5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Environmental Resistance
- Food Chain
- Equilibrium theory
- Global Warming
- a Used to describe the warming of the earth's atmosphere.
- 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 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.
- d Also known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.
- e The theory that ecosystems have natural checks and balances.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Combination of evaporation and transpiration
- Major climatic phenomenon characterized by the movement of unusually warm surface water ito the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. Results in extensive disruption of weather around the world.
- The federal legislation that mandates protection of species and their habitats that are in danger of extinction.
- 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.
- Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
5 True/False questions
Fission → Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
Fossil fuels → Takes into account all the food chains in an ecosystem.
Fire Climax ecosystems → Ecosystems that are dependent on the fire for their reproduction and regeneration.
Fragmentation → The death of all individuals of a particular species. This results in loss of genes and biodiversity.
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