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3rd grade Unit 5 Science - Georgia Habitats

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regions
a large, indefinite portion of the earth's surface
mountain
a natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill
marsh
a track of low wet land, often treeless near the coast
swamp
a track of wet spongy ground, often having a growth of certain types of trees
habitat
the region in which an animal or plant lives and grows
features
to describe the appearance and characteristics of the different regions
adaptation
a change that a living thing goes through so it fits in better with its environment
thrive
to do well and flourish
camouflage
coloring or covering that makes animals look like their surroundings, to disguise something so that it blends in with its surroundings
Piedmont
a plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains
Atlantic Ocean
the ocean located east of North and South America
Ridge and Valley
mountains, ridges, valleys
Appalachian Plateau
mountains, ravines
Coast (Coastal Plain)
where the ocean meets the land