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APES Geology Terms
geology
biosphere
hydrosphere
internal structure
the scientific study of origin, history, and structure of the…
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
includes all forms of water
divided into the crust, mantle, and core
geology
the scientific study of origin, history, and structure of the…
biosphere
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
50 terms
AP Terms: Geology
geologic time scale
earth's history
zones of the earth
core
divided into four eras: precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, cen…
-earth formed, cooled into core, mantle and crust... -continents…
core, mantle, crust
solid inner part surrounded by molten material, mostly iron
geologic time scale
divided into four eras: precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, cen…
earth's history
-earth formed, cooled into core, mantle and crust... -continents…
51 terms
AP Geography Geology Terms
Geology
Core
Mantle
Crust
The study of the Earth's physical structure and history.
The Earth's center, consisting of very hot metal that is dens…
A thick layer of mostly solid rock beneath the Earth's crust…
The solid, rocky, surface layer of the Earth.
Geology
The study of the Earth's physical structure and history.
Core
The Earth's center, consisting of very hot metal that is dens…
67 terms
APES Geology Terms
geology
biosphere
hydrosphere
internal structure
the scientific study of origin, history, and structure of the…
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
includes all forms of water
divided into the crust, mantle, and core
geology
the scientific study of origin, history, and structure of the…
biosphere
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
67 terms
APES Geology Terms
geology
biosphere
hydrosphere
internal structure
the scientific study of origin, history, and structure of the…
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
includes all forms of water
divided into the crust, mantle, and core
geology
the scientific study of origin, history, and structure of the…
biosphere
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
92 terms
APES Geology Terms
geology
biosphere
hydrosphere
internal structure
the scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
includes all forms of water
divided into the crust, mantle, and core
geology
the scientific study of the origin, history, and structure of…
biosphere
part of the earth that supports life both on land and in the…
34 terms
APES Ch. 8 Geology Terms
core
richter scale
rock cycle
minerals
the innermost layer of earth
a scale that measures he largest amount of ground movement th…
the continuous formation and destruction of rock on and below…
a solid chemical substance with a uniform, often crystallin,…
core
the innermost layer of earth
richter scale
a scale that measures he largest amount of ground movement th…
17 terms
SOCIAL STUDIES PRE AP GEOLOGY TERMS
Peninsula
Strait
Plateau
Cape
A piece of land almost surrounded by water connected to large…
narrow passage of water
area of high level ground
high point of land extending into river, lake, or ocean
Peninsula
A piece of land almost surrounded by water connected to large…
Strait
narrow passage of water
35 terms
APES - Geology terms (Withcott 5e, Chap 2-Part 2)
Geology
Core
Mantle
asthenosphere
the study of with the earth's physical structure, processes a…
inner - HOT, dense SOLID iron nickel; outer - dense MOLTEN ir…
HOT thick layer of less dense (elastic) rock surrounding the…
relatively thin outer layer/part of the upper mantle consisti…
Geology
the study of with the earth's physical structure, processes a…
Core
inner - HOT, dense SOLID iron nickel; outer - dense MOLTEN ir…
35 terms
APES - Geology terms (Withgott 5e, Chap 2-Part 2)
Geology
Core
Mantle
asthenosphere
the study of with the earth's physical structure, processes a…
inner - HOT, dense SOLID iron nickel; outer - dense MOLTEN ir…
HOT thick layer of less dense (elastic) rock surrounding the…
relatively thin outer layer/part of the upper mantle consisti…
Geology
the study of with the earth's physical structure, processes a…
Core
inner - HOT, dense SOLID iron nickel; outer - dense MOLTEN ir…
14 terms
Geology
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Continental Crust
Earth's outermost layer.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
The liquid layer of the Earth's core that lies beneath the Ma…
The portion of the earth's crust that primarily contains gran…
Crust
Earth's outermost layer.
Mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
23 terms
AP Human Geo UNIT V AGRICULTURE Terms
agribusiness
combine
commercial agriculture
crop
commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
a machine that reaps, threshes and cleans grain while moving…
agriculture undertaken primarily to generate products for sal…
grain or fruit gathered from a field as a harvest during a pa…
agribusiness
commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
combine
a machine that reaps, threshes and cleans grain while moving…
18 terms
AP Human Geo Unit VI INDUSTRY Terms
break of bulk point
bulk-gaining industry
bulk-reducing industry
cottage industry
a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transp…
an industry in which the final product weighs more or compris…
an industry in which the final product weighs less or compris…
manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, common…
break of bulk point
a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transp…
bulk-gaining industry
an industry in which the final product weighs more or compris…
AP Human Geo Unit 1
cultural ecology
possiblism
geographic concepts
relocation diffusion
is the study of human adaptations to social and physical envi…
the choices a society makes depending on what members need an…
include place, relative location, mental map, perceptual regi…
involves the actual movement of individuals who have already…
cultural ecology
is the study of human adaptations to social and physical envi…
possiblism
the choices a society makes depending on what members need an…
33 terms
AP Human Geo Language
Creole
Dialect
Ebonics
Extinct Language
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
Dialect spoken by some African Americans.
A language that was once used by people in daily activities b…
Creole
A language that results from the mixing of a colonizer's lang…
Dialect
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
13 terms
AP Human Geo Unit VII SERVICES Terms
Boomburbs
Central Business District (CBD)
Christaller's Central Place Theory
Galactic City
A city of 100,000 or more whose population has grown at doubl…
The area of the city where retail and office activity is clus…
The idea that explains how services are distributed and why a…
A mini edge city that is connected to another city by beltway…
Boomburbs
A city of 100,000 or more whose population has grown at doubl…
Central Business District (CBD)
The area of the city where retail and office activity is clus…
367 terms
AP Human Geo - Complete Vocab Set
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Biotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth
All living organisms on Earth, including plants and animals a…
Composed of living organisms
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth
24 terms
AP Human Geo Unit VII URBAN PATTERNS Terms
Annexation
Census tract
Concentric zone model
Council of government
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States.
Population statistics published by the government; in urbaniz…
A model of the internal structure of cities in which social g…
A cooperative agency consisting of representatives of local g…
Annexation
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States.
Census tract
Population statistics published by the government; in urbaniz…
1,069 terms
AP Human Geo All Vocab
Agricultural labor force
Calorie consumption
Core-periphery model
Cultural convergence
A measure of the participating portion of an economy's labor…
the total number of calories in a daily diet allocation
A model of the spatial structure of an economic system in whi…
The tendency for cultures to become more alike as they increa…
Agricultural labor force
A measure of the participating portion of an economy's labor…
Calorie consumption
the total number of calories in a daily diet allocation
39 terms
AP Human Geo Chapter 3 Migration
activity space
brain drain
brain gain
chain migration
the space within which daily activity occurs
when talented or smart people move AWAY from their home count…
the immigration into a country of scientists, technologists,…
a pattern of migration that develops when migrants move to a…
activity space
the space within which daily activity occurs
brain drain
when talented or smart people move AWAY from their home count…
75 terms
AP Human Geo Unit I NATURE/PERSPECTIVES Terms
agricultural density
arithmetic density
base line
cartography
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
the total number of people divided by the total land area
an east-west line designated in the Land Ordinance of 1785 to…
the science of making maps
agricultural density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
arithmetic density
the total number of people divided by the total land area
30 terms
AP Human Geography Unit One (Set #1)
Absolute Location
Absolute Distance
Cartogram
Cartography
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
A presentation of statistical data in geographical distributi…
The science or practice of drawing maps.
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Absolute Distance
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
38 terms
AP Human Geo Urban Terms
Morphology
Auto-Centered City
Bedroom Communities
Central Business District
The form of a city, which varies but often includes an urban…
With the rapid growth of vehicle use, cities developed automo…
Commuter towns inhabited by people who drive or take public t…
In a city, the point with the greatest access to offices, ban…
Morphology
The form of a city, which varies but often includes an urban…
Auto-Centered City
With the rapid growth of vehicle use, cities developed automo…
61 terms
AP Human Geo Unit I NATURE/PERSPECTIVES Terms
agricultural density
arithmetic density
cartography
concentration
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
the total number of people divided by the total land area
the science of making maps
the spread of something over a given area
agricultural density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
arithmetic density
the total number of people divided by the total land area
32 terms
Ap Human Geography: Migration
Relocation Diffusion
Migration
Mobility
Circulation
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Permanent movement to a new location
General term for all types of movement from one place to anot…
Repetitive movement that occurs on a regular basis
Relocation Diffusion
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Migration
Permanent movement to a new location
63 terms
AP Environmental Science Unit 1 - Geology
salination
phytoremediation
bioremediation
anticline
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of bacteria eating of c…
an upward fold in the rock profile
salination
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
phytoremediation
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
AP Human Geography-Unit 3
culture
folk/local culture
folklore
popular culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
how a group of people in a place that see themselves and shar…
the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community,…
large culture that incorporates heterogeneous populations, is…
culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
folk/local culture
how a group of people in a place that see themselves and shar…
375 terms
AP Human Geo Review
absolute location
cartography
centralized pattern
cultural landscapes
may provide the exact location of a place on a mathematical g…
the art and science of map-making
if objects circle around another object; such as an Islamic c…
the fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group
absolute location
may provide the exact location of a place on a mathematical g…
cartography
the art and science of map-making
40 terms
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
66 terms
AP Human Geo Unit 1
What is Geography?
Map
Erathosthenes
Ptolemy
the study of relationships on earth's surface
A two dimensional or flat-scale model of the earth's surface…
(276-194 B.C.) ... *head librarian in Alexandria, Egypt... * first…
(around 100 AD) ... * wrote 8 volume guide "guide to geography"…
What is Geography?
the study of relationships on earth's surface
Map
A two dimensional or flat-scale model of the earth's surface…
54 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
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; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
85 terms
chapter 1 AP Human Geo Key Terms
agricultural density
arithmetic (population) density
base line
cartography
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
The science of making maps.
agricultural density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
arithmetic (population) density
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
39 terms
AP Human Geo UNIT III RELIGION Terms
animism
Athiest
branch
Buddhism
the belief that all natural objects and the universe itself h…
someone who denies the existence of a god
a large and fundamental division within a religion
the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama that life is permeated wi…
animism
the belief that all natural objects and the universe itself h…
Athiest
someone who denies the existence of a god
27 terms
AP Human Geo Unit III LANGUAGE Terms
Nomadic Warrior Theory
Sedentary Farmer Theory
Creole
Dialect
(Marija Gimbutas); language was spread by the Kurgans, a noma…
(Colin Renfrew); language originated and was spread with agri…
a language derived from a pidgin that has acquired a fuller v…
a distinctive local or regional variant of a language. May ha…
Nomadic Warrior Theory
(Marija Gimbutas); language was spread by the Kurgans, a noma…
Sedentary Farmer Theory
(Colin Renfrew); language originated and was spread with agri…
40 terms
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
70 terms
AP Human Geo Unit IV POLITICS Terms
Annexation
Antarctica
Antecedent Boundary
Apartheid
Bringing an area under the control of a larger country
5th Largest Continent
A boundary line established before the area in question is we…
A South African policy of complete legal separation of the ra…
Annexation
Bringing an area under the control of a larger country
Antarctica
5th Largest Continent
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…
40 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
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
40 terms
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
18 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 9: Development
Development
Fair trade
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of anothe…
Compares the ability of women and men to participate in econo…
Development
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Fair trade
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
57 terms
AP Human Unit One
Hearth
Relocation Diffusion
Mercator projection
Robinson projection
The site of an innovation's origin
When an aspect of culture moves from one location to another.
Hearth
The site of an innovation's origin
Relocation Diffusion
When an aspect of culture moves from one location to another.
471 terms
AP Human Geography Review
absolute location
cartography
circular pattern
cultural landscapes
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
science or art of making maps
Objects that circle another object, another name for it is Ce…
The products of complex interactions between humans and their…
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
cartography
science or art of making maps
38 terms
AP Human Geo: Unit II Migration
Migration
international migration
internal migration
cyclical movements
the permanent relocation of one's place of residence (long di…
leaving one country or region and moving permanently to another
occurs within a country
when people move back and forth between two places
Migration
the permanent relocation of one's place of residence (long di…
international migration
leaving one country or region and moving permanently to another
21 terms
AP Human Geo UNIT III FOLK/POP Terms
folk culture
popular culture
local culture
material culture
small, incorporates a homogeneous population, is typically ru…
large, incorporates heterogeneous populations, is typically u…
a group of people in a particular place who see themselves as…
the things a group of people constructs, such as art, houses,…
folk culture
small, incorporates a homogeneous population, is typically ru…
popular culture
large, incorporates heterogeneous populations, is typically u…
396 terms
AP Human Geo Barron's Key Terms ALL
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Anthropogenic
Distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length,…
Exact position of an object or place, measured within the spa…
Relative ease with which a destination may be reached from so…
Human-induced changes on the natural environment
Absolute Distance
Distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length,…
Absolute Location
Exact position of an object or place, measured within the spa…
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
42 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 8: Political Geography
Political Geography
State
Territory
Territoriality
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
Area of land controlled by a nation.
In political geography, a country's or more local community's…
Political Geography
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
State
A politically organized territory that is administered by a s…
64 terms
AP Human Geography - Malinowski Chapter 1 Key Terms
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Active space
A method of distance measurement using the straight-line mile…
Dictates where each place exists on a reference system.
Indicates ease of movement between places.
A functional region in which individual activities occur.
Absolute distance
A method of distance measurement using the straight-line mile…
Absolute location
Dictates where each place exists on a reference system.
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
40 terms
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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