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27 terms
Social Studies - Geography Terms
basin
bay
canyon
cape
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
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.
basin
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
bay
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
10 terms
Social Studies: Geography Skills
globe
degrees
longitude
latitude
A sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe o…
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down,…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
globe
A sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
degrees
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe o…
27 terms
Social Studies - Geography Terms
basin
bay
canyon
cape
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
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.
basin
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
bay
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
12 terms
Geography and Social Sciences
Geography
Geographer
Natural Resource
Map
the study of people, their environments, and their resources.
looks at how the natural environment affects the way we live.
a material that humans can take from the environment to survi…
a drawing of the Earth's surface.
Geography
the study of people, their environments, and their resources.
Geographer
looks at how the natural environment affects the way we live.
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
map
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
a diagram on a piece of paper that represents a smaller porti…
a part of a map that shows directions using symbols
one of the main directions on a map; north, south, east, and…
directions which include northeast, northwest, southeast, and…
map
a diagram on a piece of paper that represents a smaller porti…
compass rose
a part of a map that shows directions using symbols
14 terms
Geography Social Studies
delta
gulf
plateau
cataract
a triangular area at the end of a river; the Nile had very fe…
a large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land
an area of high, flat land
a large waterfall
delta
a triangular area at the end of a river; the Nile had very fe…
gulf
a large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land
Geography - Social Studies
map
map key
cardinal directions
continent
a drawing of a real place
tells what the pictures mean on the map
north, south, east, west
a large area of land
map
a drawing of a real place
map key
tells what the pictures mean on the map
30 terms
6th Grade Social Studies Geography
mountains
valleys
plains
islands
land that rises above 2,000 feet
low land between hills or mountains
stretches of mostly flat land
land completely surrounded by water
mountains
land that rises above 2,000 feet
valleys
low land between hills or mountains
20 terms
CORE Social Studies Geography
Parallels
Meridians
The Suez Canal
Relative Location
Refers to the lines of latitude
AKA Lines of longitude. They pinpoint locations and separate…
Connects the Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea.
Refers to the surrounding geography of a location. (example-…
Parallels
Refers to the lines of latitude
Meridians
AKA Lines of longitude. They pinpoint locations and separate…
10 terms
Social Studies Geography Skills
geography
Earth
continent
ocean
the study of Earth and the ways people use it
the planet on which we live
one of the seven largest land areas on Earth
a very large body of salt water
geography
the study of Earth and the ways people use it
Earth
the planet on which we live
Geography: Social Studies Map Skills
South Pole
North Pole
Elevation Map
Physical Map
The point on the earth located at 90 degrees south latitude w…
The spot where the lines of longitude meet at the northernmos…
A type of physical map that uses colors to show the elevation…
A map that shows the major physical features of a region such…
South Pole
The point on the earth located at 90 degrees south latitude w…
North Pole
The spot where the lines of longitude meet at the northernmos…
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Hemisphere
Continent
Longitude and Latitude
Country
Half of the Earth
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
Lines used to determine the absolute location of places on ea…
A nation with its own government, occupying a particular terr…
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
Continent
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
13 terms
social geography
geographic perspective
latitude
longtitude
Global Positioning System (GPS)
a way of looking at and understanding the world(地理的角落)
Distance of any point north or south of the equator, measured…
the distance of any point east or west of the prime meridian…
A system of satellite and portable receivers able to pinpoint…
geographic perspective
a way of looking at and understanding the world(地理的角落)
latitude
Distance of any point north or south of the equator, measured…
11 terms
Social Geography
Arithmetic Density
physiological density
agricultural density
urban density
total number of people / area of land measured
total population/amount of arable land
total rural population/amount of agricultural land
the number of people inhabiting an urban area/the total area…
Arithmetic Density
total number of people / area of land measured
physiological density
total population/amount of arable land
5 terms
Social Studies - The Five Themes of Geography
location
place
human-environment interactions
movement
n. Everything on Earth has its own location--the place where…
n. Every place has physical and human features that make it d…
n. People and their surroundings interact or affect each othe…
n. People, goods, and ideas move every day. They move in your…
location
n. Everything on Earth has its own location--the place where…
place
n. Every place has physical and human features that make it d…
Social Geography
Normalization
Naturalization
Culture
Indigenous people
...
...
...
...
Normalization
...
Naturalization
...
13 terms
Social Geography
Early Ontario
European Settlers
European settlers
European settlers
Native people... - arrived about 10,000 years ago... - Settlement p…
- 1500s- Passage to the orient... - 1600s- Fur trade begins ... - 1…
- 1775- American Revolution ... - 1779- English, Scottish and Ir…
- 1812- Last military challenge for the Lakes ... - 1867- Confed…
Early Ontario
Native people... - arrived about 10,000 years ago... - Settlement p…
European Settlers
- 1500s- Passage to the orient... - 1600s- Fur trade begins ... - 1…
39 terms
NES Social Science: Geography
Assimilation
Built Environment
Carrying Capacity
Cultural Convergence
The process of integrating an organism into a community
Human designed/developed environment.
The ability of land to hold a population that an environment…
Interaction among cultures and in some cases adaptation or ac…
Assimilation
The process of integrating an organism into a community
Built Environment
Human designed/developed environment.
12 terms
Social Studies: World Geography
hemisphere
line of latitude
line of longitude
equator
one half of the Earth
an imaginary HORIZONTAL line on the Earth; used to find locat…
an imaginary VERTICAL line on the Earth; used to find location
the imaginary horizontal line at 0 degrees latitude that goes…
hemisphere
one half of the Earth
line of latitude
an imaginary HORIZONTAL line on the Earth; used to find locat…
Social Studies Geography
compass rose
line of latitude
line of longitude
absolute location
a symbol that shows the main directions on a map
an imaginary line that runs east-west around Earth
an imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South…
the exact or near exact location of a place on Earth using de…
compass rose
a symbol that shows the main directions on a map
line of latitude
an imaginary line that runs east-west around Earth
12 terms
Social Studies: American Geography
America
Geography
State
Capitol
A country made up of 50 states
where places are in the world
Places in America that are different, but altogether they bec…
The city in a state or a country where the government is
America
A country made up of 50 states
Geography
where places are in the world
11 terms
6G Social Studies Geography Review
physical map
political map
longitude
latitude
shows landforms such as mountains, plains, rivers and other p…
shows units such as countries, states and towns
imaginary lines that measures EAST -WEST distances
imaging lines that measures NORTH-SOUTH distances
physical map
shows landforms such as mountains, plains, rivers and other p…
political map
shows units such as countries, states and towns
social studies- geography
Geography
Climate
Globe
Latitude
The study of the earth
The type of weather over generation
a round model of the Earth
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Geography
The study of the earth
Climate
The type of weather over generation
41 terms
MTTC Social Studies: Geography
Altitude
Analemma
Archipelago
Atoll
The height of an area measured from sea level
The figure 8 of the suns angle on the earth though out the wo…
Group or chain of islands clustered in a sea or ocean
A Ring or partial ring that forms and island in the ocean or…
Altitude
The height of an area measured from sea level
Analemma
The figure 8 of the suns angle on the earth though out the wo…
21 terms
Social Studies-Geography
Geography
Geographers
environment
Artifacts
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
study the earth's surface and its impact on humans. They ofte…
the physical surroundings in which plants, animals, and human…
An object made by humans that was used for cultural or histor…
Geography
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmos…
Geographers
study the earth's surface and its impact on humans. They ofte…
15 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
climate
continent
region
equator
Seasonal pattern of weather conditions in an area over many y…
Large land mass
A place with similar charac... A territory that encompasses many…
An imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle t…
climate
Seasonal pattern of weather conditions in an area over many y…
continent
Large land mass
28 terms
Social Studies Geography
What is a globe?
What are the 7 continents?
What are the 4 oceans?
How many hemispheres are there?
a small model of the Earth
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe…
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic
4
What is a globe?
a small model of the Earth
What are the 7 continents?
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe…
10 terms
Social Studies Geography & Map
compass rose
basin
inset map
legend (key)
a symbol that shows directions on a map
land drained by a river
a smaller map set withing the boarder of a larger one
a list that explains the symbols on a map
compass rose
a symbol that shows directions on a map
basin
land drained by a river
51 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Geography
Geography
Geographer
Natural Resource
Map
Study of the earth
a person who studies the regions of the earth, including the…
Raw materials supplied by nature that come from the earth, th…
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
Geography
Study of the earth
Geographer
a person who studies the regions of the earth, including the…
Social Studies: Geography
States in the Southwest (SW) Region... *H…
Texas: facts
Texas: Industries
country that the states in the SW used…
Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada
1. second largest state (in size)... 2. second largest in popula…
1. Raising cattle (cows)... 2. Producing oil - more than any oth…
MEXICO
States in the Southwest (SW) Region... *H…
Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada
Texas: facts
1. second largest state (in size)... 2. second largest in popula…
12 terms
Social Studies World Geography
Prime Meridian
Equator
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Equator
7 terms
Social Studies: African Geography
Rifts
Sub-Saharan African
Sahel
Savannah
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the earth's crust.
All parts of Africa that are south of the Sahara desert.
A strip of land with little rainfall that divides the desert…
Open grassland with scattered trees
Rifts
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the earth's crust.
Sub-Saharan African
All parts of Africa that are south of the Sahara desert.
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Pinetops
North Carolina
North America
Edgecombe County
Our school is located in this town.
We live in this state.
The continent that we live on.
The city of Pinetops is located in this county.
Pinetops
Our school is located in this town.
North Carolina
We live in this state.
21 terms
Social Studies: Human Geography
Population
Rural
Urban
Migration
Definition: how many people live in a specific area
In the country
In the city
when people move to a new area, could be for crop failure or…
Population
Definition: how many people live in a specific area
Rural
In the country
27 terms
Social Studies - Geography Terms
basin
bay
canyon
cape
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
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.
basin
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
bay
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
15 terms
Social Studies Geography vocabulary
geography
absolute location
relative location
physical features
the study of Earth and its people
the exact spot on Earth where a geographic feature is found
where a feature is in relation to other features (landmarks)…
landforms, plants, animals, bodies of water and weather patte…
geography
the study of Earth and its people
absolute location
the exact spot on Earth where a geographic feature is found
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
geography
latitude
Equator
hemisphere
the study of the Earth and its peoples, places, and environme…
the lines on a map that run east to west; they measure the di…
the starting point for measuring latitude
each half of Earth
geography
the study of the Earth and its peoples, places, and environme…
latitude
the lines on a map that run east to west; they measure the di…
Social Studies Praxis - Geography
Base Maps
Base Maps
Topographic Maps
Thematic Maps
___________ maps are created from aerial surveys.
Serve as the starting point for topographic and thematic maps.
Show the natural and human made surface features of the earth…
Use a base of topographic map as the foundation for showing d…
Base Maps
___________ maps are created from aerial surveys.
Base Maps
Serve as the starting point for topographic and thematic maps.
15 terms
Social Studies Geography
region
plain
tundra
arid
an area that shares a common characteristic
a large area of flat land
a vast treeless plain near the Arctic Circle where the subsoi…
an area that is very dry and without enough rain for plants
region
an area that shares a common characteristic
plain
a large area of flat land
7 terms
Social Studies: Geography Skills
degrees
longitude
latitude
political map
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe o…
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down,…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
A map which shows units such as countries, states, provinces,…
degrees
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe o…
longitude
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down,…
25 terms
Grade 5 Social Studies Geography
continent
ocean
hemisphere
equator
a body of land surrounded by water, but too large to be an is…
a very large expanse of salt water
half the earth (or sphere)
an imaginary line of latitude (Lat is Flat -----) around the…
continent
a body of land surrounded by water, but too large to be an is…
ocean
a very large expanse of salt water
10 terms
Social Studies / Geography Vocabulary
Map Scale
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Relative location
Shows the relationship between a unit of length on a map and…
North, South, East, West shown on a map
Direction in the middle of two cardinal directions such as no…
Where something can be found in relation to another place.
Map Scale
Shows the relationship between a unit of length on a map and…
Cardinal Directions
North, South, East, West shown on a map
20 terms
Social Studies/Geography Terms
social studies
history
geography
continent
various aspects or branches of the study of human society
the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.
The study of the earth and its physical features and of the d…
one of seven large land masses found on the earth
social studies
various aspects or branches of the study of human society
history
the study of past events, particularly in human affairs.
Social Studies Set-Geography
Geography
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Geographic Inquiry
The study of the world, the people and the way they interact.
The study of the natural characteristics of the world.
The study of the ways people interact with the earth.
The method for investigating geographic problems and issues.
Geography
The study of the world, the people and the way they interact.
Physical Geography
The study of the natural characteristics of the world.
16 terms
Grade 2 Social Studies: Geography
world map
grid
location
country
map of the entire earth
horizontal and vertical lines used to find places on the map
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
world map
map of the entire earth
grid
horizontal and vertical lines used to find places on the map
44 terms
Social Studies Geography Terms
Archipelago
Atoll
Badlands
Bay
a wide stretch of water with many scattered islands; also, a…
a group of small coral islands in the shape of a ring that en…
a region where natural forces have worn away the soft rocks i…
an inlet of a body of water that is usually smaller than a gulf
Archipelago
a wide stretch of water with many scattered islands; also, a…
Atoll
a group of small coral islands in the shape of a ring that en…
Geography Social studies
Humid tropical climate
Dry climate
Polar climate
continental climate
A warm humid climate with a fair amount of rain which causes…
A hot and dry climate with little to no rain per year and 0-1…
A very cold climate at the polar caps with a small amount of…
A climate with wet, hot summers with cold, snowy winters
Humid tropical climate
A warm humid climate with a fair amount of rain which causes…
Dry climate
A hot and dry climate with little to no rain per year and 0-1…
9 terms
Social Studies - Geography
Five (5) Themes of Geography
Region
Movement
Place
Movement... Region... Human-Environment Interaction... Location... Place
A group of places that have common characteristics
Explains how people, animals, products and ideas move from on…
Physical Characteristics: ... Landforms, bodies of water, ecosys…
Five (5) Themes of Geography
Movement... Region... Human-Environment Interaction... Location... Place
Region
A group of places that have common characteristics
36 terms
Social Studies Geography
latitude/parallels
longitude/meridians
coordinates
Prime Meridian
imaginary lines that run east and west and measure distance n…
imaginary lines that run north and south and measure distance…
each of a group of numbers used to indicate the position of a…
starting point for measuring longitude, divides the earth int…
latitude/parallels
imaginary lines that run east and west and measure distance n…
longitude/meridians
imaginary lines that run north and south and measure distance…
Social Studies Geography Terms
Archipelago
Atoll
Canyon
Delta
a group of closely scattered islands
ring shaped island formed by coral buildup on the rim of an u…
Deep narrow valley with high steep walls
Triangular section of land built up at a rivers mouth
Archipelago
a group of closely scattered islands
Atoll
ring shaped island formed by coral buildup on the rim of an u…
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