Short and Long Term Changes
environmental change is described as
breeding of organisms
a disturbance in the environment
changes in genetic material
Due to several days of downpours the rivers have overflowed their banks causing localized flooding.
This is a long term impact.
This is a short term impact.
Causes changes in DNA of the organism causing adaptations.
Short term impact
Long term impact
When an environment changes, some organisms are better adapted to deal with the change. What will these organisms do?
They will survive and reproduce, passing on their genetic traits.
They will survive but they will not reproduce.
They will not be able to pass on their genetic traits.
None of the above
How do oil spills affect the environment?
They do not affect the environment.
They have a minimal impact on the environment.
They pollute the environment and reduce populations of organisms.
The pollute the environment but increase populations of organisms.
Changes to an environment may make it more difficult for an organism to find-
all of the above
When changes to an environment happen, animals-