Q2 Intro - The world and 5 themes of geography

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Q2 Intro - The world and 5 themes of geography

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  1. Around the World

    Slide 1 - Around the World

  2. Essential Question(s): How can we use the 5 themes of geography to study the whole world?  What are the 7 continents of the world?

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s): How can we use the 5 themes of geography to study the whole world? What are the 7 continents of the world?

    • By the end of the lesson, you will have an understanding of what we will study for the rest of the year.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1. Basic Geographic Literacy
    • 7.2 The Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.3 The Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.4 The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Lesson Objectives
  3. Location

    Slide 3 - Location

    • Place
    • Human/Environment Interaction
    • Movement
    • Region
    • Continent
    • Vocabulary
  4. Location describes where places are on earth.

    Slide 4 - Location describes where places are on earth.

    • Absolute Location: exact location on earth
    • Relative Location: location compared to other places
    • Location
  5. A place is defined by its unique characteristics.

    Slide 5 - A place is defined by its unique characteristics.

    • Place
    • Physical
    • Human
  6. What is the difference between location and place?

    Slide 6 - What is the difference between location and place?

    • Quick Check
  7. What is the difference between location and place?

    Slide 7 - What is the difference between location and place?

    • Location = where
    • Place = description
    • Quick Check
  8. Human/Environment Interaction is the interrelationship between people and their environment.

    Slide 8 - Human/Environment Interaction is the interrelationship between people and their environment.

    • Humans:
    • depend on the environment
    • modify the environment
    • adapt to the environment
    • Human/ Environment Interaction
  9. Movement shows how we are all connected.

    Slide 9 - Movement shows how we are all connected.

    • Movement occurs with:
    • People
    • Goods
    • Ideas
    • Movement
  10. Regions are areas that have something in common or areas that are grouped together by a set of unique features.

    Slide 10 - Regions are areas that have something in common or areas that are grouped together by a set of unique features.

    • Regions
  11. Slide 11

    • We Will Be Traveling!
  12. The seven continents are the main land areas on the Earth.

    Slide 12 - The seven continents are the main land areas on the Earth.

    • Some are joined to each other, and some are completely surrounded by water.
    • Some continents have a lot of countries, but others only a few.
    • Continents
  13. North America

    Slide 13 - North America

    • North America is made up of four countries:
    • Canada
    • the United States
    • Mexico
    • Greenland
    • There are three oceans that touch North America:
    • the Arctic to the North
    • the Pacific to the West
    • the Atlantic to the East
  14. South America

    Slide 14 - South America

    • South America is made up of twelve countries.
    • South America is bordered by two oceans:
    • the Pacific Ocean on the West
    • the Atlantic on the East.
  15. Europe

    Slide 15 - Europe

    • Europe is made up of forty-eight countries.
    • Europe is bordered by two oceans:
    • the Atlantic Ocean on the West
    • The Arctic Ocean to the North
  16. Asia

    Slide 16 - Asia

    • Asia is made up of numerous countries, the largest of which include Russia, China, and India.
    • Asia is bordered by two oceans:
    • the Pacific Ocean on the East
    • the Indian Ocean on the Southwest.
  17. Africa

    Slide 17 - Africa

    • Africa is made up of fifty-three countries.
    • Africa is surrounded by two oceans:
    • the Atlantic Ocean to the West
    • the Indian Ocean to the East.
  18. Australia

    Slide 18 - Australia

    • Australia includes the mainland as well as Tasmania and many of the Islands throughout the Pacific Ocean.
    • Australia is bordered by 2 oceans:
    • the Indian Ocean on the West and South
    • the Pacific is on the East
  19. Antarctica

    Slide 19 - Antarctica

    • Antarctica is made of five regions and one island chain.
    • The ocean surrounding Antarctica has been recently renamed as the Southern Ocean.
  20. Slide 20

    • Are You Ready?
  21. Essential Question(s): How can we use the 5 themes of geography to study the whole world?  What are the 7 continents of the world?

    Slide 21 - Essential Question(s): How can we use the 5 themes of geography to study the whole world? What are the 7 continents of the world?

    • By the end of the lesson, you will have an understanding of what we will study for the rest of the year.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1. Basic Geographic Literacy
    • 7.2 The Physical Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.3 The Human Characteristics of Places and Regions
    • 7.4 The Interactions Between People and Places
    • Review Objectives
  22. Take it to the Next Level

    Slide 22 - Take it to the Next Level

    • Print off the blank map of the continents that is posted under this video.
    • Fill in the names of the continents and use it as a reference throughout our journey around the world.
  23. Next Lesson Preview

    Slide 23 - Next Lesson Preview

    • Next lesson, we will continue our study of North America by traveling to Canada!