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 Environmental influences influences of the physical environment   biological influences climate, climate change, climate control, crowding, environmental research, hazardous materials, physical environment, pollution, radiation effects, sanitation, thermal environment, weather
Environmental research study of the physical environment   environmental influences, physical environment, scientific research, use "studies"
Environmental standards laws, rules, or regulations relating to the quality of the
physical environment
standards environmental criteria, air pollution, ecology, energy audits, energy management, hazardous materials, motor vehicles, noise (sound), occupational safety and health, pests, physical environment, poisons, pollution, public health, quality of life, waste disposal, water pollution, water quality.
 Ecology study of the interrelationships between organisms and their environment  ecosystems adjustment (to environment), air pollution, area studies, biology, botany, climate, conservation (environment), ecological factors, energy conservation, entropy, estuaries, ethology, evolution, habitats, human geography, marine biology, mycology, noise (sound), ocean engineering, pests, photosynthesis, quality of life, radiation biology, recycling, social biology, soil conservation, sustainable development, waste disposal, wastes, water, water pollution, water quality, weather, wetlands, wilderness, wind (meteorology), zoology
 Ecological factors    influences conservation (environment), crowding, ecology, energy conservation, poisons, pollution, radiation effects
 Earth science   geochemistry, geology, geophysics, hydrology, meteorology, oceanography, physical geology,
seismology, soil science, physical science
astronomy, cartography, chemistry, climate, crystallography, physical environment, physics, planetariums, plate tectonics, satellites (aerospace), space sciences, topography, water, wind (meteorology)
 Energy education learning/teaching activities, often interdisciplinary in nature, that focus on such topics as energy, resources, conversions, conservation, forms, uses, and issues--including both general and technical educational programs   alternative energy sources, conservation education, consumer education, energy, energy conservation, energy occupations, fuels, science education, technology education, utilities
 Endangered species    wildlife animals, conservation (environment), natural resources, physical environment, plant pathology, plants (botany), wildlife management
 Forestry    technology agriculture, botany, conservation (environment), conservation education, forestry aids, forestry occupations, land use, lumber industry, natural resources, nurseries (horticulture), soil conservation, soil science, trees, wildlife management
 Global approach approaches to social, cultural, scientific, and humanistic questions involving an orientation to the world as a single interacting system. International approach, world mindedness, worldwide approach, global education, holistic approach cultural awareness, group unity, intercultural programs, interdisciplinary approach, international cooperation, international relations, social sciences, world affairs, world problems
 Global education learning/teaching activities across all grade levels that focus on the interrelatedness of peoples, cultures, and nations--subfields include world geography, world history, and international relations global studies education, world studies education, international education, global approach area studies, citizenship education, cross cultural studies, economics education, ethnic studies, multi cultural education, peace, world geography, world history
 Global warming gradual increases in the earth's temperature (if appropriate, use the more specific term "greenhouse effect") greenhouse effect, climate change heat, temperature, world problems
 Geothermal energy power derived from the earth's heat   alternative energy sources, electricity, geology, geophysics, groundwater, heat, power technology, water resources
 Greenhouse effect global warming caused by atmospheric gases and particles that trap heat and radiate it tack to the earth--of concern is possible run away warming due to buildups of carbon dioxide and other gasses through fossil fuel burning and deforestation  global warming air pollution, solar energy
 Habitats places where animals or plants normally live   animals, ecology, estuaries, natural resources, physical environment, plants (botany), wetlands, wildlife, wildlife management
 Hazardous materials ignitable, corrosive, infectious, reactive, or toxic materials that pose a threat to living things dangerous materials, hazardous waste, poisons asbestos, environmental influences, environmental standards, laboratory safety, occupational safety and health, physical environment, physical health, pollution, public health, radiation, safety, sanitation, school safety, wastes
 Land use   land settlement, soil conservation agriculture, agronomy, community planning, educational facilities planning, facility planning, forestry, land acquisition, landlords, mining, real estate, road construction, soil science, turf management, underground facilities, urban planning, use studies, wetlands, wilderness, zoning.
 Marine education interdisciplinary group of learning/teaching activities concerning the earth's waters and seas marine science education, maritime education estuaries, hydrology, marine biology, oceanography, science education, underwater diving, water, wetlands
 Meteorology    earth science acid rain, climate, climate change, humidity, physics, solar energy, temperature, thermal environment, water, weather, wind (meteorology)
 Natural resources   coal, fossil fuels, oil, water resources agricultural education, agriculture, alternative energy sources, asbestos, community resources, conservation (environment), conservation education, depleted resources, endangered species, energy conservation, environmental education, forestry, habitats, minerals, mining parks, physical environment, recycling, soil conservation, sustainable development, wilderness, wildlife.
 Nature centers     aquaria, education service centers, educational facilities, natural sciences, science teaching centers
 Outdoor education utilization of the outdoor environment to promote experiential learning and enrich the curriculum  adventure education conservation education. Experiential learning, field trips, interdisciplinary approach, outdoor activities, rural education, summer programs, trails, wilderness
 Pollution    air pollution, water pollution bacteria, chimneys, climate, disease control, diseases, ecological factors, environmental influences, environmental standards, hazardous materials, health, lead poisoning, noise (sound), physical environment, physical health, poisonings, poisons, public health, radiation effects,
recycling, solid wastes, urban environment, viruses, waste disposal, waste water, wastes
 Population growth Increase in the number of individuals in a given area due to either natural reproduction or resettlement Demography, Development Baby boomers, Birth rate, Community size, Population distribution, population trends, Social influences, Urbanization
 Solar energy light and heat radiation of the sun--also the energy collected as heat or converted to electricity from this source solar heating, solar radiation, solar radiation energy, radiation alternative energy sources, climate, climate control, electricity, green house effect, heat, light, meteorology, power technology, radiation effects, temperature, thermal environment, wind (meteorology)
 Solar system the sun and all the celestial bodies that revolve around it (including the planets and their moons, the asteroids, comets, and meteoroids)   astronomy, planetariums, satellites (aerospace), space exploration, space sciences, stars
 Solid wastes unwanted solid or semisolid materials discarded by farms, businesses, communities, or individuals (note: use "waste water" for sewage)  garbage, litter, trash pollution, recycling, sludge, waste disposal, waste water, water treatment
 Space exploration scientific investigations of areas beyond the earth's atmosphere (note: use "lunar research" for studies referring to the earth's moon) extraterrestrial exploration, outer space research, planetary exploration aerospace technology, astronomy, planetariums, satellites (aerospace), solar system, space sciences, stars
 Space sciences    sciences aerospace education, aerospace technology, astronomy, earth science, lunar research, navigation, physical sciences, planetariums, satellites (aerospace), solar system, space exploration, stars
 Stars self luminous celestial bodies of hot gas held together by gravity--their energy is produced by nuclear-fusion reactions astronomy, light, planetariums, solar system, space exploration, space sciences  

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