacePhysical CharacteristicsHuman CharacteristicsHuman Environment InteractionMovementRegions
3 Theme 1: Location Two Types of Location Where is It? Absolute RelativeWhere is It?Why is It There?
4 Absolute Location A specific place on the Earth’s surface Uses a grid systemLatitude and longitudeA 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 describeCardinal 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 FeaturesMountains, plains, and plateausClimateBodies of Water
9 Indiana: Physical Characteristics Brown County State ParkGeist Reservoir
10 Theme 2: Place Human Characteristics PeopleCultureLanguageReligionBuildings and LandmarksCities
11 INDIANAPOLIS: Human Characteristics Lucas Oil StadiumIndianapolis Motor Speedway
12 Theme 3: Human Environment Interaction How People Interact With Their EnvironmentPeople . . .Adapt to Their EnvironmentModify Their EnvironmentDepend on Their Environment