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During the period, humans altered their habitats. hunter-gather, industrial revolution, agricultural revolution
In which country is the population likely to be increasing most rapidly. Kenya
which country is most likely to have either a stabilised or a slowly growing population? canada
All of the following issues involve enviromental science except asking people questions about the cost of various resources
which of the following describes the depletion of a renewable resource? intensive cultivation of farmland that exhausts soil nutrients
why is the world's loss of biodiversity a source of concern? humans depend upon other organisms for food and oxygen
which country is most likely to have either a stabilized or a slowly growing population? canada
the "tragedy of the Commons" describes the conflict between individuals and society
a sustainable world would be characterized by the indefinite existence of human populations in a healthy and prosperous condition
An ecological footprint is the amount of land and ocean area needed to support one person
The classification and collection of data that are in the form of numbers is called statistics
the group that does not recieve the experimental treatment in an experiment is the control group
in an experiment, the factor of interest is called the variable
The adverage mass of a wolves is an example of mean
A model of a dinosaur is an example of a ____ model physical
The chance that an earthquake will occur in your town during the next year is an example of risk
Which step in the experimental method are scientists conducting when they photograph birds in flight? observing
before you can make a decision using a decision-making model, what step must you take? all the above
Curiosity and imagination are important in sceience because they are none of the above
What essential characteristics does a good experiment have? A control group is given the experimental treatment
Which of the following is not one of the compositional layers of Earth? mesospher
ozone is a molecule made up of? 3 oxygen atoms
The most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere is? nitrogen
A fault is a break in the Earth's Crust
How did the Himalaya Mountains form? colliding tectonic plates
The boundary between warm and cold water in an ocean or lake is thermocline
Volcanoes occur at tectonic plate boundaries that are colliding and sepearating from one another
Deep currents flow along the ocean floor
The Richter scale best describes the magnitude of an earthquake
With respect to matter, Earth is mostly a closed system
Which of the following is an abiotic factor in an ecosystem? water
Natural selection is the unequal survival that results from the presence or absence of particular behavior
Which of the following best describes a population? members of the same species living in the same place at the same time
The place that contains everything an organism needs is its habitat
a desert ecosystem contains air, sand, living things
Bacteria that are no longer killed by an antibiotic have evolved
Which of the following kingdoms includes algae? fungi
Single-celled organisms with cell walls but no nuclei are bacteria
Which two kingdoms contain organisms that can use energy from the sun to make food? protists and plants
Which two kingdoms contain organisms that break down dead organisms? fungi and plants
What kind of natural disaster helps some forest communities by allowing some trees to release their seeds, by clearing away deadwood, and by encouraging new growth? fire
Which of the following are photosynthic organisms? freshwater algae
Consumers are organisms that get solar or other energy indirectly
Which kind of organism obtains energy only from producer? herbivores
Where would an ecologist be least likely to go to study primary sucession? Amazon Rain Forest
Which of the following is not a true statement about cellular respiration? Sugar moleculoes are its primary products
What term is used to refer to the many feeding relationships that are possible in an ecosystem? food web
What type of vegetation would you except to find on an abandoned farm that has remained undisterbed for 150 years? tall, mature oaktrees
sucession is possible because new species make the enviroment less suitable for previous ones
which of the following statement is not correct? consumers get their energy directly from the sun
Which of the following plants is likely to be a pioneer species? lichen
Which of the following does not contain carboon from the bodies of plants and animals that died millions of years ago? phosphate salts
What type of sucession occurs after a natural process such as a volcanic eruption or flood? secondary sucession
Which gas makes up 78 percent of our atmosphere but can be used by plants only when transformed by bacteria first? nitrogen
Which organism is likely to be in the bottom trophic level of a food chain? algae
Animals that live in the desert usually nocturnal
deserts are often formed on dry sides of mountain ranges
biomes usually discribed by their vegetation
which of the following adaptations are used by animals of the artic tundra rodents burrow underground for winter protection
All of the following issues involve enviromental science except asking people questions about the cost of various resources
sucession is possible because new species make the enviroment less suitable for previous ones
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