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3 Five Themes Of Geography Nc

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presents 5 themes of geography using NC landmarks

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

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