Environmental Challenges Due to Scientific & Technological Advances


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___is the act or process of rendering something unclean or unsuitable for use or contact by mixing it with an undesirable contaminant:

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1. The reduction of the protective, sunscreen-like layer of the Earth's atmosphere is called:

2. What is the term for the inconsistent, yet progressively gradual increase in the temperature of the world's atmosphere and oceans, and all of its related consequences, such as rising sea levels, crop failures, and health hazards?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to understand the environment's reaction to technological advances with the quiz and worksheet. The quiz will cover areas such as the negative impact of plastics and the effects of petroleum refineries.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be evaluated on:

  • Inconsistent temperature changes in the environment
  • The negative impact of plastics
  • Term that describes something that is unclean or contaminated
  • Effects of petroleum refineries
  • The reduction of the Earth's atmosphere

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the environment and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reduction of the Earth's atmosphere
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the inconsistent temperature changes in the environment

Additional Learning

To understand concepts related to the environment, read through the short lesson called Environmental Challenges Due To Scientific & Technological Advances. The lesson can guide you to:

  • Identify how trash and unsuitable conditions affects the health of people
  • Recall how important the Earth's atmosphere is to the environment and to people
  • Learn about how technology impacts the environment