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The Five Themes of Geography

  1. Location
        a.  Absolute versus Relative location
  2. Place
        a.  What are some physical characteristics you would see?
        b.  What are some cultural traditions?
  3. Region
        a.  Where are we in the world?
        b.  What are the religions and ethnic make-up of the country?
  4. Human Environmental Interaction
       a.  What are the natural resources?
       b.  How have people of the country influenced the environment?
       c.  How does the environment influence the lives of the people?
  5. Movement
       a.  What are the major imports and exports?
       b. What is the economic level (developed vs. developing)?