PLACE

Main Idea-Learn about one of the five themes of geography, place. Discover what it means and how you can use it.

Place describes the physical and human characteristics of a location that make it unique, or different.


Place is determined by the physical features and the human characteristics. physical features include plants, landforms, and climate.


Place is one of the five themes of geography that help geographers organize ideas about geography.


The cultures in one place may be different from the cultures in another by deciphering the different types of cultures in one area they can categorize different places by their similarities and there differences.


The cultures in one place may be different from the cultures in another by deciphering the different types of cultures in one area they can categorize different places by their similarities and there differences.


So from this information you can conclude that both places are relativity close, are schools, they have 2 stories, and both have the same type of land. Davies has afterschool activity’s and Hess dose not.

http://www.wartgames.com/themes/geography/5themes.html


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The physical features include the mountains, trees, and fields. People built fences and brought in herds these are the human characteristics.



http://5themesofgeography.synthasite.com/index.php

Example

Davies-
Physical- A small 2nd story, small hills or mounds, in New Jersey, on a private road, has fields
Human- Kids in grade 6-8, have after school activities

Similar-
Physical- 2nd story, teaches kids, have small hills on the grounds, in New Jersey

Hess-
Physical-A large 2nd story, small hills or mounds, in New Jersey, on a public road, has fields.

Human- Kids in grade 2-5, no afterschool activities

Schools teach different grades or levels of education.





Samantha Rocap, Hanna Fisher, Diane Mullins
2011-2012