Resource Depletion & Its Negative Effects on Ecosystems


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What is resource depletion?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a renewable resource?

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of resource depletion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As our population grows, resource depletion becomes a growing concern. Test your knowledge of this topic, including the causes of resource depletion and related terminology with these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will focus on:

  • Resource depletion examples covered in the lesson
  • Non-renewable resources
  • Major causes of resource depletion

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term resource depletion
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related environmental science lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the effect of deforestation on ecosystems

Additional Learning

Learn about resource depletion by reviewing the lesson titled Resource Depletion & Its Negative Effects on Ecosystems. Objectives covered include:

  • Know the rate of deforestation
  • Understand the effect of deforestation on soil
  • Review overfishing