Environmental Studies Basics Quiz

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What does Environmental Studies (EVS or EVST) aim to systematically study?

Human interaction with the environment

Which academic fields does Environmental Studies connect principles from?

Physical sciences, commerce/economics, humanities, and social sciences

What does the field of Environmental Studies encompass?

The natural environment, the built environment, and the relationship between them

What is one of the main goals of environmental education?

Instill in all members of society a pro-environmental thinking and attitude

What skills do Environmental Studies degree programs provide?

A wide range of skills and analytical tools needed to face environmental issues

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Environmental Studies (EVS or EVST)

  • Aims to systematically study the natural world and the impact of human activity on the environment
  • Connects principles from multiple academic fields, including biology, chemistry, physics, geography, sociology, philosophy, and politics
  • Encompasses the study of natural environments, human relationships with the environment, and the impact of human activities on the environment

Goals and Skills

  • One of the main goals of environmental education is to empower individuals and communities to make informed decisions about the environment
  • Environmental Studies degree programs provide skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication, as well as analytical and research skills

Test your knowledge of the fundamental principles and concepts in environmental studies, including the interaction between humans and the environment, interdisciplinary approach, and contemporary environmental issues.

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