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Mod. G 4-1 Human Imp

Mod. G Unit 4 Lesson 1 - Human Impact

Algae are plant-like organisms that use the energy of sunlight to make sugars.
Habitat the place where an organism lives.
Point-source Pollution occurs when harmful materials enter Earth’s hydrosphere from a single, identifiable source such as a factory.
Nonpoint-source Pollution comes from many sources, including rainwater that picks up pollutants as it moves across land.
Extinct When no more individuals of a species remain on Earth.
Emissions the production and discharge of something into the atmosphere.
Delta the fan shaped land mass near the mouth of a river.
levee a raised part of land either naturally occurring or human built to contain rising river waters.
Watershed an area of land drained by a river system.
Contaminant a substance that makes something less pure or makes it poisonous.
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