Study - Answers

1. Why are location and place important geographic themes?

  • Using the themes helps get the traveler to the correct destination and describes features that might impact either positively or negatively on the trip.

2. Why does the temperature of a place or region depend on its elevation?

  • The higher the elevation, the lower the temperature is.

3. If people living in regions with a lot of snow build homes with pointed roofs, in what region might they build homes with flat roofs? Why?

  • Places with little precipitation because water and/or snow would not need to drain off or slide off.

4. Why do people create cultural barriers?

  • Answers will vary.

5. Can you think of anything in your food preferences that you would relate to your cultural background?

  • Answers will vary.