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What are the North-South and East-West liness called on a map?

Longitude and latitude

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What is a non-renewable resource?

A resource that is not able to be replaced.

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Why is water so important to Virginians?

Drinking water, watering crops, water recreation, renewable resource for power 

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What are some examples of non-renewable resources?

Coal, iron, oil

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Why do people want to visit Virginia - at least 3, what can they do and see?

Richmond - see the capital of the state         Virginia Beach - surf in the ocean     Chincoteague Island - see the wild ponies

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Where is Washington DC located in relation to Virginia?

Northeast

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What are the intermediate directions on a compass?

NE, NW, SW, SE

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What states border Virginia?

    Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, West Virginia 

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Virginia produces large quantities of which fossil fuel?

Coal

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What are the cardinal directions on a compass?

North, South, West and East

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What does temperate mean?

Having mild temperatures

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What is a renewable resource?

A resource that can be used over again.

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What are examples of renewable resources?

Water, wind, sun, soil, trees

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What kinds of different landforms and features do you find in Virginia?

Caverns, caves, rivers, valleys, plateaus, pennisulas, waterfalls

14

Be able to locate on a map - Washington DC, the 3 peninsulas, Mt. Rogers, the Eastern Shore, the Great Dismal Swamp, Richmond, and Lake Drummond

Do it :o)

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In what two hemispheres is Virginia located?

West and North

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What three peninsulas are formed by the Potomac, Rappahanock, York, and James Rivers?

Northern Neck, Middle Peninsula, and The Peninsula

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What part of Virginia is separated from the rest of the state?

Eastern Shore

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What word describes the climate of Virginia?

Temperate