SCI 362 UOP Course Tutorial/Tutorialrank
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SCI 362 Entire Course• SCI 362 Week 1 Individual
Assignment Terms and Definitions Worksheet (UOP Course)
• SCI 362 Week 1 DQ 1 (UOP Course)• SCI 362 Week 1 DQ 2 (UOP Course)• SCI 362 Week 1 DQ 3 (UOP Course)• SCI 362 Week 2 Individual
Assignment Case In Point Analysis (UOP Course)
SCI 362 Week 1 DQ 1• Which environmental school of
thought – anthropocentric, biocentric, deep ecology or ecocentric – fits with your personal sense of environmental ethics? Why?
SCI 362 Week 1 DQ 2• Describe a local environmental
issue facing your town, country, or state. What are your ideas for the proper resolution of the issue? Which school of ethics does your proposed resolution adhere to? Why did you choose that school?
SCI 362 Week 1 DQ 3• What are the philosophical
differences between Theodore Roosevelt and Aldo Leopold? With which person do you most agree? Why?
SCI 362 Week 1 Individual Assignment Terms and Def• Resource:UniversityMaterial:
Terms and Definitions Worksheet• • CompleteUniversity Material:
Terms and Definitions Worksheet located on your student website.
SCI 362 Week 2 DQ 1• What are the advantages of using
the scientific method to study environmental issues? What are the dangers of not using the scientific method? When is it inappropriate to use the scientific method?
SCI 362 Week 2 DQ 2• What are the sources of your
values and ethics? Have your values and ethics changed with time? Why did they change or not change?
SCI 362 Week 2 DQ 3• How is human population growth
related to environmental sustainability? Is sustainable growth possible with no ceiling on population growth? Why or why not?
SCI 362 Week 2 Individual Assignment Case In Point• Select one Case-In-Point
presented in Ch. 3–5 of Environment.
• Write a 700- to 900-word analysis of the selected case. In your analysis, include the following:
• Identify any unintended consequences of humankind’s activities that have led to environmental problems.
SCI 362 Week 3 Case Study Thesis Statement• Locate articles related to your
selected case using the University Library and other resources.
• Answer the following questions to evaluate each chosen article:
• Who is the author, or authors?• Who is the intended audience?• Is the information relevant to the
subject of the case study?• How credible is this source?• What evidence does the author u
SCI 362 Week 3 DQ 1• Explain what the term peak
oil means. Do you think we have arrived at this point yet? Why or why not? What do you think the economic and geopolitical effects of peak oil will be? What would you do if the price of gasoline reached $10 per gallon?
SCI 362 Week 3 DQ 2• What are the pros and cons of
plug-in hybrid gasoline-electric vehicles? Would you buy one if it were economically feasible? Why or why not?
SCI 362 Week 3 DQ 3• Given that society benefits from
nuclear power, how should we distribute the burdens that go along with these benefits, such as nuclear waste? Should nuclear waste storage facilities be located where the energy is generated, or should they be located where the energy is used, even if that means within a large urban center? Should they be located in an area where the risks are lowest, even
SCI 362 Week 3 Individual Assignment Energy Summar• Resource: Environment• Read the Case-In Point articles in
Ch. 11, 12, & 13 of the text. Write a 300- to 350-word summary of each case for a total of 900 to 1,200 words. Be sure to address the following details:
• Identify each type of energy source and its relative abundance and environmental impact
SCI 362 Week 4 DQ 1• Do you agree or disagree with the
idea that climate change is an environmental justice issue? Why?
SCI 362 Week 4 DQ 2• Identify a local environmental
problem. What are the environmental-justice questions surrounding this problem? Why is environmental justice important to discussions of this problem?
SCI 362 Week 4 DQ 3• What is the difference
between ecofeminism and ecosystem ecology? Do you agree with the tenets of ecofeminism? Why or why not?
SCI 362 Week 4 Individual Assignment Managing Envi• Complete the Managing
Environmental Issues simulation located on your student website.
• Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss the relationship between this simulation and environmental justice. Include the following
SCI 362 Week 5 DQ 1• What do you think is the proper
role of the state and federal governments in fostering alternative energy sources? Should the government be involved in promoting conservation efforts for individuals and businesses? Why or why not?
SCI 362 Week 5 DQ 2• How would you describe the
physical world you want to leave for your children and grandchildren? How do you hope it will be better than the world you inherited from your parents and grandparents?
SCI 362 Week 5 DQ 3• Have U.S. environmental
conditions over the last 30 years improved as a result of federal environmental regulations? How and why or why not?
SCI 362 Week 5 Ethics and the Environment Presenta• Prepare a 10 to 15-minute oral
presentation accompanied by 10 to 20 Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides illustrating the learning team’s Ethics and the Environment Case Study. Submit a 10-20-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with presenter notes to the Learning team Forum by Monday, Day 7 of Week Five. It should be labeled as “Ethics and the Environment
SCI 362 Week 5 Individual Assignment Climate Chang• Write a 700- to 1,050-word
paper, in Word Document format, in which you discuss government regulation of climate change, . Include the following:
• • Explain various viewpoints on
climate change.• • Explain and justify, briefly, your
viewpoint on the issue of
SCI 362 Week 5 Team Assignment Environmental• Submit a 1,250- to 1500-word
comprehensive environmental case study examining your faculty-approved case study in a Word Document format.
• Include a reference page with at least 6 references.
• Use the following resources to prepare for this assignment:
SCI 362 Week 5 The fall of the Soviet Union and co• Briefly outline the economic
history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1928 – Do not use more than 1 page on this. What were the main issues among different “schools” or “oppositions” during the “Great Industrialization Debate”? When Stalin finally abolished the market system in the late 1920s, how did the Central Planning System actually work? What