The five themes enable you to discuss and explain people, places, and environments of the past and present.
- Read pgs. 35-40 in the World Cultures and Geography book.
- Skill builder – Answer location questions #1 and 2 on page #36
- Skill builder – Answer region questions #1 and 2 on page #38
- Section 1 Assessment – Answer the 5 Themes questions #1-4 on page #40. Complete sentences only.
The Five Themes of Geography – summary
Location-being able to describe where things are located. Absolute Location uses latitude and longitude, while relative location describes where something is in relation to other places.
Place – describes what a place is like.
Region– places can be grouped by similarities, or features they have in common. (physical features and human features)
Movement – describes how people, goods, adn ideas move from one place to another.
Human-Environment Interaction – describes how humans interact with, depend on, adapt to, and modify the world around them.
How’s this for Human-Environment Interaction?