Sci/256 Week 4 Assignment

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2 SCI 256 Entire Course (New)
SCI 256 Week 1 Individual Assignment Environmental Science Worksheet (New) SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 1 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 2 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 3 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 4 SCI 256 Week 2 Ecosystem Paper (New) (2 Papers) SCI 256 Week 2 Human Impact on Biogeochemical Cycles Worksheet (New) SCI 256 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Natural Resources and Energy Team Paper – Plan SCI 256 Week 2 Individual Assignment Ecosystem Structure, Function, and Change SCI 256 Week 2 DQ 1 SCI 256 Week 2 DQ 2 SCI 256 Week 2 DQ 3 SCI 256

3 SCI 256 Final Èxam Guide Set contains 40 Question
1. According to the Environmental Science text, the environmental statement of the 1990s was “saving our planet”. Is earth's very survival really in danger?2. The total amount of food produced each year worldwide is sufficient to feed all the world's people today. Why do famines nevertheless occur?

4 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 1In your opinion, what are the benefits and constraints of using the scientific method to analyze environmental decisions?

5 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 2What are some social, economic, aesthetics, and ethical issues involved in a current environmental controversy? Explain

6 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 3What organelle of the cell do you think is most important for life?

7 SCI 256 Week 1 DQ 4What is zero population growth? Is this a reasonable and attainable goal for the global human population?

8 SCI 256 Week 1 Individual Assignment Environmental Science Worksheet (New)
SCI 256 Week 1 Environmental Science and Human Population Worksheet Complete the Material: Environmental Science and Human Population Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Environmental Science and Human Population Worksheet Using the textbooks, the University Library, or other resources, answer each of the following questions in 150- to 300-words.  Be sure to provide references for the sources you use. Question Response Is the current growth rate of the human population sustainable?  Explain, using the concept of carrying capacity. Using an internet search, provide a timeline of important

9 SCI 256 Week 2 DQ 1Because ecosystems change and may recover naturally from disturbance over time, what factors affect decisions about whether human intervention is needed to help ecosystem recovery? Provide examples.

10 SCI 256 Week 2 DQ 2What are some human impacts on the natural cycling process of ecosystems in your community?

11 SCI 256 Week 2 DQ 3Identify a natural ecosystem in which you live or one near to where you live? How does this ecosystem support you? How can you minimize your carbon footprint?

12 SCI 256 Week 2 Ecosystem Paper (New) (2 Papers)
This Tutorial Contains 2 Different Papers SCI 256 Week 2 Ecosystem Paper Select an ecosystem in your area (forest, lake, desert, grassland). Write a 525- to 700-word paper explaining the following:      1)   Describe the structure of your ecosystem including important abiotic features and dominant plant and animal species.      2)   Explain some functions/processes of your ecosystem including one nutrient cycle and one food chain.      3)  Give two examples of species interactions (predation, competition, mutualism, etc.) that occur in your ecosystem.      4)  Identify an invasive species in your ecosystem. Explain its

13 SCI 256 Week 2 Human Impact on Biogeochemical Cycles Worksheet (New)
SCI 256 Week 2 Human Impact on Biogeochemical Cycles Worksheet Complete the Material: Human Impact on Biogeochemical Cycles Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Human Impact on Biogeochemical Cycles Worksheet Using the textbooks, the University Library or other resources, answer each of the following questions in 150- to 300-words.  Be sure to provide references for the sources you use. Question Response Your neighbor faithfully applies fertilizer to his lawn to ensure beautiful, healthy green grass

14 SCI 256 Week 2 Individual Assignment Ecosystem Structure, Function, and Change
Resource: University  Material:Ecosystem Structure, Function, and ChangeFor this assignment, you will choose from the following options:• Option 1: Ecosystem Components Paper• Option 2: Ecosystem Components Video and Summary

15 SCI 256 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Natural Resources and Energy Team Paper – Plan
Brainstorm topics and who will cover what part of the Natural Resources and Energy Team Paper due in Week Three.Create a written plan of no more than 350 words of how you will complete the Natural Resources and Energy Team Paper due in Week Three.Submit your team’s written plan to your instructor for approval.

16 SCI 256 Week 3 DQ 1In your community, what aspects of suburban sprawl and urban blight are evident? Identify how the effects from these might be alleviated.

17 SCI 256 Week 3 DQ 2What is one major cause of present-day species extinction? Explain how this extinction came about and what could have been done to prevent it.

18 SCI 256 Week 3 DQ 3Is your community people- or car-oriented? Why or why not? How does that affect energy use and sustainability of your community?

19 SCI 256 Week 3 DQ 4What is a superfund site?  Do you have any around your area?  How are they remediated?  Are they on a list of some sort?

20 SCI 256 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Natural Resources and Energy Paper
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper on natural resources and energy. Include the following:·         Choose a specific ecosystem, such as a forest, grassland, or a marine or freshwater aquatic ecosystem.·         Identify impacts associated with agriculture.

21 SCI 256 Week 3 Natural Resources Worksheet (New)
SCI 256 Week 3 Natural Resources Worksheet Complete the Material: Natural Resources Worksheet. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Natural Resources Worksheet Complete the following table: Fossil Fuel Alternative Energy Identify 3 types of both energy categories and what they are most often used to power. Benefits to using these energy types Environmental impacts of using these energy types Are these energy types renewable? Explain. Using the textbooks, the University Library, or other resources answer each of the following questions in 150- to 300-words. Be sure to provide references for the sources you use. Question Response

22 SCI 256 Week 4 Climate Change Response (New) (2 Papers)
This Tutorial contains 2 Different Papers SCI 256 Week 4 Climate Change Response Some people you know say they don't believe that the climate is changing.  After this week's readings, how would you respond? Write a 525- to 700-word response including: How scientists learn about past global temperatures and climates. The greenhouse effect. Greenhouse gases and their role in current climate change. One piece of

23 SCI 256 Week 4 DQ 1What are some of the causes of both indoor and outdoor air pollution where you live, work, or attend school? How does this affect that environment?

24 SCI 256 Week 4 DQ 2Why do you feel there is debate about policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? How can science help resolve the debate?

25 SCI 256 Week 4 DQ 3What are some of the causes of both indoor and outdoor air pollution where you live, work, or attend school? How does this affect that environment?

26 SCI 256 Week 4 DQ 4Why do you feel there is debate about policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions? How can science help resolve the debate?

27 SCI 256 Week 4 Environmental Pollution Recommendation (New)
This Tutorial contains 1 PPT and 1 Paper SCI 256 Week 4 Environmental Pollution Recommendation There is a concern in your community regarding the environment.  You've been tasked to research and present the concerns to your local or state government. Perform an internet search to identify an instance of environmental pollution in your state. Create a 5-to 8-slide PowerPoint® presentation or a 350-to 525-word proposal. Identify the effects of this pollution on human health and the environment. Explain the causes of this pollution

28 SCI 256 Week 4 Individual Assignment Environmental Pollution Outline
Resource: University  Material:Environmental PollutionFor this assignment, you will choose from the following options:·         Option 1: Analysis of Global Warming Case Study·         Option 2: Environmental Pollution Scenario Review and SummaryRead the instructions in the University  Material: Environmental Pollution located on the student website and select one option to complete the assignment.

29 SCI 256 Week 4 Individual Assignment Environmental Pollution
Resource: University  Material:Environmental PollutionFor this assignment, you will choose from the following options:·         Option 1: Analysis of Global Warming Case Study·         Option 2: Environmental Pollution Scenario Review and SummaryRead the instructions in the University  Material: Environmental Pollution located on the student website and select one option to complete the assignment.

30 SCI 256 Week 5 Community Sustainability Proposal (New)
This Tutorial contains 1 PPT and 1 Paper SCI 256 Week 5 Community Sustainability Proposal Local government leaders have asked you to provide information and recommendations for increasing sustainability in the community.  Perform an initial search to learn about green initiatives for a city in your area.  Create a 5- to 8-slide PowerPoint® presentation or Write a 350- to 525-word proposal to your local government. Include the following: A summary of green initiatives for a city in your area. Recommendations to your local government

31 SCI 256 Week 5 Environmental Analysis Presentation 2 PPT(New)
This Tutorial contains 2 Different PPT SCI 256 Week 5 Environmental Analysis Presentation Perform an analysis of an environmental issue. Prepare a 5- to 8-slide PowerPoint® presentation with detailed speaker notes. If you first discuss options with your faculty member, you are also welcome to use a tool such as "Voice Thread" to add audio to your presentation. Include the following: A description of an environmental issue including the cause of the issue and its effects on the environment and people. An explanation of how economics and personal lifestyle choice are involved in this issue. An explanation of how individuals, communities, and/or governments are working

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION SCENARIO REVIEW AND SUMMARY 2 Environmental Pollution Scenario Review and Summary As human population continues to have constant growth within the city of Phoenix, Arizona; pressure on the infrastructure, natural resources, and its effects on the environment continues to increase as well. When the cities expand, the surrounding rural areas are greatly being cut into, which in return causes environmental problems; such as loss biological habitat and wetlands, as well as, pollution to air and water. Airborne emissions, including particulate matter, various types of oxides, and hazardous volatile compounds; in the urban areas are being added to by the high density of automobiles, factories, and commercial enterprises. Over the past decade, the city of Phoenix, Arizona has been experiencing rapid growth in population. With this pattern of population growth, the Phoenix City Council is worried that a number of negative, environmental, economic, and social consequences are beginning to be created. Included in these consequences is deteriorating infrastructure, increased traffic

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