Ch 20: ILTS Environmental Science: Understanding National and Global Environmental Policy

About This Chapter

This chapter can help you understand global and national environmental policies. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes will help you prepare for the ILTS Environmental Science exam.

ILTS Environmental Science: Understanding National and Global Environmental Policy - Chapter Summary

Understanding the factors that influence development of environmental policies is the focus of the lessons in this chapter. You will get a look at how political, economic and cultural values can impact thinking on environmental issues. Other lessons examine how environmental literacy affects the ability to make informed decisions about environmental policy. Here are some topics covered by the videos that will help you prepare for these questions on the exam:

  • How values influence environmental policy
  • The historical basis of positions on the environment
  • Citizen actions and their effect on environmental policy
  • Human population growth and its impact on consumption
  • How resource management methods and technology can accommodate population trends and industrial development
  • Definition and types of hazardous waste and how it can affect health

These lessons are led by skilled instructors who will show you the factors that influence the development of environmental policy. You will be prepared for the questions on this section of the exam through these brief enjoyable video lessons.

Objectives of the ILTS Environmental Science: Understanding National and Global Environmental Policy Course

Illinois requires that persons who apply for certification to teach environmental science pass the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) environmental science content area exam. This exam has 125 multiple-choice questions and contains six subareas. The topics in the Understanding National and Global Environmental Policy chapter are part of subarea VI on the exam. The self-assessment quizzes that accompany each video lesson will allow you to familiarize yourself with the format of the test questions and also gauge your subject knowledge.

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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