Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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

World Geography

Ch 4 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Natural Resource a material in the natural enviroment that people value and use to satisfy their needs
renewable resource a natural resource that the enviroment continues to supply or replace as it is used
nonrenewable resources a natural resource that cannot be replaced once it is used
fossil fuels any oone of several nonrenewable mineral resources formed from the remains of ancient plants and animals and used for fuel
water power energy produced form falling water to move machinery or generate electricity
geothermal energy energy produced from the earth's intense interior heat.
solar energy energy produce by the sunPri
primary economic activity an economic activity that takes or uses natural resources directly such as fishing or mining
subsistence farming farming that provides only enough for the needs of family or a village.
comercial farming the raising of crops and livestock for sale in markets
secondary economic activity an economic activity in which people use raw materials to produce or manufacture new products of grater value
cottage industry a small-scale manufacturing operation ussing little technology, often located in or near people's home
commercial industry a large-scale manufacturing opperation that employs many people and produces large quantities of goods
tertiary economic activity an economic activity in which people do nor directly gather or process raw materials but pursue activities that serve others; service industry
quaternary economic activity an economic activity that focuses on the acquistion processing and sharing of information such as education or reserch
export an item that is sent out of the country for sale
import an item that is brought into the country for sale.
Created by: Diana1398
 

 



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