Place - 5 Themes of Geography

MS Geography and Culture

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Place - 5 Themes of Geography

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  1. Warm-Up

    Slide 1 - Warm-Up

    • When you look out your window…
    • What do you see?
    • Trees?
    • Buildings?
    • Water?
    • Church?
  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 place mean?

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

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to describe what makes one place different from another.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.3.9.A. - Explain the human characteristics of places and regions by their population characteristics.
    • 7.3.9.B. - … by their cultural characteristics.
    • 7.3.9.C. - … by their settlement characteristics.
    • 7.3.9.D. - … by their economic activities.
    • 7.3.9.E. - … by their political activities.
    • Lesson Objectives
  4. Vocabulary

    Slide 4 - Vocabulary

    • Physical Characteristics
    • Human Characteristics
  5. A place is defined by its unique characteristics.

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

    • They may be what we call Physical Characteristics or Human Characteristics.
    • Place
    • Think of this theme as what makes one place different than any other place in the world.
  6. Place

    Slide 6 - Place

    • Climate
    • Plants
    • Landforms
    • Roads
    • Religion
    • Buildings
    • A place is defined by its unique characteristics.
    • They may be what we call Physical Characteristics or Human Characteristics
    • Think of this theme as what makes one place different than any other place in the world.
  7. Physical Characteristics

    Slide 7 - Physical Characteristics

    • Physical differences from one place to another.
    • Things that occur naturally such as mountains, rivers, wildlife, and the climate
    • Poconos
    • Philadelphia
    • Central PA
  8. Physical Characteristics

    Slide 8 - Physical Characteristics

    • Pittsburgh, PA
    • How would you describe the Physical Characteristics?
  9. Human Characteristics

    Slide 9 - Human Characteristics

    • Human characteristics are things that exist because people live there (i.e. buildings, roads, lifestyles and religion).
    • Lancaster
    • Philadelphia
    • Poconos
  10. Human Characteristics

    Slide 10 - Human Characteristics

    • Pittsburgh, PA
    • How would you describe the Human Characteristics?
  11. Human Characteristics

    Slide 11 - Human Characteristics

    • Pennsylvania Culture
    • - Mummers
    • - Amish
    • - Hispanic Center
  12. Quick Check

    Slide 12 - Quick Check

    • Which of the following would describe the physical characteristics of a place?
    • Many city building
    • Rolling hills
    • Lots of catholic churches
  13. Quick Check

    Slide 13 - Quick Check

    • Which of the following would describe the physical characteristics of a place?
    • Many city building
    • Rolling hills
    • Lots of catholic churches
  14. Which of the following would be used when describing Human Characteristics of a place?

    Slide 14 - Which of the following would be used when describing Human Characteristics of a place?

    • Beautiful lakes
    • Tall mountains
    • Crowded highways
    • Quick Check
  15. Which of the following would be used when describing Human Characteristics of a place?

    Slide 15 - Which of the following would be used when describing Human Characteristics of a place?

    • Beautiful lakes
    • Tall mountains
    • Crowded highways
    • Quick Check
  16. Review Objectives

    Slide 16 - Review Objectives

    • Essential Question(s): What does the geographic theme of place mean?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to describe what makes one place different from another.
    • State Standards:
    • 7.3.9.A. - Explain the human characteristics of places and regions by their population characteristics.
    • 7.3.9.B. - … by their cultural characteristics.
    • 7.3.9.C. - … by their settlement characteristics.
    • 7.3.9.D. - … by their economic activities.
    • 7.3.9.E. - … by their political activities.
  17. In the next lesson, we will look more closely at the Physical Characteristics of the United States

    Slide 17 - In the next lesson, we will look more closely at the Physical Characteristics of the United States

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