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2 EnvSci JEOPARDY biodiversityenergy sources waste green stuff laws, acts, etc. energy conservation

3 Group of organisms that has the greatest number of species

4 Remains of organisms that lived long ago

5 Material that can be broken down by living things into simpler compounds

6 Technology that supplements a gasoline engine in automobiles with an electric motor

7 Designed to protect plant and animal species

8 Name one alternative energy source

9 Main cause of species extinction today

10 Name one component of an electric power plant

11 The main source of solid waste in the US (municipal waste is only 2%)

12 Feature in a green home that conserves energy

13 Gives the EPA the right to sue owners of hazardous waste sites

14 Name one step you can take to conserve energy

15 Illegal hunting

16 The fossil fuel most widely used in the world (and the US)

17 One way to manage hazardous waste

18 An important feature of a green landscape

19 Main accomplishment of this treaty was stopping the slaughter of African elephants

20 Energy stored in the organic matter of plants or plant products

21 A species that is not native to a particular region

22 Nuclear process that generates heat in a nuclear power plant

23 Component of a modern landfill

24 Energy-saving fuel that can be used by cars with diesel engines

25 Name one provision of the Endangered Species Act

26 Nonpolluting fuel based on the most plentiful substance on Earth

27 L-dopa, a medicine derived from the velvet bean, is used to treat this disease

28 Energy source that utilizes the heat from inside the Earth

29 Method of hazardous waste disposal that pumps waste deep into the ground

30 Name of the star of Soylent Green

31 Encourages wealthy countries to give money to poorer countries to protect valuable species

32 Country that uses alcohol / gasoline blends the most

33 insects

34 fossil fuels

35 biodegradable

36 hybrid

37 Endangered Species Act

38 wind, solar, etc.

39 habitat destruction

40 --combustion chamber --turbine --generator

41 manufacturing

42 natural light, insulation, etc.

43 Superfund

44 walk, carpool, turn off unnecessary lights, etc.

45 poaching

46 oil

47 --produce less --reuse --convert --incinerate

48 native plants, low maintenance, etc.

49 CITES

50 biomass

51 exotic / invasive / non-native species

52 fission

53 --liner --leachate storage --methane probe

54 biodiesel

55 --compile list --no catching or killing --no projects --prepare plan savanna

56 Parkinsons disease

57 geothermal

58 deep-well injection

59 Charlton Heston

60 Biodiversity Treaty

61 Brazil

62 FINAL JEOPARDY For an estuary, do the following: (a)Describe what it is. (b)Name an organism that might be found there. (c)Describe an adaptation of an organism found there.


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