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Human Influences and Environment


Curipod generated lesson: "Human Influences and Environment". #8-10

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In what ways do humans influence the environment?
2. Slide
60 seconds
"Understand how human activities contribute to modern agriculture, pest control, air pullution, global warming, deforestation, and water pollution"
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
Environmental change is a result of human actions, technologies, and consumption. Human activities that change the environment: agriculture, pest control, and biological control. Negative impact of human activities: pollution, deforestation, and global warming. Humans must be mindful of their impact and work to protect and sustain the environment.
Human Influences and Environment
4. Slide
60 seconds
Climate Change: A long-term change in the average weather patterns that have come to define Earth’s local, regional and global climates. Deforestation: The process of clearing away forests by cutting down trees and plants in a large area. Pollution: The release of harmful substances or products into the environment Agriculture: The practice of farming Pest control: The activity of controlling the amount of pest
5. Slide
60 seconds
6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are three examples of human activities that have a negative impact on the environment?
7. Personalised Feedback
360 seconds
How do human activities impact the environment and what are some ways we can mitigate these effects?
8. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are three ways in which humans can positively influence the environment?
9. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a slice of pizza doing a springboard dive into a bowl of spaghetti.
10. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is a human activity that contributes to greenhouse gases?
  • Agriculture expansion
  • Burning fossil fuels
  • Photosynthesis
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the main cause of deforestation?
  • Natural disasters
  • Logging and agriculture expansion
  • Climate change
12. Poll
60 seconds
Which of the following is an example of non-renewable energy source?
  • Solar power
  • Coal
  • Wind energy
13. Poll
60 seconds
What is the term for when chemicals from fertilizers and pesticides runoff into bodies of water, causing harm to aquatic life?
  • Water pollution
  • Land degradation
  • Air pollution
14. Poll
60 seconds
What are some ways individuals can reduce their carbon footprint?
  • Eating less meat, using solar panels, composting
  • Using public transportation, reducing energy consumption, recycling
  • Planting trees, using reusable bags, conserving water

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