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Title: The Five Themes of Geography


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The Five Themes of Geography
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Location
Location answers the question, Where is it?
Absolute location exact location such as an
address or latitude and longitude lines.
Relative location explanation of where a place
is in reference to another (example 2 blocks
from the supermarket)
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Regions
Regions are areas that share at least one common
feature or physical characteristic
Countries, states and cities are political
regions.
Features such as climate and culture can define
regions.
Places can be found in more than one region.
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Place
What is it like there?
Natural and human features identify places.
Specific places can be identified by
landforms language climate plants people cultur
e animals
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Movement
How do people, goods, and ideas move from place
to place?
What happens in one place affects another.
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Interaction
How humans and their environment affect each
other.
People change their environment to make their
lives easier.
Environment affects how people live, work, dress,
travel and communicate.
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