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					  I have seen this COMPLETED
  study guide and know that my
  child has studied!                The Five Themes of Geography
   _____________________               Common Assessment Study Guide
        ____________                        ANSWER KEY
Name:_________________________________________________ Date:_________________ Class:______
You will need all of your five themes notes and vocabulary as well as any class work and homework
assignments we have done to complete this study guide. You MUST get a parent/guardian signature at the top
of this sheet when you have completed the study guide and have STUDIED!

LOCATION:              Be able to answer the following:
What imaginary lines are used to      What imaginary lines are used to   What is another name for lines of
measure distances NORTH and           measure distances EAST and         latitude (or lines that do not
SOUTH of the equator?                 WEST of the Prime Meridian?        intersect)?

           LATITUDE                             LONGITUDE                          PARALLELS


What is another name for lines of     What line is known as 0 degrees    Name the two ways a geographer
longitude?                            latitude?                          can name the ABSOLUTE (exact)
                                                  EQUATOR                location of a place.
          MERIDIANS
                                      What line is known as 0 degrees    1. STREET ADDRESS
                                      longitude?
                                             PRIME MERIDIAN              2. LATITUDE & LONGITUDE

When giving the RELATIVE             Define the term hemisphere.         What are North, South, East and
location of a place, geographers can                                     West known as?
use the following four things:
T: TIME                               ONE HALF OF THE EARTH                 CARDINAL DIRECTIONS
D: DIRECTION
D: DISTANCE
L: LANDMARK
What tool on a map shows              Give an example of a set of        What question does the theme of
direction?                            coordinates. Make sure latitude    LOCATION answer?
                                      comes first!
        COMPASS ROSE                              32°N, 15°W               WHERE IS IT LOCATED?




PLACE: Be able to answer the following:
What determines HUMAN                 What determines PHYSICAL           What question does the theme of
characteristics?                      characteristics?                   PLACE answer?
      CULTURE/PEOPLE                               NATURE
Give three examples.                  Give three examples.                 WHAT IS IT LIKE THERE?

1. ARCHITECTURE                       1. WILDLIFE
2. LANGUAGE                           2. LANDFORMS
3. EDUCATION                          3. VEGETATION
HUMAN ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION: Be able to answer the following:
Define the term ADAPT in relation      Define the term MODIFY in             Define the term DEPEND in
to the theme of HEI.                   relation to the theme of HEI.         relation to the theme of HEI.
        PEOPLE CHANGE                       PEOPLE CHANGE THE
 THEMSELVES TO SUIT THE                   ENVIRONMENT TO SUIT                    PEOPLE RELY ON THE
         ENVIRONMENT                             THEMSELVES                         ENVIRONMENT
What question does the theme of
HEI answer?

HOW DO HUMANS AND THE
ENVIRONMENT INTERACT
  WITH ONE ANOTHER?

PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!
Read the descriptions below and decide what type of interaction is occurring. Write that interaction on the line
(Adapt, Modify or Depend).
It is getting cold out. Frank needs to go shopping for a new winter coat.                  ADAPT
Mrs. Jones grew a vegetable garden this summer.                                            MODIFY
The new Park and Ride off of Exit five is going to be finished soon.                       MODIFY
Chameleons are able to change colors to hide from predators.                               ADAPT
During the summer, my dad uses a sprinkler to keep our grass green.                        MODIFY

MOVEMENT: Be able to answer the following:
What are the three categories of       For each category, list an example    For each category, list an example
things that get moved?                 of a way it moves TODAY.              of a way it moved in the PAST.

1. PEOPLE
                                       1. AIRPLANE                           1. HORSE
2. IDEAS
                                       2. EMAIL                              2. TELEGRAM
3. GOODS
                                       3. POST OFFICE                        3. COVERED WAGON
What question does the theme of
MOVEMENT answer?

  HOW DID IT GET THERE?


REGION: Be able to answer the following:
Define the term REGION.                Define the term SUBURBAN              Define the term RURAL

 A GROUP OF PLACES WITH    LOCATED OUTSIDE A                                        IN THE COUNTRY
SIMILAR CHARACTERISTICS         MAJOR CITY
Define the term URBAN   What question does the theme of
                        REGION answer?
LOCATED INA MAJOR CITY
                         WHAT ARE THE UNIFYING
                            CHARACTERISTICS?
Use the map of Africa to answer the following questions.




41.   What country is located at 20S, 46E?                           MADAGASCAR
42.   What body of water is located at 35N, 16E?                     MEDITERANNEAN SEA
43.   What lake is located at 14N, 14E?                              LAKE CHAD
44.   What lake is located at 1S, 32E?                               LAKE VICTORIA
44.   What body of water is located at 15N, 42E?                     RED SEA
45.   What country is located at 29N, 5W?                            ALGERIA
46.   When plotting points, do you find latitude or longitude first?   LATITUDE

				
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