Physical Features
Vocabulary
Egypt and Kush
Canaan
Wild Card

100

This body of water created a long, fertile valley to grow crops.
What is the Nile River?

100

The plants of a place or region
What is vegetation?

100

The Nile river flows in which direction?
What is North?

100

This is the most important environmental factor.
What is water?

100

The process of adding plant food to soil
What is fertilization?

200

Name 3 deserts in the Egypt/Kush region.
What is the Arabian, Nubian, and Libyan deserts?

200

The surface features of a place or region, such as mountains or deserts
What is topography?

200

The Nile River empties into this body of water.
What is the Mediterranean Sea?

200

Because of Canaan's varied topography, some people settled as farmers on coastal plains, and others became ____________ in the hilly lands with dry soil.
What are herders/nomads?

200

Kush is located ____________ of Egypt.
What is South?

300

Name 2 deserts located near ancient Canaan.
What are the Negev and Syrian deserts?

300

An area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river
What is a delta?

300

Egypt and Kush are located on which continent?
What is Africa?

300

Two examples of animals that Hebrews herded.
What are sheep, goats, cattle, donkeys, and camels.

300

Topography, water, and vegetation are referred to as these.
What are environmental factors?

400

This river connects the Dead Sea and the Sea of Galilee
What is the Jordan River?

400

A tough water plant used to make paper and rope in ancient times
What is papyrus?

400

Although too hot and dry for farming, the deserts helped Egyptians and Kushites in this way
What is protecting from invaders?

400

Vegetation was most plentiful in this area.
What is the Jordan River?

400

The physical features of an area are called this.
What is geography?

500

These mountains are located north of the Sea of Galilee.
What are the Lebanon Mountians?

500

A person who moves from place to place with no permanent home
What is a nomad?

500

The two seas that provided a means of transportation and trade for the Egyptians and Kushites.
What are the Mediterranean and Red Seas?

500

This kind of topography was good for feeding herded animals.
What is grasslands?

500

A society of people who lived along the Nile, from about 2000 BCE to about 350 CE.
What is Kush?