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Miller/Spoolman Living in the Enviornment AP Environmental Science CH 6 Vocabulary
Cultural Carrying Capacity
Crude Birth Rate (Birth Rate)
Crude Death Rate (Death Rate)
Population Change
Maximum number of people who could live in reasonable comfort…
The number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in…
The number of live deaths per 1,000 people in a population in…
Increase or decrease in the size of a population (Births + Im…
Cultural Carrying Capacity
Maximum number of people who could live in reasonable comfort…
Crude Birth Rate (Birth Rate)
The number of live births per 1,000 people in a population in…
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AP Environmental Science Miller 17
Wha Major Health Hazards Do We Face?
Risk
Risk Assessment
Risk Management
We face health hazards from biological, chemical, physical, a…
The porbability of suffering hawrm from a hazard that can cau…
The process of using statisticsal methods to estimate how muc…
Involves deciding whether and how to reduce a particular risk…
Wha Major Health Hazards Do We Face?
We face health hazards from biological, chemical, physical, a…
Risk
The porbability of suffering hawrm from a hazard that can cau…
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Miller/Spoolman Living in the Environment AP Environmental Science CH. 8 Aquatic Diversity Study Guide.
Tropics, subtropics
Tropical rainforests
Pacific, half
Aquatic life zones
Coral reefs form in clear, warm coastal waters of the _______…
In terms of biodiversity, coral reefs are the marine equivale…
The _____________ is the largest of the four oceans, which co…
The aquatic equivalent to terrestrial biomes are called _____…
Tropics, subtropics
Coral reefs form in clear, warm coastal waters of the _______…
Tropical rainforests
In terms of biodiversity, coral reefs are the marine equivale…
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Miller/Spoolman Living in the Environment AP Environmental Science CH. 7 Climate and Biodiversity Study Guide.
Climate
Solar
2/3
Six
___________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions…
Wind is an indirect form of ___________ energy.
The El Niño Southern Oscillation affects the weather over at…
The earths air circulation patterns, prevailing winds, and co…
Climate
___________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions…
Solar
Wind is an indirect form of ___________ energy.
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Miller/Spoolman Living in the Environment AP Environmental Science CH. 7 Climate and Biodiversity Study Guide.
Climate
Solar
2/3
Six
___________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions…
Wind is an indirect form of ___________ energy.
The El Niño Southern Oscillation affects the weather over at…
The earths air circulation patterns, prevailing winds, and co…
Climate
___________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions…
Solar
Wind is an indirect form of ___________ energy.
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Chapter 16: AP Environmental Science miller
Energy conservation
Cogeneration
LED
Energy efficiency
Reducing or eliminating unnecessary waste of energy
Combined heat and power... Two useful forms of energy are produc…
Light Emitting Diode
Determined by the efficiency of each step in the energy conve…
Energy conservation
Reducing or eliminating unnecessary waste of energy
Cogeneration
Combined heat and power... Two useful forms of energy are produc…
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AP Environmental Science Review - The Living World
Ecosystem Composition
Biotic factors
Abiotic factors
Biological Organism
Biotic and abiotic factors that determine the ecosystem that…
Living components of an ecosystem; species present, populatio…
Nonliving components in an ecosystem; geochemical cycles (amo…
Single living individual; represents the simplest free-existi…
Ecosystem Composition
Biotic and abiotic factors that determine the ecosystem that…
Biotic factors
Living components of an ecosystem; species present, populatio…
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Miller/Spoolman Living in the Environment AP Environmental Science CH. 7 Climate and Biodiversity Study Guide.
Climate
Solar
2/3
Six
___________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions…
Wind is an indirect form of ___________ energy.
The El Niño Southern Oscillation affects the weather over at…
The earths air circulation patterns, prevailing winds, and co…
Climate
___________ is the average atmospheric or weather conditions…
Solar
Wind is an indirect form of ___________ energy.
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Chapter 16: AP Environmental Science Miller
Petroleum
Net energy
OPEC
Hubert peak
Thick gooey liquid consisting of hundreds of combustible hydr…
The usable amount of high quality energy available from a giv…
organization of petroleum exporting countries 11 countries 78…
The predicted peak of US domestic oil production in 1970
Petroleum
Thick gooey liquid consisting of hundreds of combustible hydr…
Net energy
The usable amount of high quality energy available from a giv…
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AP Environmental Science Biomes, APES: The Living World Unit 1
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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AP Environmental Science Review - The Living World
Ecosystem Composition
Biotic factors
Abiotic factors
Biological Organism
Biotic and abiotic factors that determine the ecosystem that…
Living components of an ecosystem; species present, populatio…
Nonliving components in an ecosystem; geochemical cycles (amo…
Single living individual; represents the simplest free-existi…
Ecosystem Composition
Biotic and abiotic factors that determine the ecosystem that…
Biotic factors
Living components of an ecosystem; species present, populatio…
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AP Environmental Science Biomes, APES: The Living World Unit 1
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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Chapter 17: AP Environmental Science miller
Energy conservation
Cogeneration
Incandescent
Fluorescent
Reducing or eliminating unnecessary waste of energy
Combined heat and power... Two useful forms of energy are produc…
Emitting light as a result of being heatef
Radiation emitted by certain substances
Energy conservation
Reducing or eliminating unnecessary waste of energy
Cogeneration
Combined heat and power... Two useful forms of energy are produc…
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Miller Environmental Science 17ed Ch 1
Cellular Respiration
Photosynthesis
Producers
Consumers
The process of using carbohydrates (glucose) and oxygen to pr…
Plants, algae and some bacteria can utilize carbon dioxide, w…
Also known as autotrophs are organisms that are able to use t…
Animals and other kinds of organisms that consume producers o…
Cellular Respiration
The process of using carbohydrates (glucose) and oxygen to pr…
Photosynthesis
Plants, algae and some bacteria can utilize carbon dioxide, w…
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AP Environmental Science Biomes, APES: The Living World Unit 1
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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Chapter 1 living in the environment AP environmental science
photosynthesis
chemosynthesis
biogeochemical cycle (nutrient cycle)
hydrologic cycle (water cycle)
A complex process that takes place in cells of green plants.…
A process in which certain organisms extract inorganic compou…
The natural processes that recycle nutrients in various chemi…
A biogeochemical cycle that collects, purifies, and distribut…
photosynthesis
A complex process that takes place in cells of green plants.…
chemosynthesis
A process in which certain organisms extract inorganic compou…
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AP Environmental Science Unit 2 Living in the Environment
Ecology
organisms
species
populations
the study of connections in nature
an individual living being
a set of individuals that can mate and produce fertile offspr…
a group of individuals of the same species that live in the s…
Ecology
the study of connections in nature
organisms
an individual living being
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AP Environmental Science (Living World 4)
succession
primary succession
name an example of primary succession
secondary succession
a series of events by which life comes back
"bare rock" no soil left; need erosion, wind, and rain for so…
lava flow
some kind of disturbance, but soil still remains
succession
a series of events by which life comes back
primary succession
"bare rock" no soil left; need erosion, wind, and rain for so…
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AP Environmental Science Unit 2 Living in the Environment
Ecology
organisms
species
populations
the study of connections in nature
an individual living being
a set of individuals that can mate and produce fertile offspr…
a group of individuals of the same species that live in the s…
Ecology
the study of connections in nature
organisms
an individual living being
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Chapter 1 living in the environment AP environmental science
Exponential growth
Environmental Science
Environment
Ecology
A quantity increases at a fixed % per unit of time
A study of how the earth works, how we interact with the eart…
The sum total of all living and non living things that affect…
A biological science that studies the relationships between l…
Exponential growth
A quantity increases at a fixed % per unit of time
Environmental Science
A study of how the earth works, how we interact with the eart…
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AP Environmental Science The Living World Section 2 Vocabulary
Photosynthesis
Aerobic Respiration
Anaerobic Respiration
Food Chain
Complex process that takes place in cells of green plants. Ra…
Complex process that occurs in the cells of most living organ…
Form of cellular respiration in which some decomposers get th…
Series of organisms in which each eats or decomposes the prec…
Photosynthesis
Complex process that takes place in cells of green plants. Ra…
Aerobic Respiration
Complex process that occurs in the cells of most living organ…
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AP Environmental Science Review - The Living World
Ecosystem Composition
Biotic factors
Abiotic factors
Biological Organism
Biotic and abiotic factors that determine the ecosystem that…
Living components of an ecosystem; species present, populatio…
Nonliving components in an ecosystem; geochemical cycles (amo…
Single living individual; represents the simplest free-existi…
Ecosystem Composition
Biotic and abiotic factors that determine the ecosystem that…
Biotic factors
Living components of an ecosystem; species present, populatio…
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AP Environmental Science [Miller 17th Edition] - Chapter 18
Atmospheric pressure
Troposphere
Ozone layer
Primary pollutants
Force of air mass per unit are of air, caused by a bombardmen…
Innermost layer of the atmosphere, containing about 75% of th…
Layer of gaseous ozone (o3) in the stratosphere that protects…
Chemicals that have been added directly to the air by natural…
Atmospheric pressure
Force of air mass per unit are of air, caused by a bombardmen…
Troposphere
Innermost layer of the atmosphere, containing about 75% of th…
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Chapter 1 and 2 Miller Environmental Science Vocab
Sustainability
Natural Capital
Economic Growth
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
Ability of a system to survive for some specified (finite) time
The earth's natural resources and processes that sustain us a…
Increase in the real value of all final goods and services is…
Total market value in current dollars of all goods and servic…
Sustainability
Ability of a system to survive for some specified (finite) time
Natural Capital
The earth's natural resources and processes that sustain us a…
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AP Environmental Science Review (The Living World)
Biological Populations and Communities
Ecological Niches
Interactions among species
Keystone Species
Habitat the environment in which a species normally lives or…
The place or function of a given organism within its ecosyste…
positive and negative associations between species that favor…
a species on which other species in an ecosystem largely depe…
Biological Populations and Communities
Habitat the environment in which a species normally lives or…
Ecological Niches
The place or function of a given organism within its ecosyste…
Living World 2 AP Environmental Science
Convergent evolution
Divergent evolution
CITES (The Convention on International…
Endangered Species Act
similar species evolve as a response to their climate. They f…
species that have a common ancestor, but have evolved differe…
(1963): An international agreement between governments to ens…
(1973): Provided a program for the conservation of threatened…
Convergent evolution
similar species evolve as a response to their climate. They f…
Divergent evolution
species that have a common ancestor, but have evolved differe…
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Ch. 6 Environmental Science (Miller)
keystone species
niche
species diversity
indicator species
a species whose impact on its community or ecosystem are much…
Full range of physical and biological conditions in which an…
The number and relative abundance of species in a biological…
Species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
keystone species
a species whose impact on its community or ecosystem are much…
niche
Full range of physical and biological conditions in which an…
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AP Environmental Science Vocab Ch 3-6 Living World
succession
primary succession
name an example of primary succession
secondary succession
a series of events by which life comes back
"bare rock" no soil left; need erosion, wind, and rain for so…
lava flow
some kind of disturbance, but soil still remains
succession
a series of events by which life comes back
primary succession
"bare rock" no soil left; need erosion, wind, and rain for so…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 3-Needs of Living Things
Ecotone
Species
Biome
Biosphere
transitional region that shares many of the species and chara…
all members that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
A group of ecosystems that are related by having similar type…
all species on Earth live in ecosystems that are interconnect…
Ecotone
transitional region that shares many of the species and chara…
Species
all members that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
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AP Environmental Science Living in the Environment Chapter 8 Vocabulary Flash Cards
Aquatic Life Zones
Saltwater or Marine life zones
Freshwater Life Zones
Plankton
Salt water and Freshwater portions of the biosphere that can…
High salinity levels ex: (oceans and their bays, estuaries, c…
Lower salinity levels ex: (lakes, rivers, streams, and inland…
A major type of organism in saltwater and freshwater life zon…
Aquatic Life Zones
Salt water and Freshwater portions of the biosphere that can…
Saltwater or Marine life zones
High salinity levels ex: (oceans and their bays, estuaries, c…
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KPMS Miller - MSP - Environmental Science
Ecosystem
Producers
Consumers
Decomposers
All the Populations living within a specific area and the non…
Transform light energy from the Sun into chemical energy in f…
Eat producers. Lions, snakes, frogs and humans are all consum…
Break down dead things into nutrients.
Ecosystem
All the Populations living within a specific area and the non…
Producers
Transform light energy from the Sun into chemical energy in f…
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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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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 Miller Ch. 2
atomic number
atom
chemical change
chemical formula
number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
minute unit of subatomic particles that is the basic of all c…
interaction between chemicals in which the chemical compositi…
shorthand way to show the number of atoms in the basic struct…
atomic number
number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
atom
minute unit of subatomic particles that is the basic of all c…
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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…
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Chapter 5 Exam | Environmental Science | Miller 2016
range of tolerance
mutualism
inter-specific competition
R-selection and K-selection
the entire set of conditions, such as air temperature or soil…
the way two organisms of different species exist in a relatio…
form of competition in which individuals of different species…
evolutionary strategies developed by organisms due to environ…
range of tolerance
the entire set of conditions, such as air temperature or soil…
mutualism
the way two organisms of different species exist in a relatio…
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AP Environmental Science Unit 2: The Living World Test
keystone species
indicator species
population
habitat
species that play roles affecting many other organisms in an…
species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
group of individual organisms of the same species living in a…
place or type of place where an organism or population of org…
keystone species
species that play roles affecting many other organisms in an…
indicator species
species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
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AP Environmental Science "living in the Environment" Ch.12 Vocabulary
Food Security
Chronic under-nutrition
Industrialized agriculture
Hydroponics
Condition under which people in a given area has daily access…
Condition suffered by people who cannot grow or buy enough fo…
Production of large quantities of crops and livestock for dom…
Form of agriculture in which farmers grow plants by exposing…
Food Security
Condition under which people in a given area has daily access…
Chronic under-nutrition
Condition suffered by people who cannot grow or buy enough fo…
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Ap Environmental Science - Chapter Two of Living in the Environment Vocabulary
Matter
High Quality Matter
Low Quality Matter
Physical Change
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Matter that is concentrated and contains a high concentration…
Matter that is diluted (Ex. Aluminum ore)
Process in which one or more physical properties in an elemen…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
High Quality Matter
Matter that is concentrated and contains a high concentration…
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Ap Environmental Science - Chapter Three of Living in the Environment - Vocabulary
Greenhouse Effect
Producers
Consumers
Decomposers
The process by which the earth is warmed up
An organism that makes it's own food (Ex. A Plant)
An organism that cannot make the nutrients it needs to surviv…
Decomposers are consumers that, in the process of obtaining t…
Greenhouse Effect
The process by which the earth is warmed up
Producers
An organism that makes it's own food (Ex. A Plant)
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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…
AP Environmental Science, Unit 2 Test (The Living World)
This is the materials of which things…
This states that matter cannot be crea…
This provides the force to hold matter…
This is energy in moving objects.
matter
Law of Conservation of Matter
Energy
kinetic energy
This is the materials of which things…
matter
This states that matter cannot be crea…
Law of Conservation of Matter
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AP Environmental Science Unit 2: The Living World Test
keystone species
indicator species
population
habitat
species that play roles affecting many other organisms in an…
species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
group of individual organisms of the same species living in a…
place or type of place where an organism or population of org…
keystone species
species that play roles affecting many other organisms in an…
indicator species
species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
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AP Environmental - Living World
Desert
Tundra
Taiga/Boreal(Coniferous Forest)
Grassland (Savannah)
-almost no water ... -hot or cold... -poor soil... -sparse plants, suc…
-dry ... -cold... -permafrost (frozen soil)... -lichens and mosses... -mi…
-adequate water... -cool year round... -poor, rocky soil... -plants, c…
-wet season, dry season... -warm to hot, often with a cold seaso…
Desert
-almost no water ... -hot or cold... -poor soil... -sparse plants, suc…
Tundra
-dry ... -cold... -permafrost (frozen soil)... -lichens and mosses... -mi…
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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
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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.
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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.
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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…
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Environmental Laws Sam Miller APES
Clean Air Acts
US Clean Water Act
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Convention on Climate Change (Kyoto Pr…
federal law that regulates air emissions from mobile and stat…
law that regulates the discharge of pollutants into US waters…
law that gave the government broad authority to directly resp…
international treaty that provides a framework for intergover…
Clean Air Acts
federal law that regulates air emissions from mobile and stat…
US Clean Water Act
law that regulates the discharge of pollutants into US waters…
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AP Environmental- Living World
temperate forest
tundra
desert
grassland
biome characterized by 4 season and trees that lose their lea…
biome characterazed by permafrost soil
biome characterized by being hot or cold but having very litt…
biome characterized by having little to no trees with rich fe…
temperate forest
biome characterized by 4 season and trees that lose their lea…
tundra
biome characterazed by permafrost soil
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