TRIPLE SCIENCE: Human Impact on the Environment

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Name two human activities, apart from farming, that reduce the amount of land available to plants & animals.
Building and Quarrying.
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Suggest two reasons for the sudden increase in population in 1800.
More efficient farming methods, Advances in medicine.
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Give three types of chemical used in modern farming.
Fertilisers, Pesticides, Herbicides.
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Explain how farming chemicals may affect the environment.
These chemicals can build up on land and may not be easily broken down. Excess may wash into rivers and pollute water. These chemicals can harm living things.
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Suggest two reasons for the sudden increase in population in 1800.

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More efficient farming methods, Advances in medicine.

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Give three types of chemical used in modern farming.

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Explain how farming chemicals may affect the environment.

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