Exam 1 Outline - ENSP 2000 Fall 2014 Exam 1 Topical Outline...

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ENSP 2000 – Fall 2014 Exam 1 Topical Outline The following is a summary of topics that will be included in Exam 1. Please review chapters: 2, 3, 4, 6, and 7 together with the associated point presentations. In addition, review all assignments including class discussion questions and MES assignments and quizzes. Multiple Choice hard copy Scantron orange biology Ch. 2: Environmental Ethics, Economics, and Policy - Changing views of humans and nature - Environmental ethics - U.S. Environmental law and policy - International Environmental law and policy Which one of the following is an activity that would be supported by an environmental preservationist? damming a stream to provide a steady source of water for a nearby city digging deep wells to harvest natural gas beneath Grand Canyon National Park sustainable logging of dense forests in Yellowstone National Park a group of four backpackers hiking overnight deep inside Glacier National Park+ Objecting to the rearing of domestic animals for food and leather is most consistent with _____ ethics. anthropocentric duty-based ecocentric ethics biocentric ethics+ Which one of the following frameworks assigns intrinsic value only to humans? ecocentric ethics biocentric ethics ethnocentrism anthropocentric ethics+ Providing tax credits for purchasing energy-efficient geothermal home heating and cooling is an example of _____. a regulatory mandate a cap and trade policy volunteerism Incentive+ In 2011, Japan experienced one of the worst earthquakes in recorded history, causing severe damage to several nuclear reactors. In the days following the earthquake, radioactive material was
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released into the atmosphere. Depending upon the wind direction, neighboring countries could have been affected. Japan alerted neighboring countries of the radioactive releases, complying with _____. mandates of the European Union judicial international law customary international laws+ conventional international laws Ch. 3: The Physical Science of the Environment - Chemistry of the environment - The organic chemistry of life - Energy and the environment - Earth’s structure - Earth’s atmosphere - Earth’s energy budget, weather, and climate Which of the following best represents kinetic energy? gunpowder in a bullet a charged battery the energy in the wax molecules of a candle a hot burner on a stove+ When plants use sunlight in photosynthesis, the plants are using a form of _____. electromagnetic radiation + conduction chemical energy in sunlight nuclear fission The cooling effect of sweating best represents _____. conduction radiation latent heat transfer + convection Earth's magnetic field is produced by _____. convection currents and Earth's rotation stirring the molten iron of the outer core + friction between Earth's atmosphere and lithosphere the orientation of large blocks of solid metals in Earth's mantle intense electromagnetic radiation from the sun, interacting with ions in Earth's atmosphere
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A scientist working on the chemical reactions in the ozone layer is studying the _____.
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