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  1. NAME ________________ 1st What word(s) do you know really well? Write a sentence with one of the words you know really well! What word(s) have you seen before but not sure what it means? What word(s) make you say “I have no idea!”?

  2. 2nd What word(s) do you know now that you did not know before? Write a sentence with one of those words: What word(s) do you need to go over again?

  3. An important natural resource of Central Europe is the wonderfully rich _________________ soil.

  4. Chernozem An important natural resource of Central Europe is the wonderfully rich _________________ soil.

  5. A____________________ is something that is used to obtain data or images from a distance,asfromsatellitesor aircraft.

  6. Remote Sensing Device A____________________ is something that is used to obtain data or images from a distance, as from satellites or aircraft.

  7. A _____________ is an area of low-lying land, especially in the Netherlands, that has been reclaimed from a body of water and is protected by dikes.

  8. POLDER A _____________ is an area of low-lying land, especially in the Netherlands, that has been reclaimed from a body of water and is protected by dikes.

  9. This is an area where heavy industry is in decline, especially in the Midwest of the United States.

  10. Rust Belt This is an area where heavy industry is in decline, especially in the Midwest of the United States.

  11. Refers to a set of research, development and technology transfer techniques that increased the agriculture production in developing nations. For example, the development of higher yield varieties of rice (India) in 1960s.

  12. Green Revolution Refers to a set of research, development and technology transfer techniques that increased the agriculture production in developing nations. For example, the development of higher yield varieties of rice (India) in 1960s.

  13. mistreatment of an individual or group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs...

  14. Religious Persecution mistreatment of an individual or group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs...

  15. The alteration of the original shape (or other characteristic) of something, such as an object or image.

  16. Distorted The alteration of the original shape (or other characteristic) of something, such as an object or image.

  17. The artificial application of water to the land or soil.

  18. Irrigation The artificial application of water to the land or soil.

  19. The beginning of a river is known as this. Rivers flow downhill... so as you would expect these are usually in hills or mountains.

  20. Source The beginning of a river is known as this. Rivers flow downhill... so as you would expect these are usually in hills or mountains.

  21. These are the characteristics of a human population.

  22. Demographics These are the characteristics of a human population.

  23. The process by which a cultural item spreads from group to group or society to society. For example fast food restaurants developed in the United States are found all over the world.

  24. Cultural Diffusion The process by which a cultural item spreads from group to group or society to society. For example fast food restaurants developed in the United States are found all over the world.

  25. Incan ruins found high in the Andes Mts. of Peru.

  26. Machu Picchu Incan ruins found high in the Andes Mts. of Peru.

  27. A commonly used shorthand way of describing the spread and connectedness of production, communication and technologies across the world.

  28. Globalization A commonly used shorthand way of describing the spread and connectedness of production, communication and technologies across the world.

  29. The plants of an area or a region

  30. Vegetation The plants of an area or a region

  31. A type of map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area.

  32. Thematic Map A type of map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area.

  33. The geological boundary between an upland region and a plain, distinguished by the occurrence of falls andrapids.

  34. Fall Line The geological boundary between an upland region and a plain, distinguished by the occurrence of falls andrapids.

  35. concern for or helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people.

  36. Humanitarian concern for or helping to improve the welfare and happiness of people.

  37. Cash or goods used to generate income either by investing in a business or a different income property.

  38. Capital Resources Cash or goods used to generate income either by investing in a business or a different income property.