9780321590572

Activities Workbook for Essential Environment : The Science Behind the Stories

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321590572

  • ISBN10:

    0321590570

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/14/2008
  • Publisher: ADDISON WESLEY
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Summary

The Activities Workbook provides active learning exercises and in-class activities to help students interpret graphs and data, calculate ecological footprints, engage in the causes and consequences of key environmental issues, and devise their own solutions to environmental problems.

Table of Contents

Topic List
Table of Content?
Ecological Footprintsp. 1
The Economy and the Environmentp. 9
Environmental Policyp. 15
Chemistry and the Environmentp. 21
Evolution and Biodiversityp. 27
Community Ecologyp. 33
Ecosystem Ecologyp. 41
Human Populationp. 47
Soilsp. 53
Agriculture and the Food We Eatp. 59
The Importance of Protecting Biodiversityp. 65
Forest Managementp. 71
Urban Land Usep. 77
Environmental Health and Toxicologyp. 83
Freshwater Resourcesp. 89
Marine Resourcesp. 95
Air Pollution and the Atmospherep. 101
Global Climate Changep. 107
Fossil Fuelsp. 113
Conventional Energy Alternativesp. 119
New Renewable Energy Alternativesp. 127
Waste Managementp. 135
Sustainable Solutionsp. 141
Geology, Minerals, and Miningp. 149
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