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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?

3
Absolute Location
  • A specific place on the Earths surface
  • Uses a grid system
  • Latitude and longitude
  • A global address

4
New York
  • Absolute Location
  • New York
  • Longitude 71 47' 25" W to 79 45' 54" W
  • Latitude 40 29' 40" N to 45 0' 42" N
  • Rochester
  • Longitude 77 36' 56" W
  • Latitude 43 9' 17" N
  • http//www.netstate.com/states/geography/ny_geogra
    phy.htm

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

6
New York
  • New York is bordered by Canada on the north,
    Pennsylvania on the south, Ohio on the west
    Conneticut east.
  • New York is a Northeastern State
  • Lake Ontario (one of the Great Lakes) borders NY.

7
Theme 2 Place Physical Characteristics
  • Land Features
  • Mountains, plains, and plateaus
  • Climate
  • Bodies of Water

8
New York Physical Characteristics
9
Theme 2 Place Human Characteristics
  • People
  • Culture
  • Language
  • Religion
  • Buildings and Landmarks
  • Cities

10
New York 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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New York Human Environment Interaction
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Theme 4 Movement
  • The Mobility of
  • People
  • Goods
  • Ideas
  • How Places are linked to one another and the world

14
New York Movement
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Theme 5 Regions
  • What Places Have in Common
  • Political Regions
  • Landform Regions
  • Agricultural Regions
  • Cultural Regions

16
New York Regions
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