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Environmental Science Worksheet SCI/256 Version 3 1 University of Phoenix Material Environmental Science Worksheet Answer the following questions in at least 100 words. The answers are found in Ch. 1–4 of the text. 1. Provide a brief summary of the history of the environmental movement? 2. Explain the main point concerning exponential growth and whether it is good or bad. Compare exponential growth to a logistic growth curve and explain how these might apply to human population growth. What promotes exponential growth? What constrains population growth? 3. Compare predictions for human population growth in developed countries versus developing countries. Why is it difficult to predict the growth of Earth’s human population? 4. Explain how principles of system theory apply to the Earth as a living system. Exponential growth occurs at a rate that is constant and there is not limited in time. The exponential growth of a bank account is good. The exponential growth of HIV is bad. The fast
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