12 terms

Ice World Vocabulary

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Population Density
The number of people in a given area (usually people per sq. mile)
Innate
Behavior or knowledge that is already in our brains when we are born. It is the opposite of behavior that is learned.
Extinct
No longer existing
Endangered
When there are so few members of a species it may soon become extinct
Hunter Gatherer
A society that does not use agricultural techniques (farming). They live by hunting and gathering food
Clan
A small group of around 30 hunter gatherers. It is larger than a family but smaller than a tribe
Indigenous
Native to; a plant, animal or person that is originally from an area
Predators
People or animals who kill or devour others as prey
Settlements
A small village that is made of permanent homes
Specialization
The idea of a person excelling or being an expert in just one field or skill
Refugee
A person who flees for safety; One who is forced to leave one's home area
Ritual
A ceremonial act that is usually repeated

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