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kill on average 60,000 people per year and are responsible for 0.1% of global deaths Natural Disasters
Often described as the weather phenomenon ‘tropical cyclone’. Hurricane
Local (although can be very high impact). Little wider impact on atmospheric systems or environment. Tornado
In the first decade of the 20th century the average annual rate of deaths was 4.5 per million people in the US. In the first 15 years of the 21st century the death rate had declined to an average of 0.12 deaths per million. Lightning
Historically, ____s were an often-used method of clearing land for agriculture, for example. Fire
Crisis characteristic that distinguishes it from persistent malnutrition, Famish
_______ events tend to occur when there is extremely high rainfall over the course of hours or days. Flooding
Deaths from _____ eruption events includes direct deaths from eruptions, in addition to secondary impacts (such as a tsunami or earthquake triggered by an eruption). Volcanic
____ ____s in modern history, which coincided with the Great Depression and Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Heat Wave
In recent years there appears to have been a declining trend in the extent of the US experiencing particularly ____ winters. Cold

Natural Disaster Word Search

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Description

WILDFIRES
VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS
TSUNAMI
TORNADOES
THUNDERSTORMS
SOLAR FLARE
SINKHOLES
LIMNIC ERUPTIONS
LANDSLIDES
IMPACT EVENTS
HEAT WAVES
HAILSTORMS
FLOODS
EARTHQUAKES
DROUGHTS
CYCLONIC STORMS
BLIZZARDS
AVALANCHES
AIRBURST

Population Vocabulary Crossword

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The average period that a person may expect to live. Life Expectancy
The deaths of infants and children under the age of 5 Child Mortality
The number of live births per thousand of population per year. Birth Rates
A poor agricultural country that is seeking to become more advanced economically. Developing Countries
Is the process by which an economy is transformed from primarily agricultural to one based on the manufacturing of goods. Industrialization
graphical illustration that shows the distribution of various age groups in a population (typically that of a country or region of the world), which forms the shape of a pyramid when the population is growing. Population Pyramid
The study of the characteristics of human populations, such as size, growth, density, distribution, and vital statistics. Demographics
Movement of one part of something to another. Can happen within a country or from one country to another. Migration
is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume – usually measured per 1000. Population Density
A survey of a given area, resulting in an account of the entire population and often the gathering of other data relating to that population at a specific time. Census
A community or settlement with a population of 2,000 or more Urban
he number of deaths per 1,000 population in a given year. Death Rate
A large concentration of population, usually an area with 100,000 or more people. Metropolitan Area
A group of objects or organisms of the same kind. Population
Also known as industrialized countries (or regions), include Europe (including all of Russia), the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. More Developed Ctry

Chapter 6 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Optimum level that would allow most people to live in reasonable comfort and freedom without impairing the ability of the planet to sustain future generations cultural carrying capacity
The number of people leaving a population subtracted from the people entering a population during a specific period of time gives you this population change
The number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in a given year crude birth rate
The number of deaths per 1,000 people in a population in a given year crude death rate
The average number of children that couples in a population must bear to replace themselves replacement-level fertility
The average number of children born to women in a population during their reproductive years total fertility rate
The number of children per 1,000 live births who die before one year of age infant mortality rate
The average number of years a newborn infant can expect to live life expectancy
The movement of people into and out of specific geographical areas migration
The distribution of males and females among age groups in a population age structure
As a countries become industrialized their death rates and then their birth rates decline demographic transition
What provides educational and clinical services that help couples choose how many children to have and when to have them? family planning

Climate Change Crossword

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A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas

Natural Disasters Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A cold storm normally in the coldest parts in the world Blizzard
A storm that normally happens in the desert Sandstorm
A disaster that shakes the Earth Earthquake
A huge wave caused by an ocean-floor earthquake Tsunami
A whirling storm caused by the wind Cyclone
A storm in shape of a spiral that is similar to a cyclone Hurricane
A fire that gets out of control and hurts anything it touches Wildfire
A storm that takes you and spins you around Tornado
When a volcano erupts Volcanic eruption
When snow falls off a cliff in multiple turns Avalanche
When there is heavy rainfall and it gets out of control Flood
A fire that happens in nature areas Bushfire
When there has not been any rain for a long time Drought
When the land starts to sink into the ground Landslide
A storm simillar to a blizzard but more snow is involved Snowstorm

Unit 2- Population and Migration Crossword

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The pattern of people scattered over an area Population Distribution
The number of people within a given area Population Density
Examples of ___ are things like culture, economics, and history Human Factors
Climate, Landforms, and Water Bodies are examples of ___? Physical Factors
The habitable parts of the world ecumane
Measure of a number of people within a given area Arithematic Density
Measure of the number of people per farmable land Physiological Density
Measure of the number of farmers per farmable land Agricultural Density
More laws, and cities with greater power Political
More jobs, higher tax base, increase in poverty Economic
More education, more health care, greater diversity social
Deforestation, pollution, natural resource decrease Environment
The number of people an area can properly sustain Carrying Capacity
A ____ provides a visual representation of population in terms of age and gender Population Pyramid
___ is growth distinguished by a wide base Rapid Growth
___ is a growth characterized by a rectangular shape stable growth
___ is a growth where the base is smaller than than previous cohorts Declining Growth
___ is a growth where there are significant gaps in the population pyramid Disrupted Growth
The average number of births a women will have during her childbearing years TFR
The number of live births in a single year for every 1,000 people Birth Rate
Number of deaths in a single year for every 1,000 people Mortality Rate
Number of deaths during the 1st year of life Infant Mortality Rate
Number of deaths between the ages of 1 and 5 Child Mortality Rate
Number of deaths during or shortly after childbirth Maternal Mortality Rate
The act of involving a degree of permanence when moving to a new locale Migration

Population Ecology Crossword

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Description

All the members of a species living in the same place at the same time. Population
_____________________ growth means that a population size grows at a faster rate when the population is larger. exponential
Birth rate minus death rate. growth rate
The maximum number of offspring that an organism can have in their lifetime. reproductive potential
The maximum population that the ecosystem can support indefinitely. Carry capacity
________________ occurs when individuals or populations attempt to use the same resources. competition
One organism that consumers another for energy. Predation
Symbiotic relationship where one benefits and the other is harmed. Parasitism
Symbiotic relationship where both benefit. Mutualism
Symbiotic relationship where one benefits and the other is unaffected. Commensalism
The relative distribution or arrangement of a population. Dispersion
The study of human population growth. Demography
Moving into an area. Immigration
Moving out of an area. Emigration
The distribution of ages in a specific population at a certain time. Age Structure
The percentage of members of a group that are likely to survive to any given age. Survivorship
The number of babies born each year per 1,000 women in a population. Fertility rate
The average number of years a person is to live. Life expectancy
What do you call a model that describes how changes in population size can occur. demographic transition
Land that can be used to grow crops arable
Term that means more people are living in cities than in rural areas. Urbanization

Chapter 6 Human Population and its Impact Crossword

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(births + immigration) - (deaths + emigration) POPULATIONCHANGE
the number of live births occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year, per 1000 people CRUDEBIRTHRATE
the number of deaths occurring among the population of a given geographical area during a given year, per 1,000 people CRUDEDEATHRATE
number of children born to a woman during her lifetime FERTILITYRATE
Average number of years a person is expected to live LIFEEXPECTANCY
Immigration/Emigration MIGRATION
1946-1964, massive jump in human population, affected the economy. BABYBOOM
PreIndustrial Transitional Industrial PostIndustrial STAGESOFECONOMICDEVELOPMENT
The maximum number of people who could live in reasonable freedom and comfort indefinitely CULTURALCARRYINGCAPACITY
visual aids, which show the distribution of males and females in each age group. agestructurediagrams
Epidemic that kills many young adults, which causes a drop in life expectancy AIDS
Doubling time= 70/annual growth rate Ruleof70
Average number of children a couple must have to replace themselves Replacementlevelfertilityrate
Average number of children born to women in a population Totalfertilityrate
Affect ______ Rates and _______ Rates: Children as part of the labor force, Cost of raising and educating children, Availability of private and public pension, Urbanization, Educational and employment opportunities for women BirthandFertility
Affect _____ Rates: Life expectancy, Infant mortality rate Death
________ Affects an Area’s Population Size Migration
The ___________ _________________ is increasing rapidly and may soon bump up against environmental limits. HumanPopulation

Unit 4 Geography Vocab Crossword

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Description

The maintenance of a population at a constant level by limiting the number of live births to only what is needed to replace the existing population. zero population growth
The number of live births per thousand of population per year birth rate
The ratio of deaths to the population of a particular area during a particular period of time, usually calculated as the number of deaths per one thousand people per year. Death rate
The speed natural items are consumed. Rate of Natural Resources
The period of time required for a quantity to double in size or value. Doubling Time
In, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town. Rural
;of or characteristic of a suburb. Suburban
A worker who moves from place to place to do seasonal work. Migrant Worker
The level of wealth, comfort, material goods and necessities available to a certain socioeconomic class or a certain geographic area. Standards of Living
A nation or a sovereign state with a less developed industrial base and a low Human Development Index (HDI) relative to other countries. Developing Country
A very large, heavily populated city or urban complex. Megalopolis
A statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of their birth, their current age and other demographic factors including sex. Life Expectancy
The action or process of making a copy of something. Reproduction
The period during pregnancy and shortly after childbirth. Maternity
The crime of killing a child within a year of birth. Infanticide
The deliberate termination of a human pregnancy, most often performed during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy. Abortion
The science of improving a human population by controlled breeding to increase the occurrence of desirable heritable characteristics. Eugenics
The passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetically from one generation to another. Heredity
Surgery to make a person or animal unable to produce offspring. Sterilization
The deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation. Genocide