Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

SS chap 2 sec 1-2

vocab review

QuestionAnswer
The Arctic is a very cold, ice covered __________. region
Poverty, unemployment, and war often cause people to __________. migrate
Gerardus Mercator was a famous __________. cartographer
Pollution is a negative effect of __________. human-environment interaction
A political map is one kind of __________. thematic map
Exact spot on Earth where a place can be found. absolute location
A measure of the distance north and south of the equator. latitude
A measure of distance east and west of the prime meridian. longitude
Location of one place in relation to others. relative location
Group of places with physical or human features or both in common. region
To move from one area and settle in another. migrate
How humans adapt to, depend on, or modify their world. human-environmental interaction
Mapmaker cartographer
Different ways of showing Earth's curved surface on a flat map map projection
A map that focuses on one theme. thematic map
One of the ten natural regions of the world. tundra
The __________ of the United States is north of Mexico and south of Canada. relative location
The movement of people from farms to cities is an example of __________. migration
Many places on Earth have __________, such as cities and towns, as well as physical features. human characteristics
Pollution is an example of harmful __________. human-environment interaction
Poverty, overcrowding, employment and education opportunities are some of the __________ that lead people to migrate. push and pull factors
Building homes with local materials is an example of human __________ to the environment. adaptation
Grouping places into __________ makes it easier to compare them. regions
The __________ of the city of Melbourne is 38 degrees south latitude, 145 degrees east longitude. absolute location
Mountain ranges, canyons, and raging rivers are examples of __________ to movement. natural barriers
Created by: andbrown
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards