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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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Chapter 4- Our Human Geography
environment
human feature
adapt
natural disaster
Made up of the physical features and human features of a place.
Things that people add to the landscape, such as buildings, b…
change
An event in nature that causes great harm to people and damag…
environment
Made up of the physical features and human features of a place.
human feature
Things that people add to the landscape, such as buildings, b…
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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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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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…
18 terms
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
18 terms
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…
28 terms
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…
239 terms
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
24 terms
Human Geography
population
birth rate
death rate
population density
the number of people who live in a specified area
the number of births per 1/000 people per year
the number of deaths per 1/000 people per year
the average number of people who live in a certain area
population
the number of people who live in a specified area
birth rate
the number of births per 1/000 people per year
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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
35 terms
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
286 terms
Human Geography
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
Caribbean Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
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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Geography: Our Earth
compass rose
latitude
longitude
map distortion
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
lines on the globe that go east to west... East-west lines paral…
lines on the globe that go north to south
A mistake or misrepresentation created by trying to put the r…
compass rose
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
latitude
lines on the globe that go east to west... East-west lines paral…
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
15 terms
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
37 terms
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
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…
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
12 terms
Human Geography
Demography
Culture
Population Density
Birthrate
The study of population
The beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
The average number of people in a square mile.
The number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Demography
The study of population
Culture
The beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
74 terms
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
33 terms
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
24 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiological Transition Model
Malthus' Theory
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Our Nation's Geography
contiguous
region
relative location
continents
next to each other
an area in which many features are similar
where a place is compared to other places
Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europ…
contiguous
next to each other
region
an area in which many features are similar
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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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
37 terms
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…
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
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
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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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
25 terms
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
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
43 terms
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…
26 terms
Chapter 4 Human Geography
Gross Domestic Product
Gross National Product
Infant Mortality Rate
Command Economy
The value of ONLY the goods and services produced by a country.
The value of ALL goods and services produced by a country.
Number of deaths per thousand among infants under 1 year old.
A type of economic system where the production of goods is de…
Gross Domestic Product
The value of ONLY the goods and services produced by a country.
Gross National Product
The value of ALL goods and services produced by a country.
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…
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…
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…
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
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
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
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
our country's geography
geography
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
river and lakes
study of Earth and the way people, plants, and animals live o…
large body of salt water that border the east coast of the Un…
large body of salt water that border the west coast of the Un…
large body of fresh water
geography
study of Earth and the way people, plants, and animals live o…
Atlantic Ocean
large body of salt water that border the east coast of the Un…
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geography - changing our environment
adapt
modify
natural resources
renewable resources
A change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
to change
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Natural resources that can be replaced.
adapt
A change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
modify
to change
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