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1 Unit 2 4 th Grade Social Studies Vocabulary Click here to begin Click here to begin

2 Definition: Five big ideas that help people understand geography city town The Five Themes of Geography Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

3 Definition: the geographic theme that answers the question ’’what is it?’’ answer Place location Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

4 Definition: Where a place is located in relation to other places political boundaries equator Relative Location Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

5 Definition: One of the seven large landmasses of earth. Continent Hemisphere Absolute Location Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

6 Definition: lines that define the border of a country or state Political boundaries equator Absolute location Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

7 Definition: a region created when the earth is divided in half equater Prime merdian hemisphere Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

8 Definition: an imaginary line that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres equator Prime Meridian hemisphere Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

9 Definition: an imaginary line that divides the Earth into Western and Eastern Hemispheres Prime Meridian Equator Absolute location Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

10 Definition: the location of a point on the Earth by use of a grid system place hemisphere Absolute location Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

11 Definition: Geographic theme that answers the question, “What is it like there?” Physical characteristics Place landform Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

12 Definition: Geographic features that were not made by humans. Physical characteristics Place landform Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

13 Definition: Different kinds of land on the Earth. Physical characteristics Place landforms Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

14 Definition: a row of connected mountains. Mountain range island place Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

15 Definition: low-lying stretch of flat or gently rolling land Costal plain plateau plain Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

16 Definition: low land that lies along an ocean Costal plain plain basin Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

17 Definition: flat land with higher elevation than a plain. valley basin plateau Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

18 Definition: low area surrounded by higher land. canyon plateau basin Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

19 Definition: A low piece of land between two hills or mountain ranges valley UNITED STATES MOUTAINS Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

20 Definition: A deep, narrow valley with steep sides valley Canyon MOUTAINS Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

21 Definition: a dry region that receives very little rain desert valleys united states Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

22 Definition: the plants of an area desert valleys vegetation Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

23 Definition: part of a sea or ocean that cuts into a mass of land. Desert roads gulf Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

24 Definition: a river and its tributaries. gulf tributary River system Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

25 Definition: a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river canyon desert tributary Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

26 Definition: geographic features that were made by people gulf elevation Human Characteristics Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

27 Definition: a system of roads, rail lines, ferry service, and other methods of connection places places Transportation network roads Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

28 Definition: Maps that show characteristics of an area such as land use,population density, or natural resources. Climate Special purpose maps Elevation Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

29 Definition: the height of a area above sea level Climate Elevation Precipitation Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

30 Definition weather over a long period of time Climate Elevation Precipitation Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

31 Definition: water that falls to the ground as rain sleet hail or snow precipitation climate temperature Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

32 Definition: how hot or cold the air is. population temperature climate Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

33 Definition: the number of people temperature climate population Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

34 Definition: The number of people living in a certain area. movement Population density Economic activities Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

35 Definition: A large city and the surrounding areas including towns, other cities and suburbs Metropolitan Area population movement Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

36 Definition: an area with one or more common characteristics region pizza book Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

37 Definition: an area with one or more common characteristics or features. movement region migration Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

38 Definition: the geographic theme that explains how and why people, goods, and ideas move. movement Unlimited wants migration Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.

39 Definition: different ways people use resources and make goods and services movement Economic activities Population density Click here to go to the next question. Click here to go to the next question.


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