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Ch 2: Holt McDougal Environmental Science Chapter 2: Tools of Environmental Science

About This Chapter

The Tools of Environmental Science chapter of this Holt McDougal Environmental Science Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the tools of environmental science. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Tools of Environmental Science textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Tools of Environmental Science chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the tools of environmental science topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • To understand and apply the scientific method
  • To apply scientific procedures to environmental issues
  • Procedures used in sampling and experimental design
  • Impact of moral values on environmental issues
  • The components of environmental planning

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6 Lessons in Chapter 2: Holt McDougal Environmental Science Chapter 2: Tools of Environmental Science
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The Scientific Method Applied to Environmental Problems: Definition, Steps and Applications

1. The Scientific Method Applied to Environmental Problems: Definition, Steps and Applications

In this lesson we will investigate the steps involved in the scientific method. We will also explore how the scientific method is used to solve environmental problems.

Scientific Evaluation of Environmental Problems: Process and Steps

2. Scientific Evaluation of Environmental Problems: Process and Steps

This lesson will explore how the process of scientific evaluation is used to solve environmental problems. We will also investigate the steps involved in the scientific evaluation of environmental problems and how they all work together to solve an important issue.

Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method

3. Experimental Design in Science: Definition & Method

What are the requirements of a scientific experiment? How do scientists turn hypotheses into theories and laws? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this lesson on the design of scientific experiments.

Sampling Techniques In Scientific Investigations

4. Sampling Techniques In Scientific Investigations

We can learn a lot by gathering information from a small subset of a larger group. By sampling this smaller group, scientists can save time and money while still gaining a good understanding of the population as a whole.

Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

5. Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

Environmental ethics take into consideration the moral obligations human beings have concerning the environment. Learn how environmental ethics and human values affect our ability to understand and solve environmental problems.

Environmental Planning & Decision Making: Definition & Components

6. Environmental Planning & Decision Making: Definition & Components

Environmental planning and decision making take into consideration the needs of society and the natural environment when developing an area. Learn how environmental planning and decision making are carried out to create sustainable outcomes.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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