5 Themes of Geography

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5 Themes of Geography

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  1. Do you ever wonder…

    Slide 1 - Do you ever wonder…

  2. Essential Question(s): What are the 5 themes of geography?

    Slide 2 - Essential Question(s): What are the 5 themes of geography?

    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to explain each of the themes
    • 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. 5 Themes of Geography

    Slide 3 - 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
  4. Vocabulary

    Slide 4 - Vocabulary

    • Location
    • Place
    • Human/Environment Interaction
    • Movement
    • Region
  5. Describes where places are on earth.

    Slide 5 - Describes where places are on earth.

    • Location
    • Absolute Location – exact location on earth
    • Relative Location – location compared to other places
  6. Absolute Location

    Slide 6 - Absolute Location

    • Exact location on earth
    • Hemispheres
    • Address
  7. Relative Location

    Slide 7 - Relative Location

    • Miles
    • Distance
    • Direction
  8. A place is defined by its unique characteristics.

    Slide 8 - A place is defined by its unique characteristics.

    • Place
    • Physical
    • Human
  9. Place: Physical Characteristics

    Slide 9 - Place: Physical Characteristics

    • Mountains
    • Rivers, Lakes, Seas
    • Climate
    • Vegetation
  10. Place: Human Characteristics

    Slide 10 - Place: Human Characteristics

    • Language
    • Unique Buildings
    • Religion
    • Traditions/Holidays
  11. Slide 11

    • What is the difference between location and place?
    • Location = where
    • Place = description
  12. The interrelationships between people and their environment.

    Slide 12 - The interrelationships between people and their environment.

    • Human/ Environment Interaction
  13. The interrelationships between people and their environment?

    Slide 13 - The interrelationships between people and their environment?

    • Human/ Environment Interaction
    • Humans:
    • depend on the environment
    • modify the environment
    • adapt to the environment
  14. Human/Environment Interaction

    Slide 14 - Human/Environment Interaction

    • Depend on Environment
  15. Human/Environment Interaction

    Slide 15 - Human/Environment Interaction

    • Depend on Environment
    • Modify the Environment
  16. Human/Environment Interaction

    Slide 16 - Human/Environment Interaction

    • Depend on Environment
    • Adapt to Environment
    • Modify the Environment
  17. Slide 17

    • Which of the following is an example of Human-Environment Interaction?
    • watching TV
    • playing X-Box
    • cutting down trees
  18. Slide 18

    • Which of the following is an example of Human-Environment Interaction?
    • watching TV
    • playing X-Box
    • cutting down trees
  19. How are we all connected?

    Slide 19 - How are we all connected?

    • Movement
    • People
    • Goods
    • Ideas
  20. How are we all connected?

    Slide 20 - How are we all connected?

    • Movement
    • People
    • Goods
    • Ideas
  21. Areas that have something in common

    Slide 21 - Areas that have something in common

    • Areas that are grouped together by a set of things special to that region.
    • Regions
    • Pennsylvania Regions
    • Cities – Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Harrisburg
    • Coal Region – N.E PA.
    • Pennsylvania – North Eastern state
  22. Which of the following is NOT a theme of geography?

    Slide 22 - Which of the following is NOT a theme of geography?

    • Quick Check
    • movement
    • region
    • people
    • place
  23. Which of the following is NOT a theme of geography?

    Slide 23 - Which of the following is NOT a theme of geography?

    • Quick Check
    • movement
    • region
    • people
    • place
  24. Review Objectives

    Slide 24 - Review Objectives

    • Essential Question(s): What are the 5 themes of geography?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to: explain each of the themes
    • 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
  25. The next few lessons, we will take a closer look at each theme and relate it to our lives in Pennsylvania and the United States of America.

    Slide 25 - The next few lessons, we will take a closer look at each theme and relate it to our lives in Pennsylvania and the United States of America.

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    • Location
    • Place
    • Human/Environment Interaction
    • Movement
    • Region