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Spatial Geography

lessons 1-3
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5 themes of geography
big ideas that help people understand geography
prime meridian
an imaginary line that divides the Earth into Western and Eastern hemisphere
physical characteristics
geographic features that were not made by humans
human characteristics
geographic features that were made by people
hemisphere
a region created when the Earth is divided in half
equator
an imaginary line that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres
location
the geographic theme that answers the questions "Where is it?"
place
the geographic theme that answers the question "What is it like there?"