The fivethemesof geography provide a framework for understanding geography; they
include location, place, human-environment interaction, movement, and region.
Absolute: definite reference to locate a place (latitude/longitude, street address, etc.)
Relative: place with respect to its environment and connection to other places
human and physical characteristics of a location (mountains, rivers, beaches, etc.)
how humans adapt to and modify the environment
humans shape the landscape through their interaction (both positive and negative)
study of migration and motion (ideas, fads, goods, resources, and communication all travel)
divides the world into manageable units for study
can be boundaries (cities, states, counties, and countries)
Assignment: Choose a country that you must migrate to with your family. Apply the five themes in order to grasp an understanding of the city/country that you have chosen. Create a media outlet (Pages brochure, poster, etc.) to exhibit your work.