exam1review-2010 sustaining a planet

exam1review-2010 sustaining a planet - UGS303 Exam1Review nd

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UGS 303                        Exam 1 Review      Exam is Wednesday Sept. 22 nd  
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Test Logistics All questions are multiple choice  (see example questions on  blackboard) 50-60 questions 50 minutes
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Resources for studying Lecture study guides : Dr.  Banner and Dr. Allen use these to  highlight what the topics that they  think are most important. Last year’s exam Review session  will be held at a  later date by the professors.    Come prepared with questions!
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Definition of Sustainability Meeting the needs of the present generation without  compromising the ability of future generations to  meet their needs
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Sustainability Science Will Need to: Span a range spatial scales: global to local Account for immediacy of problems as well  as inertial effects (future generations) Include aspects of different disciplines in  both science and social science (finding a  compromise between what we can use  and what is available)
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IPAT Equation (I=P*A*T) I = Impact (energy consumption,  pollution…) P = Population A = Affluence (money, GDP  (gross domestic product)  per capita) T = Technology (Energy/ $ of GDP) Population*(GDP/Population)*(Impact/GDP)
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Science Tentative (able to change as new  evidence comes in) Testable and Falsifiable Documented extensively Subject to peer review Widely disseminated Subject to scrutiny forever
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Scientific Method Question Hypothesis (must be specific as  possible) Experiment (test only one variable) Observe and analyze results Conclusions and Implications
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Law vs. Theory Law: A statement of order and relation of
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course CH 65345 taught by Professor Mccord during the Spring '10 term at Middlebury.

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