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Our Human Geography
Adapt
Canal
Conservation
Dam
to change their ways of life to fit their environments
a human-made waterway dug across land
working to save resources to make them last longer
an earthen or concrete structure that holds back water
Adapt
to change their ways of life to fit their environments
Canal
a human-made waterway dug across land
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Chapter 4 Our Human Geography
environment
Human features
adapt
natural disaster
made up of physical features and human features of a place
things that people add to the landscape such as buildings,bri…
change their ways of life to fit their environments
an event in nature that causes great harm to people and damag…
environment
made up of physical features and human features of a place
Human features
things that people add to the landscape such as buildings,bri…
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Our Human Geography
human features
natural disaster
After identifying a problem in the env…
People _____ to their climate by weari…
things that people add to the landscape, such as buildings, b…
A __________ is the hardest change in the environment for peo…
information
adapt
human features
things that people add to the landscape, such as buildings, b…
natural disaster
A __________ is the hardest change in the environment for peo…
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3rd, Chapter 4, Our Human Geography
environment
human features
adapt
How do people adapt to climates?
made up of the physical features and human features of a place
things that people add to the landscape, such as buildings, b…
changing the way of life to fit their environments
People wear loose fitting clothes in hot climates to help the…
environment
made up of the physical features and human features of a place
human features
things that people add to the landscape, such as buildings, b…
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Chapter 4: Our Human Geography
reservoir
environment
modify
tunnel
human-made lake used for collecting and storing water
made up of the physical and human features of a place
change
a path that runs under something
reservoir
human-made lake used for collecting and storing water
environment
made up of the physical and human features of a place
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Chapter 4 Our Human Geography
environment
Human features
adapt
natural disaster
made up of physical features and human features of a place
things that people add to the landscape such as buildings,bri…
change their ways of life to fit their environments
an event in nature that causes great harm to people and damag…
environment
made up of physical features and human features of a place
Human features
things that people add to the landscape such as buildings,bri…
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Chapter 4 Our Human Geography
Environment
Human features
adapt
natural disaster
physical features and human features of a place.
are things that people add to the landscape, such as building…
or change, their ways of life to fit their environments.
is an event in nature that causes harm to people and damages…
Environment
physical features and human features of a place.
Human features
are things that people add to the landscape, such as building…
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Geography: our human world definitions
Less-developed world
More-developed world
Standard of living
Domestication
Comprises countries characterized by low standards of living
Comprises countries characterized by high standard of living
Physical level of comfort determined by goods,services,and lu…
The process that involves bringing wild animals and plants un…
Less-developed world
Comprises countries characterized by low standards of living
More-developed world
Comprises countries characterized by high standard of living
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Social Studies: Our Human Geography
Environment
Human feature
Adapt
Natural Disaster
The physical and human features that make up a place.
Something that people add to a landscape. Such as buildings,…
Change
An event in nature that causes great harm or damage to people…
Environment
The physical and human features that make up a place.
Human feature
Something that people add to a landscape. Such as buildings,…
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(SH) Social Studies -3rd Grade - Chapter 4 - Our Human Geography
The physical and human features that m…
Something that people add to a landscape
to change
An event that causes great harm or dam…
environment
human feature
adapt
natural disaster
The physical and human features that m…
environment
Something that people add to a landscape
human feature
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3c Chapter 4 Our Human Geography
environment
Human features
adapt
natural disaster
made up of physical features and human features of a place
things that people add to the landscape such as buildings,bri…
change their ways of life to fit their environments
an event in nature that causes great harm to people and damag…
environment
made up of physical features and human features of a place
Human features
things that people add to the landscape such as buildings,bri…
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Human Geography
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
Caribbean Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
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Social Studies - Ch. 4 Our Human Geography - Vocab & Facts to Know
environment
human feature
adapt
natural disaster
physical and human features that make up a place
something people add to the landscape, such as buildings, bri…
to change, like people do to fit into their environment... Exam…
an event in nature that causes great harm to people and damag…
environment
physical and human features that make up a place
human feature
something people add to the landscape, such as buildings, bri…
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Human Geography
absolute location
acculturation
agglomeration effects
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
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Human Geography
Absolute location
Cartography
Connections
Contagious Diffusion
the exact location of a point on Earth found using the latitu…
the science of making maps
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
the rapid and widespread diffusion of a feature or trend thro…
Absolute location
the exact location of a point on Earth found using the latitu…
Cartography
the science of making maps
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Human Geography
Monarchy
Theocracy
Democracy
Dictatorship
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
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SS Chapter 4 Our Human Geography vocab for midterms
environment
human feature
adapt
natural disaster
the physical and human features that make up a place
something that people add to a landscape
to change
an event in nature that causes great harm or damage to people…
environment
the physical and human features that make up a place
human feature
something that people add to a landscape
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Human Geography
Monarchy
Theocracy
Democracy
Dictatorship
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
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Our Nation's Geography
contiguous
region
relative location
population
next to one another, sharing a border
an area in which many features are similar
the location of a point or place in relation to another point…
number of people in a given area
contiguous
next to one another, sharing a border
region
an area in which many features are similar
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Our Physical Geography
continents
hemisphere
4
equator
largest land areas
is one half of the Earth
# of hemispheres - Northern, Southern, Western, Eastern
is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern…
continents
largest land areas
hemisphere
is one half of the Earth
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Our Physical Geography
continent
geographic tool
equator
hemisphere
one of the seven large land areas on Earth
a map, globe, GPS that tells where a place is or what it look…
the imaginary line that runs east and west and cuts the Earth…
half of our Earth
continent
one of the seven large land areas on Earth
geographic tool
a map, globe, GPS that tells where a place is or what it look…
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Our Physical Geography
continent
geographic tool
equator
hemisphere
one of the seven large land areas on Earth
a map, globe, GPS that tells where a place is or what it look…
the imaginary line that runs east and west and cuts the Earth…
half of our Earth
continent
one of the seven large land areas on Earth
geographic tool
a map, globe, GPS that tells where a place is or what it look…
Our Countries Geography
landform
mountain range
piedmont
sea level
A natural land shape or feature
a series of connected mountains
a region of rolling foothills
the level of the oceans' surfaces
landform
A natural land shape or feature
mountain range
a series of connected mountains
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HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
population density
climate
weather
population distribution
the number of people living in a square kilometre
the yearly change in the weather in a region
the change in the air from day to day
how people are spread across the country
population density
the number of people living in a square kilometre
climate
the yearly change in the weather in a region
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Our Physical Geography
continents
hemisphere
4
equator
largest land areas
is one half of the Earth
# of hemispheres - Northern, Southern, Western, Eastern
is an imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern…
continents
largest land areas
hemisphere
is one half of the Earth
31 terms
Our Physical Geography (Communities and Geography)
Geographic Tool
Continent
Hemisphere
Equator
A tool that tells where a place is and what it looks like.
One of the seven large land areas on Earth.
Half of the globe when its divided into either northern and s…
On a map or globe, a line that appears halfway between the No…
Geographic Tool
A tool that tells where a place is and what it looks like.
Continent
One of the seven large land areas on Earth.
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Exploring Our World 7th Grade Ch.3 Earth's Human and Cultural Geography Vocabulary Words
Deathrate
Birthrate
Famine
Population Density
Number of deaths per year
Number of births per year
Severe lack of food
Average number mod people living in a square mile
Deathrate
Number of deaths per year
Birthrate
Number of births per year
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Our Nation's Geography
contiguous
region
relative location
continent
next to each other
an area in which many features are similar
the position of one place compared to other places
one of Earth's seven largest land masses
contiguous
next to each other
region
an area in which many features are similar
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Geography: Our Restless Planet
Plates moving apart
Plates pushing in to each other
Plates pushing on land
Plates sliding past each other
i,e North American and Eurasian plate... - the plates are pulled…
i,e Nazca and South American... - oceanic plate is heavier, push…
i,e Indo-Australian and Eurasian... - crust is pushed upwards an…
-part of the plate gets stuck... -lurches free = earthquake... -no…
Plates moving apart
i,e North American and Eurasian plate... - the plates are pulled…
Plates pushing in to each other
i,e Nazca and South American... - oceanic plate is heavier, push…
34 terms
Human Geography
Region (types)
Syncretism (definition)
Region (definition)
Core (definition)
Formal, Perceptual, (scale: local-national-international) Ver…
"The fusion of 2 distinct cultural traits into a unique new h…
"An area characterized by similarity or by cohesiveness that…
"The zone of greatest concentration or homogeneity of the cul…
Region (types)
Formal, Perceptual, (scale: local-national-international) Ver…
Syncretism (definition)
"The fusion of 2 distinct cultural traits into a unique new h…
20 terms
AP Human Geography Deserts
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Western Desert
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
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Physical Geography & Human Geography
Geography
Revolution
Rotation
Axis
The study of the Earth and the people who inhabit it.
One complete orbit of the Earth around the sun which takes 36…
The spinning motion of the Earth on its axis which takes 24 h…
The imaginary line on which a planet turns.
Geography
The study of the Earth and the people who inhabit it.
Revolution
One complete orbit of the Earth around the sun which takes 36…
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AP Human Geography: Geography
space
place
region
toponym
geometric surface of the Earth
an area of bounded space of some human importance
a type of place
a place name
space
geometric surface of the Earth
place
an area of bounded space of some human importance
24 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiological Transition Model
Malthus' Theory
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
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Our Nation's Geography
contiguous
continent
climate
erosion
next to each other
One of Earth's 7 largest land masses
The kind of weather a place has over a long time
The gradual wearing away of earth's surface
contiguous
next to each other
continent
One of Earth's 7 largest land masses
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Chapter 3 Human Geography
brain drain
brain gain
chain migration
circulation
large-scale emigration (leaving) by talented people
large-scale immigration (entering) by talented people
migration of people because relatives or members of same ethn…
short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements on a regular ba…
brain drain
large-scale emigration (leaving) by talented people
brain gain
large-scale immigration (entering) by talented people
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Human Geography Chapter 1
concentration
connection
contagious diffusion
density
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
a type of expansion diffusion; the rapid widespread diffusion…
The frequency with which something exists within a given unit…
concentration
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
connection
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
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AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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Geography Human
Immigrate
Emmigrate
Demography
Birth Rate
to move permanently to a country other than one's native coun…
to leave your country of origin to live permanently in anothe…
study of population numbers,distribution, trends, and issues
number of births per 1000 people
Immigrate
to move permanently to a country other than one's native coun…
Emmigrate
to leave your country of origin to live permanently in anothe…
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Chapter 1 Human Geography
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
density
the science of making maps
rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment interac…
frequency with which something exists within a given unit of…
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
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Our Nation's Geography
region
contiguous
relative location
continent
an area in which features are similar
next to each other
the position of oneplace compared to other places
one of Earth's seven largest land masses
region
an area in which features are similar
contiguous
next to each other
32 terms
Human Geography: World Regions
Central America
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
Canada and the United States
Islands near North America
Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries of the Americas
Central America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
North America
Canada and the United States
65 terms
AP Human Geography: Culture
culture
habit
custom
________ refers to the totality of cus…
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
a repetitive action of an individual
a repetitive action of a group
Culture
culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
34 terms
Introduction to Human Geography
geography
equator
globe
topography
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
A three-dimensional representation of earth.
A description of surface features of land. Refers to the shap…
geography
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
equator
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
44 terms
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
30 terms
AP Human Geography: Language
Accent
Dialect
Esperanto
Extinct Language
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
An artificial language devised in 1887 as an international me…
An extinct language is a language that no longer has any spea…
Accent
A distinctive mode of pronunciation of a language, especially…
Dialect
A particular form of a language that is particular to a speci…
32 terms
Chapter 2 Human Geography
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
carrying capacity
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
total number of people divided by the total land area
the ability of the land to sustain a certain number of people
age distribution
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
agricultural density
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
36 terms
AP Human Geography - Religion
Religion
Secularism
Monotheistic Religion
Polytheistic Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
Secularism
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
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Our Physical Geography
geographic tools
continents
hemisphere
equator
maps and globes
largest land areas on Earth
half of the Earth
imaginary line around the middle of the Earth
geographic tools
maps and globes
continents
largest land areas on Earth
15 terms
Our Amazing Human Body
Cells
Cells are the smallest
Some systems in our body include the:
An amazing machine machine
All of our bodies are made of cells.
Building blocks in our body. They are so tiny that you need a…
Digestive system, excretory system, circulatory system, muscu…
Our body is sometimes compared to an amazing machine because…
Cells
All of our bodies are made of cells.
Cells are the smallest
Building blocks in our body. They are so tiny that you need a…
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