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The study of non-living systems and the planet as a whole:
An example of a nonrenewable resource:
The Earth is a ___________ _______________ because only the sun's energy can enter and heat escapes.
When a large fraction of a resource is used up, it is:
Test river water to find chemicals and pollutants that pour into the river is a branch of:
A country with higher average incomes, slower population growth, diverse industrial economies, and stronger support social systems:
Which of the following is NOT a positive result of the Industrial Revolution?
Better efficiency in agriculture and industry
Medical care advancements
Movement from using animal muscle to fossil fuels
The study of living things:
Renewable Resource: Nonrenewable Resource
Fossil fuels: Animal muscle
Hunter-Gatherers: Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution: Agricultural Revolution
Agricultural Revolution: Industrial Revolution
Agricultural Revolution: Hunter-gatherers
The study of matter and energy:
The condition in which human needs are met in such a way that the human population can survive indefinitely:
The human population __________ in the 20th century:
Was cut in half
Any natural material used by humans:
A country which has lower average incomes, rapid population growth, and simple agricultural based economies:
What is the result of the population growing at such a fast rate?
We will have plenty of resources for everyone
We will NOT have enough resources for everyone
No effect at all
Which period was it when people started growing, breeding, and caring for plants and animals to fulfill their needs?
The study of the impact of humans on the environment is:
Pollution: Health Affects
A pollutant that is not broken down easily; therefore, they can build up to dangerous levels in the environment:
During which period did people obtain their food by collecting plants and hunting animals?
None of the Above
An example of a non-degradable pollutant:
An evaluation performed to see if the benefit of a preventative action is worth the cost:
Law of supply and demand
An example of a biodegradable pollutant:
The study of how living things interact with each other and their nonliving environment:
An example of a renewable resource:
What is used to describe the productive area of Earth needed to support the lifestyle of one person in a particular country?
Law of Supply and Demand
Population growth in the 20th century caused which of the following problems?
All of these answers are correct
Loss of biodiversity
The study of human population:
Developed nations use __________of Earth's resources than developing countries to sustain their standard of living.
The same amount
an equal amount
Which of the following caused the greatest population growth?
Both A & B
Both B & C
What states that the greater the demand for something, the more it is worth?
The Law of Supply and Demand
Studying mutations of frogs due to pollutants being dumped into a body of water is an example of how ____________is used in Environmental Science:
Any undesired change in air, water, or soil that adversely affects the health, survival, or other activities of humans or other organisms:
An evaluation of the cost of any action and the risk of an undesirable outcome:
The law of supply and demand
The "Tragedy of the Commons" describes:
How pollutants destroy the lakes and streams
The conflict that comes with sharing resources
How mining coal can affect the Earth
How destroying rain forest destroys habitats
During this period, the burning of fossil fuels for power replaced animal and human muscle power:
A resource that can be replaced relatively quickly:
Why is the world's loss of biodiversity a source of common concern?
Humans depend on other organisms for food and oxygen
Loss of biodiversity is NOT a concern because extinctions are common
Species extinction have been rare throughout history
The study of chemicals and their interactions:
Environmental Science is a study of which types of interactions between humans and the environment?
How humans relate to their nonliving environment
Any of these are correct
How human action alter the environment
How humans use natural resources
Which of the following is an example of how the hunter-gatherers negatively impacted the environment?
Use of animal muscle
Burning of fossil fuels
Overhunting animals which led to extinction
A pollutant that can be broken down by natural processes:
A resource that forms at a much slower rate than it is used:
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