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You passed this Milestone20 questions were answered correctly.5 questions were answered incorrectly.1Select the energy source that is non-renewable.Corn is converted into ethanol.Individual solar cells charge calculator and watch batteries.Windmills harness the wind's energy to pump groundwater.Petroleum is used to make gasoline, jet fuel and propane gas.CONCEPTEnergyRenewable EnergyNon-Renewable Energy2Efforts to address the amount of water used by humans are part of the sustainability movement.Choose the item that is NOT a goal for sustaining water on Earth.CONCEPTSustainability and Solutions3
Providing energy for our daily lives is responsible for nearly 26% of greenhouse gases emitted, followed by industry at just over 19%. Select the option that places remaining contributors in the correct order, from highest to lowest according to the percentages of greenhouse gases they emit.CONCEPTCauses of Climate Change4Which of the following is a global sustainability issue that was NOT identified by the Brundtland Report in 1987?CONCEPTSustainability5Choose the statement below that is NOT true about early Earth's atmosphere.There was no free oxygen.
CONCEPTEarth's Formation6“Threats of an epidemic haunt citizens as the number of unvaccinated children continue to grow. People are frightened of the implications and angry that a few have placed so many at risk.”Choose the most likely source for this quotation.A scientist, because the language is non-technical so that others will understandA politician, because the statements are general and may be biasedA scientific journal, because it has been peer-reviewed and verifiedThe media, because the language is controversial and sensationalisticCONCEPTScientific Literacy