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Intro to Ag Science

Use of Natural Resources, Pollution, and Standard Measurements

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Environment factors that effects a living things ability to live
Ecosystem includes a particular environments parts. (soil, climate, plant life,etc.)
Conservation an ethic of resource use, allocation, and protection. Its primary focus is upon maintaining the health of the natural world: its forests, fisheries, habitats, and biological diversity
Water table the level at which the groundwater pressure is equal to atmospheric pressure.
Pollution the introduction of contaminants into an environment that causes instability, disorder, harm or discomfort to the ecosystem i.e. physical systems or living organisms.
Recycling involves processing used materials into new products to prevent waste of potentially useful materials
Biodegradable Capable of being broken down into its constituent elements by natural processes. Used to describe "environmentally friendly" products.
Mile a unit of length in a number of different systems. In contemporary English, mile most commonly refers to the statute mile of 1,609.344 meters (5,280.0 feet) or the nautical mile of 1,852 meters (about 6,076.1 ft).
Acre One acre comprises 4,840 square yards or 43,560 square feet
International System of Units the modern form of the metric system and is generally a system devised around the convenience of the number ten.
Linear comes from the Latin word linearis, which means created by lines
Area a quantity expressing the two-dimensional size of a defined part of a surface, typically a region bounded by a closed curve.
Volume any solid, liquid, gas, plasma, theoretical object, or vacuum is how much three-dimensional space it occupies, often quantified numerically
Weight the magnitude, W, of the force that must be applied to an object in order to support it (i.e. hold it at rest) in a gravitational field.
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