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5 Themes Quiz

Prepare for you 5 Themes of Geography Quiz!

TermDefinition
location Where a place is
place What it's like when you get there
region places sharing a common trait
human-environment intereaction how we affect the environment and how the environment affects us
movement how goods, people, ideas, etc move from place to place
the 5 Themes of Geography geographers use them to describe the world (MR HELP)
physical charecteristics things that are created by nature, naturally occurring, including climate, vegetation zones, and natural resources
human charecteristics things that are created by humans, including population, culture, buildings, and roads
culture attitudes, customs, beliefs of a group
cultural interdependence when regions share similar culture traits, or rely upon another for trade, goods, manufacturing, communication, etc.
absolute location the exact spot on earth a place can be found, uses latitude and longitude coordinates OR an address
relative location an approximate description of a place's location, uses another location as reference
push factors negative factors that force people to move
pull factors positive factors that entice people to move
latitude runs east to west, AKA parallels, measures distance north and south of the equator
longitude runs north to south, meets at North and South Pole, AKA meridians, measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian
adaptation how people/animals change to fit their environment better
natural resources things that are created naturally that humans use
nonrenewable resources resources that do not replenish, once they're gone, they're gone forever (coal, oil, precious minerals)
renewable resources resources that replenish naturally, like water, wind, and solar
migration when people move from one place to another
Created by: Ms. Shannon