How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "studies vocabulary history social chapter 1"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "studies vocabulary history social chapter 1"

20 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
artifact
climate
continent
fossil
a human made object
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over…
one of 7 large land masses on Earth
a remain of early life that has been preserved in the ground
artifact
a human made object
climate
the pattern of weather conditions in a certain location over…
24 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
cardinal directions
climate
compass rose
continent
The directions: North, South, East, West
the weather pattern of an area over a long period of time
A drawing on a map that shows directions
One of Earth's 7 bodies of land
cardinal directions
The directions: North, South, East, West
climate
the weather pattern of an area over a long period of time
12 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
migrate
culture
hunter-gatherer
agriculture
v. To move from one place to another to live, especially a la…
n. Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of pe…
n. People who hunt animals and gather wild plants, seeds, fru…
(n.) farming (It was a huge step in the progress of civilizat…
migrate
v. To move from one place to another to live, especially a la…
culture
n. Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of pe…
22 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
geography
globe
climate
intermediate directions
the study of our physical world and how we interact with it
more accurate than a flat map because the Earth is shaped lik…
refers to aspects of weather, such as temperature, rainfall a…
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
geography
the study of our physical world and how we interact with it
globe
more accurate than a flat map because the Earth is shaped lik…
16 terms
social studies vocabulary chapter 1
landform
primary source
region
climate
a natural feature of the earth
a piece of evidence created by someone at the time of an event
an area that shares physical or human characteristics
the usual pattern of weather in a place over a period of time
landform
a natural feature of the earth
primary source
a piece of evidence created by someone at the time of an event
26 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
geo
geography
cartography
cartographer
earth
Study of the earth's surface, or the study of place. Helps us…
the art of making maps
a mapmaker
geo
earth
geography
Study of the earth's surface, or the study of place. Helps us…
15 terms
chapter 1 social studies vocabulary
archaeology
artifact
strait
migration
the study of material remains of ancient peoples
a tool, weapon, or other object left behind by early peoples
a narrow passage of water between two larger bodies of water
the movement of people into a new area
archaeology
the study of material remains of ancient peoples
artifact
a tool, weapon, or other object left behind by early peoples
33 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 1
Hemisphere
Equator
Prime Meridian
Continent
A half of Earth
An imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern Hemisp…
An imaginary line that is often used to divide Earth into the…
One of the seven largest land areas on Earth
Hemisphere
A half of Earth
Equator
An imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern Hemisp…
17 terms
Social Studies: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Hemisphere
Compass Rose
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Half the globe
Indicates Directions
The four points of the compass: North , South East, West
The directions BETWEEN the four cardinal directions: northeas…
Hemisphere
Half the globe
Compass Rose
Indicates Directions
16 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Ice Age
Glaciers
Bering Strait
Migrate
A period during which low temperatures caused large areas of…
Thick sheets of ice that covered Earth's surface during the I…
Narrow body of water that separates Asia from North America
To move from one area to another.
Ice Age
A period during which low temperatures caused large areas of…
Glaciers
Thick sheets of ice that covered Earth's surface during the I…
11 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
spatial thinking
geographic patterns
geographic information system
absolute location
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
similarities among places
computers that create maps and analyze patterns
exact point where a place is located
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
geographic patterns
similarities among places
33 terms
Chapter 1 Social Studies Vocabulary
region
landform
mountain
plain
A large area in which places share similar characteristics
A natural feature of the earth's surface
A very high landform, often with steep sides
An area of flat land that often is covered with grass and trees
region
A large area in which places share similar characteristics
landform
A natural feature of the earth's surface
12 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 vocabulary
region
environment
natural resources
minerals
An area with common features that set it apart from other areas
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
things found in nature that people can use.
nonrenewable resources that are found in the ground. Examples…
region
An area with common features that set it apart from other areas
environment
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
16 terms
5th Social Studies vocabulary chapter 1
Ice Age
glacier
migrate
theory
period during which low temperatures caused large areas of Ea…
Thick sheets of ice that covered the earth's surface during t…
to move from one area to another
one possible explanation for something
Ice Age
period during which low temperatures caused large areas of Ea…
glacier
Thick sheets of ice that covered the earth's surface during t…
2 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
11 terms
Chapter 1 Social Studies Vocabulary
History
Culture
Archaeology
Fossil
the study of the past
the knowledge, beliefs, customs, and values of a group of peo…
the study of the past based on what people left behind
a part or imprint of something that was once alive
History
the study of the past
Culture
the knowledge, beliefs, customs, and values of a group of peo…
7 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
climate
elevation
tributary
pesticide
pattern of weather over a long period of time
height of land
small river or stream that runs into a larger river
chemical for killing insect pests
climate
pattern of weather over a long period of time
elevation
height of land
18 terms
Social Studies: Chapter 1 Vocabulary
marsh
peninsula
limestone
wetlands
wetland filled mostly with grasses
Land nearly surrounded by water
A type of rock that forms from minerals found in seawater, a…
Areas where water sits on the surface for part or all of the…
marsh
wetland filled mostly with grasses
peninsula
Land nearly surrounded by water
18 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary: Chapter 1
Harbor
Natural Resource
Types of natural resources include what?
Elevation
A safe place where ships can dock.
Something that is found in nature that is useful to people.
Soil, Oil, minerals, rocks, plants, birds, water, coal...
The height of a place above sea level.
Harbor
A safe place where ships can dock.
Natural Resource
Something that is found in nature that is useful to people.
11 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
contiguous
absolute location
climate
geographer
connected
the exact location of a place
weather in an area over a long period of time
people who study the earth
contiguous
connected
absolute location
the exact location of a place
20 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
landform region
climate
environment
ancestor
A place that has mainly one kind of landform like mountains,…
The kind of weather a place has over a long time.
The surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live.
Early family members.
landform region
A place that has mainly one kind of landform like mountains,…
climate
The kind of weather a place has over a long time.
14 terms
Chapter 1 Social Studies
geography/geografía
environment/ambiente
region/región
oil refinery/refinería de petróleo
study of people and places on Earth
all of the surrounding and conditions that effect living things
an area defined by certain feature to show how people are ali…
place where oil is cleaned
geography/geografía
study of people and places on Earth
environment/ambiente
all of the surrounding and conditions that effect living things
Social Studies Chapter 1-Vocabulary 1
geography
globe
latitude
longitude
the study of our physical and cultural surroundings
most accurate map of Earth
how far a place on Earth is from the equator, measured in deg…
how far a place on Earth is from the prime meridian
geography
the study of our physical and cultural surroundings
globe
most accurate map of Earth
25 terms
US History: Chapter 1 Les.1-4 - Exploring Social Studies
calendar
chronology
research
diagram
A system of organizing time that defines the beginning, lengt…
Order of dates in which events happen. ... A record of events in…
the careful collection of information
an illustration for organizing and presenting complex informa…
calendar
A system of organizing time that defines the beginning, lengt…
chronology
Order of dates in which events happen. ... A record of events in…
13 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
hemisphere
region
community
location
one half of the Earth
is a large land area with special features that make it diffe…
a place where people live work and have fun together
a place where something is
hemisphere
one half of the Earth
region
is a large land area with special features that make it diffe…
14 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 vocabulary
migrate
culture
hunter-gatherer
agriculture
to move from one place to another
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Early Americans that moved from place to place to hunt and ga…
Planting and Raising one's own food
migrate
to move from one place to another
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
20 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
landform
geography
border
coast
a shape on Earth's surface, such as a mountain, hill, or plain
the study of Earth and the way people live on and use it
a line that people agree on to separate one place from another
the land next to an ocean
landform
a shape on Earth's surface, such as a mountain, hill, or plain
geography
the study of Earth and the way people live on and use it
Social Studies Terms, Chapter 1
abolitionist
antebellum
confederacy
prosperous
a person who wanted to end slavery.
the time in the south before the Civil War
alliance of southern states that seceded from the Union over…
successful and wealthy
abolitionist
a person who wanted to end slavery.
antebellum
the time in the south before the Civil War
21 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
prehistory
archaeology
archaeologist
artifact
the time before their was written language
the study of past cultures
a scientist who studies past cultues
an object made by people long ago
prehistory
the time before their was written language
archaeology
the study of past cultures
Social Studies - Chapter 1
Landform
Mesa
Plateu
Canyon
A natural feature of Earth's surface.
A flat-topped landform with slopes on all sides.
A large, flat, raised area of land.
A valley with steep rock slides.
Landform
A natural feature of Earth's surface.
Mesa
A flat-topped landform with slopes on all sides.
TZ Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
community
geography
capital
festival
A place where people live, work, play, and help each other
The study of Earth and the people and animals that live on it
A city where a country or state has its government
a celebration
community
A place where people live, work, play, and help each other
geography
The study of Earth and the people and animals that live on it
10 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 vocabulary
citizen
community
culture
Rural
a member of a community or country
A place where different people live, work, and have fun toget…
The way of life of a group of people.
A type of community with farms or open country.
citizen
a member of a community or country
community
A place where different people live, work, and have fun toget…
16 terms
Social Studies chapter 1
geography
Environment
Hemisphere
Region
the study of people and places of Earth
includes all the surrounding and conditions that effect livin…
One half of the earth's surface
an area that is defined by certain features
geography
the study of people and places of Earth
Environment
includes all the surrounding and conditions that effect livin…
15 terms
Chapter 1 Social Studies (Vocabulary)
culture
civilization
agriculture
monarch
a way of life
a culture that has developed forms of government, religion, a…
farming
a king or queen
culture
a way of life
civilization
a culture that has developed forms of government, religion, a…
25 terms
social studies chapter 1
manufacturing
recycle
natural resource
product
making products to sell
to use something more than once
something in the enviornment that can be used
something that people make or grow
manufacturing
making products to sell
recycle
to use something more than once
8 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
equator
South Pole
North Pole
Lines of latitude
An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the…
The point on Earth which is farthest south
The point on Earth which is farthest north
Imaginary lines that run east to west, but measure north and…
equator
An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the…
South Pole
The point on Earth which is farthest south
13 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Climate
Landform
Elevation
Wetland
the weather in a place over time
a feature of the earth's surface
the height of a landform above sea level
land that is covered by water for part of the year
Climate
the weather in a place over time
Landform
a feature of the earth's surface
17 terms
Social Studies chapter 1
community
absolute location
cardinal direction
culture
A group of people who are joined together because they share…
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
North, South, East, and West.
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
community
A group of people who are joined together because they share…
absolute location
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
29 terms
Social Studies-Chapter 1 Vocabulary
absolute location
relative location
distortion
map projection
the precise point where a place is located on Earth
where a place is located in relation to another place
change in shape, size, or position of a place when it is show…
projecting a spherical map of earth onto a wall or some sort…
absolute location
the precise point where a place is located on Earth
relative location
where a place is located in relation to another place
10 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 vocabulary
Era
Archaeology
Artifacts
Paleontology
Historians divide the past into these large blocks of time.
The study of the past by looking at what people left behind.
Objects made by people.
The study of fossils to learn about the world long ago.
Era
Historians divide the past into these large blocks of time.
Archaeology
The study of the past by looking at what people left behind.
12 terms
Chapter 1 Social Studies Vocabulary
Continent
Hemisphere
Keystone
Landform
The largest areas on Earth
Half of the Earth
A stone at the top of an arch that supports the weight of oth…
A natural feature of Earth's surface
Continent
The largest areas on Earth
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
11 terms
CHAPTER 1 SOCIAL STUDIES VOCABULARY
region
natural resource
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
an area with common features, people, and ways of living
anything found in nature that is useful to people
resources that can be restored naturally over time
resources that are in limited supply and cannot be replaced o…
region
an area with common features, people, and ways of living
natural resource
anything found in nature that is useful to people
12 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
globe
geographic terms
latitude
longitude
the most accurate map of Earth
words that describe bodies of water and land forms, like gulf…
lines on a map that circle Earth from east to west
lines on a map that run from the North Pole to the South Pole
globe
the most accurate map of Earth
geographic terms
words that describe bodies of water and land forms, like gulf…
23 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
barrier island
basin
blizzard
climate
a long narrow island that lies just off the coast
a large bowl-shaped depression in Earth's surface
a storm with high winds and lots of snow
the patterns of weather in a place over a long period of time
barrier island
a long narrow island that lies just off the coast
basin
a large bowl-shaped depression in Earth's surface
16 terms
Social Studies: World History Chapter 1 Vocab
Weathering
Deposition
Glacier
Erosion
the wearing away of rock through some kind of motion
the process of dropping, or depositing, sediment in a new loc…
a thick mass of slow-moving ice
the carrying away of land by forces of nature
Weathering
the wearing away of rock through some kind of motion
Deposition
the process of dropping, or depositing, sediment in a new loc…
14 terms
Social Studies-Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Anthropology
Archeologists
Prehistory
Fossils
The study of how human beings behave, how they act together,…
the study of human life in the past by examining the things t…
the time before written records
hardened remains of things that existed a log time ago
Anthropology
The study of how human beings behave, how they act together,…
Archeologists
the study of human life in the past by examining the things t…
13 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
population
law
citizen
urban area
the number of people living in an area
a rule that tells people how to behave in their communities
an official member of a city, state or country
city area
population
the number of people living in an area
law
a rule that tells people how to behave in their communities
29 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Modify
Land use
Contiguous
Region
To change
How people use the land
Connected
An area with similar features
Modify
To change
Land use
How people use the land
16 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 1 Vocabulary
cardinal directions
exact location
geography
intermediate directions
the main compass points; north, south, east, or west on a map
tells exactly where to find a place
the study of the land, water, plants, animals, and people of…
the direction halfway between two cardinal directions; northe…
cardinal directions
the main compass points; north, south, east, or west on a map
exact location
tells exactly where to find a place
21 terms
Social Studies Chapter 1
Prehistory
Geography
Domesticate
Surplus
period of time before written language
the study of physical features, climate, and people
to tame wild animals and plants
extra supply
Prehistory
period of time before written language
Geography
the study of physical features, climate, and people
1 of 10