Chap 2, Section 3 Review, p.51 1. Explain the importance of each of the four steps in a simple decision making model. Gather information: important to fully understand problem. Consider values: decision should be based on what is important to decision-maker Explore consequences: important to consider long-term consequences. Make decision: so an action can be taken and the decision-makers values implemented 2. List and define the three possible values to consider when making environmental decisions. aesthtic what is pleasing or beautiful economic gain or loss of jobs, money environmental protection of natural resources educational accumulation and sharing of knowledge ethical/moral what is right or wrong health maintenance of huiman health reacreational human leaisure activities scientific undesrtanding natural world social/cultural maintenance of human communities, values, traditions 3. Describe in a short paragraph examples of two situations in which environmental values come into conflict with other values. Thoughtful answer. Ideas from book: saving everglades, hypotheical about a nature preserve. Class: cutting trees for new zoo areas. 4. Making decisions. Pick one of situations you described in question3. Make a decisionmaking table to shows the positive and negative consequences of either of two possible decisions. Table format: Should consider 2-3 values Consequences Value 1 Positive short-term Negative short-term Positive long-term Negative long-term Value 2 5. Analyzing ideas. Suggest how to make the decision-making model presented here more powerful. Statistics to analyze, quantify data; cost-benefit study of outcomes, more input from different groups.