SOCIAL STUDIES CHAP 5

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SOCIAL STUDIES CHAP 5
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2011-05-16 16:06:08
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LAND FORMS, FARMS, ETC.
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  1. What is it like on a DESERT?
    It is a place with very DRY climate
  2. __________ are kinds of LANDS. Name a few examples.
    • Landforms
    • examples: mountains, valleys, plateaus, plains
  3. The PLANT life in a place depends on ________ and __________
    • Climate
    • Soil
  4. What is the name of the world's longest MOUNTAIN RANGE.
    ANDES Mts.
  5. What is another word for CHANGE?
    ADAPT
  6. Describe ENVIRONMENT.
    Environment is made up of all the physical features, human features and conditions of a place
  7. What are examples of FUEL.
    • Oil
    • Coal
    • Wood
    • all are natural resources
  8. How do people adapt to their environment?
    • *wear special clothing
    • *by heating or cooling their homes
    • *use natural resources in the environment to make their living
  9. Where is NATURAL HARBOR and why is it important?
    It is in PORTLAND, MAINE and it is one of the largest fishing centers in the US.
  10. Name a MINERAL.
    • gold
    • iron
    • *both are natural resources
  11. What is important about a FARM.
    • * they provide food to millions of people
    • * they grow huge crops with the help of machinery
  12. What are ROUTES and why are they important?
    • *paths between one place to another
    • *they make it possible the movement of people and goods
    • *bridges, highways, railroads and roads are routes
  13. Give examples of HUMAN FEATURES.
    buildings, bridges, roads, farms and mines
  14. ___________ grow huge food crops with the help of the community.
    FARMS
  15. What are PHYSICAL FEATURES of a place?
    • land
    • water
    • climate
    • plant life
  16. What is the study of Earth's features called?
    GEOGRAPHY
  17. What is a VALLEY?
    lowlands that lie between mountain ranges
  18. What is a PLATEAUS?
    landforms that have steep sides and a flat top
  19. What is a GROWING SEASON?
    the time in which crops can grow
  20. What is a CROSSROAD?
    a place where two routes meet
  21. What is the difference between a CANAL and a PORT.
    • CANAL; waterway built by people
    • PORT: place where ships dock to pick up goods or passengers

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