Five Themes of Geography

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<ul><li> 1. The Five Themes of Geography</li></ul> <p> 2. </p> <ul><li>Geographyis the study of the earth and its inhabitants. </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>The earth is complex, so we beakdown its study into 5 areas </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 3. </p> <ul><li>Place </li></ul> <ul><li>Movement </li></ul> <ul><li>Human-Environmental Interaction </li></ul> <ul><li>Region </li></ul> <ul><li>Location </li></ul> <p> 4. Place </p> <ul><li> What is it like there? studies what the people and surroundings are like in an area </li></ul> <ul><li>Human Characteristics -The traits of the people </li></ul> <ul><li>Physical Characteristics - The traits of the land </li></ul> <p> 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Movement </p> <ul><li> How and why do we moves things around the world? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Goods </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>People </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. Human-Environmental Interaction </p> <ul><li> How do humans impact the environment and how does the environment influence humans? </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Human modify and adapt to the environment </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. Region </p> <ul><li> What ties an area together? </li></ul> <ul><li>Formal -has set boundaries </li></ul> <ul><li>Functional -based around a certain purpose </li></ul> <ul><li>Vernacular -based on human perception </li></ul> <p> 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. Location </p> <ul><li> Where is it? </li></ul> <ul><li>Absolute Location Expresses location with latitude and longitude or street address </li></ul> <ul><li>Relative Location Expresses location using landmarks </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Erie is 50 miles north of Titusville </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul>