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Title: The Five Themes of Geography


1
The Five Themes of Geography
  • PBDA
  • World History
  • 6th Grade

2
Location
3
Theme 1 Location
  • Two Types of Location
  • Absolute
  • Relative
  • Where is It?
  • Why is It There?

4
Absolute Location
  • A specific place on the Earths surface
  • Uses a grid system
  • Latitude and longitude
  • A global address

5
Florida
  • Absolute Location
  • West Palm Beach
  • 26 N Latitude
  • 80 W Longitude

6
Relative Location
  • Where a place is in relation to another place
  • Uses directional words to describe
  • Cardinal and intermediate directions

7
Florida
  • Florida is bordered by Georgia and Alabama on the
    north.
  • The Atlantic Ocean forms Floridas east coast and
    the Gulf of Mexico forms Floridas west coast.
  • Florida is one of the Southeastern States

8
Place
The New Yorker
9
Theme 2 PlacePhysical Characteristics
  • Land Features
  • Mountains, plains, and plateaus
  • Climate
  • Bodies of Water

10
Florida Physical Characteristics
11
Theme 2 PlaceHuman Characteristics
  • People
  • Culture
  • Language
  • Religion
  • Buildings and Landmarks
  • Cities

12
Florida Human Characteristics
13
Human Environment Interactions
14
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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Florida Human Environment Interaction
16
Movement
17
Theme 4 Movement
  • The Mobility of
  • People
  • Goods
  • Ideas
  • How Places are linked to one another and the world

18
Florida Movement
19
Regions
20
Theme 5 Regions
  • What Places Have in Common
  • Political Regions
  • Landform Regions
  • Agricultural Regions
  • Cultural Regions

21
Florida Regions
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