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Geography
Is the study of the world and the people and the things that live there.
Plateau
A high , steep sided area rising above the surrounding land
Climate
The type of weather a place has over a long period of time
Equator
The imaginary line around the middle of the earth.
Landform
Is a feature on the surface of the land such as a mountain, valley or plain.
Capital Resource
A capital resource is a tolol machine or building people use to prioduce goods and services.
Human Resource
A person and the skills and knowledge he/she brings to a job.
Scarcity
Not having as much of something as people would like.
Opportuniy Cost
Is the thing you give up when you decide to do or have something else
Conservation
Is the protection and wise use of natural resources.
Region
Area that has one or more features in common.
Economy
The system people use to produce goods and services.
Specailization
Happens when people make the goods that they are best able to produce with the resources they have.
Consumer
Someone who buys goods and services.
Trade
The buying and selling of goods.
Enviornment
The surroundings in which people, plants and animals live.
Erosion
The process by which water and wind wear away the land.
Pollution
Is anything that makes the soil, air or water dirty and unhealthy.
Ecosystem
Is a community of plants and animals along with the surrounding soil, air and water.