Chapter 1 An Intro. To
1. What is environment?
2. Why are natural
to human life?
3. How does the
work and operate?
4. What are some
pressures on the
1. Soil Salinization Lab
Peyton Graves, Elexsis Osuna, Brittany Conner, Quang Pham
2. Purpose- To determine the effects of various concentrations of saline water on seed
a. What is the salt concentration at which a pla
Managing Growth in Portland, Oregon:
(1973) George McCall: Feared that sprawling development would take over
farms, forests, and open spaces advocated for Willamette Valley, Oregon
Senate Bill 100: Required every city and county to draw up a comprehensi
The Mirrar Clan Confronts the Jabiluka Uranium Mine:
Australias Northern Territory, home of the Aboriginal people or Aborigines
Here is where the Kakadu National Park (a World Heritage Site) is located; its land holds a vast
amount of uranium which acco
APES, Period 1
Passive Solar House Report
Today, humans rely far too much on the use of fossil fuels to power many of our activities
such as electricity, transportation, industry, et
Economics: Approaches and Environmental Implications:
ethical vs. economical motivations; often people challenge projects due to ethical concerns, not
Is There a Trade-Off Between Economics and the Environment:
Many believe that economics and t
Chapter 1: Pages 2-10
Our Island, Earth:
Earth and its natural systems are limited
As our population, technological powers, and consumption of resources increase, so do
our abilities to alter our planet and damage these systems
Our Environment is the Su
Core: Inner and outer core that gives the Earth its iron-also provides the magnetic field.
The inner core is so hot its solid, while the outer core is liquid
Mantle: Contains the mesosphere and asthenosphere-largest part within Earth
Battling Over the Last Big Trees at Clayoquot Sound:
(1993); protesters block loggers from cutting down temperate rainforest (850/12,000 arrested)
Clear-Cutting: The logging practice that removes all trees from an area
Relied on timber industry; was faili
APES- The End of the Line Video Worksheet
Isaiah Leon pd. 2
Key Scene 1: Cod Overfishing
1. What was the main source of income for Newfoundland?
2. What significant event occurred in 1992?
St. Johns fisherman hit a news conference in a room.
APES- The Lorax and Sustainable Development
Make sure all your answers are in a different color text.
Name: Isaiah Leon
Introduction: The Lorax is a fictional story about a man whose activities abused the
environment and about what he learned from the exp
Biofuels = plants
Energy Crisis - caused by economical and political instability, OPEC, decrease in supply of oil
Fossil Fuel Resources
Coal - surface mining, subsurface mining
Oil - drilling a well, puncturing the limestone la
1. 400 parts per million CO2
2. 13% of the transportation sector
3. 51% of animal agriculture
4. 660 gallons to make one Mcdonald burger
5. One pound of beef 1500 gallons of water
6. Occupies of 45% of earth's land = animal o
Primary growth forest = uneven aged
Secondary growth forest = even aged
Rangelands: land for grazing by livestock
Habitats for game and diverse and wide array of plant species
High quality water
Hiking and camping/fishing
Igneous: formed by cooling and classified by their silica content. Intrusive igneous rocks solidify
deep underground, cool slowly, and have a large-grained texture (e.g., granite). Extrusive
igneous rocks solidify on or near the su
Carbon, Hydrologic, Rock
The Carbon Cycle
The movement of carbon compounds from one carbon reservoir
or sink (forests and oceans) to another (atmosphere) and back.
Earths major reservoir of carbon (in the form of carbon di
Katie Richcreek, Ava Liu, Ekatherina King, Audrie Guo
Biogeochemical Cycles Part 1 (Carbon,Hydrologic, Rock) Test Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is an example of metamorphic rock?
Solomon, Dean. "How Is the Water Cycle Affected by Climate Change?"MSU Extension. N.p., 18 Sept. 2014. Web. 31 May 2016.
Raloff, Janet. "Warming Is Accelerating Global Water
Audrie Guo, Ekatherina King, Ava Liu, Katie Richcreek
Biogeochemical Cycles Part 1 (Carbon, Hydrologic, Rock) Quiz Questions
1. How many cubic kilometers has river runoff in streams increased per year?
2. What did Famiglietti call the approach th
Biogeochemical Cycles Vocab
1. Water key roles: Carries nutrients and sediments from the continents to the oceans via
rivers, streams, and surface runoff, distributes sediments onward in ocean currents,
distributes artificial pollutants
Black and White, and Spread All Over: Zebra Mussels Invade the Great Lakes
Since Clean water act of 1970, the great lakes had become gradually cleaner
and were being used for recreation again
BUT the zebra mussel arrived and screwed everyt
Biogeochemical Cycles Part 1 Socratic Seminar
Link to Ted Talk
Homework and Lesson:
The night before, students must watch the TED Talk video and jot down notes about the main
topic of the video. Think about the causes of causes of overcharging the carbon
A Texas hunter pays $350,000 to hunt black rhino in Namibia .
The hunt has drawn controversy and spurred debate over the best way to manage
Corey Knowlton won auction last January that would allow him to kill a black