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Urbanization and Environment: Hunt the Squid!

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Arg! Welcome to Hunt the Squid, a Game to review for Urbanization and Environment chapters for SOCI 205 in TAMUG. You're objective: hunt the invasive squids to protect the local city: saving the environment and preventing urban decay! Are you ready? Let's Play!

Created Date 04.22.19
Last Updated 04.23.19
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Topics of this game:
  • What term is described as actions taken to adjust socioecological systems in response to climate effects?
  • The geological epoch that says humanity has a significant impact on the environment was known as what?
  • What are interrelated categories of environmental problems
  • What are environmental problems
  • What are built environments
  • What model represents a center city and the surrounding parts as rings?
  • What does the temperature increase shown in graphs from the Environmental Protection Agency prove is real, when looking at human factors?
  • What definition is interchangeable with metropolitan area and more exclusive in that the term includes municipality?
  • What benefits the community through the preservation of land?
  • What are megacities?
  • Significant changes in temperature, sunlight, precipitation or storms is a sign of what?
  • What is a Metropolitan area? (pick the best answer)
  • Which of the following is a modified environment?
  • What is a synonym for municipality and to whose rules does it follow?
  • What is the bottom of the Mariana Trench considered?
  • What is a policy and program response based on risk assessments and comprehensive planning?
  • A neighborhood has homes with residents from a variety of social classes, careers, and ethnicities. The houses are also environmentally friendly. What does this sound most like?
  • Urban area have...
  • Which of the following could be environmental problems that could relate to sociology?
  • What is the relationship between suburbanization and urban decay?
  • Is gentrification a good system of urban renewal, in regards to creating equality?
  • What is the phenomenon of people moving out of urban areas, particularly those with significant minority populations, and into suburban areas?
  • What is the process of making an area more urban?
  • What is the term for refusing loans to someone because they live in an area deemed to be a poor financial risk?
  • What is the action of reducing the severity, seriousness, or painfulness of something?
  • What is it called when populations shift from central urban areas into suburbs?
  • What is the term used to describe areas not within a metropolitan area?
  • This disparity between the current rental income of a property and the potentially achievable rental income is known as what?
  • What is the ability of groups or communities to cope with external stresses and disturbances as a result of social, political, and environmental change?
  • Why are cities important to study?
  • Which theories came out of The Chicago School?
  • What is urban decay?
  • Urban ecology is the scientific study of the relation of living organisms with each other and their surroundings in the context of an urban environment.
  • The urban interaction problem is the necessity for city dwellers to respect social boundaries when so many people are close in physical proximity all the time.
  • What is urban renewal?
  • What is urbanism as a way of life defined as?
  • What are global cities?
  • What is the heat island effect?
  • What is the Holocene?
  • Ecological effects of climate change are can overwhelm the capacity of ecosystems to mitigate extreme events and disturbance and social effects on climate change are limited availability food such as agricultural products and shortage of water.
  • Anthropocene is a new, present day epoch, in which scientists say we have significantly altered the Earth through human activity and is important because taking the planet away from that natural climate oscillation and changing the temp of Earth.