1ST SEMESTER TEST RELATIONSHIP STATEMENTS

 

The following are sets of variables with environmental consequences.  Please be able to complete a relationship statement explaining as the IV increases, then the DV will… ex#1:  “As the amount of POVERTY increases then FOOD SECURITY decreases for a country.”

INDEPENDENT VARIABLE

DEPENDENT VARIABLE

poverty

availability of microloans

amount of golden rice

education of women

soil erosion

macronutrients and micronutrients in diet

amount of agriculture

calorie intake

iodine in diets

poverty

desertification

desertification

desertification

desertification

breast feeding

diarrhea occurrence

availability of water, salt, and sugar

food intake

a person’s income

GDP

use of monoculture

number of livestock

intensity of agriculture

personal income

interplanting

interplanting

interplanting

interplanting

soil erosion

crop cover

waterlogging to flush soil salinity

crop irrigation

contour farming

terracing

shelter belts

manure applied to farmland

crop rotation              

genetically engineered crops

legume crops

percentage of meat in the diet

antibiotic use for livestock

distance food grown from your home

distance food grown from your home         

population growth

integrated pest management

width of a pesticide’s spectrum

width of a pesticide’s spectrum

persistence of a pesticide

use of pesticides

use of integrated pest management

use of perennial plants as crops

use of perennial plants as crops

use of perennial plants as crops

use of fossil fuels for agriculture

pH

pollution persistence

biodiversity of an ecosystem

biodiversity of an ecosystem

isolation of a species

human population size

ocean depth

ocean depth

ocean depth

ocean depth

altitude

altitude

latitude

distance of an island from mainland

size of an island

competition

ecological succession

number of sea otters

TFR of a country

TFR of a country

availability of contraceptives

amount of education of females

amount of fundamentalist religion

pH

food security

poverty

vitamin a in diets

total fertility rate (TFR)

food security

malnutrition and undernutrition

aquifer depletion

undernutrition

occurrence of goiters

deaths due to undernutrition

poverty

crop yields

arable land

famine

malnutrition of infants

death by dehydration & electrolyte loss

deaths by dehydration & electrolyte loss

overnutrition

amount of meat consumed

amount of meat consumed

damage by insect pests

water and air pollution

soil depletion

percentage of income spent on food

damage by insect pests

need for pesticides

need for fertilizers

soil erosion

crop yields

evaporation from soil

salt in freshwater streams

salinity of soil

soil erosion

soil erosion

soil erosion

crop yields

soil fertility

varieties of agricultural crops

fertility of the soil

per capita ecological footprint

deaths in humans from bacterial infections

per capita ecological footprint

food security

food security

evolution of super pests

number of pests it kills

likelihood it will kill beneficial species

amount of damage from pollution

masculinity of males

long term cost of pest management

cost of planting crops

soil erosion

soil fertility

sustainability

number of H+ ions

environmental damage

inertia of the ecosystem

resilience of the ecosystem

speed of evolution occurring

biodiversity on the Earth

temperature of the water

oxygen levels

CO2 levels

pressure

temperature

oxygen level

average daily temperature

biodiversity

biodiversity

chances a species will survive

biodiversity

number of sea urchins

population growth

amount of environmental degradation

TFR

TFR

TFR

OH- ions