Chapter 7 Key Terms

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Consumption

The using up of goods and services

Developed

A wealthy country with an advanced econmy

Developing

A pooer country with a less advanced economy.

Longevity

Length of a persons life (Item)

Calories

A measure of the amount of energy in food

Fossil Fuels

Any fuel, such as petroleum, coal, and natural gas, that is made from the remains of prehistoric plants and animals

Technology

The creation and use of tolls to meet practical needs

Digital Divide

The difference in opportunities available to people who have access to computers and the internet and hose who do not

Recycling

The process of collecting used materials that would otherwise be thrown away and turning them into a raw material for new uses

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