Introduction to World Cultures 5 themes of geography
A View of the Globe from Space <ul><li>Why should we study geography? </li></ul>
BLUE BEAUTY
SANDSTORM LEAVING NORTH AFRICA TOWARDS THE ATLANTIC – CANARY ISLAND.
GIBRALTAR STRAITS
NIGHT ARRIVES   BETWEEN EUROPE & AFRICA
SWISS ALPS
ICELAND
BLACK SEA
RED SEA
OUR PLANET IN THE MIDDLE OF THE UNIVERSE AT NIGHT
 
 
 
 
 
SPECTACULAR! Satellite photo of Europe and Africa at night on a cloudless day. Lights are already on in Paris, Barcelona b...
France Iceland Italy Continental  Platform England ÁFRICA Already night time here. Spain Atlantic Ocean Cabo Verde Island ...
NIGHTFALL IN BRAZIL Grande São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Belo Horizonte Salvador Atlantic Ocean Brazilian Continental Platform.
Grande São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Salvador Recife Fortaleza Brasília Goiânia Uberlândia Belo Horizonte Florianópolis
NIGHTFALL IN USA
The biggest concentration of lights (from top to bottom) are the cities of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington. ...
THE END TRANSLATION TO ENGLISH AND EDITED MSW 2007
 
What is geography? <ul><li>Geography:  the study of where people, places and things are located and how they relate to eac...
Brasilia: “City Built from Scratch” Page 6
<ul><li>How did the builders interact with the environment? </li></ul><ul><li>The kind of information geographers and deve...
Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>-  Position on the Earth’s surface </li></ul>
Five Themes of Geography 2.  Place -the physical or human characteristics of a location [landforms, soil, climate, animal/...
Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>3.  Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Between people and the environment </li></ul><ul><li>ad...
Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>4.  Movement </li></ul><ul><li>- Of people, goods, and ideas to new areas </li></ul>
Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>5.  Region </li></ul><ul><li>An area with its own unifying characteristics </li></ul><ul>...
Review <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>- geography </li></ul><ul><li>- Location </li></ul><ul><li>- Place </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. Introduction to World Cultures 5 themes of geography
  2. 2. A View of the Globe from Space <ul><li>Why should we study geography? </li></ul>
  3. 3. BLUE BEAUTY
  4. 4. SANDSTORM LEAVING NORTH AFRICA TOWARDS THE ATLANTIC – CANARY ISLAND.
  5. 5. GIBRALTAR STRAITS
  6. 6. NIGHT ARRIVES BETWEEN EUROPE & AFRICA
  7. 7. SWISS ALPS
  8. 8. ICELAND
  9. 9. BLACK SEA
  10. 10. RED SEA
  11. 11. OUR PLANET IN THE MIDDLE OF THE UNIVERSE AT NIGHT
  12. 17. SPECTACULAR! Satellite photo of Europe and Africa at night on a cloudless day. Lights are already on in Paris, Barcelona but not in London, Lisbon or Madrid, where there is still daylight. You can see the Azores in the middle of the ocean. A little below Madeira and further Canary Islands and Cape Verde. You can observe the continent platforms from the British Isles to Canada and Iceland in the middle.
  13. 18. France Iceland Italy Continental Platform England ÁFRICA Already night time here. Spain Atlantic Ocean Cabo Verde Island Canary Islands Islas de la Madera y Azores
  14. 19. NIGHTFALL IN BRAZIL Grande São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Belo Horizonte Salvador Atlantic Ocean Brazilian Continental Platform.
  15. 20. Grande São Paulo Rio de Janeiro Salvador Recife Fortaleza Brasília Goiânia Uberlândia Belo Horizonte Florianópolis
  16. 21. NIGHTFALL IN USA
  17. 22. The biggest concentration of lights (from top to bottom) are the cities of Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington. Miami Houston Dallas Chicago Still daylight in California. Puerto Rico
  18. 23. THE END TRANSLATION TO ENGLISH AND EDITED MSW 2007
  19. 25. What is geography? <ul><li>Geography: the study of where people, places and things are located and how they relate to each other </li></ul><ul><li>Types of geography: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Physical, economic, historical, cultural </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Environmental, population, political, climatology, agricultural, religious, linguistic, development </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 26. Brasilia: “City Built from Scratch” Page 6
  21. 27. <ul><li>How did the builders interact with the environment? </li></ul><ul><li>The kind of information geographers and developers want comes from studying the 5 themes of geography </li></ul>Brasilia: “City Built from Scratch”
  22. 28. Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>- Position on the Earth’s surface </li></ul>
  23. 29. Five Themes of Geography 2. Place -the physical or human characteristics of a location [landforms, soil, climate, animal/plant life; activities of people, means of transportation, religion, language]
  24. 30. Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>3. Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Between people and the environment </li></ul><ul><li>adaptation </li></ul>
  25. 31. Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>4. Movement </li></ul><ul><li>- Of people, goods, and ideas to new areas </li></ul>
  26. 32. Five Themes of Geography <ul><li>5. Region </li></ul><ul><li>An area with its own unifying characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Can be defined in a number of ways </li></ul>Physical Political Cultural-- Religious
  27. 33. Review <ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>- geography </li></ul><ul><li>- Location </li></ul><ul><li>- Place </li></ul><ul><li>- Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>- Movement </li></ul><ul><li>- Region </li></ul>

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