NIOS Class 10 Social Studies Chapter 26 Environmental Degradation and Disaster Management Part 2 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Classification of Environment

Classification of Environment
  • Environments can be classified in many ways based on various factors.
  • Environment is referred to as;
    • Social environment
    • Political environment
    • Literary environment
    • School environment.
Classification of Environment

Natural Environment

  • Natural environment includes;
    • All living
    • Non-living things
    • The chemical constituents and the physical properties of the living space, the climate, and a variety of organisms.
    • Biotic components
    • Abiotic components
  • It comprises the nature of living space, this living space maybe land and sea or soil and water.
  • These creations are done without human intervention or support.
  • Human beings live in an environment where both biotic and abiotic factors influence them.
  • In the creation and evolution of the natural environment human beings don՚t have any role.

Human-Made Environment

Human-Made Environment
  • Human-made environment includes things which are created by humans for their use.
  • People build these environmental factors, as these are required for giving the necessary setting to human action.
Components of Human-Made Environments
  • Components of human-made environments;
    • Houses
    • Roads
    • Schools
    • Hospitals
    • Railway lines
    • Bridges
    • Parks
  • Social environment includes;
    • Cultural norms and values
    • The culture that individuals live in.
    • Social political
    • Economic and religious institutions with which they interact.
Social Environment
  • The environment at any place is a combination or sum total of the natural component and the human-made component.
  • Human-made environment;
    • The buildings
    • Roads
    • other structures like;
    • Schools
    • Hospitals
    • Establishments for water
    • Electricity supplies

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