Food Chain notes
Energy we receive from the sun
Light energy, Heat energy as infra-red radiation, Ultra violet light radiation.
Our Sun, the star that sustains life here on Earth, powers photosynthesis in green plants and is
ultimately the source of all f
Justin Charrier and Ryan Hutton
Simulation Name: Food Chain Gizmo
This activity introduces students to a food chain in an ecosystem. Students can experiment with
the variables in the gizmo and see how affecting one level of the food c
What is cholesterol?
A type of fat made by the body from saturated fat
What roles does cholesterol play in our cells and in the body?
It helps with memory, energy, and it helps provide a cell membrane
What are LDL and HDL?
UNIT 2: ATOMIC STRUCTURE
A. Historical models (Dalton, Thomson, Rutherford, Bohr including
bright line emission spectra, Schroedinger)
B. Properties of waves (wavelength, frequency, energy, speed,)
C. Quantum Theory (wave particle duality, probab
Environmental Studies Final Exam Study Guide
Your final exam is 50 questions. They are a combination of multiple choice and matching questions.
Review these topics to prepare for your final exam.
Unit 5 Notes Outline
Freshwater as a Resource
a. 2.5% of Earths water that is freshwater
b. Groundwater-is water that occupies pore spaces and other voids in the saturated zone. In popular usage, groundwater refers to
any water fo
Unit 1 Notes Outline
The Water Cycle
b. Properties of Water
i. Heat Capacity
ii. Heat of Vaporization
iv. Surface Tension
c. Processes of the Water Cycle
Unit 9 Notes Outline
Human Population Growth
a. Current Human Population
b. Effects of the Black Plague
c. Effects of the Industrial and Agricultural Revolutions
d. Exponential Growth
Standard of Living
a. Impacts on Carrying
Unit 2 Notes Outline
What is Energy
a. Definition-Energy is the ability to do work
Forms of Energy
a. Kinetic Energy-Kinetic energy is the energy of movement
b. Potential Energy- Potential energy is energy that is stored and c
Unit 8 Notes Outline
a. Consumptive Use
i. Interdependence and Balance
ii. Apex or Keystone Predators
a. Birth Rate
b. Death Rate
c. Growth Rate(r) = Birth Rate (b) Death Ra
Unit 3 Notes Outline
Coal-Coal is the primary way that the United States creates electrical energy.
a. Why we use coal-Coal is the primary way that the United States creates electrical energy.
b. Types of Coal
i. Peat-organic mate