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9thJORGE ENV SCIENCE

9th Environmental Science Chapter 1 STUDY GUIDE 9/21/2017

QuestionAnswer
SOCIAL Section 1 - Understanding our Environment:Because environmental science encompasses so many different fiekds of study, it is said to be a_______science.
hunter-gathers Section 1 - Understanding our Environment: Which period in human history occurred prior to the other listed below
spreading plants to areas beyond where they originally grew. Section 1 - Understanding our Environment: To survive hunter-gathers changed their environment by
over hunting of large animals. Section 1 - Understanding our Environment: The _____ ______ ________ ______ was not direct result of the Industrial Revolution.
Shared natural resources Section 2 - The Environment and science: What represents Earths "modern commons "?
amount of land and ocean are needed to support one person. Section 2 - The Environment and science: An ecological footprint is the
greater personal wealth Section 2 - The Environment and science: Compared to developing nations, developed nations have
Ethiopia Section 2 - The Environment and science: Which of the following is a " developing " nation?
mining copper Section 2 - The Environment and science: which of the following situations best describes the use of a renewable resource?
intensive cultivation of farmland that exhausts soil nutrients Section 2 - The Environment and science: Which of the following describes the depletion of a renewable resource?
individuals and society Section 2 - The Environment and science: The " Tragedy of the commons " describes the conflict between
Long time existence of human populations in a healthy and prosperous condition Section 2 - The Environment and science: A sustainable world would be characterized by the
the United States Section 2 - The Environment and science: A resident of ____ _______ ______ is likely to leave the largest ecological footprint.
hunter-gathers period Section 2 - The Environment and science: Most of todays environmental problems began during which periods in human history.
reduced demand resulting from a lack of available resources. Section 2 - The Environment and science: Using economic considerations of resources use, the law of supply and demand describes.
ecological footprint Section 2 - The Environment and science: Listing both good things and expenses involved in implementing a particular environmental solution is an example of an
preventing pollution Section 2 - The Environment and science: Hardins " Tragedy of the commons " essay addresses the conflicts associated with what environmental challenge:
MATCHING -SECTION 1- UNDERSTANDING OUR ENVIRONMENT:
" spaceship Earth " Section 1 - The Environment and science: Earth as a " closed system "
renewable resource Section 1 - The Environment and science energy from the sun
biodegradable Section 1 - The Environment and science: mercury, lead, and some plastics
nondegradable Section 1 - The Environment and science: may be broken down by natural processes.
biodiversity Section 1- The Environment and science: the number and variety of species that live in the area
" Tragedy of the commons " Section 2 - The Environment and science: " If i don't use this resource, someone else will
law of supply and demand Section 2 - The Environment and SOCIETY: helps determine a products worth
cost-benefit analysis Section 2 - The Environment and SOCIETY: may be used to determine how much to spend to control pollution
developed nation Section 2 - The Environment and SOCIETY: Many job opportunities
sustainability Section 2 - The Environment and SOCIETY: human needs may be met idefinitely.
Created by: asimien907