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NAME THE
5 THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
1. human-environment interaction
2. place
3. region
4. location
5. movement
(theme.1)
HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION
how the environment influences AND
is influenced by people
(theme.2)
PLACE
compare natural/human-made features
of different areas
(theme.3)
REGION
an area w/common features
sets it apart from other areas
(theme.4)
LOCATION
find the exact or relative location
of a place
(theme.5)
MOVEMENT
how people, goods, & ideas
move around the world
NAME THE 7 CONTINENTS
Asia, Europe, Africa,
N. America, S. America,
Antarctica, Australia
NAME THE 4 OCEANS
Pacific
Arctic
Atlantic
Indian
NAME THE 4 CARDINAL DIRECTIONS
North, South, East, West
continent
1 of the 7 large bodies of land on Earth
hemisphere
half of the Earth
(North/South) -- divided at equator
(East/West) -- divided at Prime Meridian
equator
an imaginary line around the Earth
halfway between North pole/South pole
Prime Meridian
longitude line that is marked 0 degrees
cardinal directions
4 main directions of the globe:
N, S, E, W
intermediate directions
4 directions between the main directions
NE, SE, NW, SW
scale
the relative size of an object
(like a map vs. the real thing)
symbol
anything that stands for something else
map key
part of the map that tells what the symbols stand for
political map
maps that show: cities, capitols, states, countries, continents, boundaries
physical map
maps that show: landforms, water
elevation map
a physical map that uses color to show how high/low the land is (elevations)
distribution map
maps that show how things are spread out in different parts of the world