Physical or Human Geography
The 5 Themes of Geography
Types of Maps
Vocabulary
Vocabulary 2
100
Landforms
What is physical geography
100
This theme refers to how people, goods and ideas travel from place to place. Region Place Movement Location HEI
What is movement
100

Shows mountains, valleys, and bodies of water.

choices: political map, road map, landform map, population map, climate map

What is landform map

100
A system that uses a network of earth orbiting satellites to pinpoint absolute locations human geography map globe global positioning system (G. P.S.)
What is global positioning system
100
The study of the natural characteristics of Earth. globe map physical geography human geography
What is physical geography
200
Bodies of water
What is physical geography
200
This theme explores how people adapt to and use their surroundings. Movement Place Region Location HEI
What is Human Environment Interaction
200

Shows where people live.

choices: political map, road map, landform map, population map, climate map

What is population map

200
The study of the Earth and the ways people interact with the Earth geography physical geography human geography
What is geography
200
A spherical or ball shaped, model of the entire planet map globe physical geography geography
What is globe
300
Climate
What is physical geography
300
This theme explores how geographers use directions such as north, south, east, and west to identify where a city, state, country is found. Movement Place Region Location HEI
What is Location
300

Shows how hot or cold a place is.

choices: political map, road map, landform map, population map, climate map

What is climate map

300
The study of the ways people interact with the Earth geography physical geography human geography
What is human geography
300
A visual representation of an area map globe physical geography human geography
What is a map
400
Population
What is human geography
400
This theme divides the world into geographic units such as cities, states, and countries- or such things as "The South," "The Midwest," or the "Middle East”. Movement Location Place Region HEI
What is region
400

Shows the borders of countries and capitals.

choices: political map, road map, landform map, population map, climate map

What is a political map

400
The different sized “containers” or ways to group places together to organize investigations into human activities human geography map globe regions
What is regions
400
A picture on a map that shows directions such as east, west, south, and north.
What is a compass rose
500
Religion
What is human geography
500
This theme explores human and/or physical features such as the population of a city or the climate of particular area. Place Movement Region HEI Location
What is place
500

This shows the interstates and the highways

choices: political map, road map, landform map, population map, climate map

What is road map

500
An organizing framework for geographic inquiry 5 themes of geography map globe geography
What is the 5 themes of geography
500

What is the imaginary line called at 0 degrees longitude?

The prime meridian

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