Vocabulary
Vocabulary
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Misc....
100

geography

the study of people, environments, and resources.

100

irrigate

bring water to farmland

100

what is a globe?

sphere like the earth-represents the sizes and shapes accurately. 

100

altitude and distance from the equator affect what? 

Climate

100

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? 

Sponge Bob Square Pants. 

200

history

things that happened in the past

200

cartographer

develops maps

200

What is the name is the Physical Region that the state of Pennsylvania is located in? 

Appalachian Mountains

200

Marine, Steppe, Tropical, and Tundra are considered what in the United States. 

Major Climates 

200

Sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, umbrella- these are items that you take with you to the _____________.

Beach

300

standard time zone

world is divided into 24 time zones

300

plateau

hill/mountain with a flat top

300

Give an example of exact location...

?????

300
what is a Desert climate? 

hot days, cold nights, little rain fall

300

What is 12 x 4 =

48

400

high, steep, rugged land

Mountain

400

narrow strip of land

isthmus

400

This map shows the correct size and shape of land masses and is accurate between land and water. 

Robinson Projection Map

400

What major climate is the state of Pennsylvania located in? 

Humid Continental 

400

This name comes before "Pieces," "Fast Break," and "Peanut Butter Cup."

Reese's

500

hemisphere

earth is cut into 4-Northern hemisphere, Southern Hemisphere, Eastern, and Western.

500

streams or small river that flow into a larger body of water

tributary

500

What are the 5 themes of Geography? 

location, place, interaction between people and environment, movement, and region. 

500

This map shows true shape of landmasses but it distorts size from place to place. It is Square! 

Mercator Projection 

500

Name 4 of the 8 physical regions of the United States...

Pacific Coast, Intermountain, Rocky Mountain, Interior Plains, Coastal Plains, Canadian Shield, Hawaii

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