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TOPIC 1: SYSTEMS AND MODELS

Teaching Hours: 5

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TOPIC 2: THE ECOSYSTEM

Teaching Hours: 31

2.1: Structure

2.2: Measuring Abiotic Components of the System

2.3: Measuring Biotic Components of the System

2.4: Biomes

2.5: Function

2.6: Changes

2.7: Measuring Changes in the System
 

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TOPIC 3: HUMAN POPULATION, CARRYING CAPACITY AND RESOURCE USE

Teaching Hours: 39

3.1: Population Dynamics 

3.2: Resource-Natural Capital

3.3: Energy Resources

3.4: The Soil System

3.5: Food Resources

3.6: Water Resources

3.7: Limits to Growth

3.8: Environmental Demands of Human Population


 

Recommended Links

Interactive: Gapminder

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TOPIC 4: CONSERVATION AND BIODIVERSITY

Teaching Hours: 15

4.1: Biodiversity in Ecosystems

4.2: Evaluating Biodiversity and Vulnerability

4.3: Conservation of Biodiversity



 

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Recommended Links

Interactive: Ancient Earth Globe

Interactive: Seasons

Interactive: World Wind Map

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TOPIC 5: POLLUTION MANAGEMENT

Teaching Hours: 18

5.1: Nature of Pollution

5.2: Detection and Monitoring of Pollution

5.3: Approaches to Pollution Management

5.4: Eutrophication

5.5: Solid Domestic Waste

5.6: Depletion of Stratospheric Ozone

5.7: Urban Air Pollution

5.8: Acid Deposition



 

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TOPIC 6: THE ISSUE OF GLOBAL WARMING

Teaching Hours: 6

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TOPIC 7: ENVIRONMENTAL VALUE SYSTEMS

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Teaching Hours: 6

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