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Social Studies

4th grade Chapter 1 Ohio

Which landform borders most of our northern border? Lake Erie
Which landform forms our entire southern border? Ohio River
Which state lies along our western border? Indiana
Which states lie along our eastern border? West Virginia and Pennsylvania
What are the 2 major landforms in Ohio? Interior Plains and Appalachian Plateau
How is the Interior Plains divided? Lake Plains and Till Plains
Describe the Appalachian Plateau. Low rounded hills in the north and steeper and rockier in the south
Describe the Interior Plains. Wide stretches of flat land and gently rolling hills
Why does Cleveland get more snow? Lake effect-moisture from Lake Erie is collected by the clouds and dropped as snow when the clouds cross over the land
The land, water, plants, animals, and people living in an area Geography
Something that separates one place from another. It may be a natural border or an imaginary border. Borders
Large, nearly flat areas of land Plains
Large, mostly flat land area that rises sharply above the land around it Plateau
This area makes up most of eastern Ohio. The north has rolling hill and the south has steep rocky hills. Appalachian Plateau
Wide stretches of flat land and gently rolling hills on the western half of Ohio Interior Plains
The northern section of the Interior Plains Lake Plains
The southern section of the Interior Plains. Cincinnati is there! Till Plains
Water that falls to the ground as rain, sleet, snow, and hail Precipitation
What formed the landforms of Ohio? Ice Age
What is an Ice Age? A time period in history of very cold weather
Very rich soil left behind by the glacier Till
List 2 effects that the glacier had on the land in Ohio. Rounded the hills, left deep grooves, left rich soil, and filled in deep valleys
How did the glacier improve Ohio's farmland? Left very rich deep soil
How was Lake Erie formed? A glacier
List 3 rivers in Ohio. Ohio River, Little Miami River, Great Miami River
This is something found in nature that people can use again. Natural Resource
How are our rivers used? For transportation to carry materials
Where is the source (where it starts) of the Ohio River? In Pennsylvania
A line of small hills that runs east to west across our state. Rivers to the north flow north to Lake Erie and rivers to the south flow south. Ohio Divide
How did Ohio get its name? The Iroquois Indians called the river O-Y-O meaning great river. The Europeans used that to create OHIO.
Created by: schmaltzla
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