Land Degradation and Habitat Fragmentation: The Environmental Impacts of Industrialized Agriculture - Quiz & Worksheet


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What percentage of the earth's land surface is used for agriculture?

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1. What is the appropriate definition of land degradation?

2. What is the relationship between industrialized agriculture and land degradation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz focuses on habitat fragmentation and land degradation. You'll have to know about industrialized agriculture and why land degradation occurs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In particular, you'll answer questions about:

  • Definition of land degradation
  • How industrialized agriculture degrades land
  • Habitat fragmentation's influence on animal species
  • Amount of agricultural land on the earth's surface

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding converting parts of forests to agricultural land and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the percentage of the earth's surface that is used for agriculture
  • Knowledge application - use acquired knowledge to determine how habitat fragmentation affects the forest

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more, pull up the accompanying lesson called Land Degradation and Habitat Fragmentation: The Environmental Impacts of Industrialized Agriculture. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand why industrial agriculture was created
  • Define habitat fragmentation
  • Explain the consequences of habitat fragmentation