Five Themes of Geography
The Earth's Structure
Exciting Times on planet Earth
Earth-Sun Relationships
Factors of Climate
100

This theme of geography describes how humans interact with their environment.

What is human environment interaction (HEI)?

100

The four layers of the earth from the inside out.

What is inner core, outer core, mantle, and crust?

100

A shaking or sudden movement in plates.

What is an earthquake?

100

The condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short period of time.

What is weather?

100

Latitudes farther away from the equator receive this type of weather.

What is colder?

200

This theme of geography answers the question - "Where are we?"

What is location?

200

This sphere includes the air that surrounds the earth.

What is the Atmosphere?

200

Mountains that form when lava rises through the crust.

What is a volcano?

200

Weather patterns that an area typically experiences during a long period of time.

What is climate?

200

The frequently windless area located around the equator.

What is doldrums?

300

This theme of geography is defined by common characteristics such as language, culture, religion, ect.

What is a region?

300

This sphere includes oceans, lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water on the earth.

What is the hydrosphere?

300

Name the seven continents.

What is North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and Antarctica.

300

The imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth.

What is the axis?

300

The side of a mountain facing the ocean.

What is the windward side?

400

This theme of is described by both physical and human characteristics.

What is place?

400

This sphere includes the part of the earth's crust that is made up by land.

What is the Lithosphere?

400
Earthquakes and volcanoes typically occur here.

What is where plates meet one another?

400

The time when the sun's rays directly face the equator and days and nights are equal.

What is the equinox?

400

The air on the leeward side of a mountain is this.

What is hot and dry?

500

Movement is one of the five themes of geography.  Name at least three ways people or ideas move.

What is travel, trade, email, text, ect.?

500

This sphere includes the part of earth where life is found.

What is the biosphere?

500

The layer of the earth that includes the continents and ocean basins.

What is the crust?

500

The time when the sun's rays directly hit the Tropic of Cancer or the Tropic of Capricorn.

What is the Solstice?

500

The dry area of the leeward side of a mountain.

What is the rain shadow?

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