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Social Studies



School:Quigley Elem
Location:Kelowna
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Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.




Pinball

Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!




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Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!




Hangman

Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.




List Content

Landforms

  • valley --
  • gulf -- part of the ocean, partly surrounded by land
  • range --
  • isthmus -- a narrow strip of land connecting two larger pieces of land, with water on two sides
  • cliff --
  • mountains --
  • plateau -- large level area, higher than land around it
  • coast --
  • pennisula -- land surrounded by water on three sides
  • lowland --
  • inlet -- narrow body of water between islands or leading inland from a larger body of water
  • strait --
  • range -- a chain of mountains separated from other mountains by lowlands, passes or rivers
  • gulf --
  • river -- large flowing body of water; empties into ocean
  • bay --
  • valley -- long narrow lowland between mountains
  • pennisula --
  • cliff -- a steep face of rock and soil
  • plateau --
  • strait -- narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water
  • inlet --
  • coast -- part of the land adjoining or near the ocean
  • river --
  • archipelago -- a group or chain of islands in an ocean
  • lowland -- low-lying level land
  • isthmus --
  • mountain -- very high land with steep slopes
  • archipelago --
  • bay -- body of water partly enclosed by land

Mapping

  • intermediate --
  • symbol --

mapping

  • compass rose -- an instrument that shows the directions (north, south, east, west)

Mapping

  • scale --

mapping

  • legend -- usually found in the corner of a map - it's where you find out what the symbols on the map mean
  • map -- a drawing of a place from a "bird's eye" view

Mapping

  • compass --

mapping

  • title -- tells you the name of the place or topic the map is about

Mapping

  • label --
  • direction --

mapping

  • grid -- a way of using lines and numbers and letters to find places on a map

Mapping

  • key --

mapping

  • label -- names used by map-makers to name things on a map

Mapping

  • colour --

mapping

  • map -- a drawing to show important details about a place
  • symbol -- a small drawing used to show important details

Mapping

  • index --

mapping

  • colours -- like words, these are used on maps to show things like areas of water

Mapping

  • orient --
  • cardinal --
  • legend --

mapping

  • index -- a list found in the back of an atlas, it tells you where to find a place on a map

Mapping

  • map --

mapping

  • key -- like a legend - it explains what the symbols on the map mean
  • scale -- shows how much smaller than real life a map has been made

Mapping

  • grid --

mapping

  • cardinal dir. -- short for cardinal directions - the directions that a compass shows

Mapping

  • title --

Navigation

  • stern --
  • astrolabe --
  • line and lead --
  • knots --
  • northwest route --
  • starboard side --
  • compass --
  • sun --
  • journal --
  • port side --
  • bow --
  • sandglass --
  • stars --
  • maps --
  • captain --

Physiographic Regions

  • St Lawrence Low --
  • Arctic Lowlands --
  • region --
  • Interior plains --
  • Hudson Bay Low --
  • Canadian Shield --
  • Cordilleran --
  • Applalachian --
  • Innuitian --
  • landform --

Ships

  • cannon --
  • mainmast --
  • stern --
  • rudder --
  • gunwale --
  • launch --
  • scuppers --
  • keel --
  • poop deck --
  • anchor --
  • yards --
  • bowsprit --
  • bow --
  • shrouds --
  • crow's nest --

Vikings

  • helmsman --
  • longship --
  • Drakkar --
  • gunwale --
  • stern --
  • berserkers --
  • warrior --
  • mast --
  • prow --
  • clinker design --
  • oarsmen --
  • keel --
  • Knarr --
  • bow --
  • starboard side --

World Geography

  • South America -- Contnient south of North America.
  • Asia -- Very large continent in northern hemisphere beside Europe.
  • equator -- 0' latitude.
  • Atlantic Ocean -- Ocean east of North and South America.
  • Arctic Ocean -- Ocean north of North America, Europe and Asia.
  • North America -- Continent we live on.
  • Europe -- A smaller continent attached to west side of Asia.
  • Antarctica -- Continent at the South Pole.
  • Pacific Ocean -- Ocean west of North and South America.
  • Indian Ocean -- Ocean east of Africa and northwest of Australia.
  • Australia -- Continent that is also an country.
  • Africa -- Largest continent in the southern hemisphere.
  • prime meridian -- 0' longitute.
  • Southern Ocean -- Ocean that surrounds Antarctica.
  • seven -- The number of continents in the world.
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