Unit 3 Exam Review Questions
Make sure to go over in-class questions, field excursion questions, and lab questions.
a. Tragedy of the Commons Lab
b. Grocery Store/Malnutrition Field Excursion
c. Keystone Species Exercise
Population and Community Ecology
A wetland is land consisting of marshes or swamps; low-lying land that is flooded in wet
seasons or at high tide, and typically remains waterlogged at all times.
Wetlands are infinitely helpful to our environment. First it is home to fish, microbes,
Ethics Lab - Aldo Leopold: Appreciating the Land Ethic
Please answer the following questions:
1. Please state the "Land Ethic" (quote directly):
A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic
community. It is
Effects of Overfishing
Effects of Overfishing on the Ocean
Scott Community College
December 4th, 2016
Effects of Overfishing
With well over 70% of our Earth covered by water, one could say that wa
Corporal Punishment: Should it Continue?
While spanking has become a common and even encouraged form of discipline in
America, new evidence has shown that perhaps spanking does more
Conservation Biology Laboratory 3
Ethic Lab - Aboriginal Perspectives: What have we lost?
One of the most unrecognized contributions to modern environmental ethical thought
comes from aboriginal peoples of the world. The original "animistic" mind as found
Conservation Biology Exam 3 (Chapters 6,7,8)
1. List the forms of habitat degradation.
Habitat degradation and loss are caused by agriculture, mining, forestry, fisheries,
aquaculture, groundwater, extraction, fires, infrastructure development, dams, urba
Environmental Ethics: What are the issues?
1. Who are "moral patients"?
Moral patients are those beings who are members of the moral community, who deserve, or
are owed, direct moral consideration. This includes humans and all living things on earth,
Conservation Biology Exam 2 (Chapters 3, 4, 5)
1. What types of species are the most vulnerable to extinction?
Among mammals, ungulates, carnivores, and primates are particularly at risk mostly due to
habitat loss and overexploitation. Albatrosses, cranes
1. What are "key linkage areas" according to Ruediger? What are the primary factors placing
connectivity at risk?
Key linkage areas are critical areas where carnivore habitat connectivity is diminished,
eliminated or at risk over time. Usuall
There are two broad statements that ecologists use:
Humans are part of nature. Humans impact ecosystems.
However, many people dont see the truth in these statements, which has led us to the current
environmental crisis. In this essay you will be examining
Unit 4 essay
Choose one of the following areas of focus to investigate.
Agricultural soils and soil loss
Urban soils and soil loss
Forestry management and deforestation
Agricultural rangeland management issues
1. Identify the impact of a poor natural r
Unit 3 Essay Test
Part 1: Describe the 3 major steps in human cultural evolution. Be sure to address
environmental impacts. (chapter 7)
Part 2: Identify and discuss FOUR of the causes for the trend in the worldwide TFR on table 1.
Unit 1 Essay and Grading
Chapter 2 in the book states that human systems are unsustainable. Why?
In your answer be sure to:
a. Identify practices and/or beliefs that lead to unsustainability
b. Explain why it is necessary to understand the root cause of u
Unit 6 Chapter 13: Water Essay
We live in a city that is on a floodplain. Many cities around us have chosen to do something to
prevent constant flooding, while our city just lives with the flood. In this essay you will examine
the effects of flooding, the
Unit 5 Essay: Chapter 14 and 16
In this unit we have examined natural resources and minerals. Many people depend on these
resources and use them as if they are replenishable. Address the following questions:
1. Critically analyze the statement: Coal is ou
Natural History of Iowa I:
Class (please circle one): MWam MWpm Kahl
1. What is the oldest layer of rock in Iowa exposed at the surface(name it's geologic period
and give it's location in the state)?
The oldest layer of expo
Cost of land
Real Estate Broker's Fees
Arichitect Fee's - Building Account
Putting in Driveway and parking lo
Chapter 7 Case Study
William D. Perez and Phillip H. Knight: Nike, Inc.
Please read Chapter 7's Case Study on pages 259-260. Go to the Internet for more
information on Nike and to update the information provided in
Unit 3 Laboratory Assignment
Please watch the YouTube video, World Population, at https:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=khFjdmp9sZk
What percentage of the Earths surface do humans live on?
What percentage of the Earths surface
Principles of Management
New Manager Script
Determine staffing requirements
Hire and train new staff
Set employee goals
Delegate work duties to staff
Monitor and assist staff
Coach staff and discipline when n
Management/Project 1/New Manager Script
This would be a creation of something that does not
truly exist. All management positions are unique but adhere
to a similar theme. What I would ask is for you to develop a
checklist that would help itemize what you
Unit 2 Laboratory Assignment
This week we have been learning about ecosystems, ecology, and biomes. This
assignment focuses on predator prey relationships. Specifically we are looking at how
predation can cause changes in prey species.
Go to YouTube and w
Unit 1 Lab
Oceana is the name of the group I would join. Their mission statement is,
Oceana seeks to make our oceans as rich, healthy, and abundant as they once
were. Some of the organizations core beliefs a
Endangered Species in the USA
The Red Wolf
The Canis rufus, or red wolf, is an animal that is native to the eastern part of the United
States, and is a breed that is similar to that of a coyote and a wolf. This animal is
Air Pollution in Sin City
Project Assignment 2016
By: Mary Finn
Air pollution: n.
Contamination of air by smoke, and harmful gasses, mainly oxides of carbon, sulfur, and
Globally, air pollution has been an overwhelming issue since early o
ENV 111 Lab 6
1. Write a paragraph telling me what you think about this documentary how did it make you feel?
Did the film change your mind about anything or make you reflect on anything in your own life?
It was short, sweet, to the point, kind of childis
EVN 111 Lab 5
1. Energy Star is an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that has been designed specifically to
help businesses and individuals live more sustainable, all the while saving money. The EPA
established Energy Star in the early 1990 under the