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8SS_Geography

Geography, History & Social Science

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What are the directions on a compass rose? North, south, east, west
3 examples of natural resources Iron, coal and fish
4 types of maps Political, physical, population & natural resource
What are the lines on a map measured in? Degrees
What are the lines that run north to south called? Longitude
What are the lines that run east to west called? Latitude
What does the equator divide the earth into? 2 hemispheres
What are the Great Lakes? "HOMES". Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior
What is a primary source? Firsthand information about people or events
What is a plain? Areas of flat or level land
What is a secondary source? Information from people who didn't witness the event
What is a mountain? High, steep rugged land
What is technology? A new idea or invention used to improve the lifestyle of people
What is the equator? Imaginary line that divides earth into north and south halves
What is the prime meridian? Imaginary line that divides earth into east and west halves
What is a cartographer? A person that makes maps
What is a compass rose? Shows the directions of north, south, east, west
What is a map? A drawing of the earths surface
What is a plateau? Large raised areas of flat land
What is a hill? Raised, rounded areas of land
What is region? Area of the world with similar characteristics
What is place? Physical features of a place (hint: word is in the answer)
What is location? Where something important happened
How did people adapt to their environment? Hunters learned to grow crops
What does a natural resource map show? Natural resources in an area
What does a population map show? How many people lives in an area
What does a political map show? Lines used to divide the world into states and countries
Created by: ndmsteach
 

 



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