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World geo ch.2

Vocabulary Chapter 2

TermDefinition
1 Weather The condition of the bottom layer of the earths atmosphere in one place over a short period of time.
2 Climate The term used for the weather patterns that an area typically experiences over a long period of time.
3 Rotation The spinning motion of the earth,like a top on its axis, as it travels through space.
4 Revolution
5 Solstice
6 Equinox
7 Precipitation
8 Front
9 Continental Climate The typw of climate found in the great central areas of continents in the Northern Hemisphere: characterized by cold, snowy winters and warm or hot summers.
10 Ecosystem The interaction of plant life, animal life, and the physical environment in which they live.
11 Biome The term used to describe a major type of ecosystem that can be found in various regions throughout the world.
12 Deciduous A type of tree that sheds its leaves during one season.
13 Coniferous A type of tree able to survive long, cold winters with long thin needles rather than leaves
14 Chaparral A type of natural vegetation that is adapted to Mediterranean climates. small evergreen trees and low bushes, or scrub
15 savanna A tropical grassland with scatted trees, located in the warm lands near the Equator
16 Herbrivore A plant eating animal
17 Carnivore A meat eating animal
18 Prairie A temperature grassland characterized by a great variety of grasses.
19 Tundra A dry treeless plain where temperatures are always cool or cold and only specialized plants
20 Permafrost
Created by: Tommy Jay