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Title: The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for Studying the World


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The Five Themes of Geography A Framework for
Studying the World
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Theme 1 Location
  • Two Types of Location
  • Absolute
  • Relative
  • Where is It?
  • Why is It There?

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Absolute Location
  • A specific place on the Earths surface
  • Uses a grid system
  • Latitude and longitude
  • A global address

4
Massachusetts
  • Absolute Location
  • Massachusetts
  • 4220.4 N Latitude
  • 721.9 W Longitude
  • Boston
  • 4221N Latitude
  • 7103' W Longitude

5
España
  • Absolute Location
  • España
  • 40º 25' N Latitude
  • 03º 43' W Longitude
  • Barcelona
  • 41º 25' N Latitude
  • 02º 10' E Longitude

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Relative Location
  • Where a place is in relation to another place
  • Uses directional words to describe
  • Cardinal and intermediate directions

7
Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts is bordered by Vermont and New
    Hamphire on the north, Rhode Island, and
    Conneticut on the south, and New York on the
    west.
  • The Atlantic Ocean forms Massachusettss east
    coast.
  • Massachusetts is one of the New England States

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España
  • España is bordered by Andorra, France and the
    Atlantic Ocean on the north, and Portugal on the
    west.
  • The Mediterranean Sea forms Españas east coast.
  • The British colony of Gibraltar and the
    Mediterranean Sea forms the south coast.
  • España is one of the European Nations and one of
    the nations on the Iberian Peninsula

9
Theme 2 PlacePhysical Characteristics
  • Land Features
  • Mountains, plains, and plateaus
  • Climate
  • Bodies of Water

10
MassachusettsPhysical Characteristics
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EspañaPhysical Characteristics
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Theme 2 PlaceHuman Characteristics
  • People
  • Culture
  • Language
  • Religion
  • Buildings and Landmarks
  • Cities

13
Massachussets Human Characteristics
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Theme 3 Human Environment Interaction
  • How People Interact With Their Environment
  • People . . .
  • Adapt to Their Environment
  • Modify Their Environment
  • Depend on Their Environment

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Massachusetts Human Environment Interaction
Big Dig
Back Bay
Quabin Resevoir
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España Human Characteristics
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Theme 4 Movement
  • The Mobility of
  • People
  • Goods
  • Ideas
  • How Places are linked to one another and the world

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Massachusetts Movement
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España Movement
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Theme 5 Regions
  • What Places Have in Common
  • Political Regions
  • Landform Regions
  • Agricultural Regions
  • Cultural Regions

21
Massachusetts Regions
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España Regions
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