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Vocabulary Week 10. Week 10 Day 1 Exploration Land Bridge Glacier.

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1 Vocabulary Week 10

2 Week 10 Day 1 Exploration Land Bridge Glacier

3 Answer Day 1 Exploration - ex·plo·ra·tion noun 1. The action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.

4 Answer Day 1 Land Bridge - noun 1. A connection between two landmasses, esp. a prehistoric one that allowed humans and animals to colonize new territory before being cut off by the sea, as across the Bering Strait and the English Channel.

5 Answers Day 1 Glacier - gla·cier noun 1. A slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.

6 Week 10 Day 2 Beringia Hunter Ice Age

7 Answer Day 2 Beringia - Be·rin·gi·a (bə-rĭn′jē-ə) 1. A region extending from western Siberia into North America that includes the Bering land bridge.

8 Answer Day 2 Hunter - hunt·er noun 1. A person or animal that hunts for food.

9 Answer Day 2 Ice Age - ice age noun 1. A glacial episode during a past geological period

10 Week 10 Day 3 Mesoamerica Gatherers

11 Answer Day 3 Mesoamerica - Mes·o·a·mer·i·ca noun 1. A region extending south and east from central Mexico to include parts of Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In pre-Columbian times it was inhabited by diverse civilizations, including the Mayan and the Olmec.

12 Answer Day 3 Gatherers 1. A person who gathers fruits, nuts, berries, and vegetables for survival; "they were a society of hunters and gatherers"

13 Week 10 Day 4 Migrate Navigation

14 Answer Day 4 Migrate - mi·grate intransitive verb 1. To move from one country or place to live or work in another.

15 Answer Day 4 Navigation - nav·i·ga·tion noun 1. The process or activity of accurately ascertaining one's position and planning and following a route.


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