Climate Change Jeopardy for Students from STEM Jobs

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  • 1. Climate Change Impact Public Involvement Potpourri Climate Change Environmental 1pt 1 pt 1 pt 1pt 1 pt 2 pt 2 pt 2pt 2pt 2 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 3 pt 4 pt 4 pt 4pt 4 pt 4pt 5pt 01/09/14 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt 5 pt Health
  • 2. Global warming is accelerated by the reduction of global snow and ice cover, or reduction in this effect. 01/09/14
  • 3. What is the Albedo effect? 01/09/14
  • 4. Global warming is accelerated by the reduction of global snow and ice cover, or reduction in this effect. 01/09/14
  • 5. What is the Albedo effect? 01/09/14
  • 6. This planet’s poisonous atmosphere has been described as a product of a “run away greenhouse effect” 01/09/14
  • 7. What is Venus? 01/09/14
  • 8. In the twentieth century, the average global temperature over land and ocean areas increased by 1.08 degrees of this temperature unit 01/09/14
  • 9. What is Fahrenheit? 01/09/14
  • 10. This country currently emits the most greenhouse gases. 01/09/14
  • 11. What is the United States of America? 01/09/14
  • 12. The decade is known as the “hottest decade” since 1861 when scientists began to keep reliable records of air temperatures 01/09/14
  • 13. What is the 1990’s? 01/09/14
  • 14. According to the WHO, the incidence of this arbovirus is expected to increase. 01/09/14
  • 15. What is malaria? 01/09/14
  • 16. Those most at risk of being harmed by thermal extremes include socially isolated city dwellers, the elderly and this other group of people. 01/09/14
  • 17. Who are the poor? 01/09/14
  • 18. An increase in average world temperature is expected to change patterns of this seasonal illness 01/09/14
  • 19. What is the flu? 01/09/14
  • 20. According to the WHO, overall, climate change is projected to increase threats to human health, particularly in lower income populations, predominantly within this zone of countries. 01/09/14
  • 21. What are tropical/subtropical countries? 01/09/14
  • 22. Its frequency will likely increase and may have health effects similar to those seen in Europe in 2003 resulting in more elderly deaths. 01/09/14
  • 23. What are heat waves? 01/09/14
  • 24. Increases in world temperatures will likely lead to environmental increases in this triatomic molecule. 01/09/14
  • 25. What is ozone? 01/09/14
  • 26. It takes 100 years for this gas to disperse out of the atmosphere. 01/09/14
  • 27. What is CO2? 01/09/14
  • 28. As seen in California in the past year, these may increase due to extreme climate and lead to the emission of more greenhouse gases. 01/09/14
  • 29. What are wild fires? 01/09/14
  • 30. Combustion engines, coal power plants, wild fires, oil extraction, and agriculture are sources of these which trap heat an increase the earth’s temperature. 01/09/14
  • 31. What are sources of greenhouse gases? 01/09/14
  • 32. These are emitted directly from the process of concern and include carbon monoxide from combustion engines, volcanic ash and particulate matter. 01/09/14
  • 33. What are primary air pollutants? 01/09/14
  • 34. This country recently hosted a conference that resulted in a continuation of the Kyoto protocol 01/09/14
  • 35. What is Bali? 01/09/14
  • 36. This was signed by Governor Gregoire establishing a timeline and goals for reducing greenhouse emissions in the state of Washington. 01/09/14
  • 37. What is Washington Climate Change Challenge? 01/09/14
  • 38. Emission trading has become a key concept in reducing greenhouse gases worldwide, this concept was created in this industrialized country 01/09/14
  • 39. What is the United States? 01/09/14
  • 40. Driving less, buying products with less packaging, and using compact fluorescent light bulbs reduces this on an individual basis. 01/09/14
  • 41. What a carbon footprint? 01/09/14
  • 42. This concert, produced by Al Gore, focused on bringing attention to climate change It took place for 24 hours, on 7 continents 01/09/14
  • 43. What is Live Earth? 01/09/14
  • 44. CO2 and this molecule are the two largest contributors to the greenhouse effect. 01/09/14
  • 45. What is water vapor? 01/09/14
  • 46. The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement under which industrialized countries will reduce their collective emissions of greenhouse gases by this amount compared to 1990 emissions. 01/09/14
  • 47. The daily double! 01/09/14
  • 48. What is 5.2%? 01/09/14
  • 49. It is well known that the U.S. has not ratified the Kyoto Protocol, this country in the southern hemisphere did not ratify the Kyoto Protocol. 01/09/14
  • 50. What is Australia? 01/09/14
  • 51. They make sure that food and drinking water are safe, investigate environmental causes of disease, treat and dispose of solid and toxic waste, and work on reducing air, food, and environmental pollution. 01/09/14
  • 52. Who are Environmental Professionals? 01/09/14