Humans in the Environment Test Review CGC1D / 1DE The Story of Stuff - Linear economy vs. closed loop or sustainable economy - Why can’t a linear economy operate on a finite planet Ecological Footprint - Define ecological footprint. How do we measure our impact on the planet? - How much land does the average Canadian require to maintain their standard of living? - How many planets would we require if everyone on the planet consumed at this rate? - What approximately is our rightful share if we averaged out the available productive land between all people on the planet? Water Use - How much water in litres does the average Canadian use per day? - Be able to calculate a family’s average water use - Using a graph, demonstrate how one family compares to another. - Apply a line of best fit and be able to determine the average water use per person in a family. Drainage Basins and Watersheds - Differentiate between these 2 terms - List the 5 Drainage Basins and the major Rivers associated with them Water as a Resource - What is the difference between renewable and non-renewable resources? - In your opinion, what type of resource is water? - Demonstrate ability to diagram and explain the hydrologic cycle. - What are wetlands and why are they significant? - What are the 3 types of water pollution and what is an example of each? - Demonstrate ability to diagram how wastes and chemicals move through the food chain. - Know the following terms: bioaccumulation, chemical soup Natural Resources - Other than water, what are the other natural resources in Canada and what are a couple of examples of each? - Name and define the 3 types of industry - Differentiate between basic and non-basic industry - Study the jigsaw handouts on natural resources (this is a lot of material but focus on the main points. I will not ask you to answer obscure questions!) Global Warming (Chapter 35 and PBS – NOW links on ManageBac) - Be able to define / identify the terms greenhouse effect, climate change / global warming, greenhouse gasses - What can we expect to see in the next 100 years with regard to climate change / global warming? How will human be affected? - Has human activity caused the world’s climate to change over the past 100 years? What is your opinion based on facts?