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Ch 29: Environmental Concerns: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Environmental Concerns chapter of this Middle School Life Science: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master environmental concerns. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of environmental concerns.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering environmental concerns material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about environmental concerns. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the causes of pollution, the effects of global warming and the environmental issues associated with water use
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning life science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about environmental concerns
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra life science learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the environmental concerns chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the environmental concerns chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any environmental concerns question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in an environmental concerns unit of a standard middle school life science course. Topics covered include:

  • Sources of air and water pollution
  • Atmospheric causes of global warming
  • Effects of a thinning ozone layer
  • Groundwater use issues
  • Water treatment techniques
  • Water quality laws

8 Lessons in Chapter 29: Environmental Concerns: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Pollution: Physical, Chemical & Biological

1. Pollution: Physical, Chemical & Biological

Pollution is the presence of unwanted substances in an environment. It is often the result of human interference. Learn about physical, chemical and biological pollutants and see examples of each.

What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types

2. What Is Air Pollution? - Definition, Sources & Types

In this video lesson, you will learn about the sources and types of air pollution. You will be able to identify the six classes of air pollutants identified by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Clean Air Act of 1970.

Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate

3. Global Warming: Atmospheric Causes and Effect on Climate

Global warming is a multifaceted, complex issue. It involves both natural and human causes that can increase the amount of greenhouse gases. This lesson looks at some of the facts about global warming and how they could contribute to climate change.

The Ozone Layer: Importance and the Harmful Effects of Thinning

4. The Ozone Layer: Importance and the Harmful Effects of Thinning

In this lesson, you will learn the importance of the ozone layer and how it is depleted. You will also study the research and policy that has been instrumental in its recovery.

Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources

5. Water Pollution: Definition, Types, and Sources

In this lesson, you will learn about the different types and sources of water pollution. You will gain an understanding of both surface water and groundwater pollution and the similarities and differences between them.

Environmental Problems Associated With Groundwater

6. Environmental Problems Associated With Groundwater

Groundwater is an important natural resource, but like many of our other resources, it's affected by the surrounding environment and human activities. In this video lesson, you'll learn about some of the environmental problems associated with groundwater and why groundwater is especially vulnerable to them.

Water Treatment: Improving Water Quality

7. 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

8. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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