Social Studies Lesson 1 By: jonathan walden

Isthmus- a narrow piece of land linking two larger areas of land.
Volume- amount included within limits.
Link- to connect.
Maize- corn.
Complex- Made up of many related parts.
Abandon- to leave often because of danger.
Achieve- to successfully complete a task; to gain something by working for it.
One of the things the Olmec are most famous for is colossal heads made out of rock.some were seven feet high. How they managed to get them to the sites where they remain to this day unknown.
The land surrounding the Amazon is home to the greatest variety of plants on Earth. As many as 250 species of trees may grow in one acre of the Amazon river basin.
Mount McKinley is the tallest mountain in North America. It stands in Denali National Park, Alaska.
Early Americans used corn in many forms. The corn grinding stone like this Anasazi tool developed out of necessity.

Credits:

Created with images by mypubliclands - "#conservationlands15 Social Media Takeover, Jan 15th, Elkhorn Mountain Wilderness" • sbittinger - "Hillswick, Shetland" • _MasterK_ - "mixer digital analog" • MabelAmber - "chain link iron" • Jon Bunting - "maize" • Ronald (Ron) Douglas Frazier - "Industrial Agricultural Complex" • Kim.Deslandes - "Abandoned" • pedrosimoes7 - "Untitled (c.1924) - José de Almada Negreiros (1893-1970)" • Justin Otto - "Olmec Head" • Greenwich Photography - "amazon boats" • skeeze - "mount mckinley landscape caribou" • Sharon Mollerus - "Statue of Phillis Wheatley"

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