Region - 5 Themes of Geography

MS Geography and Culture

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Region - 5 Themes of Geography

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  1. Slide 1

    • Can You Name All of the States?
  2. 5 Themes of Geography

    Slide 2 - 5 Themes of Geography

    • Location
    • Place
    • Movement
    • Human/ Environment Interaction
    • Relative
    • Absolute
    • Physical
    • Characteristics
    • Big Idea: How do geographers understand and organize the relationship between people, places, and environments?
    • Regions
    • Human
    • Characteristics
    • Depend on
    • Modify
    • Adapt to
    • People
    • Ideas
    • Materials
    • Common
    • Characteristics
  3. Essential Question(s): What does the geographic theme of Region mean?

    Slide 3 - Essential Question(s): What does the geographic theme of Region mean?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain what region means and identify the 5 regions of the United States.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1 Basic Geographic literacy
    • Lesson Objectives
  4. Regions are places that have characteristics that make them different from surrounding areas.

    Slide 4 - Regions are places that have characteristics that make them different from surrounding areas.

    • What is a Region?
  5. Regions are places that have characteristics that make them different from surrounding areas.

    Slide 5 - Regions are places that have characteristics that make them different from surrounding areas.

    • How and why is one area similar to another?
    • How are areas different?
    • What is a Region?
  6. Slide 6

    • How are Regions Grouped?
    • Physical Characteristics
    • Land forms
    • Climate
    • Soil
    • Natural Vegetation
  7. Slide 7

    • How are Regions Grouped?
    • Physical Characteristics
    • Land forms
    • Climate
    • Soil
    • Natural Vegetation
    • Human Characteristics
    • Culture
    • Religion
    • Population Growth
    • Economy
  8. The regions of the United States are grouped by history, traditions, economy, climate, and geography.

    Slide 8 - The regions of the United States are grouped by history, traditions, economy, climate, and geography.

    • How are U.S. Regions Grouped?
  9. The regions of the United States are grouped by history, traditions, economy, climate, and geography.

    Slide 9 - The regions of the United States are grouped by history, traditions, economy, climate, and geography.

    • How are U.S. Regions Grouped?
    • The United States is divided into five regions. 
    • These regions are the:
    • Northeast
    • Southeast
    • Midwest
    • Southwest
    • West 
  10. Slide 10

    • 5 Regions of the U.S.
  11. Slide 11

    • Northeastern Region
  12. Slide 12

    • Southeastern Region
  13. Slide 13

    • Southwestern Region
  14. Slide 14

    • Midwest Region
  15. Slide 15

    • Western Region
  16. Slide 16

    • 5 Regions of the U.S.
  17. Review Objectives

    Slide 17 - Review Objectives

    • Essential Question(s): What does the geographic theme of Region mean?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain what region means and identify the 5 regions of the United States.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.1 Basic Geographic literacy
  18. Take it to the Next Level

    Slide 18 - Take it to the Next Level

    • Print off the blank map – there is a link under this video.
    • See if you can fill in the name of all the states and capitals.
    • Color the 5 regions we learned today.
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