Human Impact on the Environment
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  • Question 1
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    How do you prove that humans are having an negative impact on Earth? What data shows that?

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    Showing an increase in tourism to a certain region, the previously had little.

    Showing an increase in number of species extinct after deforestation occurring.

    Showing an increase of animals moving to an area.

    Showing the positive things that have occurred due to human activity.

  • Question 2
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    The Seabin is a floating trash can that collects trash found in the ocean. To evaluate the effectiveness (how well it works) of this device, what data would need to be collected?

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    The amount of trash it collects daily.

    The amount of trash in the area.

    The amount of trash in the area before and after the use of the Seabin.

    The amount of trash created by the closest city.

  • Question 3
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    Students decide to create a garden in a once vacant filled with trash. The collected the trash, recycled the glass and plastic they found, as well as any paper. Which observation is the best evidence that they have made a positive effect on the Earth.

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    Bees, that had not been seen in that area for over a decade have returned to collect pollen from the flowers and vegetables in the garden.

    More people stop by to visit the garden and take pictures for the 'gram, because of the beautiful flowers that can now be seen.

    A local paper did a an article about the students and how they have brought the community together by gardening.

    The students get extra credit points in their science class for their community project.

  • Question 4
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    The population of the Black Sparrowhawk is decreasing (going down) in Cape Town, South Africa. During the same time period, urbanization (building of houses and cities) in the Cape Town has increased. What data would best support the claim that the urbanization of forests around Cape Town is likely the cause of the decline of the Black Sparrowhawk population?

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    The area around Cape Town that was urbanized is not a know habitat for the Black Sparrowhawk.

    The Black Sparrowhawk is a favorite found in zoos in the area.

    The houses built in the urbanized area are eco-friendly.

    The population of the Black Sparrowhawk remained constant (the same) until the urbanization of the areas around Cape Town began.

  • Question 5
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    Which set of graphs supports the claim the humans are having a negative impact on the environment?

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  • Question 6
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    How does overuse of a resource impact the environment?

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    If a resource is depleted (all used up), it can be made again easily, so it does not impact the environment at all.

    If a resource is depleted (all used up), it can cause animals to starve and go extinct.

    If a resource is depleted (all used up), something else can be used in its place, so it does not impact the environment at all.

    If a resources is depleted (all used up), it doesn't matter, so it does not impact the environment at all.

  • Question 7
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    Popeye's has a very popular chicken sandwich. The chicken used in the sandwiches is a specific type and size. They are purchasing so many of these there is a shortage (not enough) of this type of chicken. How would this have a negative effect on the environment?

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    The animals that eat this type of chicken may go extinct.

    Popeye's customers will be very upset.

    Chik Fil A will get a lot of new customers.

    The animals that eat type this type of chicken will go to Popeye's.

  • Question 8
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    Deforestation in the Amazon (in Brazil, not the website) is impacting animals that live in that area. Click on the TWO ways that the animals are being impacted negatively.

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    Groups are being formed to help the animals impacted.

    Laws are being made to stop deforestation.

    Animals are losing their homes.

    Animals are losing their food source.

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