Ed journal questions

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Recycle- what does it mean to recycle? Why should someone recycle? How long does it take for these to decompose?

recycle is throwing stuff away and reusing them. Becuase its good to reclclye. a year.

What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? What can we do here in Iowa to help decrease it, is it even possible?

Don't throw away a lot of garbage
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Define 2 Biomes of the world, define an ecosystem found in each and explain the Biotic and Abiotic factors involved.

a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. one is plain and tundra
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Choose any Biome; create a food chain defining the primary producer, primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer, quaternary consumer, herbivore, omnivore, carnivore, scavenger, and decomposer.

on bottom
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7. What are Dead Zones in the Gulf of Mexico? What causes this situation? What can be done to help stop them?

in the coast of texas stop throughing garbage

Define Keystone Species, give 2 examples; one a top predator and one not a top predator. Explain how their absence would affect the ecosyst

a central stone at the summit of an arch, locking the whole together. hawks and bears
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Competitive Exclusion- define it and give 2 examples.

principle, sometimes referred to as Gause's law of competitive exclusion or just Gause's law, population and animal are examples

Interpret this quote. “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have 4 years left to live.” Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee

Means extinct.

What is sustainable living? How could someone achieve sustainable living? Do you personally think you could reach sustainable living?

is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources and personal resources. living through society.yes.

Define the following terms and give 2 examples of each

coexist means to live with or close to another usually in peace.

Explain the Carbon Cycle and how do humans affect this cycle

  1. the series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, chiefly involving the incorporation of carbon dioxide into living tissue by photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels.

  2. 2.

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What is global dimming? Where does it usually affect and why is it a problem?

s defined as the decrease in the amounts of solar radiation reaching the surface of the Earth. The by-product of fossil fuels are tiny particles or pollutants which absorb solar energy and reflect back sunlight into the space.

Explain the Greenhouse Effect. How do the carbon cycle and the greenhouse effect go together?

Becuase there the same

14. Define endangered species and give an example. How does a species become endangered? What if this species was a keystone species? What would happen to the current ecosystem? Why should humans care about the endangered species?

Becuase most people are killng them and if its eystone means its keptt.

Fossil fuels vs. Renewable energy- compare and contrast the two forms of energy. Look at the cost financially to humans and environmentally to the Earth. Convince someone to conserve energy.

They both have different components. Scientists.

Recycle- what does it mean to recycle? Why should someone recycle? How long does it take for these to decompose?

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