5 Themes Of Geography

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5 Themes Of Geography

  1. 1. The Landscape of America 5 Themes of Geography
  2. 2. LOCATION <ul><li>“ WHERE AM I”? </li></ul><ul><li>ABSOLUTE: Exact location </li></ul><ul><li>Example: School’s address, Your home address or Latitude and Longitude directions </li></ul><ul><li>2) RELATIVE: Where a person is in relation to another area. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Boston is in the North East </li></ul>
  3. 3. PLACE Describes where you are. Example: I am in my history class at H.F. Stevens Middle School
  4. 4. REGION Shared characteristics of an AREA Example: Cities, States, Countries, etc..
  5. 5. MOVEMENT Refers to the shifting of people, goods, and ideas from one place to another. Example: Email , train, walking, flying, etc.
  6. 6. HUMAN- ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION Refers to ways people interact with their environment. Example: Sun tanning, Building a Home or a Dam on a lake

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