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Case Study: The Earth
Team Number
Names of team members: ________________________________
You need to research the following list of topics.
Renewable Resources
(write definition)
Nonrenewable Resources
(write definition)
Make a list of examples of each group (see above).
How do each of the following relate to preservation of species?
 biodiversity and ecosystem stability
 resource of all cultivated plants and domesticated animals
 source of compounds important in medicine
Effects of pollution on the biosphere
Air pollution
 smog
 acid precipitation
 ozone depletion
 greenhouse effect
Water pollution
 ocean
 groundwater
Soil erosion
 ability to produce food
 agricultural practices
Solutions to the problem
 reduce consumption
 recycle materials
 others