Cycle-6 Spring World Geography Projects - Cycle 6 World Geography Projects You have a CHOICE of Projects You may choose ANY one Whichever one you chose

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Cycle 6 World Geography Projects You have a CHOICE of Projects. You may choose ANY one. Whichever one you chose you are to stick with it since there will not be sufficient time to begin another one. The deadline for the submission of this project is May 6, 2016. This is a major grade and failure to submit this assignment will result in failing grade. This is an individual assignment and you will be given class time each day to work on your project. A daily grade will be awarded each day for work in progress. Project #1 Directions: This project requires you to make a Geography Vocabulary Dictionary. You MUST choose fifty (50) of the words listed below to make your dictionary. The vocabulary must be arranged alphabetically. You are required to do the following for each vocabulary word; Write the vocabulary word. Define the word Provide a visual of the word ( either by drawing or a picture) Use the word in a sentence of your own to demonstrate your understanding of the correct usage of the word. The word must be done in the format shown below and you are allowed to do two per page. Vocabulary word Definition Visual or Picture Sentence of your own using the word correctly
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absolute location n. the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found. acculturation n. the cultural change that occurs when individuals in a society accept or adopt an innovation Amazon River n. the second longest river in the world, and one of South America’s three major river systems, running about 4,000 miles from west to east, and emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. Andes Mountains n. a large system of mountain ranges located along the Pacific coast of Central and South America. apartheid n. a policy of complete separation of the races, instituted by the white minority government of South Africa in 1948. Appalachian Mountains n. one of two major mountain chains in the eastern United States and Canada, extending 1,600 miles from Newfoundland south to Alabama. aqueduct n. a structure that carries water over long distances. aquifer n. an underground layer of rock that stores water. archipelago n. a set of closely grouped islands. assimilation n. a process whereby a minority group gradually gives up its own culture and adopts the culture of a majority group. Aswan High Dam n. a dam on the Nile River in Egypt, completed in 1970, which increased Egypt’s farmable land by 50 percent and protected it from droughts and floods. Bantu migration n. the movement of the Bantu peoples southward throughout Africa, spreading their language and culture, from around 500 B.C. to around A.D. 1000. basic necessity n. food, clothing, and shelter Bikini Atoll n. the isolated reef, located in the Marshall Islands of the Central Pacific ocean that was the site of U.S. nuclear bomb tests, consequently contaminating the atoll with high levels of radiation and driving its inhabitants away. (p. 700)
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