Science - Conservation, Pollution & Waste Management

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mshowley
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Science - Conservation, Pollution & Waste Management
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2012-04-28 17:24:28
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Conservation, Pollution & Waste Management
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  1. What is conservation?
    This is the protection, preservation and careful use of our natural resources
  2. State a benefit of conservation
    It prevents living things from being wiped out eg. red squirrels

    To allow future generations to have access to the same natural resources as we have
  3. What is pollution?
    Pollution is adding unwanted wastes to the environment causing damage to it
  4. List two types of pollution
    Water

    Air
  5. State one way humans can improve the environment
    Use renewable energy

    Use recycable bags instead of plastic bags
  6. State one way humans can harm the environment
    Do not burn fossil fuels

    Do not dump waste in the river
  7. Explain biodegradable and give an example
    These are materials that rot eg. cardboard, paper, vegetables, fruit and wood
  8. What is non-biodegradable? Give an example
    These are materials that do not rot eg. metals, plastic and stone

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