5.04 nuclear energy
Option Two: Write testimony to be used at a public hearing. Your testimony should
describe how nuclear energy is used to produce electricity and include both the benefits
and drawbacks of using nuclear energy. Conclude with
Objective: This lab focuses on temperature and precipitation as the primary driving forces of
climate and therefore as the critical identifiers of a biome.
Introduction: Before completing this lab it is important to understand
You may be already familiar with the disease asthma. Worldwide, 300 million people have it,
including 34.1 million people in the United States. As of 2005, nine percent of children in the United
States were estimated to suffer from asthma.
Asthma is a con
Legislation, particularly the Clean Air Act, is part of controlling pollution, especially over a long time
frame. Over a shorter time frame, technology can help, too. Technological solutions are adapted for
the particular problem. Most of these technologi
Survey questions and responses:
1. How often do you eat meat?
a. Never (2 responses)
b. Once a week (2 responses)
c. 2-4 times a week (1 response)
d. 5-6 times a week (! response)
e. Nearly every day (no responses)
2. Do you buy organic fruits and vegetab
Pests and Pest Management
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to predict the quantity of pests found in common household
foods, collect pest data and analyze results, and propose methods of control consistent with the
principles of integrat
This is the layer extending from the mesopause to
the exosphere; space shuttles and auroras are found
Description 2: Thi
Water Quality Lab
Objective: The objective of this lab is to investigate how one water quality parameter has
changed over time in Crystal Springs Preserve, and then to analyze the importance of that water
Tuberculosis (TB) is a transmissible horizontal disease that is caused by a bacterium
called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but TB bacteria can
attack any part of the body such as the kidney,
6.2 AP Exam and Math Prep
4.1. During your first day on the job, you meet a man who has detected radon gas in the
basement of his home. Explain how the radon most likely got into the man's basement and
how it might damage his health if it is not removed.
Reduction of Radon
In both the developed and developing world, radon can be a significant source of indoor pollution,
but can be greatly reduced. Radon gas is heavier than air and tends to collect in basements and
lower parts of a house. It doesn't drift
Hazard: Use of Cell Phone
Cell phones emit radiofrequency energy (radio waves), a form of non-ionizing
radiation, from their antennas. Tissues nearest to the antenna can absorb this energy.
Over time, the number of cell phone calls
he six pollutants that you just learned about are harmful to people and to the environment. Ozone,
particulate matter, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and lead are regulated by the
Clean Air Act , which sets standards for these pollutant
Unit One: Lab Questions
Forensic Drug Chemistry:
1. Q: Why is chemical analysis used in forensic science? A: Chemical analysis is used in
forensic science because on any submitted evidence in the lab it detects and identifies
illegal drugs, and helps law
Anorexia vs. Bulimia
Eating disorders are becoming more and more prominent in our society today.
Disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia are psychological disorders that take a
toll on the victims that have it. Anorexia
By: Garrett Kull
C O N C U SS IO N S
Around 1.6 to around 3.8 million concussions
occur each year in US.
Im feeling dizzy or Im having a headache
could be an indicator of someone experiencing a
traumatic brain injury.
1. What is liver mortis? How might this reveal
information about the time of death?
Liver mortis is when your blood settles in the
lowest areas of your body. Liver mitosis is what
happens in your body, 8 to 12 hours following
1. What is DNA? Where is it found?
DNA is a genome and it is located in the nucleus.
There also small amounts of DNA in
2. What is mitochondrial DNA?
Mitochondrial DNA is the DNA that is located in
1. When Dr. Bass works cases, either cold cases or
ongoing investigation, what is his role in the
To determine the identity of a deceased person,
and how long have they been dead.
2. What role does the Body Farm play in forensic
Eating at a Lower Trophic Level
Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to understand the trophic levels of a food chain and
be able to set up and solve math conversion problems. Also, the lab helped me
understand biomass/energy pyramids and understand human
The giant panda is native to south central China. It has been a vulnerable species
since 2008. I believe we should protect this animal even more because its numbers are still
on the decline.
The giant panda has luxuriant black-and-white fur. Adults measur
The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus
) is a species of orangutan native to the island
of Borneo. It recently reached the status of critically endangered on July 10, 2016. Like the other
great apes, orangutans are highly intelligent, displaying advanced t
-The plant on the east side gets more sunlight (chosen factor)
-Both plants receive the same amount of water
-Both plants are planted in the ground, not in pots.
-Both use the same fertilizer
-Both use the same soil
-Neither plant site has a
To Whom It May Concern:
For centuries, there has has been a debate surrounding the importance of public lands.
Should human recreation be of higher importance than the preservation of wildlife? Although
some would disagree, I truly believe the preservatio
Ecology is the study of organisms and their environments, including their interactions and their
distribution within the environments
The biotic components of an ecosystem are the living parts, including producers and
Open systems are the norm in environmental science, although many models make assumptions
that the system in question is closed.
In the hydrologic cycle, the liquid water is transformed into a gas by evaporation .
Evaporation moves water from liquid water
Youve seen how the hydrologic cycle, carbon cycle, and nitrogen cycle play out in your daily life,
including in the construction and maintenance of your goldfish pond. There are two more
biogeochemical cycles that are equally important: p
Just as you could observe and take part in the water and carbon cycles, the nitrogen cycle is also a
part of your life even though you may not be aware of it. Youve probably heard that nitrogen gas
(N2) exists in great quantities in Earths