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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

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
slide9
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

slide14
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

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

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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