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CLIMATE
Is the type of weather a place has over a long period of time
PHYSICAL MAP
A map that shows the location of physical features such as land forms, bodies of water, or resources
POLITICAL MAP
A map that shows cities, states, and countries
SCARCITY
Not having as much of something as people would like
REGION
An area that has one or more features in common
SPECIALIZATION
The result of people making the goods they are best able to produce with the resources they have
EROSION
A process by which water and wind wear away the land.
GEOGRAPHY
The study of the world and the people and things that live there.
NAME MAJOR LANDFORMS IN ORDER FROM WEST TO EAST.

Appalachian Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Sierra Nevada range
Grand Canyon
Atlantic Coastal Plain
Mississippi River
WEST
1. Sierra Nevada
2. Grand Canyon
3. Rocky Mountains
4. Mississippi River
5. Appalachian Mountains
6. Atlantic Coastal Plain
CAPITAL RESOURCE
A capital resource is a tool, machine, or building people use to produce goods and services.
HUMAN RESOURCES
A human resource is a person and the skills and knowledge he or she brings to a job.
CONSERVATION
Conservation is the protection and wise use of natural resources.
OPPORTUNITY COST
Opportunity cost is the thing you give up when you decide to do or have something else.
Find the Omaha and the Erie. In what kind of vegetation and landform regions did they live?
The Omaha Lived in the Great Plains which were grasslands. The Erir lived in the Central Plains which were forest.
Which vegetation label covers most of the land in North America?
Forest covers most of the land.
TRADE
Trade is the buying and selling of goods.