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    • The Five Themes of GeographyA Framework for Studying the World
      North Carolina Geographic Alliance
      PowerPoint Presentations
      2007
    • Theme 1: Location
      Two Types of Location
      • Absolute
      • Relative
      Where is It?
      Why is It There?
    • Absolute Location
      A specific place on the Earth’s surface
      Uses a grid system
      Latitude and longitude
      A global address
    • North Carolina
      Absolute Location
      North Carolina
      36° N Latitude
      79° W longitude
      Chapel Hill
      35° 55' N Latitude
      79° 05' W Longitude
    • Relative Location
      Where a place is in relation to another place
      Uses directional words to describe
      Cardinal and intermediate directions
    • 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
    • Theme 2: PlacePhysical Characteristics
      Land Features
      Mountains, plains, and plateaus
      Climate
      Bodies of Water
    • North Carolina: Physical Characteristics
      Photos above: Steve Pierce
      http://www.wetmaap.org/Cape_Hatteras/ch_tm_2.html
    • Theme 2: PlaceHuman Characteristics
      People
      Culture
      Language
      Religion
      Buildings and Landmarks
      Cities
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Theme 4: Movement
      The Mobility of
      People
      Goods
      Ideas
      How Places are linked to one another and the world
    • 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
    • Theme 5: Regions
      What Places Have in Common
      Political Regions
      Landform Regions
      Agricultural Regions
      Cultural Regions
    • 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