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Regents Prep Day 1

Geography and Global


Vocabulary Words


Do Now

Take 3 minutes to name
at least two different
countries on each
continent
I) 7 Continents
1) North America
2) South America
3) Europe
4) Africa
5) Australia
6) Antarctica
7) Asia
II) World Oceans
1) Atlantic Ocean
2) Pacific Ocean
3) Indian Ocean
4) Artic Ocean
III) Hemispheres
1) Eastern Hemisphere Countries east of the
Prime Meridian

2) Prime Meridian imaginary line in the
middle of the globe (moving up and down)

3) Equator imaginary line in the middle of
the globe (moving east to west)

4) Western Hemisphere Countries west of
the Prime Meridian




IV) Geographic Features
1) Peninsula A piece of land with water
on 3 sides.

Examples???

Pros and Cons of a peninsula? (List some)



IV) Geographic Features
2) Island A piece of land with water
surrounding it on ALL SIDES

*****ISLANDS USUALLY DONT
HAVE MANY NATURAL RESOURCES
BECAUSE ITS SMALL********

Examples???

Pros and Cons of islands? (List some)



IV) Geographic Features
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3) Archipelago Chain of islands

Examples???



IV) Geographic Features



IV) Geographic Features
4) Mountains A piece of that is rocky and
elevated

Examples???


Pros and Cons of mountains? (List them)
IV) Geographic Features
4) Mountains A piece of that is rocky and
elevated

Examples???



IV) Geographic Features
4) Mountains A piece of that is rocky and
elevated

Examples???



IV) Geographic Features
5) Deserts A large hot, dry sandy area of
land

Examples???

Pros and Cons of deserts? (List them)



IV) Geographic Features
5) Deserts A large hot, dry sandy area of
land

Examples???



IV) Geographic Features
6) Monsoons Winds in India that blow dry
air and moist air




IV) Geographic Features
7) Rivers / Seas Small bodies of water that
connect to the ocean

****RIVERS LEAVE FERTILE SOIL
AFTER FLOODING******

Examples???

Pros and Cons of rivers? (List them)




IV) Geographic Features
7) Rivers / Seas Small bodies of water the
connect to the ocean

Examples???



V) ECONOMIES
A) Command Economy Government
controls everything

B) Traditional Economy Think of a long
time ago. Families working together.
Mostly farmers

C) Mixed Economy Businesses controlled
by half the government & half the people
VI) Global Vocabulary
A) Primary Source A source that comes
from someone who was at or living during
the event. Examples?

B) Secondary Source A source that comes
after the event. Examples?

C) Timeline Puts events in order in history
VII) Historian Jobs
A) Economist Studies the ways people make
money

B) Geographers Studies maps and
geography

C) Archaeologists Studies artifacts

D) Anthropologists Studies the development
of humans