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Human Population

1.) Identify the influence of human population, technology, and cultural and industrial changes on the environment.
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Nicholas Sourvelis

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Pale Blue Dot! iTunes U Make Believe: Overpopulation Human Impact on the Environment The world has become overpopulated. You recieve a letter from your population agent. It reads...

Dear citizen of Earth
The Earth population has reached the critical threshold for which we cannot maintain our resources. You have been randomly select for the Save the Earth initiative. You will be relocated to our lunar living module. The lunar module is the first staging station for your Marian relocation transition.

See figure 1 for details. Due to the extreme conditions of inter-space travel, anyone over the age of 20 will not be considered for relocation. This includes your friends and family. You alone must report in 3 days to your local Save the Earth staging center for relocation. This voyage is extremely dangerous. Inter-space living is extremely physically demanding. There is a 30% possibility that you will not be able to withstand the physical exertion. Figure 1 Would you GO? BellRinger! EQ:
What does the environment have to do with me? Human Population Bell Ringer

Compare and contrast

negative feedback system
vs
positive feedback system Emelle is a town in Sumter County, Alabama, United States. It was named after the daughters of the man who donated the land for the town. The town was started in the 19th century but not incorporated until the 1980s. The daughters of the man who donated were named Emma Dial and Ella Dial, so he combined the two names to create Emelle. Emelle was famous for their great cotton. The first mayor of Emelle was James Dailey. He served 2 terms. The current mayor is Roy Willingham Sr. The population was only 31 at the 2000 census. The town is known for being the site of the largest hazardous waste landfill in the United States, operated by Waste Management, Inc. That hazardous waste disposal facility was the subject of a case decided by the United States Supreme Court, Chemical Waste Management, Inc. v. Hunt, 504 U.S. 334 (1992). Quick Read Environment & Time Pre assessment ACOS #1 1. Identify the influence of human population, technology, and cultural, industrial changes on the environment.
Describing the relationship between carrying capacity and population size 1. Which of the following is a reason that wood is considered a limited resource in many developing countries?
a. Wood is used in place of money to buy food.
b. Fuelwood allows people to purify their water by boiling it.
c. Excess wood is used to construct pathways between towns.
d. People cut down trees faster than they can grow.

2. The carrying capacity of an environment for a particular species at a given time is determined by its
a. number of individuals within the species.
b. distribution of the population.
c. reproductive potential of the species.
d. supply of the most limited resources.

3. In which of the following interactions among species, does one species benefit and the other is neither hurt nor harmed?
a. predation
b. parasitism
c. mutualism
d. commensalisms

4. Which of the following is an example of a positive technology affect on our environment?
a. automobiles
b. medicine
c. all of the above
d. none of the above

5. Which statement is true?
a. Environmental issues need to be addressed by all generations.
b. Environmental issues are best solved by future generations.
c. Environmental issues are not to be concerned by the current generation.
d. Environmental issues do not exist. Asia North
America Latin
America Africa Europe Human Population Vs. Consumption 1. Open your book to the index
and find 5 qualities about
your county that are related
to human population. Benchmark Assessment Population Density
Dispersion Growth Rate
Reproductive Potential Exponential Growth
Carry Capacity Niche
Competition Predation
Parasitism Mutualism
Commensalism Vocabulary Our Environmental Interactions II.Using the candy provided
distribute your "resources" III. Compare to other counties
document you observations Terra firma...
is a Latin phrase
meaning "solid earth" Population EQ: What can I do? Should people in developed countries conserve resources so that more resources can be used to raise the standard of living in developing countries?

If so how? Video Response -What is the main idea?
-What tactic are the presenters using to evoke emotion?
-Are they convincing?
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