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Georgia Regions 3rd

Georgia Regions Study Guide 3rd Grade

Everything that is around a plant or animal is its_____________. environment
A place where a plant or animal lives or grows is its_____________. habitat
The states that border Georgia. Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, and South Carolina
Where is the Piedmont Region is located? between the mountains and the coastal plain region
What does Piedmont means? foothills
The Piedmont region is a _________________ region. heavily populated
Stone Mountain is located in the _________ __________. Piedmont Region
What is the imaginary line that separates the Piedmont from the Coastal Plain? The Fall Line
What can be found in the area near the fall line. Waterfalls, rivers, and streams
What type of soil is found in the Piedmont region clay
_______ and _______forests are located in the Piedmont Region. Pine and hardwood
What is the most widely used tree in the state for manufacturing. Loblolly Pine
The Piedmont Region covers almost _________of the state of Georgia. one-half
The _________ __________ covers almost one-half of the state of Georgia. Piedmont Region
Name the Piedmont Region Plants: oak trees, hickory trees, pine trees, beech trees, and sweet gum trees
Name Piedmont Region Animals: Deer, opossum, raccoon, river otter, snake, owl, skunk, chipmunk
How many Regions are in Georgia? 5
Name the 5 Georgia Regions Piedmont Region, Swamps Rivers & Wetlands, Coastal Plain Region, Ocean Region
What is the highest mountain peak in the state of Georgia. Brasstown Bald
Who were the first Indians to live in the Georgia Mountains. The Cherokee Indians
_______hibernate to survive the cold mountain winters. Bears
_____________has worn away the mountains in Georgia. This has made the peaks_______________ . Erosion (weathering of rocks)
The ___________ Mountains is located in the mountain region of Georgia. Appalachian
The forest covers ________ of the mountain region. 90%
Forest provides _________ and __________ for the __________ in the mountain region. food and shelter for the animals
The __________ __________has narrow valleys and wooden ridges. Appalachian Plateau
Where is the Appalachian Plateau located? Northwest corner of the state.
Name the Mountain Region Plants: Maple, tulip poplar, hemlock, and magnolia trees
Name the Mountain Region Animals: black bear, woodpecker, beaver, snakes, raptor (hawk), fox, bobcat, trout, warbler, salamander, deer
Name the largest swamp in North America. The Okefenokee Swamp
What does Okefenokee Means ? "Land of the Trembling Earth."
The Okefenokee Swamp is made up of mostly _____. water
The Okefenokee swamp is located within the ______ _____ region. Coastal Plain
Most animals live which part of the swamp ?. prairie
The _____________is the main reptile of the swamp. alligator
Name the Swamp Animals: alligators, snakes, sand hill crane, Ibis, Blue Heron, ducks (Mallard), black bear, deer, otter, Barred Owl
Name the Swamp Plants: cypress trees, pitcher plants, sundew, lily pads, grass
Which swamp is located within the Coastal Plain region? Okefenokee swamp
Where is the Coastal Plain is located ? South Georgia
Describe the land in the Coastal Plain Region. level / flat with some rolling hills
The soil in the Coastal Plain is _______, _________ ____. light, sandy loam
The Coastal Plain region borders the ______ Region. Ocean
Which ocean does the Coastal Plain region borders?. Atlantic Ocean
Name the Coastal Plain plants: Spanish moss, saw palmetto, live oak
Name the Coastal Plain animals: alligator, snapping turtle, bog turtle, wild hogs, rabbit, deer, muskrat, pocket gopher
The barrier islands along the Georgia Coast are known as___ ______ _____. The Golden Isles
Name the largest near shore, live bottom reef. Gray's Reef
The _____ habitat includes the salt marshes and sandy beaches. Ocean
Where does the loggerhead sea turtle nests ? the barrier islands
Name Georgia's state marine mammal. The Northern Right Whale
The Northern Right Whale is the most __________ large whale in the world. endangered
Name the Ocean Animals fish, shrimp, crab, whales, loggerhead sea turtle
Name the Ocean plants morning glory, sea oats, wax myrtle, and pennyworts
The Okefenokee Swamp is the _______ land in the state. lowest
Stone Mountain is made of_____________ . granite
Erosion has made the mountain peaks_______________ . rounded
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