Do Now 9/3 Article of the Week #2 Title: World Map Iceland Norway Russia Canada Kazakhstan U.S.A. Algeria Egypt Mexico Map Key Venezuela India Nigeria Kenya Brazil Japan China Indonesia Angola Australia South Africa Chile New Zealand Directions: Look at and interpret the map above. Then answer the questions. 1. What is the title of this map? 2. Look at the Map Key. What information do you think this map is telling us? 3. Based on the information provided, what are the names of some countries that are good to be born in? Bad to be born in? 4. What surprises you or what do you find interesting from this map? Do Now 9/4 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What city is located approximately 35ᵒN and 90ᵒW? What city is located approximately at 25ᵒN and 80ᵒW? What is the latitude and longitude of Philadelphia? Between which lines of latitude is the continental U.S. located? (Not including AL and HW) Between which lines of longitude is the continental U.S. located? Do Now 9/5 Directions: Look at the map to answer the following questions. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. What are the 2 largest mountain ranges in the U.S.? What are the 7 largest rivers in the U.S.? What two oceans border the U.S? What are the names of the five lakes in Northeast U.S.? Is a map of physical or human characteristics? Is this showing political or physical regions? (Use your foldable if you have to.) Do Now 9/6 1. Look at this map of the World Upside-Down. Explain what you see, what sticks out to you, and what you find interesting. 2. Why do you think we do not normally see maps this way? 3. Based on this map, how does the United States compare to other countries? Five Themes of Geography Foldable Rubric Five Themes of Geography PAGE 2 -3 in textbook • Human-Environment Interaction • Location • Movement • Place • Region Physical characteristics of geography influence the human characteristics of geography. Think about it. GEOGRAPHY/GEOGRAPHIC • related to land, land use, natural resources, and the environment • the study of people, place, and environment focusing on the earth’s surface and the processes that shape it HUMAN/ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION • related to how people adapt their lives to some environmental conditions Location Describes where a place is Relative Location: • The description of a place in relation to another. Absolute Location: • The exact location of a place using lines of longitude and latitude. ABSOLUTE LOCATION Movement Describes the movement of people, goods, and ideas. – Migration – movement of people – Trade – movement of things and goods – Cultural diffusion – movement of ideas Migration Trade Cultural Diffusion Directions: For each type of movement, illustrate a specific and unique example. Region Describes an area that has its own unifying characteristics. Political Boundaries Physical Boundaries Region Describes an area that has its own unifying characteristics. Political Boundaries Type of Region Physical Boundaries OUR Region Capital? Leader? World EARTH no! no! Hemisphere Western Hemisphere North America no! no! no! no! Continent Country State United States of Washington, America D.C. North Carolina Raleigh County Mecklenburg no! President Barack Obama Governor Pat McCroy no! City Charlotte no! Mayor – Place Describes an area in terms of its physical and human characteristics Physical Characteristics: Describe the natural environment of a place Human Characteristics: Describe the people of a place (past and present) How do the PHYSICAL characteristics of a place influence the HUMAN characteristics of a place? Place Describes an area in terms of its physical and human characteristics Physical Characteristics: Describe the natural environment of a place Human Characteristics: Describe the people of a place (past and present) Examples: Examples: • Physical Features: • Human-made features: • Forest • Buildings • Water – oceans, • Bridges • Mountains • House • Beach • Roads • desert • Railroads • Weather and climate: • technology • Hot/cold • What life is like: • Dry/wet(humid) • Population Distribution: • Vegetation/Environment: • City – urban high population • Animal life: • Country – rural low population • Birds • Ocean life How do the PHYSICAL characteristics of a place influence the HUMAN characteristics of a place? Pg. 17 North Carolina Geography • Page 17 of ISN • HOMEWORK: Answer the following question: • How do the physical characteristics of the 3 different regions in North Carolina affect the following human characteristics: – Who lives/has lived in each region – What the economy is – About how many people live there/population World Politically World Physically Map #1 Map #2 The 3 Regions of North Carolina Mountains Piedmont Coastal The 3 Regions of North Carolina Asheville Winston-Salem GreensboroDurham Raleigh Fayetteville Charlotte Wilmington Where is North Carolina?