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5 Themes of Geography - Newman 2014

Define Urban. the area of land that makes up a large city
Define Rural. the area of land outside of the city where there are farms and undeveloped land
Define Culture. a group of people who share a common set of beliefs
Define Location. the place in which you are on the Earth
Define Movement. the ways and reasons for people moving inside and around the land
Define Region. a large area of land that has similar physical characteristics
Define Human Environmental Interaction. the way humans interact with their environment
Define Immigrant. a person that moves to another country to live
What are the 5 themes of Geography? location, movement, place, region & human environmental interaction
What are the 4 oceans? Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Indian
What are the 7 continents? North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica
What are the 5 elements of culture? religion, language, food, sports, holidays
What are the three regions of North Carolina? Coastal, Piedmont, Mountains
What special characteristics does the Coastal region have? warm weather, sandy soil, flat lands and periods of rain
What special characteristics does the Piedmont region have? seasonal weather (warm summers but not cold winters), clay soil
What special characteristics does the Mountain region have? colder weather, rocky soil, high elevations, periods of snow
What is one positive Human Environmental Interaction? planting a tree because trees will filter the Carbon Dioxide from the air and replace it with Oxygen
Define Absolute Location. it is your exact position on Earth such as GPS coordinates
Define Relative Location. it relates to your location to another place such as West of Winston Salem
What is one negative Human Environmental Interaction? an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that kills animals, destroys their habitats and disrupts the ecosystem
Created by: ndmsteach