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

What is landform map?

A map that shows mountains, valleys, and bodies of water.

100

A system that uses a network of earth orbiting satellites to pinpoint absolute locations 

What is global positioning system (GPS)

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
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, if its rainy, etc

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.
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

 What is a road map?

A map that  shows the main roads, interstates and  highways

500

What are the 5 themes of geography?

Location, Movement, Human-environment interaction, region, place

500

What is GIS and what can you use it for?

Geographic Information System

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