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
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 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
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
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
December 13, 2010
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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
I . Water is Abundant, but drinkable water is rare. About 3% of all the water on Earth (solid and
liquid) is considered freshwater. 97% is salt water.
1. Aquifer water that exist in a multitude of small spaces between permea
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
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
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
Environmental Science Video
1. List six examples of water pollution/
2. What is the difference between a point source and a non-point source?
3. What is acid deposition? How can it affect the environment? What chemicals are
Soil: The Base of Life
Major Layers Found in Soil
1. Series of zones with distinct texture and composition.
2. Soil Profile is a cross-sectional view
3. Most soils have at least 3 horizons
1. Consists of freshly fallen and partially de
Ecosystems: What are they and how do they work?
I. The Nature of Ecology
A. What is Ecology?
-Eco means place to live, logy- study of
- the study of connections in nature, how organisms interact with one another and
with their nonliving environment
Chapter 6 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 16 Energy Efficiency Renewable
I. The importance of improving energy efficiency
A. Energy efficiency? = Doing more with less!
1. Reduce energy waste by making lifestyle changes.
2. Energy efficiency is the % in an
energy conversion system. Energy