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Subject:

geography

Class:

class VII

Key Concepts

environment, components of environment, lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biotic, abiotic, biosphere, ecosystem

essential questions

1. Why is environment important for human well being?
2. What are the various components that comprise of environment?
3. Why do you think any major modifications in the environment will impact our surroundings?

Remembering:

  1. The domains of water is referred to as: a) hydrosphere  b) lithosphere  c) atmosphere  d) biosphere
  2. What do plants and animal kingdon make together? a) Biosphere  b) hydrosphere c) lithosphere c) atmosphere d) all of the above
  3. Which of of the following animals is called ship of the desert: a) camel  b) Goat c) Llama  d) vicuna
  4. When is the world environment day celebrated every year: a) 6th june b) 25th September  c) 21st June  d) 23rd May
  5.  Who interact with the environment and modify it accordingly to their needs? a) human being  b) animals  c) rivers d) plants
  6.  True or false: a) Components of environment can be divided into three main parts- Natural, Human and Human made.                                  b) Lithosphere is the crust of the earth and all life forms happen on this only.                                                                                                                  c) Environment is a french word which means neighborhood.                                                                                                                                           d) Ecosystem is bigger than the biosphere.

understanding:

  1. What is the life support system among the following: a) transportation  b) music system  c) environment  d) both a and b
  2. What is the abiotic component of the environment: a) water b) human  c) plants d) none of these
  3. Which of the following is the component of environment: a) Water  b) economy  c) industries d) all of them

Application:

Analysis:

Evaluation:

  1. Statement 1: Ecosystem is formed by the interaction of all living organisms with each other and with the physical and chemical factors of the environment in which they live. Statement 2: Biosphere is a narrow zone which comprises of land, water and air and they interact to support life system, thus we can say biosphere and ecosystem are same.

a) Statement 1 is correct while statement 2 is incorrect  b) Statement 2 is correct while statement 1 is incorrect  c) Both statement 1 and statement 2 are correct. d) Both statements 1 and 2 are incorrect.

2.  Statement 1: Natural environment is combination of both natural and human made phenomenon. Statement 2: Natural environment refers to biotic conditions exisitng on the earth.

a) Statement 1 is correct while statement 2 is incorrect  b) Statement 2 is correct while statement 1 is incorrect  c) Both statement 1 and statement 2 are correct. d) Both statements 1 and 2 are incorrect.

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