5 Themes of Geography
Location and Place
World Regions
Vocabulary
Human/Environment
100

Where something is on the earth

What is location?

100

30 degrees north, 56 west would be an example of a place's this...

What is absolute location?

100

These mountains form the traditional dividing line between the European and Asian continents.

What are the Ural Mountains?

100

A factor that causes a person to leave a place

What is a push factor?

100

Humans building a dam is an example of them doing this to their environment

What is modifying?

200

Identifying what an area is like according to its cultural and physical characteristics.

What is place?

200

Latitude is measured in degrees north and south of this line

What is the equator?

200
Mexico is usually considered part of this cultural region

What is Latin America?

200

This root word means "earth"

What is geo?

200

Human needing fish to survive is an example of  this type of interaction?

What is dependence?

300

Humans making a dam or building an earthquake proof building would be examples of this

What is human/environment interaction?
300

"Madison, Wisconsin is south of Canada, Northwest of Chicago,  and west of Lake Michigan" is an example of this type of location

What is relative location?

300

"The South", the "Bible Belt", or "Upstate New York" are considered this type of Region.

What is a perceptual region?
300

A person that is forced to leave a place out of legitimate fear of violence or harm 

What is a refugee?

300

The invention of Ugg boots is an example of this type of interaction

What is adapting?

400

Areas that are grouped together because of one or more similar characteristics

What is a region?

400

This is referred to as O degrees longitude.

What is the Prime Meridian?

400
Saudi Arabia is part of this cultural region

What is the Middle East?

400

Movement of people (or animals) from one place to another

What is migration?

400

Mining is an example of this type of interaction

What is modifying?

500

African graduate students going to Europe in order to work would be an example of this

What is movement or migration?
500

"Madison is cold in the winter, has a high education level, a lot of bike trails, and a farmer's market at the State Capitol Building every week" is an example of this geographical theme

What is place?

500

The world is often divided into this many continental regions?

What is seven?

500

The making or study of maps

What is cartography?

500

Rain jackets are an example of this type of interaction

What is adapting?

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