Ch 7: Energy Production & Natural Resource Management

About This Chapter

Our professional and knowledgeable instructors will walk you through this chapter on energy production and natural resource management. The lessons are all followed by a self-assessment quiz to gauge your level of understanding.

Energy Production & Natural Resource Management- Chapter Summary

The activities of this chapter have been composed to aid you in your review of this specific scientific subject. The information that will be taught in this chapter includes conservation biology and electricity generation. Concepts that you will learn about in this chapter include:

  • Difference resources that can be regenerated and others that cannot
  • The importance of reducing the human impact on the world
  • Concepts such as sustainable agriculture, forestry and energy
  • Major sources of power generation and sources such as nuclear, wind, solar and geothermal
  • Methods used to extract minerals for use

If you have any questions about the topics of this chapter, be sure to send them to our professional instructors so that they can clarify any confusion you may have. Once you take the lesson quizzes, use the results of the quiz to go back into the lesson to review anything you have missed. The video lessons feature video tags that allow you to skip around the lesson, and the text transcripts feature bold terms to point out the important parts of the material.

5 Lessons in Chapter 7: Energy Production & Natural Resource Management
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences

1. Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences

We use a variety of Earth's resources, but not all of them will be around forever. This lesson explains the difference between resources that can be regenerated for our use and those that are gone after they are used once.

What Is Conservation Biology? - Definition & Principles

2. 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.

Environmental Sustainability: Definition and Application

3. Environmental Sustainability: Definition and Application

Environmental sustainability allows for the needs of man to be met without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to meet their needs. Learn applications of environmental sustainability, including sustainable agriculture, forestry and energy.

Comparing Major Sources of Electricity Generation

4. Comparing Major Sources of Electricity Generation

In this lesson we'll review the basic process for generating electricity, go over the four main types of electricity generation in the United States such as coal, natural gas, nuclear and hydroelectric power, and then touch on other, renewable sources.

Extraction and Processing of Minerals & the Environmental Impacts of Mineral Use

5. Extraction and Processing of Minerals & the Environmental Impacts of Mineral Use

In this lesson, you will learn about the different methods used to extract minerals from the ground and gain an understanding about how different types of mining affect the environment.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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