Environmental Science Final Test Part 2

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Semester Test, Part 2

Answer each question, using complete sentences. When you have finished, submit this assignment to your teacher by the due date for full credit.

(8 points)

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Describe DDT and summarize the history of the use and banning of DDT, including actions taken by the U.S. government. State the major reasons for spraying with DDT and for banning it. State three or more ways science has played a role in the controversy.

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Choose one of the following resources: timber, fish, soil, water, or fossil fuels. Discuss current problems having to do with the use and management of the resource, and approaches that have been taken to resolve the problems.

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Graded Assignment SCI010: Environmental Science | Unit 6 | Lesson 4: Semester Test

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Identify the natural cycle that is shown in the diagram. Then, for each box in the diagram, write one or two sentences explaining the labeled process as it relates to this cycle.


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Identify an animal or plant that is in danger of extinction or that has been in danger of extinction in the recent past. State the environmental problems that would occur if the species became extinct. Describe the efforts that have been made to preserve the species, and any opposition the efforts faced. Discuss how successful the efforts have been, and what accounts for their success or failure. In describing preservation efforts, name a law, if any, that

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deals with this species’ protection.

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Graded Assignment Name: SCI010: Environmental Science | Unit 6 | Lesson 4: Semester Test Date: Graded Assignment Semester Test, Part 2 Answer each question, using complete sentences. When you have finished, submit this assignment to your teacher by the due date for full credit. (8 points) 1. Describe DDT and summarize the history of the use and banning of DDT, including actions taken by the U.S. government. State the major reasons for spraying with DDT and for banning it. State three or more ways science has played a role in the controversy. Score Answer: (8 points) 2. Choose one of the following resources: timber, fish, soil, water, or fossil fuels. Discuss current problems having to do with the use and management of the resource, and approaches that have been taken to resolve the problems. Score Answer: © 2010 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. Page 1 of 2 Graded Assignment SCI010: Environmental Science | Unit 6 | Lesson 4: Semester Test (7 points) 3. Identify the natural cycle that is shown in the diagram. Then, for each box in the diagram, write one or two sentences explaining the labeled process as it relates to this cycle. Score Answer: (7 points) 4. Identify an animal or plant that is in danger of extinction or that has been in danger of extinction in the recent past. State the environmental problems that would occur if the species became extinct. Describe the efforts that have been made to preserve the species, and any opposition the efforts faced. Discuss how successful the efforts have been, and what accounts for their success or failure. In describing preservation efforts, name a law, if any, that deals with this species’ protection. Score Answer: Your Score © 2010 K12 Inc. All rights reserved. Copying or distributing without K12’s written consent is prohibited. ___ of 30 Page 2 of 2

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SCI010: Environmental Science | Unit 6 | Lesson 4: Semester Test

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Semester Test, Part 2
Answer each question, using complete sentences. When you have finished, submit this assignment to your
teacher by the due date for full credit.
(8 points)

1. Describe DDT and summarize the history of the use and banning of DDT, including actions
taken by the U.S. government. State the major reasons for spraying with DDT and for
banning it. State three or more ways science has played a role in the controversy.

Score

Answer:
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is a vapid, crystalline, tasteless, and practically unscented organochlorine
known for its insecticidal properties and ecological effects.
Initially orchestrated in 1874, DDT's insecticidal activity was found by the Swiss chemist Paul Hermann Müller in
1939. It was utilized as a part of the second 50% of World War II to control malaria and typhus among local
people and troops. After the war, DDT was likewise utilized as a horticultural bug spray and its generation and
utilize appropriately expanded
The U.S. department of Agriculture, the government organization with duty regarding controlling pesticides before
the arrangement of the U.S. Natural Protection Agency in 1970, started administrative activities...

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