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Title: 5 Themes of geography


1
5 Themes of geography
  • Ms. Berry
  • Social Studies
  • 7th Grade

2
Warm Up What do you see? Be specific/detailed.
3
Social Studies Pre-Test
  • Take out lined paper and pencil
  • Full Name/Date/Core
  • Title Social Studies Pre-Test
  • Flip over when finished.
  • Do not write on pre-test copy.

4
Grade Pre-Test
  • Switch papers with someone near you. You may
    switch more than once.
  • Take out red pen.
  • X if wrong. No mark if correct.
  • Write how many they missed at the top.

5
Answers
  1. A 8. A 15. B 22. C 29. B
  2. C 9. B 16. C 23. A 30. C
  3. B 10. C 17. C 24. A
  4. B 11. A 18. A 25. D
  5. C 12. B 19. A 26. C
  6. D 13. B 20. C 27. B
  7. C 14. C 21. C 28. C

6
What are the 5 Themes of Geography?
  • Discuss with the person next to you.
  • If you dont know you may use your notes or look
    in your textbook.

7
What are the five themes?
  • Tools geographers use to study features on
    earth.
  • Movement
  • Region
  • Location
  • Interaction of Humans Environment
  • Place
  • (MR.LIP)

8
MR.LIP
  • Movement
  • Region
  • Location
  • Interaction
  • between Humans and
  • Environment (AKA HEI)
  • Place

9
Lets Read!
  • Fill in the blank Notesheet and a pencil
  • Textbook page 35 - 40
  • Read with a partner and define the terms.

10
1. Movement
  • Places do not exist in isolation.
  • Interconnectedness of the world changes the way
    placeslook.
  • Today globalization
  • People, goods ideas move from place to place.
  • Examples
  • Immigration from Latin America to US.
  • War in Iraq (troops, supplies, ideas, people)
  • UNL (people, ideas)
  • Myspace, Facebook (ideas)

11
2. Region
  • The world is divided into different regions based
    upon similarities differences.
  • Climate
  • Location
  • Beliefs
  • Languages
  • Ethnicity/Race
  • Types
  • Formal
  • Functional
  • Perceptual

12
A. Formal Region
  • Most common/familiar.
  • Determined by the distribution of a uniform
    characteristic (physical or cultural)
  • Location
  • Climate
  • Religion
  • Examples
  • Central America (Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua,
    Panama)
  • Latin America (spanish-speaking nations)
  • Tropics (countries located near equator)

13
B. Functional Region
  • Serves a purpose that affects places around it.
  • Distributes goods/people
  • Serves specific purpose
  • Examples
  • Panama Canal
  • Amazon River Basin
  • Hollywood
  • Havana, Cuba

14
C. Perceptual Region
  • Groups of areas that provoke a certain stereotype
    or feeling.
  • Examples
  • The Bronx
  • The ghetto
  • China town

15
3. Location
  • Describes where places are at on earth.
  • Types of Location
  • ABSOLUTE exact location on earth (fixed)
  • Doesnt change
  • Latitude/Longitude
  • Hemispheres
  • Grid System
  • Address
  • RELATIVE compared to other places (variable)
  • Changes dependent upon where youre comparing it
    to.
  • Miles
  • Distance
  • Direction

16
A. Absolute Location
  • Examples
  • Rome is located at 41 N, 12 E
  • Argentina is located in the southern hemisphere
  • Ecuador is located in Tropic of Cancer.
  • EWA is located in Zebulon, NC.

17
B. Relative Location
  • Examples
  • Rome is located near the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Argentina is near Brazil.
  • Ecuador is south of Mexico.
  • Lincoln is 50 miles from Omaha.

18
4. Interaction of Humans Environment (AKA HEI)
  • The environment people are interconnected.
  • Consequences to those actions depend upon how
    people choose to interact with the world and use
    their resources.
  • Positive/Negative
  • Intentional/Accidental
  • Favorable/Destructive

19
Interaction of Humans Environment
  • Current Enviromental Issues
  • Climate Change (global warming)
  • Energy Resources
  • Water Conservation
  • Deforestation

20
5. Place
  • A place is defined by its unique
    characteristics.
  • Physical characteristics
  • Cultural characteristics

21
A. Physical Characteristics
  • Specific to THAT place, not generic.
  • The way a place looks.
  • Created by nature.
  • Mountains
  • Rivers, Lakes, Seas
  • Climate
  • Vegetation
  • Examples
  • Andes Mountains are in South America.
  • Amazon River flows through Brazil.
  • The isthmus of Panama connects Central South
    America.

22
B. Cultural Characteristics
  • Specific to THAT place, not generic.
  • Peoples activities change the way a place looks
    or is represented.
  • Man-made or invented.
  • Language
  • Unique buildings
  • Religious Practices
  • Celebrations/traditions/holidays
  • Examples
  • Portuguese is the official language of Brazil.
  • Many Mexicans are Catholic.
  • Mayan ruins are located in Mexico.
  • Cinco de Mayo is a national holiday in Mexico.

23
Assignment
  • What does each theme look like?
  • Use the graphic organizer to visually represent
    each of the fives themes of geography.
  • You may ONLY use words to label each circle.
  • Your picture should clearly describe the theme.
  • Be creative, and thoughtful.

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Lets Practice!
  • Java Quiz Handout
  • http//www.quia.com/jq/15748.html
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