The place where a river empties into a larger body of water is called the river’s mouth.
The wearing away of the earth’s surface is called erosion.
Precipitation is made up of water in the form of rain, sleet or snow.
A product is something that people make or grow, usually to sell.
Additional Skills to Practice Be able to identify lines of latitude (steps of a ladder) and lines of longitude (long sides of ladder). Be able to identify the latitude and longitude of a particular place. Given the latitude and longitude, you are able to identify the city.
Be able to identify and label the location of the following places on a map of the United States (a practice map is on the back): Coastal PlainAppalachian Mountains Interior Plains Rocky Mountains Great Basin Coast Ranges
Be prepared to write a short paragraph (at least 2 sentences) identifying 4 different kinds of natural resources found in the United States AND why it is important to conserve those 4 resources. Try a few practice answers on the back and have someone at home look them over to correct them. This will let you write the best possible answer on test day.
Natural Resources Natural Resources watersoil Natural Gas Forests
Natural Resources So people and animals have fresh water to live Why conserve So we can make homes for animals and people So crops can grow and provide food So we can heat our homes
Sample sentences –The US has many natural resources. Four important resources are….. –It is important to conserve these resources because…