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Chapter 3 Geography
Three main gases in air
Amount of nitrogen in air
Amount of oxygen in air
Water Vapor (H20)
Nitrogen(78%), Oxygen(21%) and Argon (.93%)
78%
21%
responsible for natural greenhouse effect
Three main gases in air
Nitrogen(78%), Oxygen(21%) and Argon (.93%)
Amount of nitrogen in air
78%
Chapter 3 Human Geography
death rate
birthrate
doubling time
population distribution
the number of deaths compared to the total population
the number of babies born compared to the total population
the number of years it takes a population to double
the geographic pattern of where people live on Earth
death rate
the number of deaths compared to the total population
birthrate
the number of babies born compared to the total population
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CDA Geography Chapter 3
equator
hemisphere
parallel
latitude
a great circle that divides the earth into halves forming the…
half a sphere or globe
remaining an equal distance apart at all times and at all poi…
distance north or south of the equator.
equator
a great circle that divides the earth into halves forming the…
hemisphere
half a sphere or globe
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Geography Chapter 3
Industry
primary industries
agriculture... fishing... forestry... mining
subsistence farmers
man's "hard work" to make a living
the most basic industries
4 categories of primary industries
produce enough to meet the needs of their own household
Industry
man's "hard work" to make a living
primary industries
the most basic industries
Human Geography Chapter 3
Population
Migration
"Push-Pull" Theory
Economy
total number of people
people's movement from one place or region to another
the theory that says that people migrate because difficulties…
a system in which people use things that have value
Population
total number of people
Migration
people's movement from one place or region to another
Geography - Chapter 3.2 & 3.3
convection
El Nino
greenhouse effect
tundra
the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of th…
the warming of waters off the west coast of South America
the theory that gasesnreleased by burning coal and petroleum…
flat, treeless lands formng a ring around the Arctic Ocean; a…
convection
the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of th…
El Nino
the warming of waters off the west coast of South America
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Bess Geography Chapter 3
population
population distribution
demography
population density
total number of people in an area
the way population is spread out over an area
the science that tries to explain how populations change and…
average number of people per square mile or square kilometer
population
total number of people in an area
population distribution
the way population is spread out over an area
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Chapter 3 Earths Human Geography
Population
Population distribution
Demography
Population density
total number of people in an area
the way the population is spread out over an area
the science that studies population distribution and change
the average number of people per square mile in a given area
Population
total number of people in an area
Population distribution
the way the population is spread out over an area
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Chapter 3 Human Geography
death rate
birthrate
doubling time
population distribution
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
The number of years needed to double a population, assuming a…
Description of locations on the Earth's surface where populat…
death rate
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
birthrate
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
Uebelhor Geography Chapter 3
Solstice
Equinox
Weather
Climate
Either of two times of year when the sun's rays shine directl…
Each of the two days in a year on which day and night are equ…
The condition of the atmosphere at a patrol ovation and time
The typical weather conditions at a particular location as ob…
Solstice
Either of two times of year when the sun's rays shine directl…
Equinox
Each of the two days in a year on which day and night are equ…
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Geography Chapter 3 Vocab
Cataclysm
uniformitarianism
Neocatastrophists
Atmosphere
a violent upheaval or change in the earth's crust
belief in an old earth developing over billions of years; tri…
These scientists continue to reject the biblical account but…
The covering of air that surrounds our planet
Cataclysm
a violent upheaval or change in the earth's crust
uniformitarianism
belief in an old earth developing over billions of years; tri…
Chapter 3 World Geography
Two Revolutions That Changed the Earth
Hunting and Gathering (foraging)
Ecologically Dominant Species
Pleistocene Overkill Hypothesis
1. The Agricultural Revolution... -Began in the Middle East abo…
-Our ancestors lived by foraging until 10,000 years ago... -Stay…
-Competed more successfully than other organisms for nutritio…
Hunted many species to extinction
Two Revolutions That Changed the Earth
1. The Agricultural Revolution... -Began in the Middle East abo…
Hunting and Gathering (foraging)
-Our ancestors lived by foraging until 10,000 years ago... -Stay…
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Geography Chapter 3 Vocab
Prevailing Winds
Doldrums
El Nino
Deciduous
A global wind that blows constantly from the same direction.
A frequently windless area near the Equator
A periodic change in the pattern of ocean currents and water…
Trees and shrubs that shed their leaves at the end of the gro…
Prevailing Winds
A global wind that blows constantly from the same direction.
Doldrums
A frequently windless area near the Equator
Mr. Pennington's Geography Chapter 3
Weather
Climate
Equinox
Solstice
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of ti…
One of two days (about March 21 and September 23) on which th…
One of two days (about June 21 and December 22) on which the…
Weather
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of ti…
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GEOGRAPHY: Chapter 3: Mexico
irrigate
isthmus
plateau
valley
to pipe in or channel water to fields that get little rain
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
an area of level highland
a stretch of lowlands between mountains
irrigate
to pipe in or channel water to fields that get little rain
isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
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Human Geography - Chapter 3
death rate
birthrate
doubling time
population distribution
the number of deaths each year per 1000 people
the number of live births each year per 1000 people
number of years it takes for a population to double in size
how people are spread out over the world
death rate
the number of deaths each year per 1000 people
birthrate
the number of live births each year per 1000 people
Hogan World Geography chapter 3
Weather
Climate
Axis
Temperature
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A measure of how hot or cold an object is compared to a refer…
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
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Chapter 3: Human Geography
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable resources
Economic system
Traditional economy
a resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
a resource that cannot be totally replaced
how a society decides on the ownership and distribution of it…
an economy where all the resources are distributed mainly thr…
Renewable resources
a resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
Nonrenewable resources
a resource that cannot be totally replaced
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Geography Chapter 3 Terms*
Immigrate
Megalopolis
refugee
Human rights
To enter and live in a new country
A huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large popu…
A person who flees a country because of violence, war, persec…
The rights belonging to all individuals such as freedom of sp…
Immigrate
To enter and live in a new country
Megalopolis
A huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large popu…
Geography-Chapter 3
Short-term
Long-term
Sun
Tilt
Weather refers to the __________ atmospheric conditions in on…
Climate refers to the ____________ weather patterns of an area.
The most important factor determining a region's climate is t…
One reason for the variations in sunlight in different places…
Short-term
Weather refers to the __________ atmospheric conditions in on…
Long-term
Climate refers to the ____________ weather patterns of an area.
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cultural geography chapter 3
creation, flood, current world, and fu…
uniformitarianism
the Flood
cataclysm
4 phases God's work divided the earth into
the idea that forces the shape the earth is now operated in t…
dramatically altered the earth's features
another name for the Flood
creation, flood, current world, and fu…
4 phases God's work divided the earth into
uniformitarianism
the idea that forces the shape the earth is now operated in t…
Geography Chapter 3 Voc
Weather
Climate
axis
Revolution
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
in astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
Weather
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
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Geography Chapter 3
emigrate
immigrate
megalopolis
refugee
to leave one's home to live in another place
to enter and live in a new country
a huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large popu…
a person who flees a country because of violence, war, persec…
emigrate
to leave one's home to live in another place
immigrate
to enter and live in a new country
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World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Predictable
Eventually
Weather
Climate
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
finally... in the end
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Predictable
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
Eventually
finally... in the end
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Geography Alive Chapter 3: Canada
plural society
region:
urban
rural
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
found in or living in a city.
found in or living in areas that are not close to cities.
plural society
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
region:
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
Nessacus Geography Chapter 3
Population
Population distribution
Demography
Areas of Early Farming
Total number of people
The way the population is spread out over an area.
Explains how populations change and why population distributi…
Europe, Central America, South Asia,
Population
Total number of people
Population distribution
The way the population is spread out over an area.
Geography Chapter 3
Urban heat island
Acid rain
Sustainable agriculture
Renewable energy resources
Development associated with cities often produces nighttime t…
Industrially produced sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides in t…
Organic farming principles, limiting chemicals, and integrate…
hydroelectric, solar, wind, and geothermal
Urban heat island
Development associated with cities often produces nighttime t…
Acid rain
Industrially produced sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides in t…
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Chapter 3 Geography 3.1
birthrate
death rate
Population Distribution
Population Density
the number of babies born compared to the total number of ind…
number of deaths compared to the total number of individuals…
Pattern of where people live on earth.
Average number of people living within a square mile.
birthrate
the number of babies born compared to the total number of ind…
death rate
number of deaths compared to the total number of individuals…
Geography Words Chapter 3
Weather
Climate
Prevailing Winds
Ocean Currents
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Global winds that blow constantly from the same direction
Global patterns created from the movement of the oceans; such…
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Chapter 3 Human Geography
death rate
birthrate
doubling time
population distribution
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
The number of years needed to double a population, assuming a…
Description of locations on the Earth's surface where populat…
death rate
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
birthrate
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
Chapter 3, Lesson 2 Geography
culture
ethnic group
dialect
cultural region
the set of beliefs, behaviors, and traits shared by a group o…
a group of people with a common racial, national, tribal, rel…
a regional variety of a language with unique features, such a…
a geographic area in which people have certain traits in common
culture
the set of beliefs, behaviors, and traits shared by a group o…
ethnic group
a group of people with a common racial, national, tribal, rel…
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GEOGRAPHY - Chapter 3 - Vocabulary
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
air pressure
the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time
the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
the process by which Earth's atmosphere traps heat
the weight of the air
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time
climate
the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
human geography chapter 3
age sex pyramid
agricultural density
arithmetic density
baby boom
a graphic representation of the age and sex of a population
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A cohort of individuals born in the United States between 194…
age sex pyramid
a graphic representation of the age and sex of a population
agricultural density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
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Discovering World Geography Chapter 3 Lesson 3
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable resources
Economic system
Traditional economy
A resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
A resource that cannot be totally replaced
How a society decides on the ownership and distribution of it…
An economy where all the resources are distributed mainly thr…
Renewable resources
A resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
Nonrenewable resources
A resource that cannot be totally replaced
Human Geography Chapter 3
Asylum seeker
Brain drain
Chain migration
Circular Migration
Someone who has migrated to another country on hope of being…
A larger-scale of emigration by talented people
The migration of people to a specific location because relati…
Temporary movement of migrant worker between home and host co…
Asylum seeker
Someone who has migrated to another country on hope of being…
Brain drain
A larger-scale of emigration by talented people
geography chapter 3 vocab
culture
population density
birthrate
culture hearth
beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way of life
average number of people in a square mile or square kilometer
number of live births each year per 1,000 people
a place where important ideas begin and from which they sprea…
culture
beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way of life
population density
average number of people in a square mile or square kilometer
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Geography Chapter 3 - Weather
Weather
Climate
Temperature
Condensation
condition of the atmosphere at a given time an place (short t…
weather conditions in a geographic region over a long time (l…
measurement of heat
process by which water vapor changes from gas into liquid dro…
Weather
condition of the atmosphere at a given time an place (short t…
Climate
weather conditions in a geographic region over a long time (l…
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Geography Chapter 3
population
population distribution
demographer
population density
the people living in a particular area
how a population is spread over an area
a scientist who studies human populations
the average number of people living in a given area
population
the people living in a particular area
population distribution
how a population is spread over an area
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World Geography Chapter 3 Section 2
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Orographic effect
process by which liquid changes into gas
the amount of water vapor in the air
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas into liqu…
cooling effect that occurs when air is forced to rise over a…
Evaporation
process by which liquid changes into gas
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
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World Geography Chapter 3
Population
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Population Density
The number of people who live in an area.
The number of births per 1000 people per year.
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.
The average number of people who live in a certain area
Population
The number of people who live in an area.
Birth Rate
The number of births per 1000 people per year.
Chapter 3 - geography vocab
Paleolithic
Nomads
Technology
Ice age
Relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age.
People who move from place to place as a group to find food f…
An ability gained by the practical use of knowledge
A time when glaciers covered much of the land
Paleolithic
Relating to the earliest period of the Stone Age.
Nomads
People who move from place to place as a group to find food f…
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Geography Chapter 3
primary industry
subsistence farmer
cash crop
commercial farmer
work that makes natural resources available for use, such as…
agriculture that supplies only the basic food and material ne…
a crop raised specifically for sale rather than for personal…
someone who grows crops for sale and profit rather than merel…
primary industry
work that makes natural resources available for use, such as…
subsistence farmer
agriculture that supplies only the basic food and material ne…
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Geography Vocab Chapter 3
Geography
Tornado
Hurricane
Climate
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
A powerful funnel-shaped column of spiraling air.
A storm that forms over warm, tropical ocean waters.
The typical weather conditions at a particular location as ob…
Geography
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Tornado
A powerful funnel-shaped column of spiraling air.
Geography Chapter 3 Vocab
Weather
Climate
Axis
Revolution
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth b…
In astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
Weather
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
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Chapter 3 - Cultural Geography
Acculturation
Animism
Artifact
Buddhism
The adoptation of cultural traits, such as language, by one g…
Most prevalent in Africa and the Americas, doctrine in which…
Any item that represents a material aspect of culture
System of belief that seeks to explain ultimate realities for…
Acculturation
The adoptation of cultural traits, such as language, by one g…
Animism
Most prevalent in Africa and the Americas, doctrine in which…
Geography chapter 3
Absolute humidity
Relative humidity
Dew point temperature
Humidity rising
Water content of air at a given temperature expressed in gram…
Percent of capacity; how close the air is to full
measures humidity; shows the saturation of water in the air.…
How does the air become saturated?
Absolute humidity
Water content of air at a given temperature expressed in gram…
Relative humidity
Percent of capacity; how close the air is to full
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Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Culture
Population Density
Birthrate
Immigrant
the way of life that distinguishes a people, government, lang…
the average number of people living in a given area
the number of live births each year per 1,000 people
a person who moves into a country
Culture
the way of life that distinguishes a people, government, lang…
Population Density
the average number of people living in a given area
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geography terms chapter 3
Biodiversity
Blue-Green Algae
Community
Culture
Rich variety of organism in biosphere
Micro-Organism that grown in water-high nutrients (nitrates a…
Group of people with something in common
Belief/attitude/tool that community uses that structures life…
Biodiversity
Rich variety of organism in biosphere
Blue-Green Algae
Micro-Organism that grown in water-high nutrients (nitrates a…
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Chapter 3 Geography: Climate and Vegetation
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
the day on which in the northern hemisphere, or the beginning…
signal of season change in which twice a year the days and ni…
the condition of the atmosphere at a particular location and…
the term for weather conditions at a particular location over…
solstice
the day on which in the northern hemisphere, or the beginning…
equinox
signal of season change in which twice a year the days and ni…
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World Geography A Unit 1 Exploring Geography Chapter 3 Physical Geography
The immense pressure that it is under
Pangaea
Leaching
Planting trees throughout the flood zone
The earth's inner core reaches temperatures that are at times…
The map represents the Earth about 225 million years ago. Wha…
After months of heavy rain, a farmer noticed a steady drop in…
Which of the following could help prevent flood waters from r…
The immense pressure that it is under
The earth's inner core reaches temperatures that are at times…
Pangaea
The map represents the Earth about 225 million years ago. Wha…
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