Environmental Issues Lesson for Kids


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What can hazardous waste do to the soil?

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1. Why is overpopulation an environmental issue?

2. What is deforestation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will ask you five short questions about problems that hurt the environment. You'll be asked questions about environmental problems that affect Earth's air, soil, water and animals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will ask you to:

  • Know what hazardous waste can do to soil
  • Understand why overpopulation is an environmental problem
  • Define the word ''deforestation''
  • Tell why animals can't live in an ocean's dead zone
  • Remember what the ozone layer protects us from

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about hazardous waste to tell what it can do to soil
  • Information recall - remember what you know about overpopulation
  • Defining key concepts - be able to define the word ''deforestation''

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called Environmental Issues Lesson for Kids to learn more. The lesson helps students:

  • Define the words ''contaminate'' and ''biodiversity''
  • Learn how many people today don't have access to clean drinking water
  • Know how you can help the environment