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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Human life adapts to environment changes ____________.
2. What is the form of energy which is produced at every stage of the mitochondrial process?
3. During what war time was the spraying of chemicals made more intense and more widespread?
4. The limits the government has established regarding chemical levels in foods are __________.
5. The fish may die some time after spraying as the toxins can be released from ____________.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Nature, despite all the humans do to it, still seems to put up a fight when it comes to the damage humans cause.
Part 1: In what ways does Nature fight back against pollution?
Part 2: Why don't we just let Nature take care of itself instead of taking control of the pollution situation?
Part 3: What are the two critical facts that humans overlook when it comes to nature?
Essay Topic 2
The idea of weeds seems to be more of a man made idea rather than a real threat to the world.
Part 1: Describe how Carson sees the presence of weeds in relation to humans.
Part 2: Why are weeds still important to the Earth?
Part 3: Describe the example of the sagebrush versus the grasslands in the American West.
Essay Topic 3
Carson attempts to explain that humanity's ever growing need to control the world is actually what is damaging it the most.
Part 1: What are some ways in which humanity attempts to control the natural world?
Part 2: What are the aftereffects of these methods of control?
Part 3: How can controls be altered so that they are not harmful in their applications?
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