The five themes of geography

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The five themes of geography

  1. 1. The Five Themes of Geography
  2. 2. 5 Themes of GeographyMr. Help  M-----Movement  R-----Region  HE-----Human Environmental Interaction  L-----Location  P-----Place
  3. 3. LocationWhere is it?
  4. 4. LocationWhere somethingis
  5. 5. LocationAbsolute Location —the exact position of a spot on the earthRelative Location--- the position of a spot in relation to another spot on the earth
  6. 6. Location Absolute Location  The latitude and longitude of a spot  The address of a spot  Exact locationRelative Location- • The location of a spot in relation to another • Near, by, next to, north of, etc.
  7. 7. PlaceWhat’s it like?
  8. 8. PlaceWhat’s it like? Physical Characteristics Human Characteristics
  9. 9. PlaceWhat’s it like? Makes the location UNIQUE
  10. 10. PLACE
  11. 11. Place--What’s It Like? Physical Characteristics: landforms, bodies of water, climate, soil, plant life and animal life (FYI)
  12. 12. Place--What’s It Like? Human Characteristics: how many people live somewhere, how close together they live , social traits, cultural traditions and political institutions (FYI)
  13. 13. Human Environmental Interaction Way of Life
  14. 14. Human and Environmental Interaction * Humans interact with their environment * The environment interacts with and affects people
  15. 15. Human Environmental Interaction Way of Life Positive and negative interactions
  16. 16. Human & EnvironmentalInteraction
  17. 17. Human Environmental Interaction  How people interact with the environment and how the environment interacts with people  Depend  Adapt  Modify
  18. 18. Human Environmental Interaction  (FYI)  People DEPEND on the environment  People ADAPT to the environment  People MODIFY their environment
  19. 19. Human and Environmental Interaction * Humans interact with their environment (FYI) * Depend---(Basic needs, recreational activities) * Adapt---(Clothing, housing, way people use land) * Modify---(People change the environment-- heat, air conditioning, farming, mining, irrigation)
  20. 20. MovementMoving people, goods and ideasTransportation and Communication
  21. 21. MOVEMENT
  22. 22. MOVEMENT• Movement means change.• How and why people and things move and how they are connected
  23. 23. RegionGroup areas by unifying characteristics or like characteristicsAreas that show common characteristicsMakes the study of geography more MANAGEABLE.
  24. 24. REGION

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