Questions? Speak to an advisor: Request Info
Login
Copyright

Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity

Questions about online credit?
Study.com Advisors are available.
Call us or request info by email.

Course Summary

Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. The course's self-paced and mobile-friendly format allows you to study whenever it's convenient. Completing the course can help you get ahead on your degree.
Create An Account
To Start This Course Today
Used by over 30 million students worldwide
Create An Account
Try it free for 5 days
19 Chapters in Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity

19 chapters in Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity

Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Ecosystems, Habitats and Ecological Niches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Global Ecology: Definition and Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Biodiversity? - Definition and Relation to Ecosystem Stability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Nitrogen Cycle, Acid Rain and Fossil Fuels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gases, and Global Warming Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is a Decomposer? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16841].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[16841].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Solar Energy: Effects on Earth's Temperature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Greenhouse Gases and the Enhanced Greenhouse Effect Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10321].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10321].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Global Climate Change: Effects and Mitigation Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10322].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10322].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Ozone Layer: Importance and the Harmful Effects of Thinning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10323].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10323].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Acid Deposition: Definition, Causes & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10324].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10324].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Controlling Air Pollution: How Developed & Developing Nations Differ Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10326].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10326].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Indoor Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10327].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10327].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Species Richness: Definition & Determining Factors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ecosystems of Oceans and Freshwater: Biological Diversity and Water Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8630].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8630].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Biological Diversity and the Forest: Ecosystems of the Rainforests and Temperate Forests Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8631].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8631].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Desert Ecosystems: How Biodiversity Impacts Hot and Cold Deserts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Extinction? - Defining Background and Mass Extinction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8632].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8632].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Differences Between Endangered Species and Threatened Species Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Pollution and Habitat Destruction: The Human Factors Contributing To Endangerment & Extinction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8634].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8634].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is an Invasive Species? - Definition, List & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4835].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4835].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Over-Exploitation: How Humans Affect Ecosystems By Decreasing Species Populations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What Is Conservation Biology? - Definition & Principles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4838].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4838].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Ecology Restoration: Foundations, Projects and Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8636].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8636].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Endangered Species Act & The World Conservation Strategy: Goals & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Water Resource Issues: Activities Affecting the Water Supply Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Aquifer Depletion and Overdrawing of Surface Waters: Effects on Water Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9094].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9094].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Water Conservation: How Water Management Can Lead to Sustainable Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9075].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9075].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Water Storage: The Pros and Cons of Dams & Reservoirs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9076].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9076].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Water Treatment: Improving Water Quality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9078].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9078].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Clean Water Act & Safe Drinking Water Act: Legislation for Clean Water Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Is Sustainable Forest Management? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10583].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10583].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Deforestation: Definition, Causes & Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10584].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10584].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Rangelands: Uses and Degradation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10585].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10585].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Protecting Private Rangelands: Conservation Easements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10586].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10586].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - National Parks in the US: Governing Agencies and Areas of Concern Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10587].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10587].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Wilderness? - Definition, Problems & Preservation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Managing Federal Public Lands: Wise-Use vs. Environmental Movements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10589].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10589].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Problems in Agriculture: Loss of Land and Decreased Varieties Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Land Degradation and Habitat Fragmentation: The Environmental Impacts of Industrialized Agriculture Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What Is the Green Revolution? - Definition, Benefits, and Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Land Conservation: Criteria For Evaluation of Land and Most Endangered Lands in the US Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Is Sustainable Agriculture? - Definition, Benefits and Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Genetic Engineering? - Definition, Benefits & Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10328].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10328].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Are Pesticides? - Definition and Difference Between Narrow-Spectrum & Broad-Spectrum Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Alternative Pest Control Methods for Agricultural Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Types of Solid Waste: Municipal Vs. Non-Municipal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10352].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10352].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Sanitary Landfills: Definition and Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10353].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10353].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Mass Burn Incinerators: Definition and Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is Composting? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10355].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10355].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The 3 Rs of Reducing Solid Waste: Reuse, Reduce & Recycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10356].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10356].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Integrated Waste Management? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Hazardous Waste? - Definition and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10358].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10358].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Waste Legislation: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act vs. the Superfund Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is Green Chemistry? Definition & Relation to Source Reduction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10360].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10360].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Is IPAT? - Factors of the Human Impact on the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10591].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10591].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Deforestation, Desertification & Declining Biological Diversity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Agricultural Revolution: Impacts on the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10594].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10594].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Industrial Revolution: Impacts on the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10918].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10918].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Industrial Development of Emerging Nations and the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10595].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10595].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What Is Industrial Ecology? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10596].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10596].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Pollution: Physical, Chemical & Biological Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10597].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10597].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Human Causes of Eutrophication Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10598].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10598].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What is Solar Energy? - Definition, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3501].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3501].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Are Solar Panels? - Photovoltaic Solar Cells and Solar Thermal Electric Generation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Biomass for Renewable Energy: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9623].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9623].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Wind Energy: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Hydropower: Pros and Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Geothermal Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Tidal Energy: Advantages and Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10330].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10330].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9626].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9626].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Energy Consumption of The World: The Differences in Consumption Between Developing and Developed Nations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Coal Mining: Environmental Impacts and Technologies Used To Make Cleaner Coal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Oil and Natural Gas Reserves: Availability, Extraction and Use Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Shale Gas: Hydraulic Fracturing and Environmental Concerns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8862].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8862].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Nuclear Energy? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2543].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2543].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Risks of Nuclear Power Plants and Radioactive Waste: Safety and Health Concerns Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8863].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8863].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Understanding & Assessing Threats to Environmental Health Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Environmental Toxicants: Types, Sources & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11081].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11081].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Disease-Causing Agents in the Environment: Definition and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11082].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11082].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Using Indicator Bacteria to Monitor Public Water Supplies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Emerging Diseases Linked to Environmental Change Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Magnification of Toxicants: Persistence, Bioaccumulation & Biological Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Dose-Response Curve: Determining Health Effects of Environmental Pollutants Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11088].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11088].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Toxicants and Children: Why Children Are More Susceptible Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Precautionary Principle and New Technologies & Products Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11092].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11092].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11463].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Environmental Worldviews: Western & Deep Ecology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is Environmental Justice? - Definition, Principles, Examples & Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11465].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11465].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Environmental Planning & Decision Making: Definition & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is an Environmental Impact Statement? - Definition, Requirements & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11468].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11468].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Economics, Natural Capital & the Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11470].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11470].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Economics of Pollution: Marginal Cost of Pollution & Optimum Amount of Pollution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11472].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11472].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Incentive-Based Regulatory Approaches: Environmental Taxes & Tradable Permits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11473].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11473].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - World Trade Rules & Environmental Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11474].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11474].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11475].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11475].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Learn More
Start Earning College Credit Today

Learn more about the College Accelerator Plan

What to Expect For the Exam

This Study.com course has been evaluated and recommended for college credit. Once you've completed this course, you can take the proctored final exam and potentially earn credit. Follow the steps below to take the exam.

Exam Steps

1
Create Account
2
Register For Exam
3
Take The Exam
4
Get Your Results

Pre-Exam Checklist

Before taking the exam, all of the following requirements must be met:

A College Accelerator Study.com membership.
Completed the entire Environmental Science 101: Environment and Humanity course and achieved 100% Course Progress.
Not attempted to take this exam within the last three days.
Have available proctored exams in this month of membership.
Complete the exam readiness quiz.
Start Exam Registration 

Please complete all of the pre-requirements in the Pre-Exam Checklist in order to take the exam.

Exam Process Details

1. Register For Exam

Registering for the exam is simple. First, be sure you meet the system requirements. Next, you'll need to agree to the academic integrity policy. Then just confirm your name and the exam name, and you're ready to go!

2. Download Software Secure

You'll receive an unique access code. Please write this down — you'll need it to take the exam. Then download Software Secure and follow the installation instructions.

3. Take Exam

The exam contains 50 - 100 multiple choice questions. You will have two hours to complete the exam, so don't start until you're sure you can complete the entire thing. And remember to pace yourself!

4. Get Exam Results

We will send you an email with your official exam results within 1 to 2 weeks.

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 95 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 2,000 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Practice Final Exam
Practice Chapter Exams
Ch. 19:  Studying for Environmental Science 101
Chapter too short for exam

Request more information

Tell us a little about you and we'll send you some more information.
Thanks for your interest!
We'll contact you soon.
support person image support person image
Prefer to call?
You can also call Study.com customer support at
(855) 777-4721
Support