Environmental impact

In this lesson, you will discover the reality of technology’s impact on the environment and about how technology, if utilised strategically, can be used to protect the environment and can be a preserver rather than a destroyer.

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Worksheet

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Quiz:

Lesson 6: Environment

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Question 5

Q1.Which of these options most accurately and comprehensively explains ‘environmental impact’?

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Q2.In the 2004 Reith Lectures, what did Lord Broers say about the environment and technology?

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Q3.Why is e-waste harmful?

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Q4.‘The cloud’ is just interconnected huge what around the world?

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Q5.As well as streaming videos, what other condition required by the servers uses up significant amounts of energy?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Lesson 6: Environment

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these options most accurately and comprehensively explains ‘environmental impact’?

1/5

Q2.In the 2004 Reith Lectures, what did Lord Broers say about the environment and technology?

2/5

Q3.Why is e-waste harmful?

3/5

Q4.‘The cloud’ is just interconnected huge what around the world?

4/5

Q5.As well as streaming videos, what other condition required by the servers uses up significant amounts of energy?

5/5

Lesson summary: Environmental impact

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