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Five Themes of Geography

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FC: Five Themes of Geography

1: In their work, geographers are guided by two questions: 1. Where are things located? 2. Why are the there?

4: Our Favorite City. | We will never forget. | Geographers begin to study a place by finding where it is or its location. There are two ways to talk about location: Absolute location- describes the exact position on Earth by using an address or latitude and longitude

6: "The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page." - Saint Augustine | Example: I live north of Durant Road Middle School.

7: Live Love & Enjoy Life always | All about the journey | Good times | Relative location- explains where a place is by describing places near it. .

8: EIFFEL | TOWER | PARIS | Place Place describes what a location is like. All places have physical and human characteristics that distinguish them from other places. There are two ways to look at "Place" Physical Characteristics Human Characteristics

9: Travel is adventure | "To travel is to live." -Hans Christian Andersen | Physical Characteristics: landforms, bodies of water and climate

10: "Life is a journey not a destination." - RALPH WALDO EMERSON | Human Characteristics: Culture Language Religion


12: Our bags are full. | Human Environmental Interaction H.E.I describes how people and places interact with and change with their environment. Depend on their environment Adapt to their environment Modify their environment

13: Let the journey begin

14: How are people linked by communication and the flow of people, ideas and goods? People, goods and ideas are constantly in motion through transportation, communication and trade. | MOVEMENT | MOVEMENT


16: Good times | Making memories | Raleigh | AUGUST | 2012

17: Regions are a basic unit for geographic study. Geographers divide the world into regions to help them interpret these units. Regions can be defined on the basis of physical and human characteristics.

18: "To travel is to live." -Hans Christian Andersen

19: "A travel adventure has no substitute. It is the ultimate experience, your one big opportunity for flair." -Massow

20: By: Mrs. Kay Holland Durant Road Middle School

21: Discovering new places.

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