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Human Activities Affect Environment


Evaluate how human activities affect the condition of the earth's land, water, and atmosphere 0707.7.9

Links verified 5/1/2024

  1. Six Ways Human Activity Is Changing the Planet
  2. 11 Ways Humans Impact the Environment
  3. Climate Change - evidence is gathering that human activities are changing the climate
  4. Coral Connections - a video which underscores the effects of uncontrolled development and personal behavior on the local society, the peninsula's water system, and the Mesoamerican reef. The film encourages viewers to spread the word and become a force for positive change. A video is available through this link [Note: Java does not work so try the Flash version.]
  5. Global Warming - article from Wikipedia
  6. How do human activities contribute to climate change and how do they compare with natural influences?
  7. How Do We Know that the Atmospheric Build-up of Greenhouse Gases Is Due to Human Activity? - from the World Meteorological Organization
  8. Human Activity and the Environment: Annual Statistics: 2007 and 2008 - Climate change in Canada [44 pages if printed]
  9. Human Activities and their Potential Impact on the Environment - activities, and the potential impact of those activities, are listed
  10. Human Activities Affect the Atmosphere - a 7 page .pdf document An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  11. Human Activities are Impacting the Climate System -
  12. Human Causes of Extinction and Endangerment - Why are Endangered Species Important? - this report is text only but contains good information for your students
  13. Human Impacts - biology lecture notes on how humans impact the atmosphere, water pollution and biodiversity 
  14. Human Impact on the Earth's Atmosphere
  15. Primary Causes of Coastal Land Loss - table which lists how natural processes and human activities affect land loss
  16. Projected Climate Changes - projections to the year 2100
  17. What Human Activities Contribute to Climate Change? - Published in 1997 by the United Nations Environment Programme - World Meteorological Organization

A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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