Ch 26: Environmental Sustainability in Physical Geology: Help and Review

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The Environmental Sustainability chapter of this Introduction to Physical Geology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master environmental sustainability concepts. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of environmental sustainability in physical geology.

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Anyone who needs help learning or mastering physical geology material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding sustainable consumption and development.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about physical geology.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra science learning resources at school.

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  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Environmental Sustainability in Physical Geology chapter exam.

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  • 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 Sustainability in Physical Geology chapter exam to be prepared.
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Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • How is environmental sustainability defined?
  • What human behaviors threaten environmental sustainability?
  • What are some of the the environmental limits on sustainable development?
  • How is sustainable consumption defined, and what are some of its complexities?
  • What is voluntary simplicity, and how does it work?

7 Lessons in Chapter 26: Environmental Sustainability in Physical Geology: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Environmental Sustainability: Definition and Application

1. 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.

Human Behaviors that Threaten Environmental Sustainability

2. Human Behaviors that Threaten Environmental Sustainability

The environment has a remarkable ability to sustain itself. However, human behaviors disrupt the natural environment and threaten environmental sustainability. Learn how population growth, depletion of resources, and pollution threaten nature.

Sustainable Development within Environmental Limits

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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.

John Wesley Powell: Biography, Timeline & Books

6. John Wesley Powell: Biography, Timeline & Books

Who's responsible for charting the uncharted? One such adventurer was John Wesley Powell, whose mapping of the Colorado River you'll learn about in this lesson. You'll also go over a timeline of Powell's life and his wandering work.

Basal Area: Definition & Formula

7. Basal Area: Definition & Formula

There are different ways to describe a stand of trees, one of which is basal area. In this lesson you'll learn about basal area, how to calculate it for a given tree, and why it's an important forestry assessment tool.

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