Population Quiz review questions
What is carrying capacity? What factors effect carrying capacity? The carrying capacity is the
number of people, other living organisms, or crops that a region can support without
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
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
1. One thousand two hundred and forty five deer are living on an island that is eight hundred and
thirty square kilometers in size. What is the population density of the deer per square
kilometer? 1.5 deer per square kilometer
2. A country has a CBR of 89
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
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
Review Questions (Ecology, Endangered and Invasive Species)
1. How do these terms differ; (autotrophs vs. heterotrophs) (omnivores vs. herbivores vs.
Autotrophs organisms that produce their own food
Heterotrophs organisms that cannot produce
Biogeochemical Cycles Practice Questions
Briefly describe the SEVEN main processes involved in the hydrologic cycle.
1. Evaporation conversion of water into water vapor.
2. Transpiration evaporation from leaves of water extracted from
NOVA World in the Balance: The People Paradox
1. What is happening to the population (# of people) in Japan, Russia, and parts of Europe? All of the
countries populations are shrinking
2. India will soon pass China in its population size (approaching
Nonrenewable Test Review
1. What does an electrostatic precipitator and Wet scrubber units do? What type of
fossil fuel is associated with these two devices? What type of emissions/pollutant
do the devices remove?
Electrostatic Precipitators remove partic
Right Triangle Review
Solve for the missing side of right triangle ABC, where C is the hypotenuse.
Fill in the chart from memory, and then check with your notes.
Fill in the boxes in the
Directions We will be completing a unit on Arthur Millers The Crucible. The packet that follows contains the literary terms and
concepts you will be responsible for knowing. It is your responsibility to complete the packet throughout the unit and turn it
Test Review Water 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.
b. What is the source of the pollution?
c. How does it effects humans?
2. What are three
Lake Erie and Pollution
Use the web site to answer the following questions.
1. Why was Lake Erie considered dead? What was one of the major pollutants that
was hurting the water quality of the la
AP Toxicity Review (Test Review)
1. Define the term risk. List the four general types of common hazards and give two
examples of each.
2. Define and describe the relationships among dose, response, toxicity, and poison.
How are these definitions connected
Lab Grade (Designing a Modern Landfill)
Students are to get one sheet of 8 by 11 white paper.
Student are to draw a modern landfill design.
Your landfill must have the following:
Clay liner, Leachate collection system, geo-membrane / plastic,
Soil Lab Conclusion Questions
1. Draw a diagram of each of the samples. Describe what you see under the
Give a general description of all 3 samples appearance.
1. Determine the proper
Test Review for Soils and Geologic Processes
1. Complete the Plate Boundary Chart
Draw the plate Boundary
Verbal Describe the
Where does it occur on Earth?
2. Name and Describe the three types of volcan
Sun in the Forecast
1. What is a megawatt?
2. Where is the solar powered plant located?
3. What are some of the limitations when converting electricity from photovoltaic
4. How much would it cost to produce solar electricity at the
Research Chernobyl Nuclear Accident
Where is Chernobly? What country and large city is in near?
When did this event occur?
What was the cause of the accident? Why did it occur?
What effects did the accident have on the environment? Why is Chernobyl
Nutrient Cycle Homework
Global cycles recycle nutrients through the earths air, land, water, and living organisms and, in
the process, connect past present and future forms of life. Nutrients are the elements and
compounds that organisms need to live, gro
Article for Homework: Land Use and Land cover change
1. Define the term land-use.
2. Natural scientists define land use in terms of syndromes of human activities, what are 3
major examples for land use?
3. What does the term habitat fragmentation mean?
3 Land Use Articles for Homework from
Students must complete two of the three articles:
1. Page 261 & 262 Read article Who Owns a Tree? Julia Butterfly Hill versus Maxxam,
Complete the 4 Question Write-Up.
2. Page 278 Read Article The Dudley Str
Homework Ebola Virus
Use the article to answer the following questions.
1. Where is the Ebola virus found in nature? Explain. What does the term natural
2. What is Ebola hemorrhagic fever? Where did the name Ebola come from? Name
Conclusion Questions for Person Energy Consumption Lab
Heating and Air Conditioning (Windows)
1. What overall conclusion can you make concerning energy savings when comparing
single pane, double pane and triple pane windows? Make sure you discuss R-values
1. Where is Uranium found on Earth? What has to happen to natural uranium before we
can use it in a nuclear power plant? When we are done using it in a nuclear power plant
what then happens to it?
2. A sample of radioactive waste has a half-life of 10,000