Ch 28: Location & Migration as Geographic Themes

About This Chapter

Build your understanding of the geographic themes of location and migration by studying this chapter. Our lessons will help you learn about migration in different time periods and provide you with more knowledge about the concept of location.

Location & Migration as Geographic Themes - Chapter Summary

What do location and migration mean in geographic terms? Find out and improve your understanding of these concepts through this chapter. You'll learn more about the influence of culture on different regions, get instructions on how to use a map and explore different patterns associated with migration. These lessons give you the chance to study:

  • Differentiating between places and regions
  • Exploring place and region according to perception
  • Vocabulary associated with cultural influences
  • Geographic patterns in the U.S.
  • Migration to urban settings and urbanization
  • Types of contemporary migration

We've included timelines in these video lessons that allow you to go directly to the geographical topics you want to study. You'll also find transcripts that allow you to review relevant subjects and vocabulary words.

8 Lessons in Chapter 28: Location & Migration as Geographic Themes
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How to Locate Places on the World Map

1. How to Locate Places on the World Map

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what continents, countries, states, and counties are, and use them to locate a particular place on a world map. A short quiz will follow.

Understanding the Concepts of Place & Region

2. Understanding the Concepts of Place & Region

This lesson explores two of the five themes of geography - place and region. You will learn to define each and their subcategories, along with several examples to help you remember them.

How People Perceive Place & Region

3. How People Perceive Place & Region

In this lesson, we'll look at how we humans use our internal, mental maps to understand the vast expanse of space around us. How do we create places from locations and what separates regions? It's all part of the clever human mind.

Cultural Influence on a Geographic Region: Vocabulary

4. Cultural Influence on a Geographic Region: Vocabulary

How does a culture spread? And how can we study the way that culture changes across physical space? In this lesson, we'll look at two approaches to cultural geography: the core-domain-sphere model and culture regions and realms.

Factors Influencing Geographic Patterns in the United States

5. Factors Influencing Geographic Patterns in the United States

After watching this video, you will be able to explain how colonization, westward expansion, immigration, transport, and communication have influenced geographic patterns in the U.S. historically. A short quiz will follow.

Migration from Rural to Urban Settings in Europe and the U.S.: History and Effects

6. Migration from Rural to Urban Settings in Europe and the U.S.: History and Effects

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the causes for people to migrate from a rural setting to an urban setting in Europe and in America. We will also learn the difference between immigration and emigration.

The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

7. The Rise of Urban Societies & Current Patterns of Urbanization

People live in many different places: cities, suburbs, and the country. In this lesson, we'll look at historical and modern trends having to do with cities, including how the Industrial Revolution and urban renewal programs impacted urban populations.

Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

8. Contemporary Migration: Forced Migration, Patterns & Impacts

This lesson will seek to explain modern migration. In doing so, it will highlight labor migration, urbanization, and forced migration. It will also highlight the term diaspora.

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