5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Environmental Resistance
- Fossil fuels
- a A stage in the ecological succession of a lake where nutrient rich water provides abundant growth of algae and or other aquatic plants. Called middle-aged lake.
- b the totality of factors such as adverse weather conditons , shortage of food or water, predators, and diseases that will keep populations from growing to their biotic potential.
- c Also known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.
- d Energy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas
- e Includes all of the biotic and abiotic factos that can affect and organism.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A species where the population is declining, and may be endanger of extinction without positive human intervention. Reasons are habitat destruction and pollution. organisms include specialists that need specific habitat needs.
- Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
- The naturally hot interior of Earth.
- Refers to rods containing nuclear fuel, usually uranium. The chain reaction in the fuel assembly is controlled by these rods.
- refers to change over time. States that all species now on Earth descended gradually from ancestoral species through process known as natural selection.
5 True/False Questions
Food Chain → Simplified view of the transfer of energy and material from one organism to another. They are never very long due to the tremendous energy lost at each step.
Fecal Coliform Test → Includes all of the biotic and abiotic factos that can affect and organism.
Epicenter → Also known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.
El Nino → Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
Eutrophication → The natural aging process of a lake that is greatly accelerated by human actions. also called cultural eutrophication, casued by additions of nutrients mainly nitrogen and phosphorus