What Is Industrial Ecology? - Definition and Examples


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1. Which of the following best describes Industrial Ecology?

2. Which of the following is one of the most notable examples of Industrial Ecology in practice today?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your understanding of industrial ecology and examples of this type of ecology. Topics you will be quizzed on include the definition and goals of industrial ecology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you assess your knowledge of:

  • Definition of industrial ecology
  • Examples of industrial ecology
  • Goals of industrial ecology

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to test out the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ecology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding examples of industrial ecology and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as industrial ecology

Additional Learning

To learn more about industrial ecology, review the corresponding lesson on What is Industrial Ecology? - Definition and Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine what industrial ecology is
  • Identify the different goals of industrial ecology
  • Define sustainable ecosystem
  • Review the different examples of environmental ecology