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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
  • A. Absolute
  • B. Relative
  • Where is It?
  • Why is It There?

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1A. Absolute Location
  • A specific place on the Earths surface
  • Uses a grid system
  • Latitude and longitude
  • A global address

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  • New Jerseys Absolute Location
  • 38N to 41N Latitude
  • 73W to 75W Longitude

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1B. Relative Location
  • Where a place is in relation to another place
  • Uses directional words to describe
  • Cardinal and intermediate directions

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New Jerseys relative location is
  • New Jersey is east of Pennsylvania and north of
    Delaware.
  • NJ is West of New York City and north of
    Philadelphia.
  • The Atlantic Ocean forms New Jerseys east coast.

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

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New Jerseys Physical Characteristics
Delaware Water Gap
Pine Barrens
Jersey Shore
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Theme 2B PlaceHuman Characteristics
  • People
  • Culture
  • Language
  • Religion
  • Buildings and Landmarks
  • Cities

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Theme 3 Human Environment Interaction
  • 3. How People Interact With
  • Their Environment in NJ
  • People . . .
  • Adapt to Their Environment
  • Modify Their Environment
  • Depend on Their Environment

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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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4. New Jerseys Movement
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Theme 5 Regions
  • What Places Have in Common
  • Political Regions
  • Landform Regions
  • Agricultural Regions
  • Cultural Regions

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5. New Jersey Regions
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