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The Five Themes of Geography and Maps

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Transcript of The Five Themes of Geography and Maps

The Five Themes of Geography and Maps
Journal Question
“What is Geography? Define it in your own words. Give an example of a geographical
trait of the Western Hemisphere that you learned last year”
MAPS
Geography
Geography: a science that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth's surface

Simply?

Geography is a science that studies the physical and human characteristics of an area.

Examples of Human and Physical characteristics?
Examples of Physical and Human Characteristics
Five Themes of Geography
Place
Region
Location
Human-Environment Interaction
Movement
These five themes form together to help one understand the geographical perspectives of a certain area.
Place
Describes a location by all the human and physical characteristics of a location
Region
An area of the Earth's surface with one or more shared characteristics.
Location
Human-Environment Interaction
This theme looks at
three
things
1. How humans depend on the environment.
2. How humans adapt to the environment.
3. How humans effect the environment.
Examples?
What can help us visualize the five themes of geography?
Morrice Jr/Sr High School
Examples:
Absolute vs Relative
Absolute: An exact location.
Relative: Describes the position of a place in relation to another
(90 degrees West, and 45 degrees N is an exact location)
There are many types of movement in geography
Ideas
Goods
Jobs
People
Movement
Physical Map
Topographical Map
Resources Map
Climate Map
Population Density Map
Assignment: With the provided template, draw a map of Morrice Jr/Sr High School that displays one theme from the Five Themes of Geography

-Must be neatly done.
-Map must demonstrate 1 of the 5 themes at minimum
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