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Ch 61: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Humans & the Environment

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Re-examine the environmental impacts of the industrial revolution, oil and natural gas use, and agriculture in developed nations as you prepare for OAE Integrated Social Studies exam questions. This chapter includes videos, transcripts, and self-checking quizzes you can complete at your own pace.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Humans & the Environment - Chapter Summary

Watch these video lessons to prepare for OAE Integrated Social Studies test questions covering interactions between humans and the environment. Our expert instructors discuss the following topics to get you ready for geography and culture questions appearing on this teacher licensing exam:

  • Energy consumption in developed and developing nations
  • Extraction and use of fossil fuel reserves
  • Environmental sustainability and human behaviors
  • Regions affected by over- and under-nutrition
  • Environmental impacts of the agricultural revolution
  • Least-developed countries' agricultural regions
  • Agriculture in most-developed countries
  • Benefits and drawbacks of the green revolution
  • Land conservation criteria and endangered ecosystems
  • Environmental impacts of the industrial revolution
  • Concerns associated with emerging nations' development
  • Causes and effects of modern environmental issues

Whether you want to study in the comfort of your own home or take these lessons with you, our modular course format allows you to access chapter content on your computer or mobile device. Moreover, you can start, stop, and resume the videos and quizzes at your convenience.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Humans & the Environment Chapter Objectives

You'll need to earn passing scores on this OAE exam before you can earn a certification to teach integrated social studies to 7th-12th graders in Ohio. The test includes 150 multiple-choice questions covering five main subject areas.

Geography and culture questions account for around 19% of your test score and address such topics as the distribution of the world's natural resources and the ways in which they're used in the U.S. and elsewhere. These questions also test your understanding of humans' agricultural and industrial modifications to the environment as well as the development of land conservation programs. Use our Humans & the Environment video lessons to focus your test preparation on these topics, and test your understanding of exam material by taking the multiple-choice lesson and chapter quizzes.

12 Lessons in Chapter 61: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Humans & the Environment
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Energy Consumption of The World: The Differences in Consumption Between Developing and Developed Nations

1. Energy Consumption of The World: The Differences in Consumption Between Developing and Developed Nations

Energy consumption is greater in developed nations than in developing nations. However, as the economy of a developing nation improves, the global energy consumption increases. Learn more about the differences in energy consumption around the world.

Oil and Natural Gas Reserves: Availability, Extraction and Use

2. Oil and Natural Gas Reserves: Availability, Extraction and Use

Oil and natural gas reserves are found underground and must be extracted using a drilling method. In this lesson you will learn about the many uses of oil and natural gas, the availability of these valuable resources and how they are extracted.

Human Behaviors that Threaten Environmental Sustainability

3. 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.

Malnutrition: Causes of Over-nutrition and Under-nutrition & Most Affected Regions

4. Malnutrition: Causes of Over-nutrition and Under-nutrition & Most Affected Regions

Have you ever thought about your diet and whether or not you are getting the appropriate nutrients you need to remain healthy? In this lesson, we will describe the concept of malnutrition and explore the ways that people's diets can be unbalanced. We will also discuss regions of the world where malnutrition is prevalent and why.

The Agricultural Revolution: Impacts on the Environment

5. The Agricultural Revolution: Impacts on the Environment

The Agricultural Revolution was a time of agricultural development that saw many inventions and advancements in farming techniques. Learn about the Agricultural Revolution and how this period impacted society and the environment.

Agricultural Regions in Least-Developed Countries

6. Agricultural Regions in Least-Developed Countries

This lesson will seek to explain agriculture in some of the world's least-developed countries. It will highlight subsistence farming, shifting cultivation, intensive agriculture, and nomadic pastoralism.

Farming, Ranching & Gardening in Most-Developed Countries

7. Farming, Ranching & Gardening in Most-Developed Countries

This lesson will seek to explain agriculture in the modernized world. In doing so, it will highlight most-developed countries as well as intensive agriculture, gardening, and ranching.

What Is the Green Revolution? - Definition, Benefits, and Issues

8. What Is the Green Revolution? - Definition, Benefits, and Issues

Over the years many significant agricultural changes have occurred in order to supply enough food for the growing human population. In this lesson, we will explore the Green Revolution and investigate the benefits and issues associated with this period.

Land Conservation: Criteria For Evaluation of Land and Most Endangered Lands in the US

9. Land Conservation: Criteria For Evaluation of Land and Most Endangered Lands in the US

Land is a very valuable thing and is used for many different purposes. We will explore why land should be conserved and the criteria for evaluating land. We will also identify some of the most endangered ecosystems in the United States.

The Industrial Revolution: Impacts on the Environment

10. The Industrial Revolution: Impacts on the Environment

The Industrial Revolution was marked by the introduction of power-driven machinery and ushered in a time of strong economic development. Learn how advancements made during the Industrial Revolution impacted the environment.

Industrial Development of Emerging Nations and the Environment

11. Industrial Development of Emerging Nations and the Environment

Industrial development has brought economic prosperity to a number of less developed countries. Learn about the environmental challenges and risks associated with these newly emerging national economies.

Causes & Effects of Modern Environmental Concerns

12. Causes & Effects of Modern Environmental Concerns

We face many environmental problems in our world today. Learn about a few of them, their causes and effects, and how modern technology can be used to solve them.

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