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14 terms
Environmental Issues-- Science test
Renewable Resource
Non-Renewable Resource
What is the difference between a renew…
Sustainability
always available and naturally replaced in a short time like…
not replaced in a useful time frame like coal, oil and natura…
The difference between a renewable and non-renewable resource…
how biological systems remain diverse and productive over time
Renewable Resource
always available and naturally replaced in a short time like…
Non-Renewable Resource
not replaced in a useful time frame like coal, oil and natura…
39 terms
ecology environmental issues science
leachate
habitat fragmentation
extinction
deforestation
a polluted liquid produced by water passing through and disso…
the breaking of a habitat into smaller, isolated pieces.
the disppearance of all members of a species from earth.
the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is t…
leachate
a polluted liquid produced by water passing through and disso…
habitat fragmentation
the breaking of a habitat into smaller, isolated pieces.
33 terms
Contemporary Issues Environmental Science
refers to the change in population ove…
crude birth rate minus crude death rate
population growth rate
the period of time required for a quan…
population growth
rate of natural increase
[births+immigration] - [deaths + Emigration]
doubling time (Td)
refers to the change in population ove…
population growth
crude birth rate minus crude death rate
rate of natural increase
15 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
greenhouse effect
fossil fuels
deforestation
climate change
Natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
Any significant change in measures of climate, such as temper…
greenhouse effect
Natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
fossil fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
17 terms
Science Unit 3: Environmental Issues
Deforestation
Global Warming:
Endangered Species
Extinct
the clearing, by burning or logging, of trees in a forested a…
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climatic change
a species that is in danger of extinction due to its low numb…
describes a species of animals that once lived on Earth but w…
Deforestation
the clearing, by burning or logging, of trees in a forested a…
Global Warming:
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climatic change
8 terms
science (environmental issues)
what is pollution?
list 2 examples of pollution
what is conservation?
give 2 examples of conservation
it is the process by which harmful substances are added to th…
-soil pollution... -air pollution
it is the preservation of the earth's natural resources for t…
-national parks... -zoos and wildlife parks
what is pollution?
it is the process by which harmful substances are added to th…
list 2 examples of pollution
-soil pollution... -air pollution
20 terms
Science Environmental Issues
What are two ways that trash is 'dispo…
Does a sewer pipe or storm drains poll…
What are things we can do about creati…
What is the water cycle and how does i…
Landfills and Incinerators.
Storm drains, sewer pipes go through a water waste treatment…
We can compost food scraps and recycle, instead of throwing e…
The water cycle is the process of evaporation, condensation,…
What are two ways that trash is 'dispo…
Landfills and Incinerators.
Does a sewer pipe or storm drains poll…
Storm drains, sewer pipes go through a water waste treatment…
18 terms
Environmental Issues 6th Grade Science
Pollution
Point-Source Pollution
Sediment
Dissolved oxygen
Anything in a stream or other environment that is unnatural o…
Pollution entering a stream at a specific detectable point.
Dirt and rock fragments that are carried in the water from ru…
Oxygen dissolved in water available for organisms to use.
Pollution
Anything in a stream or other environment that is unnatural o…
Point-Source Pollution
Pollution entering a stream at a specific detectable point.
26 terms
Environmental Issues science 3
natural resource
pollution
point source
non point source
anything that occurs naturally in the environment and that is…
the contamination of earths land, water, or air
specific pollution source that can be identified.
widely spread and cannot be tied to a specific origin.
natural resource
anything that occurs naturally in the environment and that is…
pollution
the contamination of earths land, water, or air
12 terms
Science Environmental Issues
Three Main Categories of Environmental…
natural resource
point source
nonpoint source
population growth, resource use, pollution
anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
a specific pollution source that can be identified
a pollution source that cannot be specifically located
Three Main Categories of Environmental…
population growth, resource use, pollution
natural resource
anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
14 terms
Science (5th) - Environmental Issues
natural resource
pollution
point source
nonpoint source
anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
contamination of Earth's land, water or air
a specific source of pollution that can be identified
a widely spread source of pollution that is difficult to link…
natural resource
anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
pollution
contamination of Earth's land, water or air
15 terms
Science Vocab environmental issues
fossil fuel
coal
oil
natural gas
nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed ov…
sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant material; the worl…
liquid fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is burne…
fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found…
fossil fuel
nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed ov…
coal
sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant material; the worl…
15 terms
Science :Environmental Issues: Vocab
Fossil Fuel
Coal
Oil
Natural Gas
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil or coal, formed ove…
Sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant material; the worl…
Liquid fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is burne…
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found…
Fossil Fuel
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil or coal, formed ove…
Coal
Sedimentary rock formed from decayed plant material; the worl…
15 terms
Environmental Issues- Science
Population growth, resource use and po…
To help balance the different opinions…
Natural resource
Pollution
What are the types of environmental issues?
How are environmental decisions made?
Anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
The contamination of earths land, water, or air
Population growth, resource use and po…
What are the types of environmental issues?
To help balance the different opinions…
How are environmental decisions made?
20 terms
Science Environmental Issues
What are two ways that trash is 'dispo…
Does a sewer pipe or storm drains poll…
What are things we can do about creati…
What is the water cycle and how does i…
Landfills and Incinerators.
Storm drains, sewer pipes go through a water waste treatment…
We can compost food scraps and recycle, instead of throwing e…
The water cycle is the process of evaporation, condensation,…
What are two ways that trash is 'dispo…
Landfills and Incinerators.
Does a sewer pipe or storm drains poll…
Storm drains, sewer pipes go through a water waste treatment…
8 terms
Science (Introduction to Environmental Issues)
Three Categories of Environmental Issues
Natural Resource
Pollution
Causes of Pollution
Population Growth, Resource Use, & Population
Anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
Wastes, Chemicals, Noise, Heat, Light, & and other sources
Three Categories of Environmental Issues
Population Growth, Resource Use, & Population
Natural Resource
Anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
11 terms
Science and Religion Environmental Issues
Bible teaches Adam and Eve were given.…
Some believe humans are... of the Earth
What would a steward have to do on Ear…
Bible quote about the earth belonging…
Dominion
Stewards
Care, protect and preserve the Earth
'The Earth's the Lords and everything in it '
Bible teaches Adam and Eve were given.…
Dominion
Some believe humans are... of the Earth
Stewards
32 terms
Science quiz environmental issues
Alaska is how many miles from the nort…
A deep crack in a glacier
The top layer of the glacier
What falls and binds together into blo…
900
Crevasse
Accumulation zone
Snowflakes
Alaska is how many miles from the nort…
900
A deep crack in a glacier
Crevasse
Science environmental issues
Which major systems of the earth deals…
which major system of the earth deals…
which major system of the earth deals…
which major system deals with the livi…
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
Which major systems of the earth deals…
geosphere
which major system of the earth deals…
hydrosphere
20 terms
Science Environmental Issues
What are two ways that trash is 'dispo…
Does a sewer pipe or storm drains poll…
What are things we can do about creati…
What is the water cycle and how does i…
Landfills and Incinerators.
Storm drains, sewer pipes go through a water waste treatment…
We can compost food scraps and recycle, instead of throwing e…
The water cycle is the process of evaporation, condensation,…
What are two ways that trash is 'dispo…
Landfills and Incinerators.
Does a sewer pipe or storm drains poll…
Storm drains, sewer pipes go through a water waste treatment…
25 terms
Environmental Issues
Conservation
Preservation
Point source pollution
Non-point source pollution
This environmental idea means that we should use our natural…
This idea says we should only use natural resources for enjoy…
Point or non-point pollution?
Point or non-point pollution?
Conservation
This environmental idea means that we should use our natural…
Preservation
This idea says we should only use natural resources for enjoy…
25 terms
7th Science - Environmental Issues Vocab.
Succession
Primary Succession
Pioneer Species
Secondary Succession
The series of predictable changes that occur in a community o…
The series of changes that occur in an area where no soil org…
The first species to populate an area during succession.
The series of changes that occur in an area where the ecosyst…
Succession
The series of predictable changes that occur in a community o…
Primary Succession
The series of changes that occur in an area where no soil org…
16 terms
Environmental issues
natural resource
pollution
point source
nonpoint source
anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
the contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
a specific pollution source that can be identified
widely spread and cannot be tied to a specific origin
natural resource
anything that occurs naturally in the environment and is used…
pollution
the contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
25 terms
Environmental Issues
water flow
watershed
raised relief map
elevation
movement processes of the earths water, including evaporation…
flow of runoff water from higher elevations to lower elevations
a topographical map showing elevations and contours of a land
a measurement of height of a land using sea level as point zero
water flow
movement processes of the earths water, including evaporation…
watershed
flow of runoff water from higher elevations to lower elevations
26 terms
Environmental Science Human Population Issues
demography
total fertility rate
Thomas Malthus
replacement fertility
the biological study and statistics of human populations, the…
the number of children born per woman per lifetime
published 1798 essay on human population saying that while hu…
the number of children per woman needed just to replace the p…
demography
the biological study and statistics of human populations, the…
total fertility rate
the number of children born per woman per lifetime
11 terms
OLD Environmental Issues: Environmental Issues
environment
Earth
fuel
waste
the natural world
the planet where we live
material such as gas, coal, or oil used for energy
things that are not wanted; garbage
environment
the natural world
Earth
the planet where we live
22 terms
Environmental issues
Smog
Conserve
Endangered species
Extinct
(Noun) caused by exhaust fumes from cars and is a very big pr…
(Verb) save
A type of animal or plant that may soon become extinct (=disa…
(Adj) no longer exists
Smog
(Noun) caused by exhaust fumes from cars and is a very big pr…
Conserve
(Verb) save
32 terms
Science Quiz Environmental Issues & Biodiversity
natural resource
renewable resources
non-renewable resources
pollution
anything in the environment that is used by people
either always available or naturally replaced in a relatively…
natural resources that are not replaced in a useful time frame
the contamination of earth's land, water, or air
natural resource
anything in the environment that is used by people
renewable resources
either always available or naturally replaced in a relatively…
5 terms
Contributors to Environmental Issues, Ecology, and Environmental Science
John Muir
Aldo Leopold
Garrett Hardin
Hardy & Weinberg
Naturalist... Conservationist... Sierra Club Founder
Ecologist... Writer of "Sand Country Almanac" ... Wilderness Society
Developed Tragedy of the Commons- 1986
Population Genetics... Gene Pool frequencies are inherently stable
John Muir
Naturalist... Conservationist... Sierra Club Founder
Aldo Leopold
Ecologist... Writer of "Sand Country Almanac" ... Wilderness Society
80 terms
Current Issues in Environmental Science Midterm
Environment
Biotic
Abiotic
System
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the living part of the Earth
the nonliving part of the Earth
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
Environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
Biotic
the living part of the Earth
12 terms
PILOT Environmental Issues: Environmental Issues
environment ... the natural world such a…
Earth ... the planet where we live
fuel ... material such as gas, coal, or…
waste ... things that are not wanted; ga…
The environment is always changing.
Earth is 70% water and 30% land.
Gasoline is the type of fuel my car uses.
Some waste will be used again.
environment ... the natural world such a…
The environment is always changing.
Earth ... the planet where we live
Earth is 70% water and 30% land.
59 terms
Issues in Environmental Science - Quiz I
d
d
e
d
1. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the global grow…
2. The growth rate of a population is affected by which of th…
3. A country with a growing population will have a ________ a…
4. Which of the following is an issue that a country with a t…
d
1. Which of the following is NOT a reason why the global grow…
d
2. The growth rate of a population is affected by which of th…
22 terms
6th grade-Science-Environmental Issues
desertification
erosion
fertilizers
terrace farming
happens when land becomes barren of water and nutrients causi…
the process by which water, wind, move particles of rock or s…
chemicals that promote plant growth
a farming system that is in the form of steps going up a moun…
desertification
happens when land becomes barren of water and nutrients causi…
erosion
the process by which water, wind, move particles of rock or s…
25 terms
Environmental Issues
Conservation
Preservation
Point source pollution
Non-point source pollution
This environmental idea means that we should use our natural…
This idea says we should only use natural resources for enjoy…
Point or non-point pollution?
Point or non-point pollution?
Conservation
This environmental idea means that we should use our natural…
Preservation
This idea says we should only use natural resources for enjoy…
13 terms
Environmental Science 3-1 (Environmental Issues)
Three Main Types of Environmental Issues
Resource Use
Two kinds of natural resources
Renewable Resources
How we use are resources, population growth & pollution
Natural resources are provided by nature
Renewable resources and nonrenewable resources
Resources that can be replace by nature in a short time perio…
Three Main Types of Environmental Issues
How we use are resources, population growth & pollution
Resource Use
Natural resources are provided by nature
8 terms
Environmental Issues
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Deforestation
Natural resources
Rain containing acids that form in the atmospheres when indus…
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
Is the removal of forests from an area, they may be logged, t…
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Acid Rain
Rain containing acids that form in the atmospheres when indus…
Air Pollution
Concentration of trace substances such as carbon monoxide, su…
31 terms
Social Science (economics and environmental issues)
What is a mixed economy?
What European countries have a mixed e…
What is a traditional economy?
What is a market economy?
An economic system that has characteristics of BOTH market an…
Russia, Germany, and UK
The customs and habits of the past are used to decide what an…
Economic decisions are guided by changes in prices that occur…
What is a mixed economy?
An economic system that has characteristics of BOTH market an…
What European countries have a mixed e…
Russia, Germany, and UK
16 terms
Science Environmental Issues and Natural Resources
natural resource
pollution
point source
nonpoint source
anything that occurs naturally in the environment used by peo…
the contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
is a specific pollution source that be identified
is widely spread and cannot be tied to a specific origin
natural resource
anything that occurs naturally in the environment used by peo…
pollution
the contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
13 terms
environmental issues
climate change
hygiene
water pollution
illness/ disease
climate change
hygiene
16 terms
Environmental issues
global warming
acid rain
air pollution
water pollution
Globale Erwärmung
Saurer Regen
Luftverschmutzung
Wasserverschmutzung
global warming
Globale Erwärmung
acid rain
Saurer Regen
Environmental Issues
Natural Resource
Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
The presence in or introduction into the environment of a sub…
Point source pollution, on the most basic level, is water pol…
Non-point source (pollution refers to both water and air poll…
Natural Resource
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Pollution
The presence in or introduction into the environment of a sub…
14 terms
Environmental issues
Deforestation
Water pollution
Sea pollution
Mining
Deforestation
Water pollution
13 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
greenhouse effect
fossil fuels
deforestation
climate change
Heat is kept in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Cutting down of large areas of forest
Change in climate, such as temperature, precipitation, or wind.
greenhouse effect
Heat is kept in Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, methane…
fossil fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
8 terms
Environmental issues
animal extinction
ecological damage
habitat destruction
radioactive leak
animal extinction
ecological damage
10 terms
Ch. 3 Environmental Science; Dollars & Environmental Sense: Economics of Environmental Issues
Commons
Directs costs
Environmental economics
Externality
Land that belongs to the public, not to individuals. Historic…
Costs borne by the producer in obtaining, processing, and dis…
Economic effects of the environment and how economic processe…
In economics, an effect not normally accounted for in the cos…
Commons
Land that belongs to the public, not to individuals. Historic…
Directs costs
Costs borne by the producer in obtaining, processing, and dis…
42 terms
Environmental issues
bring about
increase
decrease
melt
bring about
increase
17 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
natural resources
biodegradable
drought
energy-saving
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Able to be broken down naturally
a long period without rain
Refers to products that use a reduced amount of energy.
natural resources
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
biodegradable
Able to be broken down naturally
10 terms
Environmental Issues
Deforestation
Littering
Environment
Air pollution
Deforestación
Botar basura
Ambiente
Contaminación del aire
Deforestation
Deforestación
Littering
Botar basura
13 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
greenhouse effect
fossil fuels
deforestation
climate change
Heat is kept in the Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, met…
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Cutting down large areas of forest
Change in climate, such as temperature, rain, or wind.
greenhouse effect
Heat is kept in the Earth's atmosphere by carbon dioxide, met…
fossil fuels
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
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