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Ch 41: Ohio Graduation Test: Earth's Resources

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View the informative video lessons presented in this Earth's Resources study guide chapter for the Ohio Graduation Test. After studying the material, utilize the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to assess how well you understand the concepts.

Ohio Graduation Test: Earth's Resources - Chapter Summary

Identifying the resources found on Earth is essential in understanding how we can efficiently use, sustain and conserve them. This study guide chapter can help you refresh your knowledge for these types of questions on the Ohio Graduation Test. Examine the various resources provided by this planet and the behaviors that potentially threaten their existence. Additional topics explored in these video lessons include:

  • Examples and explanations of resources and reserves
  • Differences between non-renewable and renewal resources
  • Advantages and disadvantages of fossil fuels
  • Application of environmental sustainability and the human behaviors that threaten sustainability
  • Utilization of energy conservation and energy efficiency principles

Become more informed in this crucial topic by thoroughly studying the material in this chapter. After viewing each video, take the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to make sure you have complete comprehension of the information so you are as prepared as possible for the Ohio Graduation Test. Access to full video transcripts and instructors are also available to provide you a comprehensive learning experience.

Ohio Graduation Test: Earth's Resources Chapter Objectives

The Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT) are a group of tests given to public high school students to gauge their readiness for college and career success by assessing their understanding of key objectives in reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies. Passage of each exam is required for graduation. Objectives regarding Earth's resources, covered in this chapter, are found in the Science portion of the test. The Science test includes 32 multiple-choice questions, four short-answer questions and two extended-response questions.

The information in this study guide chapter provides you with essential information you will need to know for the Earth's resources questions on the exam. After utilizing the lesson quizzes and chapter exam as preparation for the test, you may also review the video transcripts as hard-copy study material to reaffirm your understanding of the information.

6 Lessons in Chapter 41: Ohio Graduation Test: Earth's Resources
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Resources and Reserves: Definitions & Examples

1. Resources and Reserves: Definitions & Examples

You might hear a lot about reserves and resources on Earth, but what exactly is the difference between the two? In this video lesson, you will learn about each, as well as how they represent different things that are quite related to each other.

Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences

2. Renewable & Non-Renewable Resources: Definition & Differences

We use a variety of Earth's resources, but not all of them will be around forever. This lesson explains the difference between resources that can be regenerated for our use and those that are gone after they are used once.

What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

3. What Are Fossil Fuels? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages

Fossil fuels are sources of energy that have developed within the earth over millions of years. Because fossil fuels - oil, natural gas, and coal - take so long to form, they are considered nonrenewable. Learn more about these fuels, including the pros and cons of using them.

Environmental Sustainability: Definition and Application

4. 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

5. 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.

Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences

6. Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Examples and Differences

Saving energy is an important topic, but energy conservation and energy efficiency are not the same thing. Learn what the difference is and some examples of both energy conservation and energy efficiency.

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