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SS 6 Vocab Review

Ms Gossel's 4th hr 6th grade Social Studies Perry MS

TermDefinition
Geography the study of the Earth and the ways people interact with the Earth
physical geography the study of the natural characteristics of Earth
human geography the study of the ways people interact with the Earth
spatial scale the different sized “containers” or ways to group places together to organize investigations in human activities
global worldwide or involving most of the Earth
geographic inquiry the method for investigating geographic problems and issues
five themes of geography an organizing framework for geographic inquiry
political map a thematic (special purpose) map that shows political boundaries
physical map a thematic (special purpose) map that shows the major physical features of a place
global grid an imaginary grid on the world created by the intersection of lines of latitude and lines of longitude
region an area with at least one characteristic or feature that sets it apart from other areas
natural hazard when physical forces create an extreme event that is somewhat unpredictable and that may have a negative effect on people
natural disaster a consequence that humans suffer as a result of a natural hazard i.e. injury, destruction of property, economic downturn, loss of life, widespread damage
developing country a non-modernized country that has created an industrial base
adapt to change as so to fit a new situation
risk factors a condition that influences the likelihood of an event
demography the study of population patterns and change
migration the movement of people
immigration the process of entering one country to take up permanent or semi-permanent residence
push factor factors that push people out of one place to another place
pull factor factors that pull, or attract, people to move to a place
urbanization the movement of people from rural to urban areas
archaeologist social scientists that study ancient cultures through the examination of artifacts, buildings, and other remaining material evidence.
push factor factors that push people out of one place to another place
pull factor factors that pull, or attract, people to move to a place
urbanization the movement of people from rural to urban areas
archaeologist social scientists that study ancient cultures through the examination of artifacts, buildings, and other remaining material evidence.
population pyramid pyramid shaped diagram representing various ages and gender of a country’s population.
culture the mix of values, beliefs, behaviors, and material objects that reflect the way of life of a particular nation or group of people
traditions a system of beliefs, values, and practices passed down within a culture
nomads people who move from one place to another rather than settling permanently in one location
values principles or standards considered worthwhile or desirable
globalization the process by which people, businesses, and countries throughout the world become more connected and interdependent, often resulting in more similarities
global problem/issue a problem that affects the whole of the planet or recurs in many different places on earth
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