Ch 22: AP Environmental Science - Mining & Fishing: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Mining and Fishing chapter of this AP Environmental Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the earth's mineral and fish resources. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving mining and fishing required in a typical AP Environmental Science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other AP Environmental Science work.
  • Identify the mining and fishing concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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This chapter of our AP Environmental Science tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about mining and fishing and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding aquaculture, earth's materials, global mineral reserves, or any other mining and fishing topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their mining and fishing unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in AP Environmental Science
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

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Learning Objectives

  • Explain how different fishing techniques affect ecosystems.
  • Discuss the problems associated with overfishing.
  • Describe the environmental effects of aquaculture.
  • Look at examples of fishing treaties and laws.
  • Learn about the economic implications of global mineral reserves.
  • Examine mining regulations and laws.

11 Lessons in Chapter 22: AP Environmental Science - Mining & Fishing: Tutoring Solution
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Overfishing: Problems, Statistics, and Solutions

1. Overfishing: Problems, Statistics, and Solutions

Many of our fisheries are in decline due to overfishing, but human consumption and demand continues to rise. How do we find a balance between allowing fish stocks to recover while still feeding millions of people all over the world?

Aquaculture: Environmental Effects of Fish Farming

2. Aquaculture: Environmental Effects of Fish Farming

Although we picture fish swimming in open water, a large portion of the fish we consume is actually grown in pens. This practice of aquaculture is a growing trend worldwide and has results in a variety of environmental problems.

Fishing Treaties and Laws: International Cooperation to Protect Aquatic Ecosystems

3. Fishing Treaties and Laws: International Cooperation to Protect Aquatic Ecosystems

Many of the world's fisheries are in decline. This has led to the creation of both national and international conservation laws to protect them and the ecosystems they inhabit, ensuring that they will be around for generations to come.

Earth's Materials: Minerals, Rocks, Soil & Water

4. Earth's Materials: Minerals, Rocks, Soil & Water

Although the earth is a very complex system, there are only four main components of Earth that are the building blocks of life. These components are referred to as Earth's materials and include minerals, rocks, soil and water.

Global Mineral Reserves: Sustainability, Economic Implications, and Environmental Effects

5. Global Mineral Reserves: Sustainability, Economic Implications, and Environmental Effects

Minerals are vital components of our everyday lives, but each mineral only exists in a finite amount on Earth. How do we find a balance between supporting economies while also protecting the environment and ensuring the use of minerals for future generations?

Mining Laws, Regulations, and Treaties: Safety and Reclamation

6. Mining Laws, Regulations, and Treaties: Safety and Reclamation

Mining is big business, but mines can pose numerous hazards. Because of this, both national and international laws are in place to protect miners and the environment while still allowing the products of mining to play a role in our everyday lives.

Class Osteichthyes: Characteristics & Examples

7. Class Osteichthyes: Characteristics & Examples

In this lesson, we take a look at a specific class of fish called Osteichthyes. We'll cover the characteristics of its members, see some examples, and find out what makes the two subclasses of this group of fish so unique.

Osteichthyes Circulatory System

8. Osteichthyes Circulatory System

Learn about the circulatory system of Osteichthyes, a class of chordates that includes all bony fishes. Osteichthyes is the largest class of vertebrates, with over 28,000 species, but you may be surprised to find out just how similar they are to us!

Osteichthyes Nervous System

9. Osteichthyes Nervous System

In this lesson we'll take a look at the structure and function of the nervous system of the bony fish. Bony fish, as opposed to cartilaginous fish, are within the Class Osteichthyes.

Osteichthyes Reproduction System

10. Osteichthyes Reproduction System

Have you ever wondered how the fish that you eat reproduce? Some of the most common fish in the oceans are from a class of fish called osteichthyes. In this lesson you will learn about how these fish reproduce.

Osteichthyes Respiratory System

11. Osteichthyes Respiratory System

In this lesson, learn about the respiratory system of the largest class of vertebrates -- Osteichthyes. This class includes all bony fishes, and they can breathe underwater, and sometimes in air! Read on to find out how.

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