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Our Environment Social Studies
environment
climate
precipitation
humid
everything that surrounds us, both living and nonliving things
weather over a number of years
rain hail, sleet, or snow
wetness in the air, but not rain
environment
everything that surrounds us, both living and nonliving things
climate
weather over a number of years
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Social Studies Environment Notes :^)--\---<
Acid Rain
Evaporation
Water Cycle
Groundwater
rain that contains harmful amounts of poison due to pollution
the change of liquid water to water vapor
process by which water is used and reused on earth that inclu…
water contained in the earths crust (well)
Acid Rain
rain that contains harmful amounts of poison due to pollution
Evaporation
the change of liquid water to water vapor
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NFMS 6th Grade Social Studies European Environment
climate
Pollution
Acid Rain
Smokeless Zones
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Release of harmful materials into the environment
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
Areas of London where, in order to improve air quality, only…
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Pollution
Release of harmful materials into the environment
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7th Grade Social Studies Human Environment
topography
civilization
climate
ecosystems
the study of the land and water features of an area
a society with cities, a government, workers who specialize i…
long-term trends in weather and conditions in the atmosphere…
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
topography
the study of the land and water features of an area
civilization
a society with cities, a government, workers who specialize i…
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Chapter 2 Social Studies: Our Environment
landform
weather
climate
recycle
the form or shape of part of the earth's surface
the daily conditions outside, ex. hot, rainy, or cold
weather that takes place over a long period of time
to use an item again
landform
the form or shape of part of the earth's surface
weather
the daily conditions outside, ex. hot, rainy, or cold
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Social Studies, ch 2, Our Environment
plateau
island
mountains
Label the continente and the ocens on…
What kind of landform is this?
What kind of landform is this?
What kind of landform is this?
plateau
What kind of landform is this?
island
What kind of landform is this?
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social studies / human activity and the environment
climate change
greenhouse effect
nonrenewable
renewable
long term alteration of the weather patter
ability of earths atmosphere to trap heat from the sun
not replaceable or replaceable only over millions of years
quickly replaceable
climate change
long term alteration of the weather patter
greenhouse effect
ability of earths atmosphere to trap heat from the sun
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Our environment - Social Study
Jacque Cousteau
Landform
Different kinds of landforms and what…
Climate
Was a famous under water explorer.
Is a form or shape of part of earths surface.
1-Glaciers are made up of ice and snow. ... 2- Mountains are lan…
Is the weather that a place has over a long period.
Jacque Cousteau
Was a famous under water explorer.
Landform
Is a form or shape of part of earths surface.
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Social Studies Natural environment
Environment
Ecosystem
Habitat
Extinct
Surroundings
Group of plants and animals that depend on each other for sur…
The place where a plant or animal lives
Die out
Environment
Surroundings
Ecosystem
Group of plants and animals that depend on each other for sur…
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Social Studies Environment
factories, large populations, cars
religious ceremonies, factory waste, p…
Sickness, Early death, work loss
Yangtze River
causes of air pollution in Asia
cause of water pollution on the Ganges River
effects of pollution on Asia
Longest river in China
factories, large populations, cars
causes of air pollution in Asia
religious ceremonies, factory waste, p…
cause of water pollution on the Ganges River
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Social Studies PPV - Resources and the Environment
natural resources
minerals
fossil fuels
renewable resources
things found in nature that people can use
substances found on Earth that are neither animal nor vegetable
fuels formed from the remains of plants and animals that live…
resources that can be renewed or replaced
natural resources
things found in nature that people can use
minerals
substances found on Earth that are neither animal nor vegetable
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Social Studies Geography and Environment
Geography
Enviroment
Old World
New World
The study of earth and its people
Natural surroundings
Asia, Africa, Europe
North and South America
Geography
The study of earth and its people
Enviroment
Natural surroundings
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Social Studies - People and Environment
dam
reservoir
ecosystem
levee
is a wall across a river or stream that holds back and contro…
a place to store water
a community of living and nonliving things
a long wall made of dirt or concrete built next to a river to…
dam
is a wall across a river or stream that holds back and contro…
reservoir
a place to store water
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Our Environment ( Social Studies Chapter 2)
continent
landform
mine
adobe
The largest areas of land on earth.
A natural land shape or feature
to dig for materials such as coal or iron.
A brick or building material made of sun-dried earth and straw.
continent
The largest areas of land on earth.
landform
A natural land shape or feature
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Social Studies Human Environment Interaction
smog
acid rain
greenhouse effect
crop rotation
polluting chemicals combine with ozone
Chemicals in air pollution can also combine withe preciptation
when gas in the atmosphere traps the suns heat
changing what is planted from year to year
smog
polluting chemicals combine with ozone
acid rain
Chemicals in air pollution can also combine withe preciptation
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Social Studies test Chapter2 Natural environment
regions
environment
geography
geographers
Olympic peninsula, Willapa hills, and the Cascade mountain ra…
the sum of everything put together.
the study of earth, and its environment.
people that study geography.
regions
Olympic peninsula, Willapa hills, and the Cascade mountain ra…
environment
the sum of everything put together.
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Social Studies Unit 7 Environment
Unintended Consequence
Chinampa
Terrace Farming
Slash and Burn
A result that humans did not intend on making
A floating garden used by the Aztec Indians
Farming on large steps dug out of the side of a large mountai…
When farmers burn forest to clear land
Unintended Consequence
A result that humans did not intend on making
Chinampa
A floating garden used by the Aztec Indians
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Social Studies Chapter 1-Our Environment
recreation
rural community
suburban community
urban community
a way of enjoying oneself
a community in the countryside where there is plenty of open…
a community near a large city
a community in a large city
recreation
a way of enjoying oneself
rural community
a community in the countryside where there is plenty of open…
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Social studies ch 2 environment
Continent
Landform
Mine
Adobe
One of the seven largest land areas on earth: Asia, Africa, N…
The form or shape of part of Earth's surface
To dig for materials
Sun-dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
Continent
One of the seven largest land areas on earth: Asia, Africa, N…
Landform
The form or shape of part of Earth's surface
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Social Studies Human environment/interaction
Natural Resources
non - renewable Natural Resources
Mineral Resources
Renewable Natural Resources
Any physical environmental item that people perceive to be us…
Natural resource that cannot be replaced in a relatively shor…
Natural resources found on and in the Earth's crust that incl…
Natural resources that Earth or people can replace
Natural Resources
Any physical environmental item that people perceive to be us…
non - renewable Natural Resources
Natural resource that cannot be replaced in a relatively shor…
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Social Studies Chapter 2 - The Environment of New York
weather
temperature
precipitation
climate
describes the air at a certain time and place
a measure of how hot or cold a place is
the weather that falls to Earth (rain, snow, sleet, hail)
the pattern of weather in a region over a long period of time
weather
describes the air at a certain time and place
temperature
a measure of how hot or cold a place is
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3rd Grade Social Studies Chapter 2 Our Environment
adapt
adobe
agricultural region
climate
to change the way you do something
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
a place where there is much flat and rich soil
the weather that a place has over a long period of time
adapt
to change the way you do something
adobe
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
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Social Studies The Environment Global Disaster
Global Warming
Deforestation
Green House Gas
Invasive Species
Is the term scientists use to describe the increase in the av…
Means that all the trees and vegetation in a forest is cut do…
Gases in Earth's atmosphere that trap energy from the sun and…
Plants and animals that are not native to the areas in which…
Global Warming
Is the term scientists use to describe the increase in the av…
Deforestation
Means that all the trees and vegetation in a forest is cut do…
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(Social Studies) Chapter 1: People and the Environment
Land Use
Natural Resource
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
How the land is used.
Something found in nature, such as soil, plants, water, or mi…
Resources that can be made again by people or nature.
Resources that cannot be made again by people or nature.
Land Use
How the land is used.
Natural Resource
Something found in nature, such as soil, plants, water, or mi…
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Social studies Climate, Environment, and Resources
weather
climate
sun
location and sun
is the short-term changes in the air for a given place and time
is the region's average weather conditions over a long period
solar energy everything needs light to live
the amount of solar energy a place gets depends on 1. tilt 2.…
weather
is the short-term changes in the air for a given place and time
climate
is the region's average weather conditions over a long period
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Social Studies- The Environment in the Global community
Sustainable Energy
Sustainable society
Biodegradable
Carbon Footprint
It is renewable energy that is henerally defined as energy th…
It is a society that works in harmony with nature and within…
It is the ability of organic materials and some industrial po…
It is the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds…
Sustainable Energy
It is renewable energy that is henerally defined as energy th…
Sustainable society
It is a society that works in harmony with nature and within…
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Highlands Marchesotti Social Studies - Human Environment Interaction
Definition: Natural Resource
Give an Example of a Natural Resource
Definition: Tragedy of the Commons
Definition: Aral Sea
Anything that is found in nature that humans can use
Wood, Water, Coal, Wind, Wheat, Trees, Crops, Soil, etc.
When people have to share a certain resource and don't cooper…
Sea in the Middle East that is shrinking due to human-environ…
Definition: Natural Resource
Anything that is found in nature that humans can use
Give an Example of a Natural Resource
Wood, Water, Coal, Wind, Wheat, Trees, Crops, Soil, etc.
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Social Studies- Climate, Environment, and Resources
Weather
Climate
Prevailing winds
Ocean Currents
The short term changes in the air for a given place and time
A region's average weather conditions over a long period
winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth
large streams of surface water
Weather
The short term changes in the air for a given place and time
Climate
A region's average weather conditions over a long period
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Climate, Environment, and Resources- Social Studies
weather-
weather is -
climate -
climate is -
The short-term changes in the air for a given place and time.
The tempature and precipertation from hour to hour to day to…
A region's average weather conditons over a long period.
The expected weather of a place based on data and experience.
weather-
The short-term changes in the air for a given place and time.
weather is -
The tempature and precipertation from hour to hour to day to…
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Skyla's Social Studies Environment Words
coal and oil
Natural Resouce
Types of Natural Resources
conservation
two fuels found on Earth
something found in nature
air, water, and land
the saving of resources
coal and oil
two fuels found on Earth
Natural Resouce
something found in nature
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Social Studies- Environment of the Arabian Peninsula.
What are the 4 environments of the Ara…
What is a Nomad
What is a Bedouin
What is a Clan
Desert, Oasis, Coastal Plains, and Mountains
People who don't have a proper home, and travel from place to…
A nomadic Arab of the desert
A group of people who are blood related.
What are the 4 environments of the Ara…
Desert, Oasis, Coastal Plains, and Mountains
What is a Nomad
People who don't have a proper home, and travel from place to…
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Social Studies: Our Environment, chap.2
continents
oceans
landform
Regions
Seven large land areas; North America, South America, Europe,…
Four large bodies of salt water; Pacific, Atlantic, Indian an…
the form or shape of part of Earth's surface
The U.S. is organized into 5 regions; the West, the Midwest,…
continents
Seven large land areas; North America, South America, Europe,…
oceans
Four large bodies of salt water; Pacific, Atlantic, Indian an…
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NFMS 6th Grade Social Studies European Environment
climate
Pollution
Acid Rain
Smokeless Zones
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Release of harmful materials into the environment
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
Areas of London where, in order to improve air quality, only…
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Pollution
Release of harmful materials into the environment
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Social Studies Challenged and Challenging Environments
Natural Environment?
Cultural Environment?
Challenging Environment
Challenged Environment
is one where the impact of natural factors e.g soil has chang…
is one where the impact of people is dominant and people cont…
is one where people have found successful adaption and develo…
is one where the impact of people and their technology is thr…
Natural Environment?
is one where the impact of natural factors e.g soil has chang…
Cultural Environment?
is one where the impact of people is dominant and people cont…
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social studies - human rights, social justice, environments
(human rights) define stereotypes
(human rights) give an example of a st…
(human rights) define prejudice
(human rights) give an example of prej…
thinking all people who belong to a certain group are the sam…
all young people who wear hoodies are thugs
judging someone without knowing them, on the basis of what th…
all black people are good dancers
(human rights) define stereotypes
thinking all people who belong to a certain group are the sam…
(human rights) give an example of a st…
all young people who wear hoodies are thugs
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Social Studies Chapter 2: Our Environment Vocabulary Words
adapt
adobe
agricultural region
climate
To change the way you do something.
Sun-dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings.
A place where there is much flat land and rich soil.
The weather that a place has over a long period.
adapt
To change the way you do something.
adobe
Sun-dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings.
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Social Studies Ch 11 Environment of the West
Mt. McKinley
Death Valley
Washington, Oregon, Hawaii
volcano
our country's highest peak
our country's driest place - it gets less than 2 in. of rain…
western region states where rain forests are found
a break in Earth's surface where hot gases and rock shoot out
Mt. McKinley
our country's highest peak
Death Valley
our country's driest place - it gets less than 2 in. of rain…
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Social Studies:Our Environment Study Guide
Adapt
nonrenewable resource
renewable resource
ecosystem
to change the way you do something in order to fit the enviro…
a resource that that takes a long time to replace, or can't b…
a resource that be replaced in a short period of time.
all living things living and interacting together
Adapt
to change the way you do something in order to fit the enviro…
nonrenewable resource
a resource that that takes a long time to replace, or can't b…
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Social Studies - The North East Environment - Chapter 5
Harbor
Boston Harbor
Atlantic Coastal Plain
New England and Middle Atlantic
A sheltered place along a coast where ships can dock
A port in Massachusetts which is one of the regions busiest
One of the landforms the Northeast shares with the Southeast.…
Two sub regions of the Northeast
Harbor
A sheltered place along a coast where ships can dock
Boston Harbor
A port in Massachusetts which is one of the regions busiest
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Social Studies - Northeast Region Environment information
Appalachians
Appalachian trail
forest
broadleaf
one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world
the longest marked footpath in the world (covers more than 20…
Much of the topography of the Northeast
Autumn is very colorful in the Northeast due to this type of…
Appalachians
one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world
Appalachian trail
the longest marked footpath in the world (covers more than 20…
11 terms
MC3 Social Studies Grade 6 Unit 5 Human-Environment Interaction Lessons 1-3
cultural landscape
cultural adaptation
human-environment ... interaction
renewable natural resources
the visible features of an area of land as modified by humans…
patterns of behavior that enable a culture to cope with its s…
the geographic theme that explores how people use, adapt to,…
natural resources that Earth or people can replace... Example:…
cultural landscape
the visible features of an area of land as modified by humans…
cultural adaptation
patterns of behavior that enable a culture to cope with its s…
36 terms
3rd Grade Social Studies Chapter 2 Our Environment
adapt
adobe
agricultural region
climate
to change the way you do something
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
a place where there is much flat and rich soil
the weather that a place has over a long period of time
adapt
to change the way you do something
adobe
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
36 terms
3rd Grade Social Studies Chapter 2 Our Environment
adapt
adobe
agricultural region
climate
to change the way you do something
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
a place where there is much flat and rich soil
the weather that a place has over a long period of time
adapt
to change the way you do something
adobe
sun dried bricks used to build shelters and other buildings
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MC3 Social Studies Grade 6 Unit 5 Human-Environment Interactions Lessons -10
nuclear energy
uranium
biomass
geothermal energy
power created by splitting atoms apart of combining atoms tog…
a fuel used to create nuclear energy... Example: Uranium is extr…
renewable energy from plants and animals ... Example: Wood, cro…
energy from the heat in the Earth
nuclear energy
power created by splitting atoms apart of combining atoms tog…
uranium
a fuel used to create nuclear energy... Example: Uranium is extr…
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Chapter 3 Social Studies Climate,Environment, and Resources
Weather and climate are affected by
Weather is
Climate is
Rain shadows form on the other side of…
Sun, location, wind, water, and mountains
Short term
Overall pattern
True
Weather and climate are affected by
Sun, location, wind, water, and mountains
Weather is
Short term
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Chapter 5 Social Studies/ Community Environments
fuel
landforms
climate
region
A natural resource such as oil or gas that can be burned to p…
a shape or part on the Earth's surface, such as a mountain or…
the kind of weather a place has from year to year.
a large land area that has special features.
fuel
A natural resource such as oil or gas that can be burned to p…
landforms
a shape or part on the Earth's surface, such as a mountain or…
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Social Studies 11 Chapter 17 Environment
Harvest of fish ... 1950:... 2000:
How many people added to population ea…
How much of resources consumed by 20%…
Sustainability
19 million tonnes... 90 million tonnes
80 million (in developing world)
85% (industrialized western countries)
Maintain economic growth without damaging environment
Harvest of fish ... 1950:... 2000:
19 million tonnes... 90 million tonnes
How many people added to population ea…
80 million (in developing world)
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Social Environment
What is Weather?
What is Temperature?
What is Precipitation?
What is Climate?
Describes the air at a certain time and place
Measures how hot or cold a place is
Water that falls to earth
The pattern of weather in a specific area (region)
What is Weather?
Describes the air at a certain time and place
What is Temperature?
Measures how hot or cold a place is
23 terms
Our Environment - Social Studies - 3rd Grade
adapt
modify
irrigate
continent
To change the way you do something
To change something, such as the physical environment
To bring water in through pipes
One of the seven largest land areas on Earth - Asia, Africa,…
adapt
To change the way you do something
modify
To change something, such as the physical environment
12 terms
Social Studies 7 - 13 Colonies - Environment
New England Colonies Environment
New England Colonies Jobs
New England Colonies
Middle Atlantic Colonies Environment
Long, cold winters... rocky soil... forests
Subsistence farming... fishing... ship building
self-government with representative assembly... town meetinghous…
Milder climate ... fertile soil ... natural ports
New England Colonies Environment
Long, cold winters... rocky soil... forests
New England Colonies Jobs
Subsistence farming... fishing... ship building
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