Ch 7: CEOE Physical Science: Conservation & Sustainability

About This Chapter

Conservation and sustainability are topics that remain extremely relevant today. In this chapter of the CEOE Physical Science course, you will study the ideas behind conservation and sustainability to prepare yourself for the certification exam.

CEOE Physical Science: Conservation & Sustainability - Chapter Summary

In today's environmentally-conscious world, conservation and sustainability are two hot-button topics that demand attention. This chapter of video lessons in the CEOE Physical Science course is the perfect way to review the ideas behind these popular concepts as you get closer to the day of your CEOE exam. Topics include the following:

  • Conservation biology
  • Goals of ecology restoration
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Energy conservation
  • Water treatment
  • The Clean Water Act
  • Industrial ecology
  • Sustainable development and consumption
  • Voluntary simplicity

Like all chapters in the CEOE Physical Science course, this one is designed to be viewed on your PC as well as your mobile device, making it simple for you to start your studies at home and pick up where you left off while on the road. This is even easier thanks to the timeline, which is located directly below each video and enables you to pick the exact spot you want to start or continue the chapter.

CEOE Physical Science: Conservation & Sustainability Chapter Objectives

The Certification Examination for Oklahoma Educators is your ticket to becoming certified in the state of Oklahoma. It includes three subareas and 80 selected-response questions along with one constructed-response assignment. Content on conservation and sustainability will be located in the Foundations of Scientific Inquiry subarea, which is a multiple-choice section that takes up about twenty-four percent of the entire test.

10 Lessons in Chapter 7: CEOE Physical Science: Conservation & Sustainability
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What Is Conservation Biology? - Definition & Principles

1. What Is Conservation Biology? - Definition & Principles

Conservation biology aims to reduce the human impact on the environment by looking for the causes and possible solutions to these problems. In this lesson, you'll learn about conservation biology and the different types of conservation.

Ecology Restoration: Foundations, Projects and Goals

2. Ecology Restoration: Foundations, Projects and Goals

In this lesson you will learn how humans have damaged various ecosystems on the planet and how a branch of ecology, restoration ecology, aims to restore these ecosystems. You will discover the main goal of restoration ecology as well as some of the ways habitats are restored.

The Endangered Species Act & The World Conservation Strategy: Goals & Purposes

3. The Endangered Species Act & The World Conservation Strategy: Goals & Purposes

In this lesson, you will learn about the Endangered Species Act, an environmental law that protects endangered species. You will also discover how the ESA works and how species are protected under it. Finally, you will learn how a World Conservation Strategy can help endangered and threatened species worldwide.

What is Energy Conservation? - Definition, Process & Examples

4. What is Energy Conservation? - Definition, Process & Examples

This lesson will explain what the conservation of energy principle is and why it matters, using some real-life examples of how it works in our day-to-day lives. A short quiz will follow.

Water Treatment: Improving Water Quality

5. Water Treatment: Improving Water Quality

In this lesson, you will learn how water is purified for drinking, and how wastewater is treated before being put back into the environment. You will also learn about water purification issues in developing countries.

The Clean Water Act & Safe Drinking Water Act: Legislation for Clean Water

6. The Clean Water Act & Safe Drinking Water Act: Legislation for Clean Water

In this lesson, you will learn about the Clean Water Act of 1972 and the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. You'll discover how both laws help keep our waters free of pollution and safe for everyday use.

What Is Industrial Ecology? - Definition and Examples

7. What Is Industrial Ecology? - Definition and Examples

Industrial ecology is a young science that studies industrial systems with the goal of finding ways to lessen their environmental impact. Learn how industries are using industrial ecology to reduce the use of natural resources and generate less waste.

Sustainable Development within Environmental Limits

8. Sustainable Development within Environmental Limits

Sustainable development is a way of meeting the needs of both present and future generations. Learn how sustainable development must work within the environmental limits so future generations can benefit from the rich resources of the environment.

Sustainable Consumption: Definition and Complexities

9. Sustainable Consumption: Definition and Complexities

Sustainable consumption is the use of products and services that have a minimal impact on the environment so future generations can meet their needs. Learn about the benefits and the complexities that are associated with sustainable consumption.

Understanding Voluntary Simplicity as a Form of Sustainable Consumption

10. Understanding Voluntary Simplicity as a Form of Sustainable Consumption

Voluntary simplicity is a form of sustainable consumption that involves a conscious decision to use fewer natural resources. Learn how following a voluntary simplicity lifestyle can meet your needs and desires and reduce damage to the environment.

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