Mountains are often thought of as remote areas, unimpacted by humans. But in reality they are massively affected by human activity and pollution! Mountain ecosystems are actually one of the environments most sensitive to climate change. Play this quiz to learn more about mountains and earn points towards a SEED!

What You’ll Learn about Mountains and Why They’re Important

You’ll learn about the variety of goods and services that mountains provide us with for free! You’ll also learn about how mountains provide those things for us and how human activity is impacting them. Mountains are important because they are all over the world, provide us with clean air and water, and are particularly sensitive to climate change!

Why we love this video!

This video does a great job of breaking down the mountain ecosystem and its many influencing factors. We love how it discusses what mountains do for us and what human activities are currently harming them. We also love how it emphasizes the complex interaction network of species within mountains, and its fragility. Watch this video, answer some questions, and earn points towards a SEED!

Quiz gratitude:

Thanks to Dirk Schmeller for this powerful and dense video.

Cover photo for this quiz was taken from Unsplash.

Big thanks to Ross Marotta for creating this quiz.