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Social Studies / Geography
Seven continents
Five oceans
Equator
Prime Meridian
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia…
Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Indian, Southern
Line that separates the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern…
Line that separates the Eastern and Western Hemisphere. 0 deg…
Seven continents
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia…
Five oceans
Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Indian, Southern
Social Studies Geography Terms
Geography
Rural
Urban
Urbanization
Land, water, plants, animals and people
Country
City
Movement of people from villages and farms to cities
Geography
Land, water, plants, animals and people
Rural
Country
15 terms
Social Studies Geography Cards
Equator
Hemispheres
Latitude
Prime Meridian
The - circles around the world horizontally at 0 degrees
The Earth can be separated into 4 ...
Lines that are parallel to the equator. They are also called…
The - circles around the world vertically at 0 degrees
Equator
The - circles around the world horizontally at 0 degrees
Hemispheres
The Earth can be separated into 4 ...
Social Studies Geography
Location
Natural resource
Latitude and longitude
Longitude
Location is the way places look like. It's Exactly where some…
Natural resource are material provided by he environment that…
Latitude and longitude are lines that is on a map and it meas…
Longitude are lines that goes north to south.
Location
Location is the way places look like. It's Exactly where some…
Natural resource
Natural resource are material provided by he environment that…
28 terms
social studies geography vocab
geography
5 themes of geography
location
place
study of earth and its people
location, place, human-environment interactions, movement, re…
where something is; absolute and relative
characteristics of a location
geography
study of earth and its people
5 themes of geography
location, place, human-environment interactions, movement, re…
28 terms
Social Studies World Geography
Pacific ocean
Russia
Canada
China
Largest ocean
Largest country in terms of land
Second largest country in terms of land
Most people
Pacific ocean
Largest ocean
Russia
Largest country in terms of land
Aaron Social Studies-geography
Geography
spatial
landscape
relative location
the study of Earth and its people, places, and environments
Earth's features in terms of their places, shapes, and relati…
the portions of earth's surface that can be viewed at one tim…
the location of one place compared to another place
Geography
the study of Earth and its people, places, and environments
spatial
Earth's features in terms of their places, shapes, and relati…
33 terms
Social Studies 7- geography
lines of latitude (parallels)
meridians of longitude
equator
Prime Meridian
they stay the same distance apart all the way around the worl…
they are not parallel because they all meet at the North Pole…
halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole. The starti…
the starting point for measuring longitude
lines of latitude (parallels)
they stay the same distance apart all the way around the worl…
meridians of longitude
they are not parallel because they all meet at the North Pole…
15 terms
Social Studies; Geography
Geography
Ocean
Continent
Globe
The study of the Earth, it's physical features, and the way l…
The largest areas of water on Earth.
The largest areas of land on Earth.
A model of the Earth shaped like a sphere.
Geography
The study of the Earth, it's physical features, and the way l…
Ocean
The largest areas of water on Earth.
10 terms
Social Studies: GEOGRAPHY Unit
geography
globe
geographic term
compass
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
A sphere that is a model of the Earth and most accurately rep…
A word that names a landform or body of water. Examples of ge…
A tool or instrument for finding directions by first locating…
geography
The study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
globe
A sphere that is a model of the Earth and most accurately rep…
15 terms
Social Studies Geography Terms
Plateau
Penninsula
Tundra
Basin
a geographic term used to describe a flat area of land that h…
body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on 3 si…
an area of land characterized by permafrost (ground that's al…
area of land drained by a given river and its branches; area…
Plateau
a geographic term used to describe a flat area of land that h…
Penninsula
body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on 3 si…
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
Social Studies / Geography
Acculturation
Diffusion
Distribution
Ecosystem
Process of adopting the traits of cultural group
Spread of people, goods, and ideas from one place to another
The arrangement of items over a specified area
System formed by the interaction of all living organisms (pla…
Acculturation
Process of adopting the traits of cultural group
Diffusion
Spread of people, goods, and ideas from one place to another
25 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Area
Boundary
Canyon
Cape
Region, section of land bound by common characteristics
Border, dividing line
A narrow, deep valley with steep sides
A pointed piece of land extending into an ocean or lake
Area
Region, section of land bound by common characteristics
Boundary
Border, dividing line
5 terms
Social Studies Geography
Physical Map
Political Map
Locator
Region
A map that shows the geography of an area (landforms, water f…
A map that shows boundaries of countries; can show capitals o…
Small map/ globe that shows were the place on the main map is…
Themes of geography
Physical Map
A map that shows the geography of an area (landforms, water f…
Political Map
A map that shows boundaries of countries; can show capitals o…
35 terms
Social Studies: Geography
Geography
National Geographic Society
Location
Spatial Relations
The study of people, places and environments.
Publisher of the National Geographic magazine and funds exped…
The exact site of anything on the earth.
Relationship of Earth's features, places, and groups of peopl…
Geography
The study of people, places and environments.
National Geographic Society
Publisher of the National Geographic magazine and funds exped…
Social Studies Geography Terms
Map Title
Compass Rose
Map Scale
Map Legend
Serves purpose of showing the primary content on the map
A circle showing the principle directions on a map or chart.
Shows the distance on the map corresponding to the distance o…
Gives you the information of the map neede to make sense.
Map Title
Serves purpose of showing the primary content on the map
Compass Rose
A circle showing the principle directions on a map or chart.
8 terms
Social Studies Geography Alive
Delta
Peninsula
Plateau
Island
A trianglar section of land built up at a river's mouth
A piece of land that is surround by water on three sides
A flat land mass higher than the surrounding land with at lea…
A piece of land surrounded by water
Delta
A trianglar section of land built up at a river's mouth
Peninsula
A piece of land that is surround by water on three sides
35 terms
Social Studies -Geography
Geography
cardinal directions
latitude
longitude
the study of Earth
the directions north,south, east and west
the distance north or south of Earth's Equator in degrees
the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian , in degrees
Geography
the study of Earth
cardinal directions
the directions north,south, east and west
17 terms
Social Studies- Geography
Geography
Relative Location
Absolute Location
Latitude
The study of the physical features of the earth.
Close to something.
An exact Location
Is measured in degrees North and South of the equator.
Geography
The study of the physical features of the earth.
Relative Location
Close to something.
14 terms
Social Studies - Geography - Vocab
globe
hemisphere
equator
prime meridian
round model of Earth
halves of the Earth
line drawn around Earth halfway between the North Pole and So…
line drawn from the North Pole to the South Pole that passes…
globe
round model of Earth
hemisphere
halves of the Earth
Social Studies: Geography
Latitude lines
Prime meridian
Equator
Human environment interaction (HEI)
What lines run east and west?
Line at Zero degrees longitude
Line zero degrees latitude
Where humans have impacted the earth
Latitude lines
What lines run east and west?
Prime meridian
Line at Zero degrees longitude
Social Studies: Geography Vocabulary
Continent
Compass Rose
Legend
Scale
One of the 7 largest land masses on earth
Set of pointers that show directions on a map.
Illustrated explanation of a map's symbols, colors, lettering…
Relationship between an actual distance on the earth and the…
Continent
One of the 7 largest land masses on earth
Compass Rose
Set of pointers that show directions on a map.
11 terms
Social Studies, Geography Vocabulary
gulf
isthmus
peninsula
plain
a part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land
a narrow strip of land bordered by water, that connects two l…
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
a large area of flat or nearly flat land
gulf
a part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land
isthmus
a narrow strip of land bordered by water, that connects two l…
13 terms
Social studies geography
Longitude
Hemisphere
Latitude
Cardinal Directions
Measured from the Prime Meridian and measures degrees going e…
The earth is divided into north and south by the equator and…
Measured from the equator and measures degrees going north or…
North, South, East and West are known as the cardinal directi…
Longitude
Measured from the Prime Meridian and measures degrees going e…
Hemisphere
The earth is divided into north and south by the equator and…
Geography Vocabulary| Social Studies
Continents
Island
Map
Title
Seven Large landmasses
Landmasses smaller than contients and around water
Flat digram of all or part of earths suface
shows what subject of the map is
Continents
Seven Large landmasses
Island
Landmasses smaller than contients and around water
Social Studies - Geography
primary source
secondary source
geography
spatial
descriptions of an event by someone who witnessed or lived th…
record of an event created later by people who were not prese…
study of earth's physical features and the living things that…
earth's features in terms of their places, shape and relation…
primary source
descriptions of an event by someone who witnessed or lived th…
secondary source
record of an event created later by people who were not prese…
7 terms
Social Studies Geography 5E
Hemisphere
Geography
Scale
Compass Rose
half of a sphere or globe. For example:northern and southern…
The study of the earth's surface
A unit of measurement that stands for another unit of measure…
A drawing on a map which shows directions: north, south, east…
Hemisphere
half of a sphere or globe. For example:northern and southern…
Geography
The study of the earth's surface
14 terms
Social Studies Geography Flashcards
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Place
Topography
Exact Posistion/location usng latitude and longitude or a str…
Posistion of something on the earth's surface in relation to…
Special features of a location the distinguish it from other…
Land surface features.
Absolute Location
Exact Posistion/location usng latitude and longitude or a str…
Relative Location
Posistion of something on the earth's surface in relation to…
Social studies geography
Geography
Atmospheric pressure
Altitude
Equatorial low pressure belt
The study of the earth and its atmosphere
The weight of the atmosphere per unit area.It is measured in…
Air pressure is highest at sea level and decreases with incre…
It is also known as inter tropical convergence zone because a…
Geography
The study of the earth and its atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
The weight of the atmosphere per unit area.It is measured in…
15 terms
Unit 1 Social Studies: Geography
map legend
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
compass rose
map key
north, east, south, west
halfway between any two cardinal directions (northeast, north…
symbol on a map that shows the cardinal and intermediate dire…
map legend
map key
cardinal directions
north, east, south, west
17 terms
Social Studies Geography Definitions.
Uplands
Plain
Mountain System
Plateau
Hills.
An area of flat land. Good for farming.
Mountain ranges that is geologically related.
An area of land that is elevated in comparison to the land ar…
Uplands
Hills.
Plain
An area of flat land. Good for farming.
Social Studies- Geography
absolute location
relative location
place
physical attribute
exact coordinates for a location
same general location as another location
an area that is defined by everything in it or around it.
a naturally occurring attribute
absolute location
exact coordinates for a location
relative location
same general location as another location
17 terms
Social Studies - Unit #1 - Geography
compass rose / direction indicator
cartographer
political map
physical map
The symbol on a map that shows north, south, east, & west.
a person who creates maps
Maps that show the names & boundaries of countries.
Maps that show land forms.
compass rose / direction indicator
The symbol on a map that shows north, south, east, & west.
cartographer
a person who creates maps
15 terms
Geography (Social Studies)
Absolute Location
Bay
Channel
Delta
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
Wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie clos…
Flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by…
Absolute Location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Bay
Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
32 terms
Social Studies Geography Terms
Absolute location
Distortion
Map projection
Relative location
A very specified place on earth
A geographical misrepresentation when shown on a map
One of the ways to present the spherical earth on a flat surf…
Where a place is in relation to another place
Absolute location
A very specified place on earth
Distortion
A geographical misrepresentation when shown on a map
30 terms
Social Studies Geography Terms
Location
Place
Human Environment
Movement
Where is it. Absolute and Relative
Describe what the area is like Physical (Earth) and Humans
How you change to live in a new area
To go from one place to another People Goods and Ideas
Location
Where is it. Absolute and Relative
Place
Describe what the area is like Physical (Earth) and Humans
10 terms
5th Social Studies - Geography
latitude
longitude
equator
compass rose
Measure the position North and South between the poles.
Measure the position East and West around the globe.
The line half way between the North and South poles.
A drawing that shows directions on a map.
latitude
Measure the position North and South between the poles.
longitude
Measure the position East and West around the globe.
22 terms
Social Studies Geography Test
Locator map
Scale
Compass rose
Physical map
Shows where in the world the area is located
Help measure the distance between points on the map
Shows the cardinal directions of north, south, east, west. Al…
Shows the major physical features of a region. For example; m…
Locator map
Shows where in the world the area is located
Scale
Help measure the distance between points on the map
12 terms
Social studies notes geography
Peninsula
Fjord
Population Density
Loess
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
a long, narrow deep inlet of the sea located between steep cl…
the average number of people living per square mile or KM
Rich dust like soil found in the European Plain
Peninsula
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
Fjord
a long, narrow deep inlet of the sea located between steep cl…
L Social Studies - geography
region
human/environment interactions
place
location
an area with common features that set it apart (contrast) fro…
the relationship between people and the land where they live
a description of what an area is like, based on various featu…
the exact measurement of where something can be found using l…
region
an area with common features that set it apart (contrast) fro…
human/environment interactions
the relationship between people and the land where they live
10 terms
5th Social Studies - Geography
latitude
longitude
equator
compass rose
Measure the position North and South between the poles.
Measure the position East and West around the globe.
The line half way between the North and South poles.
A drawing that shows directions on a map.
latitude
Measure the position North and South between the poles.
longitude
Measure the position East and West around the globe.
10 terms
Social Studies Geography Words
geography
physical geography
human geography
irrigation
the study of a location pr distribution of physical features…
main branches in geography, involves the study of Earths natu…
studying human activities as they relate to Earth and interac…
artificial application of water to land
geography
the study of a location pr distribution of physical features…
physical geography
main branches in geography, involves the study of Earths natu…
Social Studies - Geography Terms
bay
canyon
cape
channel
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
n. A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.
n. A point of land that extends into water.
n. The deepest part of a body of water.
bay
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
canyon
n. A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.
14 terms
Social Studies Geography
Location
Relative Location
Absolute Location
Landform
The place where something is.
Tells what a place is near.
Tells the exact location of a place
A kind of a land with a special shape
Location
The place where something is.
Relative Location
Tells what a place is near.
9 terms
Social Studies,Geography
Imaginary lines which run east and wes…
Imaginary lines that run north and sou…
A map which shows capital cities,state…
A map showed such as plains,mountains.
Latitude
Longitude
Political map
Physical map
Imaginary lines which run east and wes…
Latitude
Imaginary lines that run north and sou…
Longitude
Social Studies Review: Geography
Bay
Coast
Continent
Gulf
A body of large water that extends into land
A rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
One of the seven great land masses of Earth: North America, S…
A large body of salt water that is partly enclosed by land
Bay
A body of large water that extends into land
Coast
A rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
23 terms
Geography- Social Studies
Globe
Maps
Latitude/Longitude lines
hemishperes
a spherical scale model of the earth... Advantages - true distan…
flat drawings of all or part of the round earth's surface... Adv…
imaginary lines that crisscross the globe used to find places…
half of the sphere of the earth, refers to hone-half of the g…
Globe
a spherical scale model of the earth... Advantages - true distan…
Maps
flat drawings of all or part of the round earth's surface... Adv…
Social Studies: Geography
5 Themes of Geography
Relevant Location
Absolute Location
Physical Characteristics of a Place
Location... Place... Human-environment interaction... Movement... Region
describes your surrounding geography... ex: river, mountain, wat…
specific point of latitude and longitude
deserts, plains, mountains, waterways
5 Themes of Geography
Location... Place... Human-environment interaction... Movement... Region
Relevant Location
describes your surrounding geography... ex: river, mountain, wat…
geography\social studies
absolute location
relative location
climate
cartographer
the exact place of something. (3456 church street)
how to describe a place by what its related to.(across the st…
the weather in an area.(in Alaska its cold all year)
a mapmaker
absolute location
the exact place of something. (3456 church street)
relative location
how to describe a place by what its related to.(across the st…
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