Review for Week #14
1. Where does the majority of the worlds energy come from? What about the US?
92% non-renewable(using faster than replenished) energy(US:37-40% oil/petroleum, 30%
coal, 250atural gas, 6% nuclear energy), 8% renewable
2. Does the US use
Review for Week #13
1. Understand the basic carbon cycle and how humans are impacting it?
Transportation, industrialization, human and animals: burning fossil fuels, gives out CO2
Ocean: takes up CO2 by photosynthesis
Decomposition: dead trees decompose a
Review for Week #12
1. What is the most abundant gas in Earths atmosphere? Water vapor (97%)
2. What are the different atmospheric layers?
3. In which atmospheric layer does weather and wind occur? Troposph
Review for Week #11
1. What are the problems with the canal system in CA? What is the point of the canal system?
2. What are ways to conserve water in agriculture? What are the differences between flood irrigation, low
pressure sprinkler irrigation and dr
Review for Week #10
1. What are pests? Why are they more of a problem now than they were in the
2. How has pesticide changed in the past 50 years?
3. What are the advantages of using synthetic chemical pesticides?
4. What are the disadvantages of us
Review for Week #9
1. What is high-intensity/industrialized agriculture? What are the things
that make it high-intensity/ industrialized agriculture?
- Industrialized agriculture: production of large quantities of crops and
livestock for domestic and fore
Review for Week #8
1. What is the EEZ? How far does it extend?
- EEZ: exclusive economic zone
- 20 nautical miles off the coast
2. What are marine protected areas and marine reserves? What is the point
of them? Where are the best places to put to them? Ho
1. What are mutations? What are some things that can cause mutations? Are mutations
always good or bad?
2. What do geographic and reproductive isolation cause?
3. What are biomes? What are climate and weather?
4. How do latitude and elevatio
Review for Week #15
1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of nuclear energy? What are fuel rods and how are they
-Adv: large fuel supply, low environmental impact, emit less CO2, moderate land disruption and water pollution,