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Social Studies Geography Ch. 8
Maize
Jade
Hieroglyphics
Eire
Corn
Shiny, green semiprecious stone
Form of writing that uses signs and symbols. Mayans used this…
A large territory with many different peoples under one ruler
Maize
Corn
Jade
Shiny, green semiprecious stone
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(118) Social Studies 4-8 Geography Competency
Climate
Rain and temperatures
Humans
Climate
Determines human survival. The most important aspects of clim…
With adequate _____ and moderate ______ plants and animals ca…
Adapted to their native climates or they have settled in area…
Determines which plants and animals survive, haw accessible w…
Climate
Determines human survival. The most important aspects of clim…
Rain and temperatures
With adequate _____ and moderate ______ plants and animals ca…
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Competency 8 Geography and Social Studies
Competency 8
Geography
Location
Place
requires the comprehension of geographic regions, the interde…
The 5 themes of ____ are: ... Theme 1: Location ... Theme 2: Place…
Theme 1 or ___ answers the question, "Where are we on Earth's…
Theme 2 (Physical and human characteristics)... All ___ on Eart…
Competency 8
requires the comprehension of geographic regions, the interde…
Geography
The 5 themes of ____ are: ... Theme 1: Location ... Theme 2: Place…
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Geography Vocab- Social Studies (8)
acid rain
capes
continental shelf
currents
precipitation containing pollution
piece of land going into the sea
part of a continent submerged in the sea
flowing, a flow
acid rain
precipitation containing pollution
capes
piece of land going into the sea
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Chapter 8: Geography and Social Studies
Theme 1. Location: Position on Earth's…
absolute location
relative location
Theme 2. Place: Physical and human cha…
Location answers the question, "Where are we on Earth's surfa…
specific position on Earth's surface by using such identifier…
a place in terms of its direction or distance from one place…
All places on Earth have unique characteristics that distingu…
Theme 1. Location: Position on Earth's…
Location answers the question, "Where are we on Earth's surfa…
absolute location
specific position on Earth's surface by using such identifier…
Chapter 8: Geography and Social Studies
Theme 1. Location: Position on Earth's…
Theme 2. Place: Physical and human cha…
Theme 3. Relationships within Places:…
Theme 4. Movement: Humans interacting…
...
...
...
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Theme 1. Location: Position on Earth's…
...
Theme 2. Place: Physical and human cha…
...
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Socials Studies 8- Geography Review
Geography
What is geography?
What does an atlas provide?
What are the maps basics/ essentials?
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-study of the earth's surface interrelationship with:... -physic…
the atlas provides the a collection of maps and other relevan…
-Title ... of what is being studied/shown... -Legend ... explains ma…
Geography
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What is geography?
-study of the earth's surface interrelationship with:... -physic…
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Social Studies 4-8: Geography; globalization; economic geography
5 themes of geography
location
place
region
Location, place, region, human-environment interaction, and m…
focuses on developing an address for the area. The position o…
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination o…
5 themes of geography
Location, place, region, human-environment interaction, and m…
location
focuses on developing an address for the area. The position o…
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Social Studies:Ch. 8- Geography of the South
tidewater
cash crop
export
House of Burgesses
a coastal area of the south with rivers that rise and fall wi…
a crop that a farmer grows only to sell
a product shipped to another country to be sold
the law-making branch of Virginia's goverment
tidewater
a coastal area of the south with rivers that rise and fall wi…
cash crop
a crop that a farmer grows only to sell
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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
12 terms
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
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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
12 terms
Social Studies World Geography
Prime Meridian
Equator
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Equator
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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
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Social Studies Unit 1 Geography
Appalachians
Cascade Range
Rockies
Sierra Nevadas
Appalachians
Cascade Range
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TExES Social Studies 4-8: Geography
Region
Climate
Erosion
Deposition
An area or division, especially part of a country or the worl…
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
The result of earth formations that are altered due to exposu…
Process of carrying soil from one place to another (usually b…
Region
An area or division, especially part of a country or the worl…
Climate
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
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TExES Social Studies 4-8 (Geography Section)
Lithosphere
Tectonic Plates
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
The part of the Earth that is land - rock and soil. Made up o…
Masses of land that make up the Earth and are moving and coll…
The area of gasses that surround the Earth.
The part of the Earth that is made up of water - includes riv…
Lithosphere
The part of the Earth that is land - rock and soil. Made up o…
Tectonic Plates
Masses of land that make up the Earth and are moving and coll…
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…
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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…
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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…
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Beal Social Studies Geography #3
basin
channel
fault
geopolitical map
land drained by a river
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
a large crack in Earth's crust that can cause earthquakes
a map that shows political and physical features
basin
land drained by a river
channel
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
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2nd yr Population Studies Junior Geography Ch. 8 Social Geography
Population Cycle
Population Density
Urban area
Rural area
How births and deaths rates change over time
The average number of people living in a square kilometre
City- high density
Country -low density
Population Cycle
How births and deaths rates change over time
Population Density
The average number of people living in a square kilometre
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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,…
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Social studies 8- Geography Chap. 1
The 5 themes of Geography
Location
Place
Interaction
Location... Place... Interaction... Movement... Regions
There are 2 types: exact + relative... Latitude + longitude for…
**Natural resources(most important) (what ppl take from the e…
-Between ppl + environment ... -Adapting to natural surroundings
The 5 themes of Geography
Location... Place... Interaction... Movement... Regions
Location
There are 2 types: exact + relative... Latitude + longitude for…
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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…
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Social Studies - Geography
canyon
gorge
aqueduct
mission
canyon
gorge
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World geography 8 types of social studies
Psycology
Archeology
History
Anthropology
The scientific study of the human minds and it's functions.
The study of human history and pre history through the excava…
The study of the past.
The comparative study of human societies, cultures, and their…
Psycology
The scientific study of the human minds and it's functions.
Archeology
The study of human history and pre history through the excava…
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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…
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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
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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
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Grade 4 Social Studies Chapter 8- Geography
Name the 5 Great Lakes.
Where are the Badlands
Describe a lock
Where would you find hogs and cattle
Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Supe…
South Dakota
It raises/lowers water for boats to go onto a river/lake
Great Plains
Name the 5 Great Lakes.
Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, Lake Supe…
Where are the Badlands
South Dakota
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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
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SOCIAL STUDIES - GEOGRAPHY- 8/31/14
Earth
Continent
ocean
model
the planet on which we live
one of the seven largest land areas on earth
a very large body of salt water
a small copy of something
Earth
the planet on which we live
Continent
one of the seven largest land areas on earth
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8 Strands of Social Studies and 5 Themes of Geography
History
Economics
Government
Geography
times, years, dates, and people who help shape our lives
wants and needs, goods and services, that are used to meet hu…
a ruling body of people who work to make the laws which gover…
location, place, and maps that interact with people in the wo…
History
times, years, dates, and people who help shape our lives
Economics
wants and needs, goods and services, that are used to meet hu…
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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
12 terms
Social Studies - Geography
dune
island
volcano
lake
a hill of sand made by wind
an area of land surrounded by water
a place in Earth's crust where gases, ash, and lava come out
a large body of water surrounded by land
dune
a hill of sand made by wind
island
an area of land surrounded by water
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…
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The 8 Strands of Social Studies and the 5 Themes of Geography
History
Culture
Citizenship
Geography
The study of the recorded past which impacts members of a soc…
A basic way of life which is shared by members of a specific…
A status given to individuals as a result of residence or ach…
The study of the earth and the ways that people interact with…
History
The study of the recorded past which impacts members of a soc…
Culture
A basic way of life which is shared by members of a specific…
65 terms
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…
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Social studies 8.1 Part 2 Geography
Which direction does the sun rise?
2 seas that surround the Philippines?
Tropic of cancer cuts through...
State that is west of North Hampshire…
East
Phillipine Sea & South China Sea
Mexico
Vermont
Which direction does the sun rise?
East
2 seas that surround the Philippines?
Phillipine Sea & South China Sea
62 terms
Social Studies - Geography
Aegean Sea
Amazon Basin
Amazon River
Arabian Desert
A sea that separates Greece from Asia.
The home of the world's largest tropical rain forests, runs a…
Major river of South America; located primarily in Brazil, la…
A desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia.
Aegean Sea
A sea that separates Greece from Asia.
Amazon Basin
The home of the world's largest tropical rain forests, runs a…
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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…
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
55 terms
Geography-social studies
Base Maps
Topographic Maps
Thematic Maps
Scale
Created from aerial and field surveys, examples; mall maps, z…
Natural and human made surface features-shows roads, names of…
Use of base or topographic map to show data based on a theme.…
Size of a map expressed as a ratio-1 in represents 1 mile
Base Maps
Created from aerial and field surveys, examples; mall maps, z…
Topographic Maps
Natural and human made surface features-shows roads, names of…
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…
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…
17 terms
6th Social Studies Geography Unit
Longitude
latitude
Region
Physical Map
measures east and west of the Prime Meridian using degrees... (l…
the distance North and South of the equator... lines are called…
an area that has at least one unifying physical or human char…
a map showing physical or natural features
Longitude
measures east and west of the Prime Meridian using degrees... (l…
latitude
the distance North and South of the equator... lines are called…
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