Regions New York City/San Francisco Geography and Choices Changing the Environment/Human Activities Environment and Conservation

100

Midwest
The Corn Belt is located in this region

100

its location and resources
New York City is large because of?

100

to earn a living, enjoyment, and geography
Name three reasons why people settle.

100

natural forces and human activities
What are two forces that can change the environment?

100

True
True or False? The ecosystems affect the health of all living things.

200

Great Plains
This region is know as the "breadbasket" now

200

shipping and trade
What two things gave New York City its start?

200

False
True or False? If I want to get a nice sun tan, I need to move to New York.

200

wind and rain
These two forces change the land slowly.

200

by the way we use natural resources
How do we affect the ecosystems and environment?

300

resources
In a region, these help people decide which crop to grow and which goods to produce

300

its harbor and gold
Why did San Francisco grow?

300

True
True or False? Many people live in Florida and Arizona because they like the environment.

300

to control the water level of rivers and to create electricity
Why are dams built?

300

Conservation
This helps us learn how to protect and use natural resources.

400

Trade
This increase the variety of goods that consumers in every region can buy.

400

harbor
What does New York City and San Francisco have in common that helped them to grow?

400

True
True or False? Geography affects the activities people do for fun.

400

it pollutes the underground water
What is the problem with strip mining?

400

by passing laws to limit pollution.
How is conservation supported?

500

interdependent
When U.S. regions depend on each other for to get goods and services, it is called

500

Atlantic
Bonus: New York is located on what coast?

500

water
What type of skiing activity would be fun to do in Florida? snow or water

500

logging companies plant trees to replace those they cut down
Bonus: Clear-cutting is the cutting down of a whole forest area at one time. How is the problem of the rain washing away the soil is solved?

500

recycling
How can businesses practice conservation

United States Geography

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