Directions: 

First:  You must print this page.  Then, listed below are various topics in Ecology:  Global Warming (the Greenhouse Effect), Acid Rain, Hazardous Waste/Solid Waste Disposal, and Ozone Depletion.   Each section had an accompanying website.  Your have to read each website, and answer the questions that follow.  All answer will be on a separate piece of paper in full sentences. On your answer sheet clearly list each of the headings as you write your responses.

 

Global Warming:  Click this website and then start with "Climate Change". Then, answer the questions that follow:  

1. What is global Warming

2. What does it have to do with climate and weather

3. What is the green house effect

4. What is the climate system?

5. What is the history of climate?

6. How do we study the climate?

7. Can we change the climate?

 

Acid Rain:  Click this website and answer the questions that follow:  

 

1.      What is acid rain and what causes it?

2.      How do we measure acid rain?

3.      What are acid rain's effects?

Ozone Depletion:  Click this website and answer the questions that follow.

  1. What is the ozone layer and why is it important?
  2.  How does ozone depletion occur?
  3.  How do we know that natural sources are not responsible for ozone depletion?
  4.  What is being done about ozone depletion?
  5.  Is there general agreement among scientists on the science of ozone depletion?
  6.  Will the ozone layer recover? Can we make more?
  7.  Can we make more ozone to fill in the hole?
  8.  What Can Individuals Do?

 

Solid Waste Removal:  Click this website and answer the questions that follow:  

 

  1. What is meant by:  The problem is too much trash
  2. What is meant by:  Source Reduction:  A Basic Solution
  3. How can we make Source Reduction Work
  4. What would be the Four Basic Principles for an effective plan?
  5. What are The Twelve Tips