Sustainable Development within Environmental Limits


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Which of the following best describes Sustainable Development?

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1. For Sustainable Development to be successful, which key systems must work together?

2. Which of the following terms describes the point beyond which the environment exceeds its ability to provide essential resources?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Sustainable development and environmental limits are concepts that cover a lot of ground. You will be assessed on the definition of sustainable development, environmental limits, the way they work, and the way the growth of our species affects these things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on the following:

  • Defining sustainable development
  • Defining environmental limits
  • Key systems of sustainable development
  • Population growth

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as sustainable development and environmental limits
  • Making connections - use understanding of these concepts to link population growth and demand for resources
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about what needs to come together to make sustainable development possible

Additional Learning

To learn more about sustainable development and environmental limits, take a look at the accompanying lesson Sustainable Development within Environmental Limits. It also covers:

  • The connection between humans and resource limitation
  • The economic and social needs for sustainability
  • The way the standard of living has affected sustainability