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Title: Geography


1
Geography 5 Themes Introduction Review and
Practice Assignment Directions
www.dmoore17.com
2
Objectives
  1. Complete the 5 themes student presentation
  2. Identify the 5 themes of geography
  3. Answer the question how does geography affect me
    as a 7th grader?

3
Main Idea
  • Geography is broken down into 5 major themes

4
I. Geography
  • Study of the earth and its features.
  • 5 major themes of geography
  • Location
  • Place
  • Region
  • Movement
  • Human-Environment Interaction (HEI)

5
II. The 5 Themes
  • 1. Location Where something is.
  • Ex. Tamanend is east of Pittsburgh
  • Ex. Tamanend is 43 N, 31E
  • 2. Place What its like there.
  • Ex. There are deserts in Mexico
  • Ex. In Mexico they speak

6
II. The 5 Themes
  • 3. Movement How people/places are connected
  • Ex. The fruit you had this morning came from
    Florida
  • Ex. You took a bus to Central this morning
  • 4. Region Places with similar features
  • Ex. Sahara Desert is a desert region
  • Regions that share common language

7
II. The 5 Themes
  • Human-Environment Interaction how we use, adapt
    to, and change the world
  • Ex. Wear light clothes in a hot place
  • Ex. Build a dam to keep rivers from flooding
  • Ex. Build a Bridge so people and goods can cross.

8
II. The 5 Themes
  • Which theme explains how Georgia, North
    Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, and Florida
    are part of "The South?"
  • A) place
  • B) human/environment interaction
  • C) location
  • D) region

9
II. The 5 Themes
  • Which theme relates to a farmer in Iowa shipping
    a truck full of grain to a cereal factory, which
    then sells boxes of Cheerios to grocery stores
    throughout the country?
  • A) location
  • B) human/environment interaction
  • C) place
  • D) movement

10
II. The 5 Themes
  • Which theme relates to a person packing a beach
    towel, a hat, and sunscreen for a vacation to the
    seashore?
  • A) human/environment interaction
  • B) location
  • C) place
  • D) region.

11
II. The 5 Themes
  • Which theme identifies areas that share common
    physical and/or cultural characteristics?
  • A) location
  • B) human/environment interaction
  • C) region
  • D) place

12
II. The 5 Themes
  • Where is it? This theme tells where things are.
  • A) location
  • B) human/environment interaction
  • C) movement
  • D) place

13
  • Your Turn
  • Build a 6 Slide Presentation on the 5 Themes
  • Slide 1 - Intro Title Slide with your name
    hour
  • Slide 2 thru 6 on the 5 themes
  • Must sure you have the theme name and short
    definition
  • Must sure you have a picture to illustrate the
    theme
  • Add background to enhance your slides
  • Try contrasting colors to font and use readable
    font styles
  • Keep the noise out!
  • List any website that you used on the intro slide
  • Save as My 5themes your name
  • This is a 20 point assignment.
  • Download a project rubric
  • If you have question, please post them on Edmodo
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