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  1. Equilibrium theory
  2. Fission products
  3. Fragmentation
  4. Geothermal
  5. Global Warming
  1. a The theory that ecosystems have natural checks and balances.
  2. b Used to describe the warming of the earth's atmosphere.
  3. c Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
  4. d The naturally hot interior of Earth.
  5. e occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
  2. Law of Conservation of Energy. States that energy is never created but only converted from one form to another.
  3. 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.
  4. The death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.
  5. 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

  1. EutrophicationA 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.


  2. Fossil fuelsSplitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production


  3. Euphotic ZoneAn area in aquatic ecosystems where there is enough light penetration to support photosynthesis.


  4. Endangered speciesThe federal legislation that mandates protection of species and their habitats that are in danger of extinction.


  5. Environmental ScienceThe branch of science that studies environmental issues.