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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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