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Title: What is the Study of geography?


1
What is the Study of geography?
  • Geography is the study of the Earth and all its
    variety.
  • There are 2 types of geography
  • Physical land, water, plants and animals.
  • Human people

2
The 5 themes of geography
  • Location
  • Place
  • Human/Environment Interaction
  • Movement
  • Regions

3
Location
  • Knowing where a specific place is on the Earth.
  • 2 types of location
  • Absolute
  • Any specific place on the Earth
  • Relative
  • A general area on the earth

4
Can you name each an absolute location and a
relative location?
  • YES YOU CAN!!!

5
Place
  • Place includes those features and characteristics
    that give and area its own identity.
  • 2 characteristics
  • Physical
  • human

6
place
  • In terms of place is DuBois, PA the same as
    Denver, CO?
  • Why or why notIs anything the same? Is anything
    different?

7
Human/Environment Interaction
  • How and why people change there surroundings
  • How do people change the Earth?
  • Is it good/bad?
  • Can the Earth change itself?
  • How

8
Movement
  • The way people, ideas, and goods move around the
    Earth.
  • How and why does this happen?

9
Regions
  • Regions are areas that are united together by one
    or more common characteristics.
  • What is most of Brazil in South America?
  • Rainforest
  • What makes it a region?

10
Super job!!!
  • Now you know about the 5 themes of geography.
  • Are you ready to make a poster?
  • I hope so!!!!!!!!!
  • Mr. S
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