5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Equilibrium theory
- Fission products
- Global Warming
- a The theory that ecosystems have natural checks and balances.
- b Used to describe the warming of the earth's atmosphere.
- c Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
- d The naturally hot interior of Earth.
- e occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
- Law of Conservation of Energy. States that energy is never created but only converted from one form to another.
- Simplified view of the transfer of energy and material from one organism to another. They are never very long due to the tremendous energy lost at each step.
- The death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.
- refers to change over time. States that all species now on Earth descended gradually from ancestoral species through process known as natural selection.
5 True/False questions
Eutrophication → A stage in the ecological succession of a lake where nutrient rich water provides abundant growth of algae and or other aquatic plants. Called middle-aged lake.
Fossil fuels → Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
Euphotic Zone → An area in aquatic ecosystems where there is enough light penetration to support photosynthesis.
Endangered species → The federal legislation that mandates protection of species and their habitats that are in danger of extinction.
Environmental Science → The branch of science that studies environmental issues.