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AP Env Sci 1A

AP Env Sci 1A

EC: Tanaka Farms

write up: Summarize the tour discuss the types of farming, pest control measures, and anyother interesting pieces of information. also include a reflection on what you learned. about 1page typed. Add pictures to make it 1 1/2 to 2 pages

Assigned: 10/23/18 Category: Assignment Points: 0 Due: 01/10/19

EC: Omnivores Dilemma Michael Pollan 10pts

Must be turned into the Google Classroom  only; no later than 11:59am on 1/09/19

Create a web (like a food web)or diagram for each of the different types of Agriculture discussed. (Hunting, Pastoral, Industrial and Organic) Include not only  living but non living things necessary to get the food to your plate. You can use ppt or word or Prezi or other diagram producing program or app.

Did the book affect how you get your food in the future?  Explain what changes you will make in the future or Explain why you are not going to make these changes.  (you must give go reasons not just no and because I don't want to in order to get credit)

Assigned: 12/03/18 Category: Assignment Points: 0 Due: 01/09/19

EC: Big Burn by Thomas Egan (10pts)

Turn into Google Classroom by 1/09/2019.  A follow up lunch discussion will occur and announced in class.  You will not get a grade for Pages, word perfect, etc.  I will not accept printed copies.  Please place in drop box.  If you still do not know how to use the correct drop box see me prior to this being do.  Thank you :)

1.  Describe the economic, social and environmental issues that surrounded the fires out west

2.  Describe how the forestry service was formed and what problems they faced in those first years of work. 

     Cite Evidence (give quotes and page numbers) for both of these discussions. Must be about 1 page to 2page answer.

Assigned: 12/03/18 Category: Assignment Points: 0 Due: 01/09/19

EC: Cradle to Cradle by McDonaugh and Braungart (10pts)

Answer the following questions and post in the Google Classroom. by Jan 9, 2019 at 11:59 a follow up discussion at lunch will be announced in class.

1.  The industrial revolution is discussed in the book, but mostly the negative consequences.  Do you agree or disagree with their statements about the industrial revolution?  Explain.

2.Explain what the issues are with the four r's discussed in the book. (be specific, use examples)

3.  Using examples from the reading, discuss the differences between eco-efficiency and eco-effectiveness.

4.Discuss "biological metabolism" and how could this idea be implimented to reduce waste at the end of use.

5.  Discuss two specific examples of how architects, fashion designers, industry, etc..  are trying to impliment the ideas mentioned in the book. (where these groups are working more like nature)

Assigned: 12/03/18 Category: Assignment Points: 0 Due: 01/09/19

Water Testing January 13th

Two times 



Assigned: 12/07/18 Category: Assignment Points: 0 Due: 01/13/19