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Welling School Science Dept L2 BTEC Applied Science Learners Name: Assessor Name: BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate

Applied Unit 3: Biology and Our Environment Science Date Issued Completion Date Submitted on

Assignment Title 3D Human Interaction with the Environment In this assessment you will have the opportunities to provide evidence against the following criteria. Please indicate the page numbers where the evidence can be found

Criteria reference P4

To achieve the criteria the evidence must show that you are able to: Carry out an investigation into the impact of human activity on an environment

Task No

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M3

Describe how to measure the effect of human activity on an environment

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D2

Explain how the environmental effect of human activity might be minimized in the future

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Learner Declaration I certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own and research sources are fully acknowledged. Learners Signature: Date: Criteria Met P4 M3 D2

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Learner name Unit Title Qualification Start date Deadline date Assessor Unit 3: Biology and Our Environment BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Applied Science

Assignment Title

3D Human Interaction with the Environment

The purpose of this assignment is to: Enable you to demonstrate your understanding of how humans impact and interact with the environment

Scenario: You are working for an environmental organization where you have been asked to produce a report describing all the ways humans interact with the environment, then carry out a local survey and publish your results in your report

Task 1 You need to produce a report describing the environment we live in and the effects humans have on our environment. You need to produce a full report and devise a survey / questionnaire to carry out in the school / home. Include your findings in your report . This provides evidence for P4 Task 2 You need to describe ways to measure human interaction on the environment over time. You could look at indicator species relating to pollution levels in water etc. You can include diagrams and pictures This provides evidence for M3 Task 3 You need to follow on from Task 1 and explain how all of the human impacts you described could be minimized in the future. You have to explain both sides of the argument for each human impact, you could present this as a table of evidence for and against. This task needs to be very detailed to

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Welling School Science Dept L2 BTEC Applied Science achieve this criterion This provides evidence for D2

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Sources of information

Websites Human Interactions http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_definition_of_geography_term_human_environmental_interaction http://the.environment.tripod.com/ Minimizing effects http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainability http://www.antarctica.gov.au/science/impact-of-human-activities-in-antarctica food chains and food webs http://www.nutramed.com/environment/cars.htm

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