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The Global Environme
|The study of where people live, where places are located and how they relate to each other is called
|The five themes of the Global Environment are
|1) Location 2)Place 3)Interaction with Environment 4)Movement 5)Region
|What is location?
|Position on the Earth's surface
|Location can be what or what?
|Relative or Absolute
|Latitude and longitude help express
|The equator is a longitude or latitude line?
|Latitude lines run in what direction?
|Longitude lines run in what direction?
|Latitude lines measure distance in what direction?
|Longitude lines measure distance in what direction?
|The Prime Meridian is a longitude or a latitude line?
|The rapid movement of what three things furthers global interdependence?
|Peoples, good & ideas
|The movement of good is also called
|The movement of people is also called
|What are exports?
|Goods sent outside the country
|What are imports?
|Goods brought into the country
|Reliance of countries on goods, resources & knowledge from other parts of the world is called
|What are examples of America's interdependence on other countries?
|Importing coffee from Columbia, oil from the Middle East and tea from India and Sri Lanka
|What are four ways are regions unified by common characteristics?
|Physical, Cultural, Political, Economic
|What is an example of a physical characteristic and a region unified by that characteristic?
|Mountainous terrain/Appalachian Mt. Region; Coastal terrain & Beaches/Florida Gulf Coast; Rainforest/Amazon River Valley
|What is an example of a cultural characteristic that unifies a region?
|What is an example of a political characteristic that unifies a region?
|Democracy/USA; Absolute Monarchy/Saudi Arabia
|What is an example of a economic characteristic that unifies a region?
|Member of European Union
|Geographers use maps to
|What is topography
|The physical characteristics of a place or region
|List 4 major landforms
|Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Hills
|What do we call the average weather over a period of 20 to 30 years?
|True or False. Climate has a major impact on people.