5 Themes of Geography
Types of Maps
Mapping Skills
Geographer's Tools
100

One of the 5 Themes of Geography that focuses on the way people, ideas, and goods travel from place to place.

What is movement?

100

A two-dimensional graphic representation of selected parts of the Earth's surface

What is a Map?

100

Half of a sphere.

What is a hemisphere?

100

One of the 5 Themes of Geography that focuses on a particular place and knowing where you are based on your surroundings. 

What is Relative location?

200

One of the 5 Themes of Geography that focuses on how humans adapt to, modify, and interact with their environment.

What is Human Environment Interaction?

200
A three-dimensional representation of the Earth

What is a globe?

200

An imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres

What is the Equator?

200

Formed when latitude and longitude lines cross, making it much easier to locate places. 

What is a grid?

300

One of the 5 Themes of Geography that focuses on the similarities and differences of a particular area.

What is region?

300

Helps you see the types of landforms and bodies of water found in a specific area.

What is a Physical map?

300

An imaginary line that divides the Earth into East and West hemispheres.

What is the Prime Meridian?

300

A map-maker.

What is a cartographer?

400

One of the 5 Themes of Geography that focuses on the unique physical and human characteristics of a particular region.

What is Place?

400

Shows features of the Earth's surface that humans created such as cities, states, provinces, capitals, city-states, countries, and major cities. 

What is a Political map?

400

Lines that run parallel to the Equator

What are lines of latitude?

400

A way of representing part of the surface of the Earth, or a sphere, on a flat surface.

What is a map projection?

500

One of the 5 Themes of Geography that focuses on a precise or exact spot on Earth.

What is Absolute location?
500

A map that focuses on specific types of information.

What is a Thematic map?

500

Lines that go around the Earth over the poles.

What are lines of longitude?

500
A field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and plants. 

What is Geography?

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