Geography
Climate
Natural Resources
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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
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