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Environmental--Tools of Environmental Science 1
Scientific Inquiry
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Environmental Science
Ecology
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
is the study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organ…
is the study of interactions of living organisms with one ano…
Scientific Inquiry
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
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Environmental Science Ch. 1
ecology
agriculture
Pollution
biodiversity
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
The practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
An undesired change in air, water, or soil that adversely aff…
The number and variety of species that live in an area.
ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
agriculture
The practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
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Environmental Science: Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Sociology
Hunter Gatherers
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
the study of human population dynamics and statistics
people who obtain food by collection plants, hunting, and sca…
Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
Ecology
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
Environmental Science Chapter 1
Control
Controlled Experiment
Data
Dependent Variable
The portion of an experiment that is not manipulated to compa…
An experiment wherein a control is compared against the treat…
Quantitative Information gathered during an experiment
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
Control
The portion of an experiment that is not manipulated to compa…
Controlled Experiment
An experiment wherein a control is compared against the treat…
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Chapter 1 Vocabulary: Environmental Science
applied science
biosphere
consumption crisis
developed countries
study and activity that uses information provided by pure sci…
the layer around the Earth in which life occurs naturally, ex…
situation in which natural resources are being used up, waste…
highly industrialized countries with high incomes and high st…
applied science
study and activity that uses information provided by pure sci…
biosphere
the layer around the Earth in which life occurs naturally, ex…
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Academic Biology: Environmental Science & Ecology (Section 1)
What is our goal?
Four factors of a sustainable society
What are the three major categories of…
Increasing salt content
To have an environmentally sustainable society
Food, water, air, and shelter
1.) Natural resource depletion... 2.) Pollution... 3.) Extinction
Soil salinization
What is our goal?
To have an environmentally sustainable society
Four factors of a sustainable society
Food, water, air, and shelter
Environmental Science, Chpt. 1
quantitative
qualitative
hypothesis
theory
capable of being measured or expressed as an amount
having to do with the quality or qualities of something (as o…
A testable prediction
A well tested explanation of natural events
quantitative
capable of being measured or expressed as an amount
qualitative
having to do with the quality or qualities of something (as o…
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Environmental Science Chapter 1
ecosystem
habitat
biotic factor
abiotic factor
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
A living part of an ecosystem
The nonliving parts of an ecosystem
ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
habitat
An environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
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Chapter 1 Environmental Science
organism
habitat
biotic factor
abiotic factor
A living thing
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for su…
The living parts of a habitat
The non-living parts of an ecosystem such as soil, climate an…
organism
A living thing
habitat
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for su…
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Environmental Science 1
abiotic environment
build environment
biotic environment
renewable resource
non-living environment.... ex - oceans, clouds, soil, rocks
human built environment. ... ex - schools, buildings
living environment.... ex- animals, plants, forests, fungi
things that happen naturally. have an unlimited supply of. ... e…
abiotic environment
non-living environment.... ex - oceans, clouds, soil, rocks
build environment
human built environment. ... ex - schools, buildings
Fish Biology (Environmental Science)
External Anatomy
Caudal Fin
Dorsal Fin
Pectoral Fin
The outside body parts
Fin on end of fish; used to propel the fish
Backside (top) fin on a fish; used for balance and protection
Side ("chest") fins on a fish; used for balance and steering.
External Anatomy
The outside body parts
Caudal Fin
Fin on end of fish; used to propel the fish
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Environmental Biology Chapter 1
sustainably
environmental science
empirical
applied
(KC 1.3) Living __ means living within the means of one's env…
(KC 1.1) __ draws from science and non-science disciplines to…
environmental science is an __ science: it scientifically inv…
environmental science is an __ science: we use its findings t…
sustainably
(KC 1.3) Living __ means living within the means of one's env…
environmental science
(KC 1.1) __ draws from science and non-science disciplines to…
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Environmental--Tools of Environmental Science 1
Scientific Inquiry
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Environmental Science
Ecology
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
is the study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organ…
is the study of interactions of living organisms with one ano…
Scientific Inquiry
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
Environmental Science FCHS 1
Carbonates, phosphates, and nitrates a…
Carbon is recycled in the
Nitrogen is recycled in the
Phosphorus is recycled in the
carbon, phosphorus, and nitrogen biogeochemical cycles.
carbon cycle.
nitrogen cycle.
phosphorus cycle.
Carbonates, phosphates, and nitrates a…
carbon, phosphorus, and nitrogen biogeochemical cycles.
Carbon is recycled in the
carbon cycle.
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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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Ch 1 Environmental Science
Environmental Science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural Resource
The study of the impact of humans on the environment.
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
The practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
Any natural material that is used by humans
Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment.
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
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Environmental Science Chapter 1
organism
habitat
biotic factor
abiotic factor
A living thing.
An environment that provides the things an organism needs to…
A living part of an organism's habitat.
A nonliving part of an organism's habitat.
organism
A living thing.
habitat
An environment that provides the things an organism needs to…
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chapter 1 environmental science
environmental science
observation
environment
applied science
the study of how humans interact with their envionment
use of our senses to learn about the natural world
the surrounding or conditions in which a person, animal, or p…
a study that uses information provided by pure science
environmental science
the study of how humans interact with their envionment
observation
use of our senses to learn about the natural world
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AP Environmental Science 1 - CISH
salination
phytoremediation
bioremediation
anticline
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of bacteria eating of c…
an upward fold in the rock profile
salination
salt contamination of water or soils. This can occur due to e…
phytoremediation
cleaning up polluted soils by the use of plants absorption of…
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Environmental Science 1
ecology
biotic
abiotic
population
the study of the interactions between organisms and thier env…
living factors in the environment
nonliving factors in the environment
a group of individuals of the same species that live together…
ecology
the study of the interactions between organisms and thier env…
biotic
living factors in the environment
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Environmental Science: Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Sociology
Hunter Gatherers
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
the study of human population dynamics and statistics
people who obtain food by collection plants, hunting, and sca…
Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
Ecology
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
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Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural Resource
A type of science that focuses on physical, chemical, and bio…
The study of how organisms interact with each other, and with…
The practice of working up land and planting crops with the i…
Materials or substances that are created within nature and ca…
Environmental Science
A type of science that focuses on physical, chemical, and bio…
Ecology
The study of how organisms interact with each other, and with…
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Environmental Science Ch. 1
All of the following are free services…
Which of the following is true?... Envir…
Using petroleum faster than it is bein…
People, Planet, Prosperity
Provide resources for unlimited human population growth
Development of the Everglades restoration plan brought togeth…
Unsustainable Trend
Aspects of Sustainability
All of the following are free services…
Provide resources for unlimited human population growth
Which of the following is true?... Envir…
Development of the Everglades restoration plan brought togeth…
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Environmental Science Ch. 1
beneficial
photosynthesis
commensalism
mutualism
promoting a favorable result; enhancing well-being
process used by organisms to convert light energy to fuel act…
a symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and t…
a symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit.
beneficial
promoting a favorable result; enhancing well-being
photosynthesis
process used by organisms to convert light energy to fuel act…
Chapter 1: Introduction to Environmental Science
Environment
Environmental Science
Renewable Natural Resource
Neolithic Revolution
The sum total of our surroundings, including all biotic and a…
The study of how the natural world works, how our environment…
Supplies that are unlimited OR can be replenished quickly (su…
The shift around 10,000 years ago from a hunter-gatherer to a…
Environment
The sum total of our surroundings, including all biotic and a…
Environmental Science
The study of how the natural world works, how our environment…
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Environmental Science - Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
environmentalism
natural resource
All external conditions and factors, living and nonliving (ch…
The study of the natural processes that occur in the environm…
Movement concerned with protecting environment
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
environment
All external conditions and factors, living and nonliving (ch…
environmental science
The study of the natural processes that occur in the environm…
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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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Environmental Science, C1
O
O2
Ozone
Ozone
Oxygen atom
Oxygen gas
O3
Oxygen atoms collide and react with oxygen gas forming a conc…
O
Oxygen atom
O2
Oxygen gas
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Environmental Science 1 (Erin)- Ecosystems
Species
Organism
Population
Community
one type of organism that can only breed with the same type o…
one living thing
many organisms of the same species living together
a variety of different biotic organisms living in the same area
Species
one type of organism that can only breed with the same type o…
Organism
one living thing
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Environmental Science Chapter 1 vocabulary
Environmental Science
Environment
Natural Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Study of how humans interact with the environment.
The surroundings of an organism that affect its life and deve…
Any natural substance that living things use, such as sunligh…
Resources that can be used up faster than they can be repleni…
Environmental Science
Study of how humans interact with the environment.
Environment
The surroundings of an organism that affect its life and deve…
Environmental Science - Chapter 1
ecology
biotic
abiotic
population
the study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
describes the living factors in the environment
describes the nonliving part of the environment, including wa…
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
ecology
the study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
biotic
describes the living factors in the environment
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Environmental Science Semester 1 Part3
climate
ecosystem
producers
food web
... an abiotic factor that describes overall weather in an ar…
... a system formed by the interaction of a community of orga…
...organisms that use sunlight directly to make food through…
... a food web is a diagram showing which animals eat which o…
climate
... an abiotic factor that describes overall weather in an ar…
ecosystem
... a system formed by the interaction of a community of orga…
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Environmental Science Chapter 1
hypothesis
Environmental Science
Environmentalist
Environmental Scientist
specific explanation about what the outcome of an experiment…
the study of all living and nonliving things and how they int…
a person that is willing to put their life on the line and pe…
a person that uses the scientific method to solve problems fo…
hypothesis
specific explanation about what the outcome of an experiment…
Environmental Science
the study of all living and nonliving things and how they int…
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Environmental Science Semester 1
Tropical Grassland
Temperate Grassland
Chaparral
Wealth Gap
a grassland area that boarders tropical rain forests
a grassland that has more consistent rainfall with wind causi…
a temperate grassland found in coastal areas with marine clim…
the distance between the GNP of developed and developing coun…
Tropical Grassland
a grassland area that boarders tropical rain forests
Temperate Grassland
a grassland that has more consistent rainfall with wind causi…
Biology/ Environmental Science
Environment
Environmental sustainabilty
Economic growth
Natural capital
Everything around us, including the living and no living thin…
The rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution, creation,…
An increase in the amounts of goods and services produced per…
The world's stocks of natural assets which include: biology,…
Environment
Everything around us, including the living and no living thin…
Environmental sustainabilty
The rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution, creation,…
Environmental Science Test 1
Dew Point
Condensation Nucleus
Hadley Cell
Climate Zone
Temperature where humidity is 100%. If temperature drops more…
Tiny suspended particle, solid or liquid, upon which condensa…
At the equator, earth's surface/atmosphere immediately above…
Earth has three main climate zones defined as yearly temperat…
Dew Point
Temperature where humidity is 100%. If temperature drops more…
Condensation Nucleus
Tiny suspended particle, solid or liquid, upon which condensa…
Environmental Science Unit 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Natural Resource
Pollution
An interdisciplinary study that uses information from the phy…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Release of harmful materials into the environment
Environmental Science
An interdisciplinary study that uses information from the phy…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
PBL Biology, Physical, and Environmental Sciences - 1st Semester Test (Part 1)
Observation of a problem
Question and research
Hypothesis
Testing and experiment
First step in the scientific method; using the five senses to…
Finding information about the problem by asking "how' and "wh…
An educated guess about what causes something to happen
Trying the hypothesis; gathering information
Observation of a problem
First step in the scientific method; using the five senses to…
Question and research
Finding information about the problem by asking "how' and "wh…
Environmental Biology Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental science
Interdisciplinary
Empirical Science
the living and nonliving surroundings in which an organism ex…
field of study to understand the natural world and our relati…
combining of many academic disciplines into one activity
Learning about the natural world through observation and expe…
Environment
the living and nonliving surroundings in which an organism ex…
Environmental science
field of study to understand the natural world and our relati…
Environmental Science Chapter #1
Environment
Ecology
Sustainability
Triple Bottom Line (TBL)
All of the physical, chemical, and biological factors and pro…
The branch of environmental science that focuses on the abund…
Meeting the needs of the present in an equitable and fair fas…
An accounting framework by which corporations, nonprofit orga…
Environment
All of the physical, chemical, and biological factors and pro…
Ecology
The branch of environmental science that focuses on the abund…
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Environmental Science 9.1
demography
age structure
survivorship
fertility rate
study of populations, but mist often refers to the study of h…
the distribution of ages in a specific population at a certai…
percentage of members of a group that are likely to survive t…
number of babies born each year per 1000 women in a population
demography
study of populations, but mist often refers to the study of h…
age structure
the distribution of ages in a specific population at a certai…
7 terms
Environmental Science 8.1
population
density
dispersion
growth rate
all the members of a species living in the same place at the…
In a population, it is the number of individuals per unit are…
in a population, its the relative distribution or arrangement…
a change in the size of a population over a given period of t…
population
all the members of a species living in the same place at the…
density
In a population, it is the number of individuals per unit are…
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Environmental Science 5.1
Photosynthesis
Producer
Consumer
Decomposer
The process when energy from the sun enters an ecosystem when…
an organism that makes its own food
Organisms that get their energy by eating other organisms
Where consumers get their food by breaking down dead organisms
Photosynthesis
The process when energy from the sun enters an ecosystem when…
Producer
an organism that makes its own food
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Environmental Science Vocab 1
Environmental Science
Environment
Ecosystem
Supply
Scientific and social aspects of human impact on the world
Everything that affects an organism during its lifetime
Region in which organisms and environment interact
What I have
Environmental Science
Scientific and social aspects of human impact on the world
Environment
Everything that affects an organism during its lifetime
5 terms
Environmental Science 1
global warming
greenhouse gases
fossil fuels
atmosphere
the increase in Earth's temperature due to carbon emissions
gases that trap the heat around Earth and act as a greenhouse
fuels such as coal and gas
The layer of gas that surrounds Earth
global warming
the increase in Earth's temperature due to carbon emissions
greenhouse gases
gases that trap the heat around Earth and act as a greenhouse
Environmental Biology Language of Science
a or an
meso
endo
aero
not or non
middle
inner, inside
needing oxygen or air
a or an
not or non
meso
middle
Environmental Science 2.1
cap and trade
command and control approach
cost benefit analysis
demand
a system the U.S. government uses first to determine an accep…
an approach to environmental policy in which a government bod…
a method in which decision makers compare what will be sacrif…
the amount of a product or service people will buy at a given…
cap and trade
a system the U.S. government uses first to determine an accep…
command and control approach
an approach to environmental policy in which a government bod…
18 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 1
Ecology
Biotic
Abiotic
Population
The study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
Describes living factors.
Describes the nonliving part of the environment, including wa…
A group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
Ecology
The study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
Biotic
Describes living factors.
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Environmental Science S1
Know and understand the concept of eco…
Understand the concept of sustainabili…
Know and understand ecosystem structur…
Understand the concept of trophic or f…
The effect of a person/community on the environment. The amou…
some action that can be carried out indefinitely. Must be soc…
Producer -> consumer (primary -> secondary -> tertiary) -> de…
Producers... Primary Consumers... Secondary Consumers... Decomposers
Know and understand the concept of eco…
The effect of a person/community on the environment. The amou…
Understand the concept of sustainabili…
some action that can be carried out indefinitely. Must be soc…
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Environmental Biology Chapter 1
sustainably
environmental science
empirical
applied
(KC 1.3) Living __ means living within the means of one's env…
(KC 1.1) __ draws from science and non-science disciplines to…
environmental science is an __ science: it scientifically inv…
environmental science is an __ science: we use its findings t…
sustainably
(KC 1.3) Living __ means living within the means of one's env…
environmental science
(KC 1.1) __ draws from science and non-science disciplines to…
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