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Fourth Grade (Grade 4) Environmental Science Questions

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Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by grant16
Circle the habitat destruction(s) that are caused by human activity.
  1. Deforestation
  2. Flooding
  3. Oil Spill
  4. Tornadoes
  5. Farming
  6. Mining
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by Teana
Why is it important to protect our soil from pollution and overuse? What can you do to help?
  • It is important to protect soil becasue living thins on Earth depend on it. It can be protected by care stewardship.
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by Teana
What do you think happens to soil when it becomes polluted?
  • Polluted soil contains chemicals or other substances that can harm plants and other life and make it unsuitable for farming
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by LBeth
Use the graphic organizer to explain and illustrate examples of each of the following terms: REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE.
Narrative procedure
  • Answer will vary.
    Reduce - Use less of a material
    Reuse - Use something again in the same or a new way
    Recycle - Change a material into a new product
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
A new aluminum can made from used cans is an example of
  1. recycling
  2. reducing
  3. reusing
  4. repairing
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by Sloop
The act of saving, protecting or using resources wisely is called                
  1. innovation
  2. conservation
  3. recycling
  4. condensation
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
Damage can result to nearby water ecosystems if factory pipes carrying ________________________ leak into a stream.
  1. waste oxygen
  2. carbon dioxide
  3. poisonous chemicals
  4. drinking water
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
Which of the following is an axample of water conservation?
  1. watering the plants
  2. mowing the lawn
  3. turning off the lights
  4. taking short showers
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
Where would you find a forest that is protected by law to preserve the ecosystem?
  1. tree farm
  2. national park
  3. recreation area
  4. wilderness area
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
Terracing a hillside can slow __________________________.
  1. weathering
  2. absorption
  3. erosion
  4. soil formation
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
What problems can mining cause?
  1. erosion
  2. mudslides
  3. chemical pollution
  4. loss of habitat
  5. all of the above
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
Protecting an area by making it a park is a form of
  1. conservation
  2. preservation
  3. reservation
  4. reclamation
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by kelebutler
A new carpet pad made from scraps of old carpets is an example of
  1. repairing
  2. reducing
  3. revising
  4. recycling
Grade 4 :: Environmental Science by PATTYFENTON3
Lucas thinks that the best way to reduce the amount of garbage his family produces is to burn all of it. Why is this not the best way to reduce waste?
  1. It is a lot of work
  2. Burning garbage can release toxins into the air and pollute the air
  3. A fire creates too much heat on a hot summer day
  4. Biodegradeable items to not burn
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