Relative Location


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Relative Location

  1. 1. The Five Themes of Geography Theme 1: Location
  2. 2. Warm Up Question <ul><li>Where are you right now? What are some landmarks that might help someone who doesn’t know where Tamanend is find this location? </li></ul>
  3. 3. A Quick Review………. <ul><li>What are the lines on the globe that run east to west, but measure north to south (how far something is from the equator) </li></ul><ul><li>What are the lines on the globe that run from the north pole to the south pole, but measure how far a location is from the Prime Meridian? </li></ul><ul><li>When writing latitude and longitude, which comes first? </li></ul><ul><li>REMEMBER “A” BEFORE “O.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. V. The Other Location <ul><li>A. What question is answered by the first theme of geography? </li></ul><ul><li>B. Where is it? </li></ul><ul><li>C. the answer can be in absolute terms (25*N 78*W) </li></ul><ul><li>D. Or relative terms </li></ul>
  5. 5. How many of you have relatives? Another typical Blair family reunion!
  6. 6. VI. Relative Location <ul><li>A. Where an area is in RELATION to other places. </li></ul><ul><li>B. EX #1 </li></ul><ul><li>C. Where is Tamanend Middle School? </li></ul><ul><li>D. East of Bristol Road </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. North of Philadelphia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. South of Doylestown </li></ul></ul>Where the heck am I ??
  7. 7. VII. Experimenting with Relative Location <ul><li>A. Try these two activities to help understand relative location further. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Where is Mr. Blair’s desk in relation to something else in room #36? </li></ul><ul><li>C. Where are you seating in relation to something or someone else in room #36? </li></ul>Mr. Blair has more style and smaller ears.
  8. 8. You sunk my geography battleship! <ul><li>Let’s practice our understanding of the First Theme of Geography – Location. </li></ul><ul><li>On your battleship grid draw 5 “ships” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your “ships” should be drawn with dots, do not fill in the whole box. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 dot long ship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 dot long ship (x2) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 dot ship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>5 dot ship </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raise your hand if you have any questions! </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. You sunk my geography battleship! <ul><li>Hide your sheet from your partner and GOOD LUCK  </li></ul>