Changing the Environment

  1. Changing of the environment to meet the needs of people or to help them do their jobs.
    MODIFY
  2. A path that runs under something.
    TUNNEL
  3. A waterway dug across land.
    CANAL
  4. Giant steps cut into hillsides for the purpose of farming.
    TERRACES
  5. The moving of water to dry areas when a farmer's fields are located far away from a source of water.
    IRRIGATION
  6. Huge structires to hold back water.
    DAMS
  7. A human made lake used for collecting and storing water.
    RESERVOIR
  8. People change their __________ to speed up transportation by building __________, highways, __________, and railroads.
    environment, roads, bridges
  9. The __________ __________ lets high speed trains travel under the waterway between __________ and __________.
    Chunnel Tunnel, Britain, France
  10. The __________ __________ cuts across the narrow strip of land that connects __________ and __________ America.
    Panama Canal, North, South
  11. A __________ is a structure built to allow people and vehicles to move over water.
    bridge
  12. People modify land for farming by building __________ and __________, using ___________, and clearing the land. Farmers build fences for raising __________.
    fences, terraces, irrigation, animals
  13. People create _________ to get minerals from the Earth's surface. They get stone from under the earth to build ___________ when they mine.
    mines, roads
  14. If people have to spend a long time driving around a mountain, workers might build a __________ through the mountain as a ___________.
    tunnel, solution
  15. Communities modify the environment to control the flow of water. People build dams to use __________.
    waterpower
  16. Water falling though dams turns machines that produce __________. This is called __________ power.
    electricity, hydroelectric
  17. Wind __________ also produce electricity.
    turbines
  18. People make changes to both ___________ and __________ to meet their __________ or do their __________.
    land, water, needs , jobs
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Changing the Environment
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3rd Grade: Changing the Environment, SS
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