2 Geography: Bellringer What is Geography?What do geographers study?
3 Where are things located? What is Geography?The study of the EarthWhere are things located?Why are they there?
4 What is GeographyGets its name from the ancient Greek word geographia, meaning “earth description.”Not just about land and water has a lot to do with peopleFive Themes of Geography
5 PlacePlace includes the physical and human characteristics of a location that make it different from others.Ex: climate, religion, language
6 LocationLocation is the exact spot on Earth where something is found.Location is determined by an imaginary grid of lines called latitude and longitude.
7 Human-Environment Interaction Human- environment interaction describes the impact that people have on the land and water.Ex: Hoover Dam, The Rocky Mountains.
8 MovementMovement is how people and goods, ideas, information and resources interact.Ex: trade
9 RegionsRegion is an area that is unified by certain human, physical, cultural or economic characteristics.Geographers divide the world into regions in order to study it more easily.Ex: population, history, climate, landforms