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The 5 themes of geography (mr.help)

Movement
Regions
Human-environment interaction
Location
Places

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7 continents

North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, Europe

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location

Absolute and relative

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Absolute (location)

A latitude and longitude (a street address)

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Relative (location)

Described by landmarks, time, direction or distance

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Place

Human characteristics and physical characteristics

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Human Characteristics (place)

Languages, customs, beliefs

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Physical characteristics (place)

Landforms (mountains, rivers) climate

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Regions

Formal, functional, vernacular

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Formal (regions)

Defined by government (states, countries, cities)

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Functional (regions)

Defined by a function (newspaper, cell phone area code)

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vernacular (regions)

defined by peoples perception (middle east, the south)

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movement

human, information, idea

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human (movement)

trucks, trains, planes

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information (movement)

phones, computer (email), mail

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idea (movement)

tv, radio, magazines

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human-environment interaction

depend on it, modify it, adapt to it

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depend on it (human-environment interaction)

the columbia river for power and transportation

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modify it (human-environment interaction)

heating and cooling for comfort

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adapt to it (human-environment interaction)

wearing clothes suitable to the weather/seasons

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Anticipate

To give advanced thought, discussion, or treatment

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Perspective

the subject being mentally viewed

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Worldview

The factors that influence your perspective of the world

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Ethnocentrism

Thinking that one's own group is superior

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Patriotism

Love or devotion for ones country

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Legend

A key on a map that explains what each symbol represents on that map

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Globe

A spherical scale model of the earth

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Directional indicator

Arrow pointing north

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Compass Rose

Arrows point north, south, east and west

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Equator

Imaginary line that runs east/west exactly halfway between the north and south poles

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Prime meridian

An imaginary line that runs from the north to the south pole through Greenwich, England

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Scale

A line on a map that represents distance

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Which is more accurate a globe or map?

Globe

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The earth rotates a full axis a ________?

Day

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The earth rotates around the whole Sun in a ______?

Year

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___ degrees north is the north pole

90