Post a 150-word response to one of the following Discussion Prompts:

  • A) What impact do human activities have on the planet? How have these activities and their impact changed over time?
  • B) What is the difference between natural selection and ecological succession?
  • C) What are some environmental hazards associated with human populations? How do these hazards affect the population?
  • D) After you have completed your Learning Path for the week, think about the Human Population Growth animation. Knowing the world population projection for 2050, how do you think we will be able to sustain those projections? What changes will need to occur? Could the birth and death rates equal each other sooner?