11 terms

Gr. 7 Seeing World Like Geographer

thematic map
a map that shows only one theme or topic
physical features
natural parts of Earth's surface
any nautral feature of Earth's surface that has a distinct shape such as continents, mountains, canyons, dunes, etc.
the pattern of weather over a long period of time
all the plants and trees in an area
population density
the average number of people who live in a unit of area, such as a square mile. Population density measure how crowded an area is.
economic activity
any action that relates to the making, buying, and selling of goods and services
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteristics that set it apart from other areas
rain, snow, or other moisture
fossil fuels
any fuel such as oil, coal, and natural gas, that is made from the remains of prehistoric plants and animals
hydroelectric power
electricity that is generated from the power of moving water