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World Map

5th Grade

geography the study of the planet and the way people live on it and use it
precipitation the moisture that falls to Earth as rain or snow
nonrenewable resource a material found in nature that can not be replaced (coal, oil, natural gas)
environment the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live on Earth
climate the weather that an area has over a number of years, including the general temperature
region a large area with common features that set it apart from other areas
megalopolis a large group of cities so close together that they seem to form one large city
conservation the protection and careful use of our planet's natural resources
economy the way a country uses its natural resources, money, and knowledge to produce goods and services.
interdependent to depend on each other for needs and wants
landform a shape of Earth's surface (mountains, hills, plateau, valley, plain)
temperature the measure of heat and cold
arid dry
Arid America less than 20 inches of precipitation
humid wet
Humid America over 20 inches of precipitation
renewable resource resources, such as trees, that can be replaced
acid rain polluted moisture that falls to the ground (can be in the form of rain, snow, dew and frost)
natural resources materials found in nature that people use to meet their needs and wants
Prime Meridian line of longitude labeled 0 degrees
grid uses lines of longitude and latitude to help you find places on a map.
Rocky Mountains the longest mountain range in the US
Continental Divide rivers to the the west drain into the Pacific Ocean; rivers to the east flow into the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico
Grand Canyon formed by fast moving waters of the Colorado River
fossil fuels fuel formed over millions of years from decaying plants and animals (include the non-renewable resources oil, coal, and natural gas)
mineral a non-living substance found in Earth (include metals such as iron, copper, and zinc)
pollution harmful substance to air, soil, and water (chemicals)
recycle using something again to conserve
latitude imaginary lines on maps and globes that run east and west; parallel to the equator
longitude imaginary lines on a map or globe that run north and south
parallel always the same distance apart
degree a unit or measure used in latitude and longitude
meridian measure distance east and west (longitude)
corn belt the flat lands of the Great Plains where corn is grown
Mississippi River A river in the central US flowing from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico; longest river in the US
Boswash unofficial name given to the megalopolis cities running from Boston to Washington DC
Created by: gebert6
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