Ch 18: ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Unit 4.4: Protecting Earth's Water, Land & Air

About This Chapter

The Protecting Earth's Water, Land & Air chapter of this ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with protecting Earth's water, land and air. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Protecting Earth's Water, Land & Air textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Protecting Earth's Water, Land & Air chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the topics on protecting Earth's water, land and air 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:

  • Environmental conservation
  • Environmental preservation
  • An explanation of stewardship
  • Water management and conservation
  • The major land conservation practices
  • Air pollution management in developing and developed countries

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5 Lessons in Chapter 18: ScienceFusion Ecology & the Environment Unit 4.4: Protecting Earth's Water, Land & Air
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Environmental Conservation and Preservation: Definition, Differences & Advocates

1. Environmental Conservation and Preservation: Definition, Differences & Advocates

This lesson will explain two views on how land can be managed and discuss famous supporters of each view. We will also explore examples of situations where the views are opposing each other and when they can be combined for the common good.

Stewardship of Ecosystems: Definition & Explanation

2. Stewardship of Ecosystems: Definition & Explanation

Learn about stewardship of ecosystems: what is, how we use it to provide resilience to ecosystems, and how you can be an environmental steward. Complete the quiz to see what you've learned.

Water Conservation: How Water Management Can Lead to Sustainable Use

3. Water Conservation: How Water Management Can Lead to Sustainable Use

In this video lesson you will learn about the importance of water conservation. You will also learn about the two ways freshwater is used, and how proper water use can lead to sustainability in agriculture, homes, and manufacturing.

Land Conservation: Preserving and Restoring Ecosystems

4. Land Conservation: Preserving and Restoring Ecosystems

Humans have degraded a large portion of natural land. The field of land conservation has become popular as a way to fix this problem. Land conservation attempts to combat land degradation through preservation, restoration, remediation, and mitigation.

Controlling Air Pollution: How Developed & Developing Nations Differ

5. Controlling Air Pollution: How Developed & Developing Nations Differ

In this lesson, you will learn how air pollution is controlled in developed and developing nations. You will also learn about the U.S. Clean Air Act and how it has evolved over the years to address air pollution in the United States.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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