Paige Meyer

5 Themes of Meography

Location

Definition- There are two different types of location. One type is absolute location which means the specific location. The other type is relative location which means the approximate location.


Absolute- 45.6333° N, 94.5667° W


Relative- From Albany drive down about 2 1/2 miles on CO Rd 10 and look for a yellow shed.


https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=longitude%20and%20latitude%20of%20albany%20mn

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Place

Definition- An area that is defined by everything in it.


Five physical features of my home: Sunlight, four seasons, trees, birds, dirt


Five human features of my home: Shed, drive way, basketball hoop, chairs, swing set


https://www.google.com/maps/@45.6099312,-94.6028127,3a,75y,277.49h,72.92t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sldye_uQyF02TuOXQsENNyw!2e0!7i3328!8i1664

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Human-Environmental Interaction

Definition- How people adapt, modify, and depend on the environment. Can be positive or negative.


I adapt to my environment by changing what I wear depending on what the weather is like.


I modify my environment by cutting down trees and cleaning up broken trees twigs off the ground.


I depend on my environment by depending on trees for oxygen.

Movement

Definition: the way people, products, ideas and information move from one place to another.


I use transportation by driving around in a car.


A product I have from another country is a shirt I have. My shirt is from Nicaragua.


I communicate by texting and calling.

Travel

make a journey, typically of some length or abroad.

Region

Definition: An area that is defined by certain similar characteristics. There are both physical and human features of a region. Physical features are natural and human features are man made.


Physical: The Great Lakes


Human: The Mall of America


US DOE Midwest CHP TAP | ERC - Ene

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