Ch 88: NMTA Social Science: Environmental Ethics & Political Processes

About This Chapter

We can show you the important elements of Environmental Ethics and Political Processes, in preparation for the NMTA Social Science Exam. Made up of video lessons and self-assessment quizzes, the chapter also includes written transcripts.

NMTA Social Science: Environmental Ethics and Political Processes - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter to assist you as your review Environmental Ethics and Political Processes for the NMTA Social Science Exam. The videos go over all the important points to help you with questions about these subjects on the test:

  • Environmental ethics and human values
  • Environmental worldviews
  • Environmental justice
  • Environmental planning and decision-making
  • Environmental legislation
  • Future environmental concerns

Our knowledgeable instructors present the important concepts you need to know about for the test. For your convenience, the lessons are brief and concise. They are offered online so you'll have the option of reviewing the above topics on a portable laptop, tablet or phone.

Objectives of the NMTA Social Science: Environmental Ethics and Political Processes Chapter

The NMTA Social Science Exam is a standardized test designed to evaluate your knowledge and comprehension of many aspects of social science. Your score will be used to determine eligibility for a teacher's license in New Mexico. You'll find that this chapter's topics are reflected in the Geography and Culture content domain of the exam. This portion of the test is worth 19% of the score. You can gain practice with the types of questions you'll see on the exam by taking our self-assessment quizzes that follow the video lessons. The computer-based-test (CBT) contains 150 multiple-choice questions. You will read a paragraph or question and then select the best answer from the group of response possibilities you are presented with.

6 Lessons in Chapter 88: NMTA Social Science: Environmental Ethics & Political Processes
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Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

1. 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 Worldviews: Western & Deep Ecology

2. Environmental Worldviews: Western & Deep Ecology

Environmental worldviews are the commonly shared beliefs that give groups of people a sense how humans should interact with the environment. Learn about two contrasting environmental worldviews: western and deep ecology.

What is Environmental Justice? - Definition, Principles, Examples & Issues

3. What is Environmental Justice? - Definition, Principles, Examples & Issues

Environmental justice is a movement that grew from the recognition of a disproportionate number of environmental burdens in certain communities. It works to ensure a healthy environment for all regardless of race, nationality, income, gender or age.

Environmental Planning & Decision Making: Definition & Components

4. 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.

What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline

5. What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline

Environmental legislation is a collection of many laws and regulations aimed at protecting the environment from harmful actions. Learn about the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental laws.

Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

6. Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

There are many issues that raise future environmental concerns. Learn how the environment may be impacted by the growing population and food and energy needs of the world, as well as growing pollution concerns as we move through the 21st century.

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