Test Review Water and Solid Waste Pollution
All questions need to be answered on lined paper.
1. What are the six major types of water pollution?
a. Give an example of the pollutant.
2. What are three adverse effects of eutrophication? What are three ways
Chapter 8 Aquatic Ecology
I. 8-1 Limiting Factors in Aquatic Environments
A. Two major types of aquatic life zones.
1. Saltwater or Marine (estuaries, coral reefs, coastlines)
2. Freshwater (ponds, lakes, streams)
Salinity - amount of various salts such a
Chapter 17 Risk, Toxicology, and Human Health
17-1 Risk and Hazards
A. Risk - is the possibility of suffering harm from a hazard that can cause injury,
disease, economic loss, or environmental damage.
1. Risk expressed as probability: mathematical stateme
AP Practice Test 100 Q's
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1. Living in an environmentally sustainable way necessitates
a. using Earths resources efficiently whenever convenient.
b. living wit
December 13, 2010
By JEAN CHEMNICK AND LISA FRIEDMAN of
Nutrient Cycles, Global Warming, and Ozone Depletion
Matter Cycling in Ecosystems
A. What are Nutrient Cycles
1. Nutrient Cycles or biogeochemical cycles involve natural processes that
recycle nutrients in various chemical forms in a cyclic manner from
V . The Phosphorus Cycle
A. Phosphorus cycles fairly slowly
1. Phosphorus circulates through water, the earths crust and living organisms.
2. Very little phosphorus circulates in the earths atmosphere. (b/c soil conditions do
not allow bacteria to convert
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The Human Population and the Environment
1. What is the correlation between poverty and population growth?
2. What are some factors that are important in considering how many people can live on Earth?
3. Who was Thomas Malthus? What were Malth
Chapter 22Solid & Hazardous Wastes
I. 22-1 Solid wasteany unwanted or discarded material that is not a liquid or gas
A. US generates about 33% of all solid waste with only 4.5% of the worlds
1. 98.5% of solid wastes come from mining, oil & natu
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever
Picture: An Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus
Courtesy: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
2002 Special Pathogens Branch
Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Dis
Chapter 6 Friedland Text (Population and Community Ecology
Nature exists at several levels of complexity
A. 5 levels of complexity
Population ecologists study the factors that regulate population abundance and
A. Population Ecology
The Environmental Implications of Chinas Growing
Population size, affluence, and resource consumption all have an interrelated impact on
the environment, and the example of China is striking. With 1.3 billion people, China is the
worlds most po
AP Environmental Project
Public Service Announcement
Objective: To create an informational environmental public awareness announcement
using the software Windows Movie Maker. The topic is Renewable and Nonrenewable
Renewable Energy Test Review
1. What are some ways we can make our homes more energy efficient? Discuss the
economic and environmental costs and benefits of purchasing a new refrigerator.
What does the consumer have to think about?
2. What are some ways w
1. Write the soil horizons from top to bottom. Give two facts / characteristics about each
2. What are two major factors that lead to desertification? What 3 techniques can farmers
do to help minimize soil erosion? Describe each of th
History Channel Videos
1. How many tons of garbage per year is produced in the US.?
2. Once garbage is collected, what are the 3 options in handling
the solid waste?
3. What are the main layers of a landfill?
4. What do some landfills do wit
Nutrient Cycles review questions:
1. What are the 3 general types of nutrient cycles? Describe each cycle in two
sentences. Also describe how each general cycles operate at a local, regional or
2. The nitrogen cycle is considered to be what
Atmosphere and Altitude Graph
Objective: Students will understand the Earths atmosphere by investigating its four
main layers and by creating a temperature versus altitude graph.
Procedures: Students will use the Dell laptops to plot and analyze atmospher
Tragedy of the Commons Discussion Questions
1. What does Hardin mean by a technical solution to the problem?
2. What does Hardin mean by a dilemma with no technical solution?
3. What does Hardin mean when you cant maximize two variable
Land-use and land-cover change
Lead Author: Erle Ellis (other articles)
Article Topics: Land-use and land-cover change and Climate change
This article has been reviewed and approved by the following Topic Editor: Robert Pontius
Our Town Land Use Lab Name of group members
1. What is the overall shape of the school? What do the abbreviations (Park, Play, Ret,Bus)
2. The current site map has 9 different types of land use. List the nine differ
Industrial Fish Harvesting Methods (student powerpoint)
Powerpoints are due on Tuesday and Wednesday; be ready to present your powerpoint to the
Instruction: Students are to create a 8 slide powerpoint investigating the industrial fishing
Test Review question Land and Water Use
What is the HFI and why was it started? What are some positive and negative effe
Land and Water Use
Tragedy of the Commons and the Lorax
Use the internet and page 262-263 to answer the following
1. Who wrote the article the Tragedy of the Common and what was his
2. Give two example of a free access resource or common
Wetlands Handout Use the link below to help you complete the questions on wetlands.
1. What is a wetland?
2. What are 3 main functions of an wetland area? Describe each in detail.
3. If one wants to alter wetlan
Evolution and Natural Selection changes in population
Due to environmental factors
Population and Species Strategies for Success
Autogenic Succession:plants themselves
cause succession to occur (E.G. light capture
by leaves producti
Test #1: Ethics, Science principles, Ecology basics, make up of Env Sci
What is Env Sci?
Scientific Process & Methods in Env Sci
Organization of life Energy and Matter in Ecosystems
Ethical influences on decision making
Article of the Week February 27, 2017
Read the article below and answer the questions in the spaces provided.
What's a Penny Made Of?
A penny is not what you think. Indeed, from 1793 to 1837, a cent was pure copper. But newer pennies
are made mostly of zi
The Einstein Letter
Einstein is a German professor known for his work on the atom and the
Theory of Relativity. He comes to the United States for an educational
conference. After hearing how jews are being treated at home he applies for
End of the Cold War Webquest
Answer the following questions using the links provided. Put your answers
in complete sentences. Answer in a different color
Kennedys New Frontier
1. Who did Kennedy beat in the election? What did he say in his