vegetation All the plants or plant life of a place
plateau A land area with a relatively flat surface raised above the surrounding land
Day 4 Metropolitan area Suburb Industry Per capita income heritage
Metropolitan area A city and the area around it
suburb A smaller community just outside the city
industry The activity of making or preparing products for sale
Per capita income The average amount of income per person per year in a given area
heritage Beliefs and customs that people get from their ancestors
Vocabulary Sentences 1. Place names in Texas reflect the state’s diverse _____________. 2. The Houston ____________ area is the most populated area in Texas. 3. Many areas in Texas rely on underground ____________for their water supply. 4. The Pecos River is a ______ of the Rio Grande. 5. Today’s _________ will be hot and humid.
Vocabulary Sentences 6. The Panhandle of Texas has miles of grass covered ___________. 7. People study ________ _________ to learn how people interact with their environment. 8. The Piney Woods is a _________ of the Coastal Plains. 9. Many Texans live in _______ just outside the cities.
Vocabulary Quiz 1.SettlementA. broad, flat-bottomed valleys 2.SteppeB. a stream that flows into a larger stream 3.AquiferC. a place where people live 4.HeritageD. a cliff or abrupt break in land’s surface 5.PlainsE. wide area of flat, or gently rolling land 6.TributaryF. a vast, treeless plain 7.EscarpmentG. an underground water source 8.BasinH. beliefs people get from their ancestors