SOC 325 Midterm Answers - Grade Details All Questions Page 1 2 Question 1 Question(TCO 1 Climatologists continue to debate global warming Which of the

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Page: 1 2 Question 1. Question : (TCO 1) Climatologists continue to debate global warming. Which of the following is NOT an argument against the global warming hypothesis? Student Answer: Climate variations are normal, cyclical processes. The sun may be putting out more radiation then in the measurable past. Sunspot activity demonstrates cyclical patterns of activity. Average temperatures worldwide have actually been dropping slightly. Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1, page 7. Points Received: 5 of 5 Comments: Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) The Conservation Reserve Program was funded in the United States to conserve which of the following precious resources? Student Answer: Water Soil Petroleum Recyclable plastics Instructor Explanation: Chapter 1, page 15. Points Received: 5 of 5 Comments: Question 3. Question : (TCO 3) The 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to
Grade Details - All Questions Page: 1 2 Question 1. Question : (TCO 1) Define environmental sociology and what environmental sociologists study. If you were an environmental sociologist, explain your daily day. Compare and contrast how environmental sociologists differ from other types of sociologists. Student Answer: Environmental sociology can be best described as the study of the relationship between society and the environment. Environmental sociologists focus on studying the social factors that cause environmental problems, the impact of the problems on the environment and how to solve these problems. Environmental sociologists also note the symbiotic relationship between the well being of society and how this relates to the environment. If I were an environmental sociologist I would focus on what goods are popular with consumers. I would consider how this product was made, what materials comprised the product and how this impacts the environment. Instructor Explanation: Environmental Sociology focuses on the interaction and intersection of the natural physical environment and social human behavior. Environmental Sociologists study the environmental and ecological issues and threats that face our society and planet today. Environmental Sociologists focus on how humans impact their environment and how they cause many of these environmental problems and issues. One of the main goals of an Environmental Sociologist is to try to come up with viable and very relevant solutions to many of these environmental problems and issues. Points Received: 30 of 30 Comments: Question 2. Question : (TCO 2) Explain the impact of consumerism on the environment. Compare and contrast the relationship between consumerism and industry; more specifically how our society can more away from petroleum and more toward cleaner forms of energy and resources to become more sustainable.

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