Env.8. Natural and Anthropogenic Resource Cycles Env.8.1. Demonstrate a knowledge of the distribution of natural resources in the U.S. and the world, and explain how natural resources influence relationships among nations.
Env.8.2. Understand and describe the concept of integrated natural resource management and the values of managing natural resources as an ecological unit. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals
Env.8.3. Recognize and explain that in evolutionary change, the present arises from the materials of the past and in ways that can be explained, such as the formation of soil from rocks and dead organic matter.
Env.8.5. Describe and examine how water is controlled in developed and undeveloped nations.
Env.8.6. Understand and describe the concept and the importance of natural and human recycling in conserving our natural resources.
Env.8.7. Understand and explain that waste management includes considerations of quantity, safety, degradability, and cost. Also understand that waste management requires social and technological innovations because waste-disposal problems are political and econom