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Combo with Social Studies: Labeling the 7 Continents and 5 Oceans and 1 other

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North America
What Continent is Number 1?
South America
What Continent is Number 2?
Antarctica
What Continent is Number 3?
Europe
What Continent is Number 4?
Africa
What Continent is Number 5?
Asia
What Continent is Number 6?
Australia
What Continent is Number 7?
Pacific Ocean
What Ocean is Number 1?
Atlantic Ocean
What Ocean is Number 2?
Arctic Ocean
What Ocean is Number 3?
Indian Ocean
What Ocean is Number 4?
Southern Ocean
What Ocean is Number 5?
Contiguous
(adj) next to; touching; adjoining
Bar Scale
a graphic that compares distance on a map to the actual distance
Cardinal Directions
N, S, E, W
Intermediate Directions
NE, NW, SE, SW
Compass Rose
directional arrow that shows cardinal/intermediate directions on a map
Legend/Key
guide/list that explains the symbols on a map
Inset Map
a smaller map set within the border of a large one
International Border
border between countries
Cartographer
mapmaker
Degrees
units of latitiude or longitude
Equator
imaginary line that runs through the center of Earth halfway b/t North & South poles @ 0 degrees
Meridians/Lines of Longitude
imaginary lines b/t North and South poles
North Pole
point on Earth @ 90 degrees N latitude, where the lines of longitude meet
Parallels/Lines of Latitude
imaginary lines on Earth that run parallel to the equator
Prime Meridian
imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole of Earth at 0 degrees longitude
South Pole
point on Earth located at 90 degrees S latitude where the lines of longitude meet
The Four Hemispheres
Western, Eastern, Northern, Southern
Cartographer
mapmaker
Hemisphere
half of the Earth
Equator
0 degrees latitude
Prime Meridian
0 degrees longitude
North Pole
90 degrees N latitude
South Pole
90 degrees S latitude
Plateau
a large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; has at least one side with a steep slope
Elevation
the height of land above or below sea level
Rift
a deep crack in the Earth' s surface
Tributary
a river or sream that flows into a larger river
Fertile
rich in the substances plants need to grow
Irrigate
to supply with water through a ditch, pipe, channel, or sprinkler
Drought
a long period of little or no rain
Oasis
a fertile place in the desert where there is water and vegetation
Savanna
a region of tall grasses with scattered trees
Nomad
a person who has no permanent, settled home and instead moves from place to place
Subsistance Farming
raising just enough crops to support one' s family
Cash Crop
a crop that is raised for sale
Economy
a system for producing, distributing, consuming, and owning goods and services
Diversify
to add variety to: to expand a country' s economy by increasing the variety of goods produced