The Five Themes of GeographyA Framework for Studying the World<br />North Carolina Geographic Alliance<br />PowerPoint Pre...
Theme 1: Location<br />Two Types of Location<br /><ul><li>Absolute
Relative</li></ul>Where is It?<br />Why is It There?<br />
Absolute Location<br />A specific place on the Earth’s surface<br />Uses a grid system<br />Latitude and longitude<br />A ...
North Carolina<br />Absolute Location<br />North Carolina<br />36° N Latitude <br />79° W longitude<br />Chapel Hill<br />...
Relative Location<br />Where a place is in relation to another place<br />Uses directional words to describe<br />Cardinal...
North Carolina<br />North Carolina is bordered by Virginia on the north, South Carolina and Georgia on the south, and Tenn...
Theme 2:  PlacePhysical Characteristics<br />Land Features<br />Mountains, plains, and plateaus<br />Climate<br />Bodies o...
North Carolina: Physical Characteristics<br />Photos above: Steve Pierce<br />http://www.wetmaap.org/Cape_Hatteras/ch_tm_2...
Theme 2:  PlaceHuman Characteristics<br />People<br />Culture<br />Language<br />Religion<br />Buildings and Landmarks<br ...
North Carolina: Human Characteristics<br />http://www.rivinus.com/camerastuff/charlotte_nc.htm<br />National Geographic Ma...
Theme 3:  Human Environment Interaction<br />How People Interact With Their Environment<br />People . . .<br />Adapt to Th...
North Carolina:  Human Environment Interaction<br />http://aam.wcu.edu/grant/images/Fontana%20Dam%20Shirley.jpg<br />http:...
Theme 4: Movement<br />The Mobility of<br />People<br />Goods<br />Ideas<br />How Places are linked to one another and the...
North Carolina: Movement<br />http://www.marad.dot.gov/Gallery/MoreheadCity/pages/Ming%20Europe.htm<br />http://www.everti...
Theme 5:  Regions<br />What Places Have in Common<br />Political Regions<br />Landform Regions<br />Agricultural Regions<b...
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  1. 1. The Five Themes of GeographyA Framework for Studying the World<br />North Carolina Geographic Alliance<br />PowerPoint Presentations<br />2007<br />
  2. 2. Theme 1: Location<br />Two Types of Location<br /><ul><li>Absolute
  3. 3. Relative</li></ul>Where is It?<br />Why is It There?<br />
  4. 4. Absolute Location<br />A specific place on the Earth’s surface<br />Uses a grid system<br />Latitude and longitude<br />A global address<br />
  5. 5. North Carolina<br />Absolute Location<br />North Carolina<br />36° N Latitude <br />79° W longitude<br />Chapel Hill<br />35° 55&apos; N Latitude <br />79° 05&apos; W Longitude<br />
  6. 6. Relative Location<br />Where a place is in relation to another place<br />Uses directional words to describe<br />Cardinal and intermediate directions<br />
  7. 7. North Carolina<br />North Carolina is bordered by Virginia on the north, South Carolina and Georgia on the south, and Tennessee on the west.<br />The Atlantic Ocean forms North Carolina&apos;s east coast.<br />North Carolina is one of the Southeastern States<br />
  8. 8. Theme 2: PlacePhysical Characteristics<br />Land Features<br />Mountains, plains, and plateaus<br />Climate<br />Bodies of Water<br />
  9. 9. North Carolina: Physical Characteristics<br />Photos above: Steve Pierce<br />http://www.wetmaap.org/Cape_Hatteras/ch_tm_2.html<br />
  10. 10. Theme 2: PlaceHuman Characteristics<br />People<br />Culture<br />Language<br />Religion<br />Buildings and Landmarks<br />Cities<br />
  11. 11. North Carolina: Human Characteristics<br />http://www.rivinus.com/camerastuff/charlotte_nc.htm<br />National Geographic Magazine<br />Top right:http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/unc/nonsport/school-bio/unc-oldwell2-lg.jpg<br />
  12. 12. Theme 3: Human Environment Interaction<br />How People Interact With Their Environment<br />People . . .<br />Adapt to Their Environment<br />Modify Their Environment<br />Depend on Their Environment<br />http://www.fotosearch.com/comp/corbis/DGT119/BAG0017.jpg<br />
  13. 13. North Carolina: Human Environment Interaction<br />http://aam.wcu.edu/grant/images/Fontana%20Dam%20Shirley.jpg<br />http://www.dukemagazine.duke.edu/dukemag/issues/091002/images/mallc.jpg<br />http://www.ee.duke.edu/~sag8/Duke/02-03/PiKA/Fall%20Break/Fall_Break_02.htm<br />
  14. 14. Theme 4: Movement<br />The Mobility of<br />People<br />Goods<br />Ideas<br />How Places are linked to one another and the world<br />
  15. 15. North Carolina: Movement<br />http://www.marad.dot.gov/Gallery/MoreheadCity/pages/Ming%20Europe.htm<br />http://www.evertize.com/land/images/I-40-64%20interchange.JPG<br />
  16. 16. Theme 5: Regions<br />What Places Have in Common<br />Political Regions<br />Landform Regions<br />Agricultural Regions<br />Cultural Regions<br />
  17. 17. North Carolina: Regions<br />Steve Pierce<br />http://home.neo.rr.com/rodsphotogallery/NaturalWonders/SeaSand/Images/JockeysRidge.jpg<br />http://www.ncbbi.org/images/piedmont-images/piedmont-nc-heartland-golf.jpg<br />http://www.homestead.com/pncfa/files/piedmontmap.jpg<br />http://www.shorebirdworld.org/fromthefield/Images/Hatteras%20Light.JPG<br />
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