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5 Matching questions

  1. spatial perspective
  2. culture diffusion
  3. thematic maps
  4. cultural hearth
  5. contagious diffusion
  1. a The distance-controlled spreading of an idea, innovation, or some other item through a local population by contact from person to person - analogous to the communication of a contagious illness.
  2. b Maps that tell stories, typically showing the degree of some attribute of the movement of a geographic phenomenon.
  3. c Heartland, source area, innovation center; place of origin of a major culture.
  4. d observing variations in geographic phenomena across space
  5. e The expansion and adoption of a cultural element from its place of origin to a wider area

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The fifth theme of Geography as defined by the GENIP; the mobility of people, goods and ideas across the surface of the planet.
  2. A type of region marked by a certain degree of homogeneity in one or more phenomena; also called uniform region or homogeneous region.
  3. A general map depicting a certain piece of info. such as precipitation.
  4. the spread of an innovation or an idea through a population and the numbers of those influenced rapidly increase
  5. Sequential diffusion process in which the items being diffused are transmitted by their carrier agents as they evacuate the old areas and relocate to new ones.

5 True/False questions

  1. five themesDeveloped by the Geographic Educational National Implemention Project (GENIP), the _____ ______ of geography are location, human-environment, region, place, and movement.

          

  2. remote sensinga hunt for a cache, the GPS coordinates which are placed on the Internet by other geocachers

          

  3. independent inventionthe term for a trait with many cultural hearths that developed independent of each other

          

  4. cultural landscapeThe visible imprint of human activity and ______ on the ________. The layers of buildings, forms, and artifacts sequnetially imprinted on the ______ by the activities of various human occupants.

          

  5. location theory1st theme, the geographical position of people & things on the Earths surface affects what happens & why