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5 Themes of Geography   Tags: 5_themes, bowen, geography, social, stapley, studies  

Students will explore the five themes of geography.
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What is location?

Where is it?

  • Absolute: A location can be absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a map using longitude and latitude

  • Relative: A location can be relative - examples: next door, nearby, a short drive, down the road a ways. Or, it can be in the same general location as another location - example: next to the post office.

 

Activity for Location

Location of NFL teams

 

 

NFL Logo link to home page 

 

  • Print out a map of the United States from the link in the box labeled Resources or draw your own.

  • Retrieve a list of NFL teams from the link in the box labeled Resources.

  • Locate and label each city with an NFL team on the U.S. map and write its longitude and latitude next to the city name.

  •  Use team colors or mascot to make the team's state stand out on your map.

 

Grading Rubric

You will be graded according to this attached rubric.

Resources

These sites will be a big help for your assignment!

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