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  • Chapter 9: Geoterms Quiz (4 words)
    Example: Worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including rising unemployment and growing poverty.: RURAL DECLINE, The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geographic area, so that some places are richer than others. : SPATIAL INEQUALITY , The overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or country. : STANDARD OF LIVING , The movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting in the growth of urban areas.: URBANIZATION
  • Geoterms 5: Quiz (6 words)
    Example: A major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it. : METROPOLITAN AREA, The small towns, farms, and open spaces that lie just beyond the city's suburbs. : RURAL FRINGE, A developed area at the edge of a city that is mainly homes, but may also contain stores and businesses. : SUBURB, The older part of a big city. Often this area serves as the downtown or central business district of a city. : URBAN CORE
  • Geoterms 5: Quiz (6 words)
    Example: A major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it. : METROPOLITAN AREA, The small towns, farms, and open spaces that lie just beyond the city's suburbs. : RURAL FRINGE, A developed area at the edge of a city that is mainly homes, but may also contain stores and businesses. : SUBURB, The older part of a big city. Often this area serves as the downtown or central business district of a city. : URBAN CORE
  • Carmen Sandiego: Dinos & India Assessment (7 words)
    Example: A mountain range in Asia where Mt. Everest is located.: The Himalayas, The highest point on Earth.: Mt. Everest, The population of India: 800,000,000, The animal that dinosaurs is closely related to.: Birds
    Created by ebourne
  • Chapter 16: Geoterms Quiz (5 words)
    Example: Rain that can cause damage to the environment because it contains acid from factory smoke and car exhaust. It can cause damage to plants, fish, animals, and even buildings. : ACID RAIN, A form of energy that comes from nuclear reactions. Radiation has no smell and no taste, but can be very harmful to living things. : NUCLEAR RADIATION , A river and all the streams that flow into it. The streams that flow into a river are called tributaries. : RIVER SYSTEM, Pollution that starts in one country and crosses boundaries into other countries. : TRANS BOUNDARY POLLUTION
  • Chapter 16: Geoterms Quiz (5 words)
    Example: Rain that can cause damage to the environment because it contains acid from factory smoke and car exhaust. It can cause damage to plants, fish, animals, and even buildings. : ACID RAIN, A form of energy that comes from nuclear reactions. Radiation has no smell and no taste, but can be very harmful to living things. : NUCLEAR RADIATION , A river and all the streams that flow into it. The streams that flow into a river are called tributaries. : RIVER SYSTEM, Pollution that starts in one country and crosses boundaries into other countries. : TRANS BOUNDARY POLLUTION
  • Chapter 16: Geoterms Quiz (5 words)
    Example: Rain that can cause damage to the environment because it contains acid from factory smoke and car exhaust. It can cause damage to plants, fish, animals, and even buildings. : ACID RAIN, A form of energy that comes from nuclear reactions. Radiation has no smell and no taste, but can be very harmful to living things. : NUCLEAR RADIATION , A river and all the streams that flow into it. The streams that flow into a river are called tributaries. : RIVER SYSTEM, Pollution that starts in one country and crosses boundaries into other countries. : TRANS BOUNDARY POLLUTION
  • Chapter 4: Geoterms Quiz (5 words)
    Example: A community of all the living things in an area and the environment in which they live. : Ecosystem, A series of plants and animals, each of which depends on the one below it for food. : Food Chain , All of the feeding relationships within an ecosystem. : Food Web , Made up of water that is fresh, not salty : Freshwater
  • Chapter 4: Geoterms Quiz (5 words)
    Example: A community of all the living things in an area and the environment in which they live. : Ecosystem, A series of plants and animals, each of which depends on the one below it for food. : Food Chain , All of the feeding relationships within an ecosystem. : Food Web , Made up of water that is fresh, not salty : Freshwater
  • Economics Test (7 words)
    Example: economics: the study of producing, distributing, and consuming goods and services., scarcity: when people have unlimited needs and wants but there are not enough resources to fulfill them., goods: something that is MADE or GROWN. Items that we value or desire, they must be tangible (can be touched, tasted or held). , services: work that someone does for someone else
  • Topic 10 Lesson 1 Quiz (7 words)
    Example: Most Muslims belong to which branch of Islam?: [m] Sunni , The Holy Book of Islam is called the?: [m] Quran, Jerusalem is a holy city for how many religions?: [m] 3, The two main groups of Muslims are: [m] Sunni and Shia
  • Geographical Discovery Exam Part 2 (7 words)
    Example: A.D. 1502. Columbus. 1513. Vasco Nuñez de Balbao. 1518. Grijalva. 1519. Fernando Cortez. 1519. Guray. : [m] Central America, A.D. 1605. Torres. 1606. Quiros. 1616. Hartog. 1619. Edel and Houtman. 1622. The Leeuwin. 1627. Nuyts. 1699. Dampier. 1770. Cook. 1797. Bass. 1801-4. Flinders. 1814. Evans. 1817-22. King. 1828-40. Sturt. 1839. Strzelecki. 1841. Eyre. 1844-48. Leichhardt. : [m] Australia, A.D. 1642. Tasman. 1643. Brouwer. 1768-79. Cook. : [m] New Zealand, A.D. 1512. Francisco Serrão. 1520, 21. Magellan. 1527. Saavedra. 1542. Gaetano 1542. Ruy Lopez de Villalobos. 1543. Ortez de Retis. 1567-98. Alvaro Mendaña. 1599. Houtman. 1643. Tasman. 1768. Carteret. 1776-79. Cook. 1835-49. Junghuhn. 1890. Macgregor. : [m] Polynesia
  • Geographical Discovery Exam Part 2 (7 words)
    Example: B.C. 450. Himilco. Circa 333. Pytheas. 60-54. Cæsar. : [m] Great Britain, B.C. circa 600. Marseilles founded. 57. Cæsar. : [m] France, A.D. 1554. Richard Chancellor. : [m] Russia, B.C. 332. Alexander. : [m] India and Persia
  • Echidna (7 words)
    Example: What are two foods that the Echidna eats?: Ants and Termites, What are the only two Monotreme animals? : Duck billed Platypus , When is breeding season for the Echidna?: July-September, What is a Monotreme animal?: a mammal that lays eggs
  • Echidna (7 words)
    Example: What are two foods that the Echidna eats?: Ants and Termites, What are the only two Monotreme animals? : Duck billed Platypus , When is breeding season for the Echidna?: July-September, What is a Monotreme animal?: a mammal that lays eggs
  • Social Studies book quiz part 1 (7 words)
    Example: Why couldn't Sparta help Athens fight in the battle of Marathon against the Persians: Sparta was in the middle of a "religious ceremony" to Pan, What did Pan do to help the Athenians?: Send a dieseise to the Persians, Who is the fastest runner in Athens?: Phidippides, Who eventually conquered the Spartans?: The Dorians
  • North America (4 words)
    Example: they make good candy there: Mexico, it has 50 states: United States, it snows a lot there: Canada, bounus question what contenet are we doing?: North America
  • Continent & Oceans Quiz (4 words)
    Example: Name the continets in order: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Austrailia, Antarctica, Name the main oceans: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, How many major ocenas are there?: 4, How many continets are there on the map?: 7
  • Ono (20 words)
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  • Rivers of the World (4 words)
    From the Mississippi to the Amazon, the Danube to the Zambezi, the rivers of the world carry water across the globe and support the people of many cultures and nations. See if you can name these rivers across the globe.
    Example: Longest river in Africa (and the world): Nile, Chief river of the largest river system in North America: Mississippi, Longest river in China: Yangtze, Largest river in South America (and second in the world): Amazon
    Created by pandali
  • Printable Word Find Puzzle (15 words)
    Example: Brunei, Cambodia, Indoesia, Lao
  • German Geography - Geographie Deutschlands (10 words)
    Example: Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, München, Köln
    Created by berliner
  • Capital Cities of The World (10 words)
    Example: Capital of Japan: Tokyo, Capital of China: Beijing, Capital of France: Paris, Capital of Germany: Berlin
    Created by pandali
  • World Geography (20 words)
    Questions about the seas, oceans, mountains, and countries of the world.
    Example: Largest river in South America: Amazon, Largest country by population: China, Largest city in the U.S. by population: New York, Most populous city in the U.S. west of the Mississippi: Los Angeles
  • Mountains of the World (18 words)
    Create your own printable word search puzzle about various mountains and mountain ranges in the world
    Example: alps, rockies, himalayas, everest

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