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1 Louisianas Geography Unit 1

2 Geography Something found in nature such as weather, plant life, water, and land Study of the Earths features

3 Map Symbols Symbol that stands for something real on Earth. Symbols shown on map key

4 Map Key A box on a map in which map symbols are explained Also called a map legend

5 Distance Scale Drawing on map Shows cardinal directions to help people use the map Use to measure the distance from one place to another

6 Elevation Height of something that is elevated

7 Bar Graph Graph that uses bars of different length to stand for amounts or numbers of things

8 Pictograph Graph that uses pictures or symbols to stand for the numbers of things

9 Circle Graph Graph that show how the part of something relates to the whole

10 Line Graph Graph that uses points connected by lines

11 Compass Rose Drawing on map that shows the cardinal directions to help people use the map

12 Cardinal Directions Main directions north, south, east, and west

13 Intermediate Directions Directions northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest

14 Grid Point where two lines meet, or cross, on a map

15 Climate Average weather for a particular region

16 Precipitation Amount of rain, hail, snow, or sleet deposited in a certain region

17 Vegetation Process of vegetating or growing as a plant does

18 Urban Relating to a city area

19 Suburban Small community that is close to a city

20 Rural Away from cities

21 Migration Movements of large groups of people from one place to another.

22 Timeline Drawing that shows when and in what order events took place

23 Web Resources tes/louisiana/http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/sta tes/louisiana/ kids/0028-map-scale-types.phphttp://www.kidsgeo.com/geography-for- kids/0028-map-scale-types.php /images/Coastal_Land_Elevation.pnghttp://www8.dotd.louisiana.gov/emergency /images/Coastal_Land_Elevation.png e=vss&q=pictographs+http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&saf e=vss&q=pictographs

24 Web Resources /youtsey/lineinfo.htmlhttp://www.mste.uiuc.edu/courses/ci330ms /youtsey/lineinfo.html nts?content_spotlight/climates/north_amer ican_climate_louisianahttp://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Stude nts?content_spotlight/climates/north_amer ican_climate_louisiana sp?ProductCode=UM%2D30056http://www.onlyglobes.com/PhotoGallery.a sp?ProductCode=UM%2D30056


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