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Copy of The Five Themes Of Geography

My notes on the five themes of geography for World History
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Mary Lowe

on 28 August 2015

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Transcript of Copy of The Five Themes Of Geography

location
Where a place is found on the Earth's surface
place
has a special meaning in geography it means more than where a place is it also describes what a place is like , physical characteristic such as landforms , climate and plant or animal lifes ; helps geographers distinguish different kinds of places
human/environmental interaction
how people have shaped our world(human) how their actions affect the environment(environmental)
movement
when people chose to settle in certain places and not in others

The
FIVE

THEMES
of
GEOGRAPHY

(please write)
definition:
the 5 topics of human and physical geography that geographers focus on and study

Absolute Location:
describes a precise point on Earth using mapped coordinates
Relative location:
describes where something is by using another, familiar feature as a reference point.
Examples:
Your homes' street address

Latitude and Longitude of a location
Examples:
I live by the park

The store is two blocks away

Her house is by the school
Latitude
Imaginary lines that run East to West around the globe
Equator = 0 degrees Latitude
Longitude
Imaginary lines that run North and South around Equator
Prime Meridian is 0 degrees longitude
Latitude
Longitude
(please write)
(please write)
Latitude and Longitude are used to find the exact absolute location of a place on the globe
A
B
C
D
Theme #1:
Human Environmental Interaction

How human shape the environment,
and how the environment shapes human
culture

3 ways humans interact with the environment:

A: Adapt to the environment

(make cultural changes to live in the environment)

C: Depend on the environment
(Use the environment to survive)


Theme #3:
Region- an area of the world that has definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries
Uh...what is a "definable characteristic?"

Distinct cultural or environmental
characteristic
Helps to simplify and understand the world
3 types of regions:


Formal
regions based on a common characteristic of the human or physical world that is visible and measurable
Cultural Region
regions based on stereotypes of a culture or environment (how we PERCEIVE a place)
Functional
Regions that are connected and rely on each other to FUNCTION (centers of movement)
Theme #4:
Place- describes the unique human and physical characteristics of a location. (WHAT MAKES IT SPECIAL)

Activities

Traditions

Food

Language

Landscape

Hawaii

Activities

Traditions

Food

Language

Landscape

Oh ya, you betcha!

Minnesota

The Christian religion started in Europe and is now practices throughout the world, like in Africa

The idea of women working started in the United States and has become normal throughout the rest of the world, like China

The internet allows for people all over the world to easily spread ideas

Movement of Ideas

Theme #5
Movement: The travel of people, goods, and ideas from one location to another.
A truckdriver bringing food to a different state

A Peruvian child drinking American Coca Cola

Movement of Products

Immigrants arriving in the United States looking for work

People visiting a foreign country for vacation

People escaping war in their homeland

Movement of People

B: Modify the environment:
(change the environment to make it easier to live)

Theme #2
Write this title on the next line in your google notes doc for Unit I:
Latin America
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