PlacePlace describes the characteristics of a location that makes it different or unique.Place is part of the 5 themes of geography. The Five Themes are Location, region, movement, HEI, and place. Place describes the human and physical characteristics of an area. Human characteristics consist of the people who live in an area, languages and religion .Physical characteristics consist of landforms, plants, animals, and weather patterns.

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The Grand Canyon and The Amazon Rainforest is an example of a "place" because it makes a certain area of the world unique .
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Videos:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i95OOkTudI8 <--- in this video, skip to 0:58 to learn about place.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SJeR4k7wkNU&feature=related <-------- skip to 2:23 to see a slide of different pictures describing place.



Teagan Hay, Kennedy Hawkins, Dana Schultheis 2011-2012