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Social Studies World Geography
Prime Meridian
Equator
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Equator
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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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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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Social Studies World Geography
Pacific ocean
Russia
Canada
China
Largest ocean
Largest country in terms of land
Second largest country in terms of land
Most people
Pacific ocean
Largest ocean
Russia
Largest country in terms of land
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Holt Social Studies World GEOGRAPHY chapter 4
culture
culture trait
culture region
ethnic group
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
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Social Studies World Geography Test
geography
social science
landscape
region
the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
a field that studies people and the relationships among them
all the human and physical features that make it unique
a part of the world that has common features that distinguish…
geography
the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
social science
a field that studies people and the relationships among them
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Holt Social Studies World GEOGRAPHY chapter 4
culture
culture trait
culture region
ethnic group
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
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Social Studies - Geography and Lakes of the World
North Pole
South Pole
Equator
Prime Meridian
90 degrees north latitude
90 degrees south latitude
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
The meridian, designated at 0° longitude, the starting point…
North Pole
90 degrees north latitude
South Pole
90 degrees south latitude
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Social Studies World Geography 1098
A strip of land sourrounded by water o…
a point of land smaller than a peninsula
land completely sourrounded by water
a circular, ring-shaped coral island
peninsula
cape
island
atoll
A strip of land sourrounded by water o…
peninsula
a point of land smaller than a peninsula
cape
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SOCIAL STUDIES UNIT 1 WORLD GEOGRAPHY
equator
geography
International Date Line
latitude
An imaginary circle which divides the earth into northern and…
The study of the earth that deals with its plants, animals, a…
Imaginary line agreed upon as the place where each calendar d…
Imaginary line running east and west which measures the dista…
equator
An imaginary circle which divides the earth into northern and…
geography
The study of the earth that deals with its plants, animals, a…
Social studies: World Geography Vocabulary
geography
Hemisphere
Equator
Continent
The study of Earth and the ways people usr it.
A half of the earth
An imaginary line that divides the Earth Into northern and so…
A large area of land.
geography
The study of Earth and the ways people usr it.
Hemisphere
A half of the earth
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Holt Social Studies World GEOGRAPHY chapter 4
culture
culture trait
culture region
ethnic group
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
Social studies world geography mountains
Elevation
Depression
Sea level
Mountain range
measure of a locations height and depth ABOVE sea level.
Measure of a locations height and depth BELOW sea level.
The level of the sea
A serious of mountains and hills that are connected.
Elevation
measure of a locations height and depth ABOVE sea level.
Depression
Measure of a locations height and depth BELOW sea level.
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Social Studies: The Geography of our World
Core Lesson 1
What is Geography?
Why do we study Geography?
What is the environment?
...
Geography is the study of people and places of the Earth.
Geography helps us understand our environment.
The environment includes all the surroundings and conditions…
Core Lesson 1
...
What is Geography?
Geography is the study of people and places of the Earth.
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Social Studies - Unit 1 - World Geography
Geography
geographer
location
place
the study of our earth; our home or anything that can be mapped
someone who analyzes the Earth from many points of view
geographers begin to study a place by finding where it is
geographers study the physical and human features of a location
Geography
the study of our earth; our home or anything that can be mapped
geographer
someone who analyzes the Earth from many points of view
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Social Studies - Grade 3 - World Geography
Plateau
Environment
Climate
Peninsula
High, flat land that is raised above surrounding land
The air, water, land and living things around us
The weather of a place over a long period of time
Land surrounded by water on three sides
Plateau
High, flat land that is raised above surrounding land
Environment
The air, water, land and living things around us
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World Geography/History Unit 1 (Chapters 1-4): Foundations of Geography & History- Social Studies Skills
cause and effect
maps
timeline
diagram
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
The basic tools used by geographers to convey information, ge…
A sequence of events of a person or place in time put in chro…
A picture that shows data; intended to explain how something…
cause and effect
The reason something happens and the result of it happening.
maps
The basic tools used by geographers to convey information, ge…
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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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GED Social Studies Vocabulary-- Geography/World Lesson 1
civilization
Nile River
pharaoh
pyramids
A complex, highly organized social order
A river in East Africa, the longest in the world, flowing nor…
Egyptian king
Egyptians built these structures to protect the bodies of dea…
civilization
A complex, highly organized social order
Nile River
A river in East Africa, the longest in the world, flowing nor…
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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: The World of Geography Key Terms
geography
latitude
parallel
degree
the study of the Earth
east - west circles around the globe
side by side, never meet
divided units around the globe
geography
the study of the Earth
latitude
east - west circles around the globe
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CSET - Social Studies: Practice Test 1 - World History & Geography
What is Prehistory?
What are the three major periods of pr…
Describe the Lower Paleolithic period?
Anthropologists study the cave paintin…
The Periods of human history before writing was developed.
Lower Paleolithic, Upper Paleolithic, Neolithic
Humans used crude tools.
The early understanding of art, their means of communication,…
What is Prehistory?
The Periods of human history before writing was developed.
What are the three major periods of pr…
Lower Paleolithic, Upper Paleolithic, Neolithic
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GED Social Studies Vocabulary-Geography/World Lessons 5 & 6
populations
native
migrate
distribution
All the members of one species in a particular area
A person who is originally born in a land, or a thing that is…
To move from one place to another
(of a population) Where the people choose to live, for exampl…
populations
All the members of one species in a particular area
native
A person who is originally born in a land, or a thing that is…
Vocab for Social Studies[foundations of world geography]
Human Geography
Spatial scale
Geography
Physical Geography
The study of the ways people interact with the earth.
The different sized "containers" or ways to group places toge…
The study of the earth and the ways people interact with the…
The study of the natural characteristics of the earth
Human Geography
The study of the ways people interact with the earth.
Spatial scale
The different sized "containers" or ways to group places toge…
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GED Social Studies Vocabulary--Geography/World Lesson 2
Middle Ages
Charlemagne
feudalism
peasant
500-1500 AD; 1,000-year period following the fall of the West…
800 AD-crowned by the Pope as the head of the Holy Roman Empi…
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lan…
A small farm owner or farm worker
Middle Ages
500-1500 AD; 1,000-year period following the fall of the West…
Charlemagne
800 AD-crowned by the Pope as the head of the Holy Roman Empi…
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GED Social Studies Vocabulary-Geography/World Lesson 4
nationalism
imperialism
Treaty of Versailles
reparations
A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
the treaty imposed on Germany by the Allied powers in 1920 af…
Compensation or repayment; compensation payable by a defeated…
nationalism
A devotion to the interests and culture of one's nation.
imperialism
A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other cou…
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9th Grade World Geography - Social Studies Words semester 1
AD
BC
BCE
CE
Anno Domini (in the year of our lord) used to describe the ti…
Before Christ -... Dates that countdown backwards to the year ze…
Before Common Era... Dates that countdown backwards to the year…
Common Era - refers to AD.
AD
Anno Domini (in the year of our lord) used to describe the ti…
BC
Before Christ -... Dates that countdown backwards to the year ze…
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Holt Social Studies World GEOGRAPHY chapter 4
culture
culture trait
culture region
ethnic group
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture
the set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of peo…
culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
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GED Social Studies Vocabulary--Geography/World Lesson 3
American Revolution
Parliament
Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution
1775-1781; war fought for the independence of the Thirteen Co…
the British body that makes their laws
the document recording the proclamation of the second Contine…
Dcument written in 1787 and ratified in 1788 that sets forth…
American Revolution
1775-1781; war fought for the independence of the Thirteen Co…
Parliament
the British body that makes their laws
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GED Social Studies Vocabulary-- Geography/World Lesson 1
civilization
Nile River
pharaoh
pyramids
A complex, highly organized social order
A river in East Africa, the longest in the world, flowing nor…
Egyptian king
Egyptians built these structures to protect the bodies of dea…
civilization
A complex, highly organized social order
Nile River
A river in East Africa, the longest in the world, flowing nor…
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Social Studies World of Geography (A String of Dreams)
What country is Evelyn from?
What part of Africa is that country fr…
How old is Evelyn?
What type of business does her grandmo…
Evelyn is from Kpong.
That country is from West Africa.
Evelyn is 15 years old.
Evelyn have a bead business.
What country is Evelyn from?
Evelyn is from Kpong.
What part of Africa is that country fr…
That country is from West Africa.
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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 Unit 1: Foundations of World Geography
Geography
Physical geography
Geographic representation
Economist
The study of the Earth and the and the ways people interact w…
The study of the natural characteristics of Earth
a description or portrayal of the Earth or parts of the Earth
a social scientist who is trained to study the production, di…
Geography
The study of the Earth and the and the ways people interact w…
Physical geography
The study of the natural characteristics of Earth
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Social Studies World Geography Unit 1
What is a Geographer?
What are the two basic questions that…
What are five things/themes that geogr…
List and define each of the five theme…
A geographer is a person who studies the earth
The two basic questions they always ask when they study earth…
Location, Place, Human Environment, and Movement Regions
Location: Where something is... Place: Physical and People facts…
What is a Geographer?
A geographer is a person who studies the earth
What are the two basic questions that…
The two basic questions they always ask when they study earth…
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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
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Social Studies Geography ( World Science ) Test 2
a person who studies maps
Where is it and why is it there?
movement, region, human / environment…
place
What is a geographer?
What are the 2 basic questions that geographers use while the…
What are the five themes of geography?
How would you describe the physical features of a place?
a person who studies maps
What is a geographer?
Where is it and why is it there?
What are the 2 basic questions that geographers use while the…
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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
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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
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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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GED Social Studies Vocabulary-Geography/World Lessons 5 & 6
populations
native
migrate
distribution
All the members of one species in a particular area
A person who is originally born in a land, or a thing that is…
To move from one place to another
(of a population) Where the people choose to live, for exampl…
populations
All the members of one species in a particular area
native
A person who is originally born in a land, or a thing that is…
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GED Social Studies Vocabulary-Geography/World Lessons 5 & 6
populations
native
migrate
distribution
All the members of one species in a particular area
A person who is originally born in a land, or a thing that is…
To move from one place to another
(of a population) Where the people choose to live, for exampl…
populations
All the members of one species in a particular area
native
A person who is originally born in a land, or a thing that is…
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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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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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World Geography - Social Studies - Unit 6 - Lesson 2
Loess
Why is China's Yellow River called "Ch…
The body of water surrounding Japan is…
Like the Yellow River, the Yangtza is…
Silt or fertile soil
Due to frequent flooding which has caused the death of many.
Pacific Ocean.
Farming.
Loess
Silt or fertile soil
Why is China's Yellow River called "Ch…
Due to frequent flooding which has caused the death of many.
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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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World Geography - Social Studies - Unit 6 - Quiz 1
___ is the largest country in East Asi…
___ is an island country that is locat…
___ is an island country consisting of…
The ____ __ ____ is known as the "roof…
China.
Taiwan.
Japan.
Plateau of Tibet
___ is the largest country in East Asi…
China.
___ is an island country that is locat…
Taiwan.
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7th Grade Social Studies, Chapter 6, Canada, World Geography
Reasons for Canada's cold climate
Canada's main trading partner
shared physical features with the U.S.
why Canadian cities' populations have…
it's far away from the equator
the United States
Niagra Falls, great lakes, rocky mountains, St. Lawrence river
people came to get jobs
Reasons for Canada's cold climate
it's far away from the equator
Canada's main trading partner
the United States
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