Geography
Climate
Natural Resources
Vocabulary
Other

100

What is the eastern border of the NE?
Atlantic Ocean

100

Compare the climate in the north to the climate in the south of the NE?
It is colder in the north versus the south.

100

What kinds of crops can be grown in poor, rocky soil?
potatoes, blueberries and cranberries

100

Define a quarry.
open pit carved in the ground where stone is mined

100

What is the national park in the NE?
Arcadia National Park

200

What major landform is found in the NE? Be specific
Appalachian Mountains

200

Describe winter and spring.
Spring- warm and sunny Winter - cold and snowy

200

What 2 stones are found in the NE quarries?
granite and marble

200

What is a snow storm that has strong, freezing winds called?
blizzard

200

Where is the national park located?
Maine

300

What are of the NE contains the most fertile soil?
The Coastal Plains

300

What effects the coastal area's climate to make it milder than the inland areas?
Atlantic Ocean

300

What crop can be grown in the fertile soil of the NE?
corn and vegetables

300

A huge slow moving mass of ice is called a
glacier

300

Name 3 products of the logging industry.
maple syrup, toothpicks, paper (answers will vary)

400

What is the protected area of water so that ships may dock safely?
Harbor

400

Describe the climate during summer and fall (autumn).
Summer - hot and rainy Fall - cool, leaves change colors

400

What two products can result from raising dairy cows?
milk and ice cream

400

Because of the rocky and jagged coastline, what was built of keep ships safe.
harbor

400

Why is the national park significant?
Cadillac Mountain is the largest mountain on the Atlantic Coast that is not part of the Appalachian Mountains. Island is in its natural state. Contains carriage roads.

500

What shaped many of the physical features of the NE?
Glaciers

500

What are 2 negative effects that blizzards have in the NE?
1. block roads 2. knock down power lines 3. damage buildings

500

Name all 4 industries of the NE and example or product from each of them.
Farming, fishing, mining, logging - products will vary

500

What does the word economy mean?
How an area makes its money.

500

What are two effects that glaciers have had in the NE?
1. eroded or wore down landforms 2. carved deep basins into the land (filled with water) 3. scraped away fertile soil and left poor, rocky soil