5 themes of geography


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5 themes of geography

  1. 1. Where in the World?Where are 3 places in the world you wantto go?
  2. 2. Open a Pages Document Look for the grey ink well in your applications folder. 1. Create a new landscape document. 2. Place a title at the top of your paper - “3 Places I want to visit.” 3. Insert a table with 6 columns and 4 rows.
  3. 3. It should look like this …
  4. 4. Add the locations you want to visit here ...Location #1ALASKALocation #2BAHAMASLocation #3ZION N.P.
  5. 5. 5 Themes of GeographyHow do you find places and people around the world?Complete the chart...
  6. 6. Location LOCATION (Absolute)#1#2#3
  7. 7. Location How do you know where you are? Measured in absolute location and relative location Absolute Location = provides a definite reference to locate a place use latitude & longitude or street address Relative location describes a place with respect to its environment and its connection to other places.
  8. 8. RegionLocation Region (Formal)
  9. 9. Region What makes a place unique? Regions have some sort of characteristic that unifies the area. Formal regions are those that are designated by official boundaries, such as cities, states, counties, and countries. Functional regions are defined by their connections. For example, the circulation area for a major city area is the functional region of that paper. Vernacular regions are perceived regions, such as "The South," "The Midwest," or the "Middle East;" they have no formal boundaries but are understood in our of the world.
  10. 10. PlaceLocation Region Place (Physical Characteristics )
  11. 11. Place What makes this area different from other areas? Place describes the human and physical characteristics of a location. Physical characteristics include a description such things as the mountains, rivers, beaches, topography, and animal and plant life of a place. Human characteristics include the human-designed cultural features of a place, from land use and architecture to forms of livelihood and religion to food and folk ways to transportation and communication networks
  12. 12. Human & Environment Interactions Location Region Place Human Interactions
  13. 13. Human & Environment Interactions How have people changed the landscape? Humans shape the landscape through their interaction with the land. This has both positive and negative effects on the environment.
  14. 14. MovementLocation Region Place Human Movement Interaction
  15. 15. Movement How do people and goods travel from place to place? Ideas, fads, goods, resources, and communication all travel distances. This studies movement and migration across the planet.
  16. 16. Complete the Table1. PUT YOUR NAME, NUMBER, CLASS, on your paper.2. FILL IN THE INFORMATION for you 3 places you want to visit ON TABLE .3. MAKE SURE box EACH IS A COMPLETE SENTENCE.4. Add Ada, Michigan in the final row and fill in for this location as well.5. When completed SAVE THE TABLE IN YOUR SOCIAL STUDIES FOLDER6. UPLOAD THE TABLE TO MOODLE.7. PRINT OUT 1 COPY AND TAPE IT IN YOUR NOTES