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The 5 Themes of Geography
Transcript of The 5 Themes of Geography
of places and spaces What is Geography? There are 3 types
of geography 1) Physical Geography 2) Economic Geography R Russia China India Saudi Arabia Algeria DR Congo 3) Cultural Geography The 5 Themes of Geography are... Portugal Spain Brazil Location
Relative and Absolute
Formal, Functional,Vernacular Raleigh, NC Absolute Location:
35.7966° N, 78.6892° W
On Hillsborough Street
Place: Flat, temperate
Interaction: College The 5 Themes of Geography
With Meredith! Movement:
Students, Faculty, Staff
Vernacular: The South Lansing, Michigan How can we teach the
5 themes in our classrooms? Denver, Colorado Absolute Location Using a map or globe
Geocashing Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Relative Location Street names
Landmarks Buenos Aires, Argentina Santiago, Chile Place Physical Features
Teach about the 3 regions of NC
Compare different countries Cape Town, South Africa Interaction Research project on a building
Research how you town has changed Liverpool, England Movement Good and Services
Students who have moved
Movement through history Sydney, Australia Region Political Regions
Vernacular Areas of the US and the world
*Harder to teach Tokyo, Japan Integration All of these can be integrated
with many subjects; they do not
have to be taught separately Yangon, Burma Works Cited Ellis, A. (2010). Teaching and learning elementary social studies. (9th ed.). Massachusetts : Pearson. Meredith photo taken from: http://www.meredith.edu/about/