Pacific Islands Matching Pairs

Matching Pairs Worksheet

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Match the keywords and concepts in Column A with the correct definition from Column B.

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Coral Atoll A ring-shaped coral reef that surrounds a body of water called a lagoon. Polynesia Means many islands. A region of the Pacific that Includes Tonga, Samoa, the Cook Islands, Hawaii, Niue, Tahiti, Tokelau and others. Melanesia Means black islands. A region of the Pacific that includes Vanuatu, the Soloman Islands and Papua New Guinea. Micronesia Means small islands. A region of the Pacific that includes Kiribati, Marshall Islands and Federated States of Micronesia Nukualofa The capital city of Tonga Suva The capital city of Fiji Apia The capital city of Samoa Honolulu The capital of the US state of Hawaii Honiara The capital city of the Soloman Islands Rising sea levels A process that is caused by climate change Tropical cyclones These are tropical storms that start over the ocean Migration The movement of people from one place to another. Kava A ceremonial & recreational drink used in many Pasifika cultures Continental Island Large islands in the Pacific High Volcanic Island An island that has a high elevation above the sea.

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