EVR2001 Pensacola State College Environmental Science Questions

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Answer all questions please.

Make sure the answers are completed.

Don’t take other’s words.

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EVR2001: Environmental Science Assignment 5 Due: November 13, 2019 by 11:59PM Instructions: • Answer all questions in your own words in the space provided on the ANSWER DOCUMENT or in the EXCEL WORKSHEET. o If you do not submit your answers on the provided answer sheet, you will be penalized 10 points • Answer completely and concisely o Provide all necessary information o Do not ramble on about irrelevant topics ▪ Your score may be reduced if there is too much information not related to what is being asked. • Work must be your own. This assignment must follow academic integrity guidelines. o You must rewrite answers you get from lecture material (you cannot copy lecture answers word-for-word) or outside sources o You can work with others, but your responses must be in your own words. • Submit your completed assignment on Canvas before the due date. o Accepted document formats: ▪ Text: .doc, .docx, .pdf ▪ Excel: .xls, .xlsx ———————————————————————————————————–POLLUTION The next series of questions are going to look at the impact of littering: specifically, cigarettes. One cigarette filters (butt) has a mass of about 0.17 grams and is 0.5 milliliters in volume (http://www.longwood.edu/cleanva/cigbutthowmany.htm). There are estimated to be 1 billion (1,000,000,000) smokers on Earth. Let’s assume each smoker has 1 cigarette each day and throws the filter on the ground when they are done. 1. [3 points] What is the mass of cigarette filters on the ground after 1 day in kilograms (kg)? (Show work) 2. [3 points] What is the volume of cigarette filters on the ground after 1 day in liters (L)? (Show work) 3. [3 points] What is the mass of cigarette filters on the ground after 1 year in kilograms (kg)? (Show work) 4. [3 points] What is the volume of cigarette filters on the ground after 1 year in liters (L)? (Show work) 5. [8 points] Reflect on this information. (Is this a lot? How much? Why is this bad? What can we do?) PERSONAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT 6. [6 points] Calculate your carbon footprint at the Berkeley CoolClimate website (https://coolclimate.berkeley.edu/calculator) and use the “Advanced” setting for Travel and Shopping. Include a screenshot of your completed results. 7. [10 points] What is one thing you do that lowers your carbon footprint the most? What is one thing you do that increases your carbon footprint the most? Explain both. 8. [6 points] Take the “How Green Are You?” quiz provided on Canvas and state what rank you received. 9. [8 points] What is one thing you could do to increase your green score from the quiz from question 9? Explain why it would help. EVR2001: Environmental Science Assignment 5 NAME: 1. [3 points] 2. [3 points] 3. [3 points] 4. [3 points] 5. [8 points] 6. [6 points] 7. [10 points] 8. [6 points] 9. [8 points] Due: November 13, 2019 by 11:59PM …
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