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Geography
is the study of Earth and the ways people use it.
Landforms
are a kind of shape on the surface of the Earth.
Hill
is a high place on the Earth's surface.
mountain
is the highest kind of land.
plain
is a large, mostly flat, area of land. (farms are found on plains)
Valley
is a low area
Types of landforms
Hill, mountain, plain, valley, island, peninsula, ocean, river, lake.
Island
is land that is surrounded by water.
Peninsula
is land that is surrounded on 3 sides with water.
Ocean
is a huge body of salt water.
River
is stream of freshwater and they flow towards a lake or ocean.
Lake
is a large body of water surrounded by land.
The first people to live in the United States were the ___________________________
also known as American Indians.
Native Americans
Native Americans used land, water, plants and animals to meet their needs. What is a need ?
A Need is something that people must have to live. (food, clothing, and a place to live are needs.)
Native Americans lived in areas with different climates. What is climate?
Climate is the kind of weather a place usually has. They used things in nature to make their homes. (trees, grass, rocks, mud) They hunted animals for food and animals for food and animal skins to keep themselves warm.