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Lesson 1 Introduction to Environmental Issues

Term Definition Natural Resource anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use Pollution All the members of one species living in the same area Point Source a a specific source of pollution that can be identified Nonpoint Source a widely spread source of pollution that is difficult to link to a specific point of origin Environmental Science the study …


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Lesson 2 Introduction to Natural Resources

Term Definition Renewable Resource a resource that is either always available or is naturally replaced in a relatively short time Nonrenewable Resource a natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame Sustainable Use the use of a resource in ways that maintain the resource at a certain quality for a certain period of time Ecological Footprint the …


Lesson 4 Forests and Fisheries

Term Definition Clear-Cutting the process of cutting down all the trees in an area at once. Selective Cutting the process of cutting down only some tree species in an area Sustainable yield an amount of a renewable resource that can be harvested regularly without reducing the future supply Fishery an area with a large population of valuable ocean organisms Aquaculture …

Science

Question Answer What kingdom do the cat and dog belong to? animal Name a plant that belongs to the fungus kingdom. mushroom Homo sapiens means what? human beings Some animals have a vertebrate, name one that does not. jellyfish Bacteria are in which classification. monerans Insects and fish are in which kingdom? animals Monerans and protist are single celled but …

motion/newton’s laws/body systems

Question Answer define motion is the position at which an object is placed define speed measures how fast an object is moving give a measurement for speed mph or m/s define velocity the speed at which an object travels and the direction that it travels in. what is a measurement for volocity ex:4miles/1hour west what are two ways you can …

Ch.3

Term Definition gingivitis a gum disease plaque a sticky deposit on teeth orthodontia the straitening of crooked teeth decibels the loudness of sounds measured in units astigmatism a problem in which you see things blurry farsighted u can see far but u cant see near nearsighted u can see near but u cant see far myths advertisements that are false