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SOPHIA PATHWAYS Environmental Science milestone 1

SOPHIA PATHWAYS Environmental Science milestone 1 1 Select the item below that is biotic. CONCEPT Environmental Science 2 Sherman notices the leaves of one tree in his yard begin to change color much earlier than the surrounding trees. He wonders what causes this. Sherman calls a local nursery to ask some questions. If Sherman follows the steps of the scientific method, his next action would be to . CONCEPT Science & The Scientific Process 3 Which of the following correctly defines sustainability? CONCEPT Biodiversity Sustainability 4 Which of the following describes an effect of overfishing experienced at the individual level? CONCEPT Time, Scale, and Impact 5 Plant and animal life faced many challenges when moving from water to land. Select the FALSE statement about this transition. CONCEPT Early Life 6 Which of the following is the best example of how a nonprofit organization can apply environmental science? CONCEPT Applying Environmental Science 7 The mass extinction that led to the loss of 96% of marine life and 70% of terrestrial life was most likely due to a supernova, an asteroid impact or . CONCEPT Continental Drift and Major Extinctions 8 Match the graph image with its corresponding type and common use. CONCEPT Graphic Literacy 9 Select the misleading graph. CONCEPT Graphs in Environmental Science 10 Choose the statement about human population growth that is NOT correct. CONCEPT The Impact of Population Growth 11 Which of the following is a global sustainability issue that was NOT identified by the Brundtland Report in 1987? CONCEPT Sustainability 12 Choose the sentence that describes John Muir and his contributions to environmental awareness. CONCEPT Environmentalism 13 Which of the following is true about continental drift? CONCEPT Continental Drift and Major Extinctions 14 The Industrial Revolution was a factor in a global population explosion because as the population increased, cities and their infrastructures grew. Select one statement that is NOT a result of this change. CONCEPT Human Arrival and Expansion 15 Which statement about human population growth is FALSE? CONCEPT Human Arrival and Expansion 16 Choose the statement that is most likely made by an environmentalist rather than by an environmental scientist. CONCEPT Environmentalism 17 “Threats of an epidemic haunt citizens as the number of unvaccinated children continue to grow. People are frightened of the implications and angry that a few have placed so many at risk.” Choose the most likely source for this quotation. CONCEPT Scientific Literacy 18 Ecosystems provide many benefits to humans, which are termed "ecosystem services." Visiting the Grand Canyon on a school field trip is an example of a service that ecosystems can provide. CONCEPT Biodiversity 19 Choose the statement that does NOT accurately describe the environmental impacts of population growth. CONCEPT The Impact of Population Growth 20 “All organisms share biological requirements for survival and well-being, and all should be respected equally.” The quotation represents a(n) environmental ethical position. ● ethnocentric CONCEPT Ethics and Stewardship 21 Choose the statement below that is NOT true about early Earth's atmosphere. CONCEPT Earth's Formation 22 According to the one-year calendar model based on the Big Bang theory, life on the planet began in . CONCEPT Earth's Formation

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