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Kenyatta Baumbach

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Where does the heat for geothermal energy come from

The molten core of planet Earth is the source of heat for geothermal energy.

from underground

from steam directly from the earth

Which method of dealing with waste is worst for the environment

incinerating - apex

Which problem is most directly caused by burning waste

Toxic chemicals in the air

What makes a resource sustainable

If it can be replaced at the same or higher rate that it is being used up, it can be sustained. If I use 100 trees a year,but grow 200 new trees each year, that can be sustained. If I use 100, but plant only 50, eventually I run out of trees.

How has our relationship with milk changed pollution in the last 200 years

Milk production and consumption now causes much more pollution.

Which breaks down dead organisms into simpler forms

bacteria.

What three things most directly affect carrying capacity

Food, space, and water

Which of the following is a description of a resource that belongs to a country with a high carrying capacity

food is brought in from other places.

easy access to safe drinking water

What activity is an effective solution for keeping the oxygen cycle stable

Replanting trees in deforested areas can help keep the oxygen cycle stable.

Which sentence correctly compares the acidity of acid rain to the acidity of natural rainwater

The acidity of acid rain is greater than the acidity of natural rainwater.

What problem is most directly caused by dumping waste in landfills

Pollution of groundwater

Which have been the most common methods of dealing with waste

Dumping and burning

apex

Which action would most likely increase to the greenhouse effect

Use more coal to make electricity(apex)

Which of the following is something almost everyone can do to reduce his or her carbon footprint

Turn off the lights when leaving the room. This is to save energy. It's especially true if your lighting company uses fossil fuels. A person can also reduce carbon releases by buying an electric car, these may be expensive, so shop around.

What fossil fuel plants and nuclear plants both heat water in order to turn on

Turbines

Which advancement technology has helped cut down on Waste

electronic storage of files. apex

Which substance acts acts as a buffer in natural water

minerals and salts (apex)

Which factor helps determine the fertility rate of a group of people A.Consumption rate B.Wealth C.Farmland D.Death rate

wealth

What is major drawback of using fossil fuels

they warm the planet

Which action has the least impact on the environment

Using a safe fountain for clean drinking water

Which is a renewable energy source

Geothermal ( apex )

which would most likely increase the carrying capacity for humans in a certain region ( apex )

crops that grow more reliably

which of the following best describes a solution that contains a buffer

A citric acid is added to the solution but the pH of the solution does not change

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