4.7 Strategies For Sustainability

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4.7 Strategies For Sustainability

Environmental Science Unit 4 - Land Use & Human Impact 4. 7 - I CAN describe strategies for sustainability.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT a strategy for increasing Earth's sustainability?
    • A. 

      Crop rotation

    • B. 

      Using recycled materials

    • C. 

      Designating land as wilderness

    • D. 

      Increasing the size of industrial farms

  • 2. 
    Wilderness is best described as:
    • A. 

      Land protected from human use

    • B. 

      Land designated for farming

    • C. 

      Desert land

    • D. 

      Urban or suburban land

  • 3. 
    Marie's son is throwing this can in the trash. Tell her WHY she should teach her son to recycle it instead!
    • A. 

      Recycling will reduce landfill waste, which can reduce soil and water pollution

    • B. 

      Recycling will increase carbon dioxide emissions

    • C. 

      Recycling will help decrease our need for chemical fertilizers

    • D. 

      Recycling will reduce our dependence on chemical pesticides

  • 4. 
    Zoning is best described as:
    • A. 

      Protecting national land from human use

    • B. 

      Marking off sections of land for specific types of use

    • C. 

      Reducing waste through recycling

    • D. 

      Rotating crops

  • 5. 
    All of the following would have a positive environmental impact EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Recycling this can

    • B. 

      Designating land as wilderness

    • C. 

      Planting only one crop at a time

    • D. 

      Using biological pesticides rather than chemicals