Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Human Geography

Lesson 1 The World's People

TermDefinition
death rate number of deaths compared to total number of people in a population at a given time
birthrate number of babies bron compared to total number of people in a population at a given time
doubling time number of years it takes a population in size based on current growth rate
population distribution the geographic pattern of where people live on Earth
population density the average number of people living within a square mile or a square kilometer
urban describes areas that are densely populated
rural describes area that are lightly populated
emigrate to leave one's home to live in another place
immigrate to enter and live in a new country
refugee a person whol flees a country because of violence, war, or persecution
urbanization when cities grow larger and spread into nearby areas
megalopolis a huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large population
culture teh set of beliefs, behaviors, traits shared by a group of people
ethnic group a group of people with a common racial, national, tribal, religious, or cultural background
dialect a regional variety of a language with unique features, such as vocabulary, grammer, or pronunciation
cultural region a geographic area in which people have certain traits in common
globalization the process by which nations, cultures, and economies become mixed
renewable resources a resource that can be totally replaced or is always available naturally
nonrenewable resources a resource that cannot be totally replaced
economic system how a society decides on the ownership and distribution of its economic resources
command economy an aconony in which the means of production of production are publicly owned
mixed economy an economy in which parts are privately owned and parts are owned by the government
gross domestic product (GDP) the total dollar value of all final goods and services produced in a country during a single year
standard of living the level at which a person, group or nation lives as measured by the extent to which it meets its needs
productivity measurement of which is produced and what is required to produce it
export to send a product made in one country to another country
import to bring in a product from another country
free trade arrangement in which a group of countries decides to set few or no tariffs or quotas
sustainability the economic principle by which a country works to cvreate conditions where all the natural resources for meeting the needs of cociety are available
Created by: casonnat000
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards