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Geography Principles: Themes of Geography

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Geographers use five themes to explain and define where people live and why: 1) Location--a specific or relative spot; 2) Place--distinguishes different cultures and broader areas; 3) Relationships within a place--how humans interact with what's around them; 4) Movement--of people from place to place; 5) Regions--identified by cultures and topography.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 34 seconds

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Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 1
19 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Red dirt hillside partially covered by green foliage falling away into a river with the near bank also covered in green foliage. Caption: the rainforests in tropical climate zones
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 2
21 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Manmade dam as seen from below. Caption: to create even more complicated structures.
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 3
21 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Stream of water running through soil. There is no plant life holding the soil in place. Caption: we typically identify as "soil erosion."
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 4
19 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 5
19 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12