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The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

The Five Themes of GeographyA Framework for Studying the World

North Carolina Geographic Alliance

PowerPoint Presentations

2007


The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

Location


Theme 1 location

Theme 1: Location

  • Two Types of Location

  • Absolute

  • Relative

  • Where is It?

  • Why is It There?


Absolute location

Absolute Location

  • A specific place on the Earth’s surface

  • Uses a grid system

  • Latitude and longitude

  • A global address


North carolina

North Carolina

Absolute Location

  • North Carolina

    36° N Latitude

    79° W longitude

  • Chapel Hill

    35° 55' N Latitude

    79° 05' W Longitude


Relative location

Relative Location

  • Where a place is in relation to another place

  • Uses directional words to describe

    • Cardinal and intermediate directions


North carolina1

North Carolina

  • North Carolina is bordered by Virginia on the north, South Carolina and Georgia on the south, and Tennessee on the west.

  • The Atlantic Ocean forms North Carolina's east coast.

  • North Carolina is one of the Southeastern States


The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

Place


The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

Place

The New Yorker


Theme 2 place physical characteristics

Theme 2: PlacePhysical Characteristics

  • Land Features

  • Mountains, plains, and plateaus

  • Climate

  • Bodies of Water


North carolina physical characteristics

North Carolina: Physical Characteristics

Photos above: Steve Pierce

http://www.wetmaap.org/Cape_Hatteras/ch_tm_2.html


Theme 2 place human characteristics

Theme 2: PlaceHuman Characteristics

  • People

  • Culture

  • Language

  • Religion

  • Buildings and Landmarks

  • Cities


North carolina human characteristics

North Carolina: Human Characteristics

http://www.rivinus.com/camerastuff/charlotte_nc.htm

National Geographic Magazine

Top right:http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/unc/nonsport/school-bio/unc-oldwell2-lg.jpg


The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

Human Environment

Interactions


Theme 3 human environment interaction

Theme 3: Human Environment Interaction

How People Interact With Their Environment

People . . .

  • Adapt to Their Environment

  • Modify Their Environment

  • Depend on Their Environment

http://www.fotosearch.com/comp/corbis/DGT119/BAG0017.jpg


North carolina human environment interaction

North Carolina: Human Environment Interaction

http://aam.wcu.edu/grant/images/Fontana%20Dam%20Shirley.jpg

http://www.dukemagazine.duke.edu/dukemag/issues/091002/images/mallc.jpg

http://www.ee.duke.edu/~sag8/Duke/02-03/PiKA/Fall%20Break/Fall_Break_02.htm


The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

Movement


Theme 4 movement

Theme 4: Movement

The Mobility of

  • People

  • Goods

  • Ideas

    How Places are linked to one another and the world


North carolina movement

North Carolina: Movement

http://www.marad.dot.gov/Gallery/MoreheadCity/pages/Ming%20Europe.htm

http://www.evertize.com/land/images/I-40-64%20interchange.JPG


The five themes of geography a framework for studying the world

Regions


Theme 5 regions

Theme 5: Regions

What Places Have in Common

  • Political Regions

  • Landform Regions

  • Agricultural Regions

  • Cultural Regions


North carolina regions

North Carolina: Regions

Steve Pierce

http://home.neo.rr.com/rodsphotogallery/NaturalWonders/SeaSand/Images/JockeysRidge.jpg

http://www.ncbbi.org/images/piedmont-images/piedmont-nc-heartland-golf.jpg

http://www.homestead.com/pncfa/files/piedmontmap.jpg

http://www.shorebirdworld.org/fromthefield/Images/Hatteras%20Light.JPG


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