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Cards in this guide (22)
What are proteins made from

Amino Acids

What role does cellular respiration play in the carbon cycle

Animals produce carbon dioxide. Animals produce carbon dioxide

What role do bacteria play in the carbon cycle

Bacteria eat dead organic matter and release trapped carbon atoms as CO2.

What is the carrying capacity of the enviorment for a particular species

no

Why is biomass a better alternative to natural gas

Biomass takes less time to form.

Which is a way that society controls science

One way that society controls science is that the government can make certain experiments illegal.

people pass laws to restrict some research

What role do plankton play in the oxygen cycle

they produce oxygen in the oceans

Which energy source contributes the most to climate change

coal

How have humans changed the atmosphere of the planet in the past 200 years

They have increased the levels of greenhouse gases.

What does a carbon footprint refer to

The amount of carbon dioxide a person produces

Which other technology would be a priority for the survival of such an expanding population

a system for growing food without using much land

What is one of the negative consequences of dumping waste in landfills

It can pollute the groundwater.

Which definition best describes a buffer

A buffer is a substance in a solution that releases and captures hydrogen ions, keeping the pH the same.
Sodium hydroxide, a base, is added to the solution, but the pH of the solution does not change
A buffer resists change in pH by accepting hydrogen ions when acids are added to the solution and donating hydrogen ions when bases are added.

What resources cannot be renewed

Oil

Global warming is causing the ice caps to melt What is the most likely effect on northern wildlife

many land animals will starve apex

Which promotes sustainability

Encouraging reuse of resources promotes sustainability.

encouraging recycling programs

Which is true about unipotent stem cells

They can only produce cells that are like themselves.

Which substance acts acts as a buffer in natural water

minerals and salts (apex)

Which factor is most likely to have contributed to high fertility rate in Africa

lack of economic opportunity for women

Which is a possible outcome of global warming

hurricanes and other extreme weather will increase

Which is a renewable energy source

Geothermal ( apex )

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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