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The _____ was not a direct result of the Industrial Revolution? overhunting of large animals
In which country is the population likkely to be increasing most rapidly? Kenya
Using scientific information from chemistry and biology to devise a plan to clean up a lake and make it healthy again describes environmental science
______ is a biodegradable material that becomes a pollutant if allowed to accumilate more rapidly than it can decompose newspapaer
____ describes the depletion of a renewable resource intensice cultivation of farmland that exhausts soil nutrients
The "Tragedy of the Commons" describes the conflict between individuals and society
An ecological footprint is ____ amount of land and ocean area needed to support one person
Compared to developing nations, developed nations have greater personal wealth
______ is a developing nation. Ethiopia
A resident of _______ is likely to leave the largest ecological footprint the US
In an experient, the factor of interest is called the ______ control group
Curiosity and imagination are important in science because they are abilities in scientists that help expand our knowledge
The classification and collection of data that are in the form of numbers is called statistics
Which step in the experimental method are scientists conducting when they photograph birds in flight? observing
A model of a dinosaur is an example of a ______ model physical
The average mass of a wolf in a pack of wolves is an example of ____ sample size
The chance that an earthquake will occur in your town during the next year is an example of ____ risk
a _____ is one type of graph that is particularly useful for organizing and comparing experimental data for several things in one graph bar graph
Good scientists demonstrate the habit of mind called ______ when the do not believe everything they are told skepticism
Numeric information called ____ is gathered in an experiment data
How did the Himalaya Mountains form? colliding textonic plates
What are wind and water erosion not likely to effect? tides
_____ are producers of oxygen plants
The ozone layer is located in the ______ sratosphere
The Richter scale best describes the magnitude of an earthquake
Deep currents flow along the ocean floor
With respect to energy, Earth is an open system
With respect to matter, Earth is a closed system
The boundary between warm and cold water in an ocean or lake is... thermocline
The transfer of energy through space is ___ radiation
Which of the following is not a ecosystem? utility pole
The energy in most ecosystems comes from... sunlight
What is not true about organism's habitat? most organisms can survive if taking out of there habitat.
Which of the following animals is successful beacuse it moves quickly, reproduces rapidly, and has waterproof external skeleton? ant
One wat that bacteria and fungi are importatnt to the environment is that they.... break down dead organisms
what is not a biotic factor? air
Single-celled with cell walls but no nuclius are? bacteria
A gymnosperm is a ... plant
Which kind of organism contains all energy from producers? herbivores
Which gas makes up 78% of our atmoshpere? nitrogen
If you visited a savanna what would you see? grazzing animals, rhinos, gazelles
Animals that lives in the desert .... nocturnal
Deserts are?? often formed on dry sides of mountains
The tundra ... has a layer of soil that is frozen called permafrost
Taiga is.. a forest biomes that is dominated by conifer trees
Biomes... describes the types of vegitation
Degrees measured from the north and south ofthe equator is measured in?? latitude
Which of the following is not a ecosystem? utility pole
The energy in most ecosystems comes from... sunlight
What is not true about organism's habitat? most organisms can survive if taking out of there habitat.
Which of the following animals is successful beacuse it moves quickly, reproduces rapidly, and has waterproof external skeleton? ant
One wat that bacteria and fungi are importatnt to the environment is that they.... break down dead organisms
what is not a biotic factor? air
Single-celled with cell walls but no nuclius are? bacteria
A gymnosperm is a ... plant
Which kind of organism contains all energy from producers? herbivores
Which gas makes up 78% of our atmoshpere? nitrogen
If you visited a savanna what would you see? grazzing animals, rhinos, gazelles
Animals that lives in the desert .... nocturnal
Deserts are?? often formed on dry sides of mountains
The tundra ... has a layer of soil that is frozen called permafrost
Taiga is.. a forest biomes that is dominated by conifer trees
Biomes... describes the types of vegitation
Degrees measured from the north and south ofthe equator is measured in?? latitude
Which of the following is not a ecosystem? utility pole
The energy in most ecosystems comes from... sunlight
What is not true about organism's habitat? most organisms can survive if taking out of there habitat.
Which of the following animals is successful beacuse it moves quickly, reproduces rapidly, and has waterproof external skeleton? ant
One wat that bacteria and fungi are importatnt to the environment is that they.... break down dead organisms
what is not a biotic factor? air
Single-celled with cell walls but no nuclius are? bacteria
A gymnosperm is a ... plant
Which kind of organism contains all energy from producers? herbivores
Which gas makes up 78% of our atmoshpere? nitrogen
If you visited a savanna what would you see? grazzing animals, rhinos, gazelles
Animals that lives in the desert .... nocturnal
Deserts are?? often formed on dry sides of mountains
The tundra ... has a layer of soil that is frozen called permafrost
Taiga is.. a forest biomes that is dominated by conifer trees
Biomes... describes the types of vegitation
Degrees measured from the north and south ofthe equator is measured in?? latitude
Swamps are found where? flat, poorly drained land
Estuaries prevent developement of salt marshes.
Which organism produces most of the food in aquatic ecosystem phytoplankton
ECosystem with the highest level of salinity salt marshes
Majority of marine life is where? shallow and coatal waters
Plakton form the base of? food web
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