Question 1

  1. What is sustainability? Do you think that it is possible for the growing human population to live sustainably and still provide a standard of living that would be acceptable to most individuals? Why, or why not?

    Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Question 2

  1. What is the difference between a positive and negative feedback loop? Describe and discuss one example of each type of feedback loop that was not discussed in the text or the course lecture.

    Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

25 points  

Question 3

  1. Which of the environmental issues that the text defines as persistent challenges do you feel is the most pressing? Discuss your reasoning and outline some of most important steps we should take to solve the problem.

    Your response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

Question 4

  1. Match each term with its definition or the chemical equation that describes its processes.
 
 

Photosynthesis

 

  

 

    

 

 

           ATP/NADPH

  

 

 

           Chlorophyll

  

 

 

             Chloroplasts

  

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             Cellular respiration

A.

Hydrocarbon atoms with one or more attached chlorine atoms

B.

A unique green molecule that can absorb light energy and use it to create high-energy chemical bonds

C.

C6H12O6 + 6O2  6H2O + CO2 + released energy

D.

Mobile, high-energy particles created in the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis

E.

6H2O + 6CO2 + solar energy C6H12O6 + 6O2

F.

Plant organelles in which photosynthesis occurs

 

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