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AP Enviro Science
First law of Thermodynamics
Second law of Thermodynamics
Soil Profile
Mitigation
energy is neither created nor destroyed, but may be converted…
when energy is changed from one form to another, some useful…
O-A-E-B-C
Repairing a damaged ecosystem or compensation for damage.
First law of Thermodynamics
energy is neither created nor destroyed, but may be converted…
Second law of Thermodynamics
when energy is changed from one form to another, some useful…
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Ap Enviro science
1st law of thermodynamics
2nd law of thermodynamics
photosynthesis
cellular respiration
energy is neither created nor destroyed under normal conditions
with each successive energy transfer, less energy is availabl…
process by which green plants capture the light energy from t…
reverse photosynthesis
1st law of thermodynamics
energy is neither created nor destroyed under normal conditions
2nd law of thermodynamics
with each successive energy transfer, less energy is availabl…
8 terms
AP Enviro. Science FINAL
Scientific Method
Stream Ecology
Dam
Drought
Way scientists gather data and formulate and test scientific…
unsure
Dams capture and store runoff and release it as needed to con…
condition in which an area does not get enough water because…
Scientific Method
Way scientists gather data and formulate and test scientific…
Stream Ecology
unsure
11 terms
Enviro Science Chapt 1 AP
Environmental Science
Persistent challenges we face on earth…
Throughput
Ecosystem services
The systematic study of our environment and our place in it.
Climate change, Hunger, Clean water, Energy resources, Air qu…
The amount of resources we use and dispose of.
The services or resources provided by environmental systems.
Environmental Science
The systematic study of our environment and our place in it.
Persistent challenges we face on earth…
Climate change, Hunger, Clean water, Energy resources, Air qu…
Chapter 2 ap enviro science
How do scientists try to reduce errors…
What is synergy/ synergistic effect?
Atom
Element
reducing bias, using standard procedures, testing measurement…
A state in which two or more things work together in a partic…
smallest units that maintain the chemical properties of an el…
a fundamental type of matter which can not be broken down int…
How do scientists try to reduce errors…
reducing bias, using standard procedures, testing measurement…
What is synergy/ synergistic effect?
A state in which two or more things work together in a partic…
189 terms
AP Enviro. Science midterm questions
The long-term sustainability of life i…
Science
Which of the following is NOT a greenh…
Climate
all of these answers
is an endeavor to discover how nature works
Nitrogen
a. describes weather conditions over long periods of time... b.…
The long-term sustainability of life i…
all of these answers
Science
is an endeavor to discover how nature works
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Enviro Laws
Clean Air Act
Food, Drugs and, Cosmetics Act
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Clean Water Acts
1963. National. Intended to control air pollution on a nation…
1938. National. Intended to oversee the safety of food drugs…
1970. National. Ensure safe and healthful working conditions…
1972. National. Intended to ensure the integrity of US water…
Clean Air Act
1963. National. Intended to control air pollution on a nation…
Food, Drugs and, Cosmetics Act
1938. National. Intended to oversee the safety of food drugs…
Advanced Physical Science (APS)
Mechanical Mixture
Suspension
Emulsion
Distillation
A mixture whose components are separable by mechanical means…
A mixture in which particles of a material are more or less e…
Any mixture of two or more immiscible liquids in which one li…
the careful pouring off of a liquid from a mixture containing…
Mechanical Mixture
A mixture whose components are separable by mechanical means…
Suspension
A mixture in which particles of a material are more or less e…
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Ap enviro science test: Human Population
A nations population is affected by? (3)
The carrying capacity of the earth cou…
What three things are key to an optima…
What is a tiger economy?
Birthrate rate... Death rate ... Immigration
New technology and human ingenuity or over consumption and lo…
1. Population control... 2. The wise use of resources... 3. Protect…
An inverted age structure where number of children being rais…
A nations population is affected by? (3)
Birthrate rate... Death rate ... Immigration
The carrying capacity of the earth cou…
New technology and human ingenuity or over consumption and lo…
Ch 15 AP Enviro Science Vocab
1. Important properties of water
2. groundwater
3. watershed
4. aquifer
we are made of mostly water; much of the planet is covered in…
water that comes down as precip and goes into the ground, per…
region from which surface water drains into a river, lake, we…
below water table, zone of saturation (?). porous, water-satu…
1. Important properties of water
we are made of mostly water; much of the planet is covered in…
2. groundwater
water that comes down as precip and goes into the ground, per…
Chapter 14 Vocabulary- AP Enviro. Science
Water Pollution
Wastewater
Point Source
Nonpoint Source
The contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, or groun…
Water produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
A distinct location from which pollution is directly produced…
A diffuse area that produces pollution. (suburban community w…
Water Pollution
The contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, or groun…
Wastewater
Water produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
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Ch. 1 Vocab AP Enviro-Science
Ecological footprint
Habitat alteration
Biodiversity
Sustainability
The natural areas required to satisfy human needs and demands…
As human population grows and continues to urbanize environme…
Refers to the total diversity of living things.
The practical goal that our interactions with the natural wor…
Ecological footprint
The natural areas required to satisfy human needs and demands…
Habitat alteration
As human population grows and continues to urbanize environme…
27 terms
Advanced Placement - AP Science Entrance Exam Checklist
Calculate and define density
Know the charge and where are all suba…
Understand food web and the importance…
Know the differences there are between…
Density: the degree of compactness of a substance
Protons: Positive Charge... Neutrons: Neutral Charge... Electrons:…
Mitosis: a type of cell division that results in two daughter…
Calculate and define density
Density: the degree of compactness of a substance
Know the charge and where are all suba…
Protons: Positive Charge... Neutrons: Neutral Charge... Electrons:…
APES Unit 1a: Intro to Enviro. Science
environmental science
ecology
sustainability
carrying capacity
Science of interactions between the physical, chemical, and b…
The science of the study of the relationships between living…
Management of natural resources and environment with the goal…
The maximum abundance of a population or species that can be…
environmental science
Science of interactions between the physical, chemical, and b…
ecology
The science of the study of the relationships between living…
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AP ENVIRO: Chapter 2 - Science, System, Matter, and Energy
Atom
Atomic Number
Biodegradable Pollutant
Cell
the basic building of all chemical elements; the smallest uni…
number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
Material that can be broken down into simpler substances (ele…
smallest living unit of organism> outer membrane or wall and…
Atom
the basic building of all chemical elements; the smallest uni…
Atomic Number
number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
89 terms
AP Enviro Chapter 2: Science, Systems, Matter and Energy
Science
Scientific Process
Scientific Theory
3 most important features of scientifi…
An attempt to discover order in the natural world and to use…
-Ask a question or identify a problem to be investigated... -Col…
A well-tested and widely-accepted scientific hypothesis
Skepticism... Peer Review... Reproductability
Science
An attempt to discover order in the natural world and to use…
Scientific Process
-Ask a question or identify a problem to be investigated... -Col…
26 terms
AP Enviro Chapter 2: Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems
Scientific Law
Scientific Theory
Hypothesis
Tentative/Frontier Science
What happens
Why or how things happen
A prediction based on theory
Preliminary hypotheses that have not been widely tested
Scientific Law
What happens
Scientific Theory
Why or how things happen
20 terms
APES what is enviro science terms
biodegradable pollutants
developed countries
developing countries
ecological footprint
harmful materials that can be broken down by natural processes
industrialized countries
a poor agricultural country that is seeking growth
the amount of biologically productive land and water need to…
biodegradable pollutants
harmful materials that can be broken down by natural processes
developed countries
industrialized countries
8 terms
Advance Physical Science(APS)
Matter
Mixture
Pure substance
Compound
Anything that has mass and takes up space ... Ex. Air that you…
A combination of two or more substances that are not actually…
A sample of matter,either a single element or a single compou…
A substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space ... Ex. Air that you…
Mixture
A combination of two or more substances that are not actually…
38 terms
APES Water, Carbon, and Nitrogen Cycle (enviro science)
Three important needs for water
How is water distributed through the a…
What draws water back to the earth?
What is transpiration?
photosynthesis, digestion, cellular respiration
water cycle
Precipitation from the clouds
water absorbed by leaves
Three important needs for water
photosynthesis, digestion, cellular respiration
How is water distributed through the a…
water cycle
APES Chapter 2: Science as a Way of Knowing: Critical Thinking about the Enviroment
Disprovability
Observations
Inferences
Fact
A statement can be termed "scientific" if someone can state a…
May be made using all 5 senses or by instruments that measure…
Generalizations that arise from a set of observations.
When everyone or almost everyone agrees with what is observed…
Disprovability
A statement can be termed "scientific" if someone can state a…
Observations
May be made using all 5 senses or by instruments that measure…
EnviroSci AP Test review
First law of thermodynamics
Second law of thermodynamics
Ionizing radiation
Potential energy
Energy is neither created nor destroyed, only converted from…
When energy changes from one form to another, some of it is a…
Radiation capable of knocking electrons from atoms, forming i…
Stored energy created by an object's position. Higher = more…
First law of thermodynamics
Energy is neither created nor destroyed, only converted from…
Second law of thermodynamics
When energy changes from one form to another, some of it is a…
62 terms
APES Summer Vocab. AP Enviro- Roth
Environment
Environmental Science
Biotic
Abiotic
the sum of all conditions surrounding us that influence life.…
interdisciplinary science that includes biology, chemistry, p…
living things. leaves, pinecones and downed trees are still c…
part of an ecosystem that has never been living: light, oxyge…
Environment
the sum of all conditions surrounding us that influence life.…
Environmental Science
interdisciplinary science that includes biology, chemistry, p…
100 terms
AP Enviro Chapter 1 and 2
Food Production
Greenhouse Gases
Anthropogenic
Renewable resources
amount of food to sustain the human population
any gaseous compound in the atmosphere that is capable of abs…
made by humans, because of humans
a resource which is replaced naturally and can be used again
Food Production
amount of food to sustain the human population
Greenhouse Gases
any gaseous compound in the atmosphere that is capable of abs…
53 terms
Chapter 3 (Friedland) Hug AP ENVIRO
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
AP ENVIRO Chapter 4
Climate
troposphere
stratosphere
albedo
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
the layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
the percentage of incoming sunlight reflected from a surface.
Climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
troposphere
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
APES Unit 2A: Intro to Enviro Issues
ecological tipping point
environmental degradation
gross domestic product (GDP)
less-developed country
the point at which we reach an irreversible shift in behavior…
the deterioration of the environment through depletion of res…
The sum total of the value of all the goods and services prod…
Also known as developing country, a country that is at a rela…
ecological tipping point
the point at which we reach an irreversible shift in behavior…
environmental degradation
the deterioration of the environment through depletion of res…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
53 terms
AP Environmental Science- Human Population
total fertility rate
introduced species
underdeveloped country
GDP (gross domestic product)
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
the money's worth of goods and services produced in a country
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
introduced species
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
489 terms
Enviro AP
Environment
Environmental Science
Ecosystem
Biotic
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
The field of study that looks at interactions among human sys…
A particular location of Earth with interacting biotic and ab…
Living
Environment
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
Environmental Science
The field of study that looks at interactions among human sys…
50 terms
AP ENVIRO VOCAB SET TWO
Clear Cut
Selective Cut
Old Growth Forest
Crown Fire
of an area) from which every tree has been cut down and remov…
the cutting down of selected trees in a forest so that growth…
natural forests that have developed over a long period of tim…
forest fire that spreads from treetop to treetop
Clear Cut
of an area) from which every tree has been cut down and remov…
Selective Cut
the cutting down of selected trees in a forest so that growth…
37 terms
AP Enviro Chapter 1 Vocab
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
The field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
Any set of interacting components that influence one another…
A particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
Environment
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
Environmental Science
The field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
50 terms
Apologia Advanced Biology Module 7
Nerves
Ganglia
Spinal nerves
Cranial nerves
Bundles of neuron axons and their coverings which are found o…
Collections of neuron cell bodies that are found outside the…
Nerves that originate from the spinal cord
Nerves that originate from the brain
Nerves
Bundles of neuron axons and their coverings which are found o…
Ganglia
Collections of neuron cell bodies that are found outside the…
33 terms
AP Environmental Science: Nuclear
Isotope
Radioactive isotope
Alpha particles
Beta particles
two atoms of the same element with different numbers of neutr…
An atom with too many protons or neutrons that spontaneously…
Type of radioactive decay, is a helium nuclei, stopped by skin
Type of radioactive decay, electrons stopped by clothing, gla…
Isotope
two atoms of the same element with different numbers of neutr…
Radioactive isotope
An atom with too many protons or neutrons that spontaneously…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
Unit 1 AP Enviro
Environmental Science
Nutrient/Chemical Cycling
Biodiversity
Natural Capital
An interdisciplinary study of how humans interact with the na…
The circulation of chemicals necessary for life, from the env…
variety of organisms (species), genes, ecosystems, interactio…
the natural resources and natural services that keep us and o…
Environmental Science
An interdisciplinary study of how humans interact with the na…
Nutrient/Chemical Cycling
The circulation of chemicals necessary for life, from the env…
10 terms
AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
AP Enviro Mid Term Exam
Living in an exponential age
Sustainable Society
Environment
Environmental Science
-exponential growth... -population growth around 1500AD... -we shou…
-renewable resources, lasting forever without using up or wea…
-everything surrounding us both living and nonliving, and how…
-interdisciplinary study of how humans interact with natural…
Living in an exponential age
-exponential growth... -population growth around 1500AD... -we shou…
Sustainable Society
-renewable resources, lasting forever without using up or wea…
34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
52 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
92 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
AP enviro: Chapter 5 Outline
State three facts that portray the dev…
Why is it hard for rescue workers to r…
How were rivers affected by the earthq…
Why were construction engineers includ…
-About 70,000 people were killed (thousands of children)... -Tho…
The accumulation of rubble blocked roads and scores of severe…
More than 100 newly formed landslide dams blocked the flow of…
They worked to divert water behind the landslide dams to prev…
State three facts that portray the dev…
-About 70,000 people were killed (thousands of children)... -Tho…
Why is it hard for rescue workers to r…
The accumulation of rubble blocked roads and scores of severe…
45 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
165 terms
AP Environmental Science Exam Review Flashcards
Anthropocentric
Tragedy of the Commons
Triple Bottom Line
Inorganic Compounds
regarding humans as most significant species; human-centered
the depletion of shared resources by people acting in individ…
approach to sustainability that meets environmental, economic…
compounds that lack carbon and hydrogen atoms
Anthropocentric
regarding humans as most significant species; human-centered
Tragedy of the Commons
the depletion of shared resources by people acting in individ…
47 terms
Apologia Advanced Biology Module 10
Neurosecretory cells
Prostaglandins
Hypothalamus
Anterior pituitary gland
Neurons of the hypothalamus that secrete neurohormone rather…
Biologically active lipids that produce many effects in the b…
A portion of the forebrain that controls homeostatic and endo…
GH, TSH, ACTH, LH, FSH, PRL, MSH
Neurosecretory cells
Neurons of the hypothalamus that secrete neurohormone rather…
Prostaglandins
Biologically active lipids that produce many effects in the b…
10 terms
AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
72 terms
AP Enviro Chapter 3
Ecology
Organism
Cell
Eukaryotic Cell
the study of how organisms interact with one another and with…
Any form of life
The basic unit of life
a cell surrounded by a membrane that has organelles and a dis…
Ecology
the study of how organisms interact with one another and with…
Organism
Any form of life
37 terms
Chapter 4 AP Enviro
Adaptation
Adaptive trait
Artificial selection
Background extinction
-any heritable trait that improves the ability of an individu…
-a trait that improves the ability of an individual to surviv…
-using selective breeding/cross breeding
-normal extinction of various species as a result of changes…
Adaptation
-any heritable trait that improves the ability of an individu…
Adaptive trait
-a trait that improves the ability of an individual to surviv…
1,138 terms
AP Environmental Science Vocabulary List
deep ocean
coral reefs
Aquatic ecosystems
trawl fishing
Of all the aquatic biomes on earth, we know the least about t…
Where the most biodiversity is found; being destroyed by glob…
Chapter 8: An ecosystem located in a body of water; provides…
____ has the most destructive effects on ocean floor ecosyste…
deep ocean
Of all the aquatic biomes on earth, we know the least about t…
coral reefs
Where the most biodiversity is found; being destroyed by glob…
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