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Consumerism vocabulary
Words and expresions related to consumerism
1) Consumer society : Society in which people often buy new goods, especially goods that they do not need, and in which a high value is placed on owning many things
2) Factory farm : A system in which animals or birds are kept inside in small spaces and made to grow or produce eggs very quickly.
3) Loyalty card : A card given to customers of a supermarket or other business that gives them benefits such as price reductions
4) Thrift shop or thrift store : A shop that sells used goods cheaply and gives its profits to a charity
5) Buying power : The ability of people to buy goods and services, usually based on how much they earn and save

Created on January 14, 2019 by
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Jon Egurrola
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Food waste vocabulary
A list of terms related to food waste and their explanation
1) Edible : Suitable or safe for eating
2) Stock up : To buy a large quantity of something
3) Convenience food : Food that is almost ready to eat when it is bought and can be prepared quickly and easily
4) Food scraps : To get rid of some food that is no longer useful
5) Shelf life : The length of time that food can be kept in a shop before it becomes too old to be sold or used

Created on January 14, 2019 by
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Jon Egurrola
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chapter 1 Review Questions

1) 1) Families from highly developed countries. a) have fewer opportunities for education, income and health care. b) consume a disproportionate share of natural resources. c) have individual resource requirements that are low. d) have very high infant mortality rates. : b) consume a disproportionate share of natural resources.

Created on July 05, 2015 by
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milaia foxe
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Ecosystems Test Review Flashcard
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1) Ecosystem : describes the relationship among many species living in an environment with the living and non-living aspects of that environment
2) Biotic : living factors within an ecosystem
3) Abiotic : nonliving factors within an ecosystem
4) Carnivore : eat meat
5) herbivore : eat plants

Created on May 22, 2013 by
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Brooke Underhill
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flashcards are the the best thinks ever in the world ever
1) see : sees
2) call : calls
3) your : you
4) animal : animals
5) horse : ponys

Created on March 07, 2013 by
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krista lewisbrown
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Science
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1) inner planet : Those closer to the sun
2) outer planets : Those beyond the asteroiod belt
3) asteroid belt : Between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
4) asteroids : Many small rocky objects that orbit the sun
5) meteors : shooting stars

Created on December 13, 2012 by
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Sarah ORourke
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