Unit 4-Land and Water Use

A. Agriculture

1. Feeding a growing population
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
Human nutritional requirements        
 264-266 p292 IGD #3


types of agriculture
280-285
p291 TYC #4, 8, SS #1, p354 SS #4


Green Revolution
266-268
p290 TYC #1,
 
genetic engineering and crop production
273-280
p291 TYC #5-7, SS #3, 5-6,

GMOs in Boulder County Open Space
deforestation
266-267, 346--347
None


irrigation
250-252
p260 SS #6


sustainable agriculture
 285-289 p291 TYC #10, SS #4, p292 CEF #1-3
Agriculture-Feeding a Growing Population Quiz
 

2. Controlling Pests
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
Type of pesticides
 268 None


costs and benefits of pesticide use
268-269
p290 TYC #2,


integrated pest management
270-272
p290 TYC #3, p291 SS #2,
 
relevant laws
None
None
Controlling Pests Quiz and Forestry


B. Forestry
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
tree plantations
 340-342 p354 TYC #4


old growth forests
334-335
p354 SS #6


forest fires
343-346
p354 TYC #6
 
forest management
328-337
p354 TYC #1-2, SS #1-2, p355 IGD #1-3, CEF #1-3


national forests
338-340
p354 TYC #5, SS #5
Controlling Pests Quiz and Forestry

C. Rangelands
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
overgrazing
 347-348 p259 TYC #10


deforestation
334
p354 TYC #3


desertification
244-245
None
 
rangeland management
347-348
None


federal rangelands
347-348 p260 SS #5 Rangelands and Urban Land Development Quiz


D. Other Land Use
1. Urban land development
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
Planned development
366-370, 374-377
p378 TYC 4-5, 7, p379 SS #3, 5-6


suburban sprawl
361-366
p378 TYC #2-3, p379 SS #2,


urbanization
357-361
p378 TYC #1, 8, 10
Rangelands and Urban Land Development Quiz Boulder's Urban Development Policies

2. Transportation infrastructure
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
federal highway system
370-371 p378 TYC #6, p379 IGD #1-3


canals and channels
None
None


roadless areas
342-343, 350
None
 
ecosystem impacts
None
p380 CEF #1-3



3. Public and federal lands
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
Management
348 p354 TYC #9-10


wilderness areas
350
None


national parks
348-350
p354 TYC #8
 
wildlife refuges
349
None


forests
338-340 None


wetlands
347, 414-415
None



4. Land conservation options
Topic Pages Questions Assignments Additional Resources
preservation
 33-34 None


remediation
92-93, 109, 649
None


mitigation
None
None
 
restoration
160
None

sustainable land use strategies
None
None


E. Mining
Topic Pages Questions  Assignments Additional Resources
mineral formation
 329-330 None

extraction
64-65, 78-79, 330, 430
None

global reserves
None
None  
relevant laws and treaties
62
None


F. Fishing
Topic Pages Questions  Assignments Additional Resources
fishing techniques
 459-460 p469 TYC #8, SS #3


overfishing
457-458, 461-467
p469 TYC #7, 9, SS #5-6, p471 CEF #1-3


aquaculture
283-285
None
 
relevant laws and treaties
466
p469 TYC #10, SS #4, p470 IGD #1-3



G. Global Economics
Topic Pages Questions  Assignments Additional Resources
Globalization
 72, 160, 361, 673-675
None


World Bank
70-71, 74, 265
None


Tragedy of the Commons
5-6, 59-60
None
 
relevant laws and treaties
57, 66-67, 72, 342
None


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