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Pollution and Habitat Destruction: The Human Factors Contributing To Endangerment & Extinction

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Pollution caused by humans is known as _____.

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1. Habitat _____ occurs when humans build a road and break an established habitat into smaller chunks.

2. Select the order in which animals are fed if a habitat has not been fragmented.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The natural habitats of different organisms can be greatly affected by the pollution caused by human beings. This lesson quiz and worksheet will help you to understand the damage caused by pollution as well as ways that these effects can be ameliorated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The name for pollution caused by humans
  • What it's called when humans break up a habitat into smaller pieces
  • How humans can reduce extinction
  • Examples of anthropogenic pollution

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on pollution and habitat destruction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the extinction of organisms and how humans can work towards stopping it
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately pick out important pollution-related terms based on their definitions

Additional Learning

To entirely understand the relevant information, be sure to review the lesson called Pollution and Habitat Destruction: The Human Factors Contributing To Endangerment & Extinction. You can work on the following objectives using this lesson:

  • Identify the types of pollution caused by human beings
  • Discover the effects of using non-renewable resources
  • Define biodiversity
  • Know what red tide is
  • Explain what it means for a species to be endangered
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