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100

What is the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they create?

geography

100

What is the study of water on Earth called?

Hydrology

100

What is the flat drawing that shows all or part of Earth's surface?

map

100

This theme of geography describes features that make a site unique.

place

100

People learn how the world works by gathering, studying and understanding what the data mean because geography is considered a ______________. 

Science

100

What was the homecoming theme for Monday?

Animals

200

What is the part of the world that has one or more common features that distinguish it from surrounding areas?

region

200

Cartography

Making Maps

200

What is the spherical, or ball-shaped, model of the entire Earth

globe

200

Building a dam to hold back water from a town would best describe which theme of geography?

human-environment interaction

200

A "social" science is a field that studies people and their ______________________ among them.

relationships or lives

200

What was Tuesday's dress up theme?

Super Hero Day

300

What are the three levels that geographers use to study places?

Local, Regional and Global Levels

300

meterology

study of weather and its causes

300

What object in space gathers images and information to help geographers make accurate maps?

satellite

300

This theme of geography describes where something is.

location

300

The two main branches of geography are _________ geography and _________ geography.

physical

human

300

Who were Mr. and Miss Pep?

Evan Madsen and Skylar Fisher

400

What are all the human and physical features that make a place unique?

Landscape

400

What is the study of the world's people, communities and landscapes?

Human Geography

400

What do geographers use to create, update, and compare maps?

computers

400

This theme looks at how people and things change location.

movement

400

Which type of geographer would study economics and politics?

human

400

Who are the King and Queen of Homecoming?

Trevor King and Addison Fisher 

500

Name all of the 5 themes of geography.

Place, Locations, Region, Human-Environment Interaction and Movement

500

What is the study of the world's landforms, bodies of water, and natural features?

Physical Geography

500

Describe 3 differences between a map and a globe.

Maps are flat while globe is round

Maps are distorted and Globes are scale models

Maps are easy to make and carry


500

What theme is described as having more than one feature in common?

Region

500

What are 4 tools that geographers use to study the world?

Maps, Globes, Satellites, Computers, Recorders, Measuring Instruments, Notebook

500

What was the theme for the coronation on Sunday?

Rumble in the Jungle

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