Environmental Science © 03

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Welcome to PHSchool's Web site for Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley Environmental Science. Check the table of contents below, where you can launch into information about each unit and unit project.

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Studying Earth
Unit Project 1: Observing and Measuring Environmental Change
Chapter 1: Planet Earth
Chapter 2: Methods of Science
Chapter 3: Change in the Biosphere

Unit 2: Ecological Interactions
Unit Project 2: Observing Biodiversity of Bird Species
Chapter 4: Matter and Energy in the Ecosystem
Chapter 5: Interactions in the Ecosystem
Chapter 6: Ecosystem Balance

Unit 3: Biomes
Unit Project 3: Conducting an Ecological Transect
Chapter 7: Desert and Tundra Biomes
Chapter 8: Grassland Biomes
Chapter 9: Forest Biomes
Chapter 10: Freshwater Biomes
Chapter 11: The Ocean Biome

Unit 4: People in the Global Ecosystem
Unit Project 4: Mapping Land Use Patterns
Chapter 12: People and Their Needs
Chapter 13: Human Population
Chapter 14: Feeding the World

Unit 5: Energy Resources
Unit Project 5: Calculating Your Own Energy Budget
Chapter 15: Energy from Organic Fuels
Chapter 16: Nuclear Energy
Chapter 17: Alternative Energy Sources

Unit 6: Resources in the Biosphere
Unit Project 6: Monitoring Local Water Quality
Chapter 18: Minerals and Soils
Chapter 19: Land Pollution
Chapter 20: Water
Chapter 21: Water Pollution
Chapter 22: Air and Noise Pollution

Unit 7: Managing Human Impact
Unit Project 7: Designing a Sustainable City
Chapter 23: Habitat Destruction
Chapter 24: Toward a Sustainable Future
Chapter 25: Protecting the Environment