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100

Study of the world and the people and things that live there.

What is Geography?
100
Feature on the surface of the land, such as mountains, valley, or plain.

What is a landform?

100

high, steep-sided area rising above the surrounding land.

What is plateau?

100

type of weather a place has over a long period of time.

What is climate?

100

an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth.

What is the equator?

200
How is climate different in the northern and southern states?  Why?

Southern states tend to be warmer because they are closer to the equator.

200

Name two renewable resources we discussed in class.

What is wood and fisheries?
200

Name two examples of natural resources.

What is air, water, or soil?

200

Name an example of a nonrenewable resource.

What is oil and other minerals?

200

Name an example of a flow resource.

What is wind and water?

300

a tool, machine, or building people use to produce goods and services.

What is capital resource?

300

Name a capital resource we use in our classroom.

What is computer?

300

Protection or wise use of natural resources.

What is conservation?

300

Name two ways we conserve at home.

What is turn off water when brushing teeth, turn off lights when we leave the room, recycle, etc.?

300

Name the four major regions of the United States.

What is Northeast, South, Midwest, and West?

400

Name two different ways the United States can be divided into regions.

What is location, landforms, climate, economic activities, customs, and language?

400

This happens when people make goods they are best able to produce with the resources they have.

What is specialization?

400

Buying and selling of goods.

What is trade?

400

How does geography influence what people do for fun?

What is people choose activities, such as skiing or fishing based on geography?

400

Process by which water and wind wear away the land.

What is erosion?

500

anything that makes the soil, air, or water dirty and unhealthy.

What is pollution?

500

Community of plants and animals along with the surrounding soil, air, and water.

What is ecosystem?

500

Why did the discovery of gold and silver help the city of Denver grow?

What is people moved to the area to look for gold and silver.  The city grew as the number of stores, restaurants, and other businesses increased to serve the miners.  The population grew as the economy grew.

500

How does specialization affect trade between regions?

What is specialization increases trade between regions?

500

Explain why cotton is an important resource in the South but not in other regions.

What is South has an ideal climate for growing cotton?  Other regions do not.

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