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 Social Studies - Chapter 5:  Community Environments

Vocabulary Quiz on 2/14/17


1.       region – is a large land area that has special features. 



2.       physical environment – a region’s landforms and climate.    





3.      climate – is the kind of weather a place has from year to year.    



4.        landform -  is a shape or part on the Earth’s surface, such as a mountain or a plain.     





5.       ecosystem –  the physical environment and the living things in it.



6.      adapt – to change the way you do something.        



7.      adobe – a mixture of earth, straw, and water that is formed into bricks and dried.    



8.       natural resources – useful materials that come from the earth.    



9.       mineral – a natural resource that has never been alive.     



10.   fuel – a resource that can be used to produce light, heat, or other forms of energy. 



11.   Gold Rush -  in 1849 more than 80,000 people had rushed to California to look for gold. 



12.   conserve -  to use resources carefully.



13.   recycle – to use something again. 



           



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