Geo5 Midterm Review 2011

Geo5 Midterm Review 2011 - Geography 5 Review for Midterm...

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Geography 5 Review for Midterm STUDY HARD!!!!!!!! Thanks! Class Lectures Did the Greeks know the earth was round? How three ways Biome Where is it? Why is it there? Plant adapttions? Do we have it in California? Conservation Status Tundra or Alpine Boreal Forest Temperate Deciduous Forests Temperate Grassland Mediterranean Scrub: WHERE ARE THEY 5 places Tropical Rain Forest Tropical Dry Forest Tropical Savanna Desert: Hot and Cold Orographic Precipitation, Rain shadow ITCZ (Inter Tropical Convergence Zone) Epiphytes Lianas How are plants adapted to the Mediterranean climate How are Mediterranean plants adapted to fire Origin of People and YOU Know the order of your ancestors. DNA Adenine-thymine and cytosine-guanine AT and CG short TA-CG-CG-AT-GC Split T-C-C-A-G and A-G-G-T-C Eve 150,000 BP (mitocondrial DNA), Adam 60,000 BP (Y Chromosome) Megafauna Paul Martin’s Overkill or Munch Hypothesis: What are 5 Megafauna that used to be in LA Megafauna in OZ: Learn 5 big extinct species New Zealand 1,000 years ago Moa and Mauri Island Gigantism and Dwarfism: Examples 1650 ½ billion 1820 1 billion 1930 2 billion (Grandparents) 1975 4 billion 2000 6 billion 2011 7 billion Thomas Malthus Theory How have family planning programs changed from the 60 and 70’s to Now What happen to Cuba Agriculture after the Soviet Union dissolved? Current Status of Population by Region: Awesome Places, Bad Places Flu: Pigs and ducks HIV/AID: Green Monkey PHV/Venereal warts: Statistical Fact: 30 to 50% in US, Urban area 80% Herpes (20%) and Syphilis (less then 1%): HIV/AIDS 1 in 300 people US
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Agriculture Where from, How grown, Ecological Impact Spices (Cloves) Potato ( Solanum tuberosum ) Sugar ( Saccharum officinarum ) Cacao ( Theobroma cacao ) “The food of the Gods” Aztec name. Tea ( Camellia sinensis ) Coffee ( Coffea arabica ) Organic Shade Coffee Rubber Tree ( Hevea brasiliensis ) Bananas ( Musa spp.) Orange ( Citrus sp.) Apples Cerals Maize ( Zea mays ) Wheat ( Triticum ) Rice ( Oryza sativa ) Pineapple ( Ananas cosmsus ) Opium Poppy ( Papaver somniferum
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