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discuss your environmental issue (around 1 paragraph)
explain effects of your independent variable on your dependent variable
To combat inflation, use a range of different policies (some may be more effective than
others) fiscal & monetary, how to use them? Strengths and weaknesses?
People will feel demotivated to produce due to the lack of profits, so production
For example measure the anti-bacterial properties of mouthwash (getting petri dish with
bacteria spread, putting toothpaste on it in a disk, growing it for two days, and if that
toothpaste has anti-bacterial properties on it, it means that t
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1.1 Environmental Value Syst
Flows and productivity ppm
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7. How do songs impact a reader differently than other text types? What is inherent in the convention of a songs relationship to the audience?
8. Why do you think
Environmental Systems and Societies
Directions: Use the Antarctic food web above to answer the questions below.
Label each organism above as either a primary, secondary, tertiary or quaternary consumer.
2. What is the longest food chain in th
1.3 Energy & Equilibrium
The laws of thermodynamics govern the flow of
energy in a system and the ability to do work.
Systems can exist in alternative stable states or as
equilibria between which there are tipping points.
1.5 Humans &
Pollution is a highly diverse phenomenon
of human disturbances in ecosystems.
Management strategies can be applied at
Application & Skills
Construct systems diagrams to show the
impact of pollu
Energy Flow Through and
Energy in living systems
Food chains, webs and pyramids,
ultimately show energy flow
Obey the laws of thermodynamics
Obey systems laws input, transfer,
IB Environmental Systems and Societies TARGET
Unit 2 Ecosystems and Ecology
1 = I dont know this
2 = Im not sure
3 = I know this
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of the topic
After I have
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Pyramids of productivity.
The energy flow through a food-chain can be shown in a pyramid of productivity such as:
To draw a good pyramid of productivity, note that:
Do not attempt a 3-D view. It may look pretty, but scientifically is pretty useless!
A species interacts with its abiotic
and biotic environment, and its niche
is describe by these interactions.
Populations change and respond to
interactions with the environment.
All systems have
ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS AND SOCIETY
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TOPIC 1.1 ENVIRONMENTAL
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
2.3 Flows of Energy & Matter Productivity
Ecosystems are linked together by energy and matter
The Suns energy drives these flows and humans are
impacting the flows of energy and matter both locally
Knowledge & Underst
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Internal Assessment Rubric
Environmental issue &