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Geography!. Pt 1-How do I study Geography? Pt 2-Map Basics…. L.Wagner. How do I study Geography?. Five Themes of Geography: Location: Relative location: Absolute location: 2. Place: 3. Regions: 4. Movement: a. diffusion: 5. Human/Environment Interaction:.

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Pt 1 how do i study geography pt 2 map basics

Geography!

Pt 1-How do I study Geography?

Pt 2-Map Basics…

L.Wagner


How do i study geography

How do I study Geography?

  • Five Themes of Geography:

    • Location:

      • Relative location:

      • Absolute location:

        2. Place:

        3. Regions:

        4. Movement:

        a. diffusion:

        5. Human/Environment Interaction:

Use text p.6 to identify

Each theme. Define the terms under theme as you read further in the section…


The five themes of geography

The Five Themes of Geography!

1- Location:

“where is it?


The eiffel tower

The Eiffel Tower!

  • Located in Paris, France

  • Paris is a city in Northern France

  • France is a country in Western Europe

  • Europe is in the Northern Hemisphere


The great pyramids

The Great Pyramids!

  • Located in Cairo, Egypt

  • Cairo is the capital city of Egypt

  • Egypt is a country in Northern Africa

  • Africa is in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere!


2 place

2- Place:

Physical Characteristics:

Landforms, climate, plants,

Animals…

Human Characteristics:

Language, religion, music

Architecture, way of life…


3 region united by one or more characteristic

3. Region-United by one or more characteristic

  • Arabic Language

  • Includes countries in

  • Southwest Asia and Northern Africa

  • Religion- Islam

  • The Middle East


4 human environment interaction

4- Human/Environment Interaction

The ways people and environment affect each other…

Air Pollution-

industry

Building cities-

More concrete, no place for water…

Flooding!

Natural disasters-

Hurricanes..coastal cities


5 movement

5- Movement

How people change locations

How goods are traded

Effects of these movements

Panama canal

Silk road

Traditional transportation


Learning map basics

Learning Map Basics:

  • Complete the “word to know chart” by reading through the pages in your skills handbook

    (s2-s7).

  • Write a definition in the column next to the word.

  • Illustrate your definition with a picture to help you remember the meaning.


Pt 1 how do i study geography pt 2 map basics

Relative location

Cardinal Directions-

N,S,E,W

Intermediate Directions

NE,SE,NW,SW


Hemisphere

Hemisphere

Means-

“half sphere”

Equator-

divides Earth into N and S Hemispheres.

Prime Meridian-divides Earth into

E and W hemispheres.


Latitude

Latitude

90º

  • Circle the globe

  • Parallels

  • Measures in degrees (º)

  • from the equator.

  • Equator is 0º Latitude

30ºN

30ºS

90º


Pt 1 how do i study geography pt 2 map basics

North Pole

90°

1

60°N

60°

30°

30°

2

60°S

60°

90°


Absolute location step 1 find the latitude

Absolute Location step 1: Find the Latitude…

  • Houston, TX

  • Paris, France

  • Oslo, Norway

  • Cairo, Egypt

  • Beijing , China

  • Brasilia, Brazil


Pt 1 how do i study geography pt 2 map basics

Longitude

  • Meridians

  • Extend from North to South (poles)

  • measures degrees E or W of the Prime Meridian –

  • 0º Longitude

30ºW

30ºE


Pt 1 how do i study geography pt 2 map basics

20°W

30°E

20°

10°

40°

40°

30°

10°

20°

30°


Absolute location find the longitude

Absolute Location: Find the Longitude…

  • Houston, TX

  • Paris, France

  • Oslo, Norway

  • Cairo, Egypt

  • Beijing , China

  • Brasilia, Brazil


Physical maps

Physical Maps

  • Identify landforms and water features of an area or region.

  • Relief- shows how flat or rugged the land may be.

  • Elevation- height of an area above sea level.


Political maps

Political Maps

  • Show names and boundaries of countries

  • Locations of cities

  • Other man made features (canals, etc)


How do they compare

How do they compare?


Pt 1 how do i study geography pt 2 map basics

Works cited:

Pyramids: http://www.amnh.org/programs/discotours/images/pyramids.jpg

Eiffel tower: http://www.indiana.edu/~frithome/about/images/eiffel-tower.jpg

Globe: http://www.indiana.edu/~frithome/about/images/eiffel-tower.jpg

alps:http://www.venice-day-tours.com/images/images/dolomites1.jpg

Kangaroos: http://www.tristate.com.au/images/small_roos.jpg\

Shanghi: http://image.pathfinder.com/time/europe/magazine/2002/1007/shanghai.jpg

Saudi Flag: http://www.p-alpha.co.jp/flag/asia/big_flag/sa.gif

Map Citation: "Saudi Arabia." Facts On File, Inc. The World Atlas. <www.factsonfile.com>.

Floods: http://www.texkat.therapids.net/Flood/flood6.jpg

Silk road: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/silkroad/silkroad1.gif

Panama canal http://www.coastlinetravel.com/graphics/panama-canal-cruise.jpg

Maps o Europe- physical and political: www.factsonfile.com


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