2 Today’s Target I can… Define and explain the 5 Themes of Geography. Apply the 5 Themes to describe a city, country, cultural group, etc.
3 1. Location Relative location: location is compared to something else Absolute location:location is compared to something elseEx: “My house is south of the store.”exact coordinates of a locationEx: Address, latitude & longitude coordinates
5 2. Place Human Characteristics: Physical Characteristics:Pertaining to the people in an area (culture, religion, ethnicity, education, etc.)Pertaining to the physical features in an area (mountains, rivers, farmland, etc.)
7 3. Human-Environment Interaction Adapt:Modify:Depend:People changing themselves based on their environmentPeople changing their environment to better suit their needsPeople relying on their environment to provide physical, monetary, or cultural support
9 4. MovementPeople:Goods:Ideas:Relocation of people within a location, or from one location to anotherSending items from one location to another (often due to trade)Sharing of opinions, philosophies, or believes between and within cultures