Environmental Education Revision Questions

Environmental Education

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY
UNIVERSSITY EXAMINATION 2013/2014
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

EEN100;INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
INSTRUCTIONS;ANSWER QUESTION ONE AND ANY TWO OTHER
1.a;Explain the following
i.three levels of biodiversity(3mks)
ii.Lithosphere (3mks)
iii.Green House effect(3mks)
b.Discuss the influences of non-chemical limiting factors in the environment(6mks)
c.Explain how the achievement of environmental education objectives would contribute towards sustainable development (15mks)

2.One of the environmental goal is to “create new ways of behavior in individuals,groups and communities towards the Kenyan environment”Discuss how this can be achieved. (20mks)

  1. a.Discuss the concept of trophic levels in an ecosystem (10mks)
    b.Discuss the effects of human activities that can cause an imbalance in a grassland ecosystem(10mks)

4.Critically discuss how the five purposes of environmental law can be achieved in Kenya (20mks)

5.Using examples ,discuss the role of the “Kenyan Teacher”,in enhancing biodiversity (20mks)
MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2016/2017 ACADEMIC YEAR
FORTH YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

COURSE CODE: EMP 410
COURSE TITTLE: ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

DATE: 14TH DECEMBER, 2016
TIME: 2:30PM-4:30PM

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Question ONE is compulsory
Answer any other THREE questions

QUESTION ONE

a) Giving examples explain the fact that “the concern of environment should be seen as an integrating whole.” (5 marks)

b) Explain how Kenyans will work to achieve sustainable development (6 marks)

c) Demonstrate how Kenya can use their education system to ensure citizens practice sustainable development. (6 marks)

d) Explain the two approaches used in planning environmental curriculum in Kenya. (4 marks)

e) Using a sketch diagram illustrate the structure of the atmosphere. (7 marks)

f) Explain the term biosphere as applied in environmental education. (2 marks)

QUESTION TWO

a) Giving examples, explain the concept of ecosystem. (10 marks)

b) With relevant examples, explain the classification of natural resources. (10 marks)

QUESTION THREE

a) Giving examples, identify six sources of solid waste in a community set up. ( 12 marks)

b) Explain how the solid waste could be reduced from the environment in Kenya. (8 marks)

QUESTION FOUR

a) Explain the three main goals of environmental education in Kenya. (6 marks)

b) Discuss the common objectives of environmental education concerning knowledge, attitudes, skills and participation. (14 marks)

QUESTION FIVE

a) Explain why the Kenyan population has been increasing since independence. (10 marks)

b) Giving relevant examples, discuss biological, physical and chemical water pollutants. (10 marks)
MAASAI MARA UNIVERSITY

REGULAR UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS
2015/2016 ACADEMIC YEAR
FORTH YEAR FIRST SEMESTER

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

COURSE CODE: EMP 410
COURSE TITTLE: ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION

DATE: 25TH JANUARY, 2016. TIME: 11AM-1PM

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Question ONE is compulsory
Answer ANY other TWO questions

QUESTION ONE

a) Explain the following concepts
i) Environmental education (2 marks)
ii) Inexhaustible resources. (2 marks)

b) Explain the relationship between deforestation and water scarcity. (8 marks)

c) Discuss the importance of studying environmental education. (10 marks)

QUESTION TWO. (20 MARKS)

a) Giving examples, discuss the solutions to the challenges facing Mau ecosystem conservatives in Kenya. (10 marks)

b) Discuss the impact of industry on the environment. (10 marks)

QUESTION THREE (20 MARKS)

a) Discuss the solutions to impact on the environment of rural urban migration in Kenya. (10 marks)

b) Discuss the effects of rapid population growth on urban environmental in Kenya. (10 marks)

QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)

a) Using examples, discuss any FIVE environmental challenges experienced in Kenya today. (10 marks)

b) Why is the mitigation of the agricultural related impacts on environment difficult in Kenya? (10 marks)

QUESTION FIVE. (20 MARKS)
a) What is global warming? (5 marks)
b) Discuss any five impacts of depletion of ozone layer on environment. (15 marks)
Pwani university
Degree of Bachelor of Education
End of semester 2
Duration; 3hrs

Instructions;
Answer question one and any other three questions

Question one

i)Explain the objectives of environmental education 10mks
ii)Outline the human activities that impact on nutrient cycling 5mks
iii)Discuss the environmental impacts by industry 10mks

Question two
Explain how environmental challenges can be mitigated in rural areas 15mks

Question three
Discuss the human activities which promote the loss of biodiversity 15mks

Question four
i)list down consequences of depletion of ozone layer 5mks
ii)Explain the contemporary factors that cause change in population sizes 10mks

Question five
Discuss the sources of major environmental problems in Kenya 15mks
KABARAK UNIVERSITY
COURSE CODE: EDUC 224
COURSE TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
STREAM: SESSION 3 & 4

INSTRUCTIONS:
Answer ONE questions and any TWO questions

QUESTION ONE
a) What is the difference between the following concepts of environmental education?
i. Environment (2 marks)
ii. Ecology (2 marks)
iii. Acid rain (2 marks)
iv. Ecosphere (1 mark)
v. Sustainable development (1 mark)
b) Examine three (3) social/economic consequences of fresh water degradation.
(6 marks)
c) Critically examine the impact of deforestation in Kenya (8 marks)
d) Discuss four (4) measures used to mitigate climate change (8 marks)
QUESTION TWO
a) Discuss the brief evolution of environmental education (8 marks)
b) Discuss the role of the UNEP (8 marks)
c) Explain the challenges facing implementation of environmental education in Kenya
secondary schools. (4 marks)
QUESTION THREE
a) Discuss the physiological features evident from an ecosystem undergoing ecological
succession? (10 marks)
b) Examine the concept of “greenhouse gases” (4 marks)
c) Citing examples discuss any three (3) major greenhouse gases (6 marks)
QUESTION FOUR
a) Citing examples, explain the two (2) main categories of natural resources. (4 marks)
b) Discuss any four (4) major water pollutants in Kenya. (8 marks)
c) Discuss how the ecosystem functions (8 marks)
MKU
One of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals is to ensure environmental sustainability. Discuss the efforts Kenya is putting in place to achieve this goal [15 marks]