Take the Ecological Footprint Quiz!
Science Education Standards
depend on their natural and constructed environments. Humans change
environments in ways that can be either beneficial or detrimental
for themselves and other organisms.
are things we get from living and nonliving environment to meet the
needs and wants of a population.
resources are basic materials, such as air, water, and soil; some
are produced from basic resources, such as food, fuel, and building
materials; and some resources are nonmaterial, such as quiet places,
beauty, security, and safety.
of environmental degradation and resource depletion vary from
region to region and country to country.
- How human
actions modify the physical environment.