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Environmental-Studies Flashcards

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
24 card(s)
Jon Egurrola

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
23 card(s)
Jon Egurrola

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

Ecosystems Test Review Flashcard
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
36 card(s)
Brooke Underhill

krista's flashcard
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

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
8 card(s)
Sarah ORourke
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