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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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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
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
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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 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
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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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 - 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
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
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What is a globe?
a small model of the Earth
What are the 7 continents?
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe…
12 terms
Social Studies - Geography
canyon
gorge
aqueduct
mission
canyon
gorge
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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
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…
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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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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…
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
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
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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…
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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 - 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
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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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…
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
20 terms
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…
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…
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
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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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
13 terms
Social Studies - Geography
Physical Features
Human Features
Conservation
Equator
Created by nature
Man-made objects such as roads, bridges, and streets
Protecting natural resources and the environment
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Physical Features
Created by nature
Human Features
Man-made objects such as roads, bridges, and streets
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
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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…
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
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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.
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Social Studies Geography
Archeology
Anthropology
Primary Sources
Culture
Studies the history of man by locating and analysing artifacts
Study of culture
1st hand account(diary, journal, personal letters)
Way of life(nations ideas, customs, and values)
Archeology
Studies the history of man by locating and analysing artifacts
Anthropology
Study of culture
13 terms
Social studies: Geography
Geography
Equator
Prime Meridian
longitude
The study of the Earth,its features, and the ways people live…
Imaginary line around the earth equally distance from the nor…
Imaginary line running from the north pole to the south pole…
The distance east or west from the prime meridian measured in…
Geography
The study of the Earth,its features, and the ways people live…
Equator
Imaginary line around the earth equally distance from the nor…
40 terms
social studies/ European Geography
1.6th Grade SS European Geography test…
The Alps
Pyrenees
Ural Mountains
1. 6th Grade SS European Geography test study guide
What landform region separates Italy from the rest of mainlan…
The European mountain range that separates Spain from France…
This north-south range separates Siberia from the rest of Rus…
1.6th Grade SS European Geography test…
1. 6th Grade SS European Geography test study guide
The Alps
What landform region separates Italy from the rest of mainlan…
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
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Social Studies Geography
absolute location
relative location
human characteristic
physical characteristic
using coordinates of longitude and latitude... (49 degrees North…
describes where an area is in relation to another area. ... (Exa…
...
absolute location
using coordinates of longitude and latitude... (49 degrees North…
relative location
describes where an area is in relation to another area. ... (Exa…
19 terms
Social Studies Geography Challenge
Antartica
Australia
Asia
Europe
Antartica
Australia
25 terms
social studies geography review
Mountain
Gulf
Channel
Solstice
a raised piece of land with steep sides. Over 1,000ft
Is a fairly big body of water surrounded by three sides of land
A narrow inlet between two close land masses
Two times of year when the sun's rays are farthest north or t…
Mountain
a raised piece of land with steep sides. Over 1,000ft
Gulf
Is a fairly big body of water surrounded by three sides of land
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