Directions: The purpose of this activity is to apply your expertise in urban geography to design a business that would be successful in Baltimore. Use your notes, your textbook, and your understanding of Baltimore to complete each section.
Location Location Activity DOC
Location Location Activity PDF
Location Location Activity PPT
Here is a extensive and dense powerpoint that was adapted for Unit 1.
Unit 1 AP HUG Powerpoint Presentation
Homework – Respond to the two focus questions:
- What economic, political, and cultural factors have led to the widespread diffusion of the English language?
- How has the widespread diffusion of the English language led to variation in how it is spoken? What are some examples of this?
Here are the presentations given in class on the Central Place Theory and the introduction to FRQ questions:
Central Place Theory Presentation
AP HUG FRQ Intro
The purpose of your group presentation is to give your fellow students a “snapshot” of your topic. You should be able to summarize your topic in your own words and identify how your topic influences our lives today.
Refer to the following presentation as a model for what you should complete by Friday:
For links to research/learn about your topics go to the student links page.
In class over 2 days we discussed the 5 themes of Geography in two contexts: as a means to present the key concepts included in Ch. 1 Intro to Geography, and as a means to apply geographical tools and concepts to our beloved Baltimore.
Here is the beefy presentation broken down into smaller, yet equally beefy sub-units:
5 Themes Maps