5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Food Chain
- Endangered species
- Exotic Species
- Fire Climax ecosystems
- a occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.
- b Ecosystems that are dependent on the fire for their reproduction and regeneration.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e A nonnative species introduced to an area. may experience exponential growth due to a lack of natural predators, and take over valuable native species
5 Multiple choice questions
- Energy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas
- 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
- Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
- Combination of evaporation and transpiration
- Refers to rods containing nuclear fuel, usually uranium. The chain reaction in the fuel assembly is controlled by these rods.
5 True/False questions
Fission products → Energy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas
Epicenter → Also known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.
Equilibrium theory → An area in aquatic ecosystems where there is enough light penetration to support photosynthesis.
First Law of Thermodynamics → Law of Conservation of Energy. States that energy is never created but only converted from one form to another.
Food Web → Takes into account all the food chains in an ecosystem.