Minnesota and the Five Themes of Geography by bmo99796

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									Minnesota and the Five Themes
of Geography
For this mini project you will be examining your home state through the lens
of a geographer. You will need to apply the five themes of geography (and
all its parts) to the state of Minnesota

To do this you must include information on the following:

 Location
    o Absolute location – 2 addresses and 2 latitude and longitude
        coordinates.
    o Relative location –2 descriptions of Minnesota’s relative location
        in the country – then choose 3 other well known places and
        describe their relative location within the state.

 Place
     o Human – 3 Man made landmarks that make your Minnesota
        unique.
     o Physical –3 Naturally occurring features that make your Minnesota
        unique.

 Movement
    o 1-2 Examples of EACH the movement of people, goods, and ideas.

 HEI
    o Provide 2 examples EACH of how the environment changes
      people and how people change the environment.

 Region
    o Describe at least 3 ways Minnesota can be divided into smaller
       regions and provide examples. Also describe how Minnesota is
       part of another region with in the United States.

 Map a map of the state of Minnesota that includes the following:
    o St Paul and Minneapolis
    o St Cloud
    o Duluth
    o Lake Superior
        (TODALSS!!!!)

      INCLUDE LOTS OF PICTURES AND COLOR!!
              Presenting the information

We will be making a flipper poster to display the information.

Fold 2 pieces of printer paper in half (hamburger).
Arrange the paper as shown in the diagram below.




Use four pieces of tape and tape the paper together.




Title the front Minnesota and place your hand drawn map on this
page.

Each page after will have one of the five themes and at least 1
picture (hand drawn or pasted on). Hand drawn pictures must be in
color.

Your flipper may contain no more than 50% printed pictures
from the internet, magazines, etc .


								
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