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Students will explore the five themes of geography.
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What are the 5 themes of geography?

The 5 Themes of Geography were created in 1984 by the National Council for Geographic Education and the Association of American Geographers.

The 5 Themes are:




Human Environment Interaction (HEI)


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The 5 Themes of Geography Assignment

 Students will choose one of the five themes of geography to create a project that will demonstrate their understanding of the theme and how this knowledge can be applied to a new situation.


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For further clarification of the 5 Themes , view the explanatory Powerpoint below:


    5 themes of geography PP

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