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Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
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  • 1. Five Themes of Geography Mr. Jeremy Rinkel
  • 2.   The Five Themes of Geography
    • Used to help understand why and how things are different in geography
    • Are used to help you think like a geographer
  • 3. Location
    • “How do I get There?”
    • Means knowing where you are
    • Exact Location: using latitude and longitude gives you an exact position on the globe
      • Also know as absolute location
    • Relative Location: Finding a place or location by finding out how far and in what direction it is from somewhere else
  • 4. Absolute Location
    • using latitude and longitude gives you an exact position on the globe
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  • 5.
    • Reason for its location : understanding how the geography of an area helped or hurt the development of that area
  • 6. Place
    • “ What is it like to live there?”
    • Means more than where a place is, but also describes what a place is like.
    • Physical Characteristics
    • Human Characteristics
    • Movie
  • 7. Physical Characteristics
    • Geographers look at the following to understand place:
      • Landscape
      • Habitat
      • Climate
      • Natural Disasters
  • 8. Landscape
  • 9. Habitat
  • 10. Climate
  • 11. Natural Disasters
  • 12. Human Characteristics
    • Geographers also look at these areas to understand place:
      • Religion
      • Types of houses
      • Clothing
      • Traditions
      • Lifestyles
  • 13. Religions
  • 14. Types of Houses
  • 15. Clothing
  • 16. Traditions
  • 17. Lifestyles
  • 18. Human Environment Interaction
    • “ How do people relate to the land?”
    • Means where ever people have lived they have changed their environment or have been changed by it.
    • Adapt to the Environment
    • Change the Environment
    • Depend on the Enviroment
  • 19. Adapt to Environment
    • Clothing Styles – Summer/ Winter clothes, building houses on hillsides, irrigation of crops
  • 20. Change the Environment
    • Cut down trees and rain forests, use grasslands to graze herds, mine the earth
  • 21. Depend on the Environment
    • Depend on Coal, Iron Ore, good soil to grow crops, water supply, etc. Jobs.
  • 22. Movement
    • “ How are people, goods, and ideas moved into and out of an area?”
    • Helps geographers understand relationships among places
    • Goods: imports/exports buy/sell
    • People: immigration, naturalization, ancestors
    • By what means: ideas are transported by people, TV, Radio, automobile, plane, FAX, internet
  • 23. Region
    • “Geographers invent them.”
    • Developed by geographers based on different physical or human features

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