FC: 5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY By: Michelle Lynn, Julie DelConte, and Carly Weist
1: What is LOCATION? Location is a place of settlement, activity, or residence. Location on a globe is measured by latitude and longitude degrees.
2: Why is LOCATION important? Location is important because that is how you locate and find a certain area/town/spot. Without location, the world would be lost.
3: What is PLACE? Place is a particular portion of space, whether of definite or indefinite extent.
4: Why is PLACE important? | Place is important because it is where a town, building, etcetera, is located. Places are what make a location. Place is also physical characteristics like the landforms, climate, soil, and animal life of a place. Every place in the world has its own physical means.
5: What is INTERACTION BETWEEN PEOPLE AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT? Interaction between people and their environment is how people communicate and work together in their area.
6: Why is INTERACTION BETWEEN PEOPLE AND THEIR ENVIRONMENT important? Interaction between people and their environment is very important because that is how people communicate. | Without interaction between people, everyone would do their own thing and there would be no rules. Communication is all in how things get done, and to keep the environment safe and healthy, communication is the main key.
7: What is MOVEMENT? Movement is the act, process, or result of moving.
8: Why is MOVEMENT important? Movement is important because that is how goods and ideas are spread throughout the world. Migration is also a huge part of movement. | People are always traveling from one place to another, and without migration, people would never know about other peoples’ cultures.
9: What is REGION? Region is an area with its own unifying characteristics.
10: Why is REGION important? Region can be identified by physical characteristics,, like The Rocky Mountains. Or it can also be identified by cultural, political, or economic features, like The Muslim world, which is influenced by the religion of Islam.
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