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UNIT ONE: Toward Independence

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MEET MR. LIP

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WARM-UP

Give directions to your house from school.

PLEASE DO NOW!

On what other occasions which you use geography?
Write a minimum of five (5) lines.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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WRAP-UP:
  • Create an annotated illustration of MR. LIP.
    • Color
    • Captions for each

to Download the Direction Sheet.

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HOMEWORK - Reflection Questions
  1. What two things about the environment of a places does the theme of INTERACTION stress?
    • ???
  2. What might you tell people who think that geography is only the study of places and not people?
    • ???

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OBJECTIVE:
  • Use the Five Themes of Geography to learn more about the Earth.

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NOTES

I.  Basic Questions for Geographers

  1. The Questions
    1. Where are things located?
    2. Why are they there?
  2. The Answers to these two questions
    1. Can be organized according to the Five Themes of Geography
    2. This is like a filing cabinet, with five drawers, each one a specific theme

II.  The Five Themes of Geography

  1. Movement
    1. Definition
      • The flow of people, ideas, and materials between and among locations
    2. Example
      • People from Portugal and Spain took control of most of Latin America
    3. Buzz Word - FLOW
  2. Regions
    1. Definition
      • How an area displays unity in terms of physical and human characteristics
    2. Example
      • There are eight different climate regions in the United States
    3. Buzz Word - UNITE
  3. Location
    1. Definition
      • The position of a place on the Earth's surface
    2. Examples
      • Absolute Location - Philadelphia is located at 40 degree N, 75 degree W
      • Relative Location - Philadelphia is located 150 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.
    3. Buzz Word - POSITION
  4. Interaction (human-environment)
    1. Definition
      • How people affect their environment, the physical characteristics of their natural surroundings, and how their environment affects them
    2. Example
      • The most common types of land use in the United States is commercial farming
    3. Buzz Word - AFFECTS
  5. Place
    1. Definition
      • The physical and human characteristics that describe a place
    2. Example
      • The Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific Oceans surround the United States and Canada
    3. Buzz Word - DESCRIPTION