Mitigating the Effects of Human Activities on Earth


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A friend has a glass bottle of soda with lunch and is about to throw out his can with the rest of his wrappers. What should you do?

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1. Which of the following is a way to prevent water shortages?

2. What is a marine conservation area?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Lessening the negative human impact on the planet is possible through numerous strategies. Test what you know about these mitigation strategies by answering quiz questions on concepts like a way to respond to somebody who's about to throw out a glass bottle and the prevention of water shortages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be assessed on the following:

  • A description of marine conservation areas
  • Change in a person's behavior regarding plastic and metal utensils and containers
  • The importance of protecting marine habitats

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you get the most important information from the lesson on how to lessen humanity's negative impact on the planet, like what marine conservation areas are and why they're significant
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a way of preventing shortages in water
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about some advice you can offer to a person who is throwing their glass bottle into the garbage

Additional Learning

For more on contributing to conservation, you can watch or read the lesson named Mitigating the Effects of Human Activities on Earth. The following topics will be covered throughout the lesson:

  • Ecosystems and keeping them in balance with the planet
  • Population increases and their negative environmental effects
  • Examples of how to decrease pollution and waste