Important Vocabulary
Places to Live
Landforms
National Parks/Forests & Resources
Globe & Continent
100
What is geography?
Geography is the study of the Earth and its people.
100
Do you live in the city, a suburb, or a rural town?
A suburb.
100
What is a mountain?
A mountain is the highest kind of land where snow never melts.
100
What is a natural resource?
A natural resource is something people use that comes from the Earth.
100
How many continents are there?
7
200
What is a globe?
A globe is a model of the Earth.
200
What is a city?
A city is a crowded place that has many busy streets, tall buildings, and many things to do.
200
Name 3 kinds of bodies of water.
A river, lake, and ocean.
200
Who protects parks and forests?
Park Rangers
200
What continent do we live on?
North America
300
What is a continent?.
A continent is one of the largest bodies of land on the Earth. There are 7 continents
300
Where do many city workers live?
Many city workers live in suburbs.
300
Name 3 kinds of land.
A mountain, valley, and plain (desert and island, too).
300
Can you get in trouble for littering in parks and forests?
Yes.
300
What is the imaginary line that passes through the Earth called?
The equator.
400
What is a resource?
A resource is something people use.
400
Why might people choose to live in a city?
There are more jobs, bigger schools, and more things to do.
400
What is a landform?
A landform is the shape of the land.
400
What goods can be made from trees?
Desks, pencils, paper, log cabins, etc.
400
What is a globe?
A globe in the model of the Earth.
500
What is conservation?
Conservation is working to save or protect things.
500
How would you describe a rural town?
A rural town has lots of land, animals, crops, and workers that may work on farms.
500
Where are valleys located?
Valleys are located between hills and mountains.
500
What is the job of a park ranger?
A park ranger checks for forest fires and makes sure visitors are following the rules.
500
How can you show features such as land and water on a map?
By using colors and symbols.
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