Physical Features Vocabulary Egypt and Kush Canaan Wild Card

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

100

What is vegetation?
The plants of a place or region

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

What is South?
Kush is located ____________ of Egypt.

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

Geography and the Early Settlement Egypt, Kush, and Canaan

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