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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…
31 terms
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…
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 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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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
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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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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--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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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
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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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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 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 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…
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.
Environmental Science Chapter 1
organism
habitat
biotic factors
abiotic factors
any living thing
where an organism lives
anything in an ecosystem that is living or was living
anything in an ecosystem that is nonliving
organism
any living thing
habitat
where an organism lives
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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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, 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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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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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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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 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 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…
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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 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
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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Environmental Science Unit 1
Organism
Abiotic
Biotic
Environment
Any living thing... Criatura viviente.
Describes the nonliving part of the environment, including wa…
A term that describes a living or once-living organism in an…
Everything that surrounds an organism and influences it.... ent…
Organism
Any living thing... Criatura viviente.
Abiotic
Describes the nonliving part of the environment, including wa…
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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- Biology
Biodiversity
Ecotourism
Keystone Species
Genetic Diversity
number and variety of different species in a given area
income earned from tourism that supports conservation and dev…
critical to the functioning of and ecosystem
how varied the traits are within a species
Biodiversity
number and variety of different species in a given area
Ecotourism
income earned from tourism that supports conservation and dev…
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…
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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,…
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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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Unit 1 Intro to Environmental Science
scientific method
hypothesis
independent variable
dependent variable
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientifi…
A proposed answer to a question
The experimental factor that is manipulated; the variable who…
In an experiment, the variable that is measured to see how it…
scientific method
A logical, systematic approach to the solution of a scientifi…
hypothesis
A proposed answer to a question
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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…
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Environmental Science sem1
Nonrenewable resources
Biodiversity
Supply and Demand
Ecology
form as much slower than they consumed.
is the variety of organism in a given area, the genetic varia…
The Law of Supply and Demand is a law of economics that state…
The Study of how living things interact with each other and t…
Nonrenewable resources
form as much slower than they consumed.
Biodiversity
is the variety of organism in a given area, the genetic varia…
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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
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE TEST 1
ecology
organism
ecosystem
biotic
The study of how living things interact with their environment.
Any living thing
Both living and non-living things interacting with each other…
All the living factors in an ecosystem
ecology
The study of how living things interact with their environment.
organism
Any living thing
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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…
27 terms
Environmental Science: Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Hunter Gatherers
Over Hunting
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
people who obtain food by collection plants, hunting, and sca…
Lead to extinction such as saber-tooth-cats and giant bison.
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 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
45 terms
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 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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Unit 1 Environmental Science
Environment
Ecology
Agriculture
Agricultural Revolution
The natural world around us. The area, or world in which we l…
The study of the relationship between living things and their…
The science or practice of farming, growing food (crops), rai…
New discoveries(a new way of doing things), inventions and ch…
Environment
The natural world around us. The area, or world in which we l…
Ecology
The study of the relationship between living things and their…
27 terms
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…
20 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 1
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Atmoshpere
Organisms
The layer of land that forms the earth's surface
Includes all the parts of the earth that are made up of water.
Is the layer of air that surrounds the Earth.
All living things are called?
Lithosphere
The layer of land that forms the earth's surface
Hydrosphere
Includes all the parts of the earth that are made up of water.
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Environmental Science Ch. 1 Review
human well being
environmental services
environmental risks
environmental security
resources you have; how people value environment in their tra…
food, water, shelter, flood & disease control, recreation, nu…
pollution, hazards in workplace, UV radiation, noise, climate…
Having stable and reliable access to resources & to be secure…
human well being
resources you have; how people value environment in their tra…
environmental services
food, water, shelter, flood & disease control, recreation, nu…
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Environmental Science Terms #1
Environment
Environmental Science
Environmentalism
Natural Resource
the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
Study of the impact of humans on the environment
broad philosophy, ideology, and social movement regarding con…
natural material used by humans
Environment
the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
Environmental Science
Study of the impact of humans on the environment
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