What are the two biggest rivers in Missouri?
Missouri River and Mississippi River
What are rivers used for?
*To ship goods all over the world *Recreation
What is a tributary?
*a smaller river that flows into a larger river
What is a reservoir?
*water behind a dam that has no where to go...forms a lake
What is a region?
*a place that has things that are alike in some way
Define the word Urban.
Define the word rural
What is a landform?
natural features such as mountains, hills valleys and plains.
How many regions does Missouri have?
Name the 4 regions of Missouri.
1. Glacial Plains 2. Osage Plains 3. Ozark highlands 4. Mississippi Lowlands
Name some characteristics about the Glacial Plains.
*North of Missouri River *Were covered in Glaciers during the Ice Age *Great for farming *includes St Louis
Name some characteristics about the Osage Plains.
*Named after an Indian tribe **Grassland: part of the Great Plains that extend in to Kansas and Colorado. *Includes Joplin *Farmers grow wheat and hay *grazing cattle
*Hilly land, covered with forests *Many freshwater springs and rivers *NOT good for farming *includes Springfield, Branson and Taum Sauk mountain...the highest point in Missouri
*The "boot heel" of Missouri *has the Mississippi River on one side and the Francis River on the other side. *many earthquakes *great for farming.
Which area is not good for farming?
What is the highest point in Missouri?
Taum Sauk Mountain
Which area has many earthquakes?
St Louis is in which region?
Kansas is in which region?