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Applying Geography to Real Life. Review. There are 5 Themes of Geography: P- R- I- M- E-. Place and Location Region Interaction Movement Environment. P- Place and Location. There are two types of location: Absolute Location - An exact location e.g. Brampton, Ontario N 43° W 79°

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review
Review
  • There are 5 Themes of Geography:

P-

R-

I-

M-

E-

Place and Location

Region

Interaction

Movement

Environment

p place and location
P- Place and Location
  • There are two types of location:

Absolute Location- An exact location

e.g. Brampton, Ontario N 43° W 79°

Relative Location- In relation to another place

e.g. Northwest of Toronto, Southern Ontario, Near Mississauga

r region
R- Region
  • There are 3 main types of regions:

Human- How many people live there?

e.g. rural, suburban, urban?

Physical- What does the land look like?

e.g. mountains, desert, forest

Functional- What is the land used for?

e.g. port, housing, industry

i interaction
I- Interaction
  • Humans interact with the environment
  • Humans can change the environment (pollution, hunting, destroying habitats, planting trees, introducing new species)
  • Interactions can change ecosystems, food chains, climate
m movement
M- Movement
  • There are three main types of movement:

Earth/Environment

e.g. Earthquakes, storms, mudslides

People/Objects

e.g. evacuation, transportation, shipments

Ideas

e.g. new ideas, internet, learning, discussing observations

e environment
E- Environment

The environment is made up of 4 main components:

  • Atmosphere- air
  • Lithosphere- soil
  • Hydrosphere- water
  • Biosphere- living plants/animals
apply this to real life
Apply this to real life
  • Watch this video about jellyfish

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyCigZ_bsTM

  • Think about how this relates to Geography
  • Look for examples of PRIME
apply this to real life1
Apply this to real life
  • Read this article about how jellyfish are becoming a problem

http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1056447 or

http://myclassu.peelschools.org/ele/7/19644/Lessons/Geography/Back to Growing jellyfish invasion oozes across southern U.pdf

  • Think about how this relates to Geography
  • Look for examples of PRIME
  • Fill out the PRIME organizerhttp://myclassu.peelschools.org/ele/7/19644/Lessons/Geography/Exploring the 5 themes of Geography.pdf
  • Check your answers http://myclassu.peelschools.org/ele/7/19644/Lessons/Geography/PRIMEjellyfish.pdf
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