5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Exotic Species
- Exponential Increase
- Endangered species
- a Very rapid growth of a species only possible if considerable resources are present and limiting factors are held to a minimum. produces a j-shaped curve.
- b 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.
- c Includes all of the biotic and abiotic factos that can affect and organism.
- d A nonnative species introduced to an area. may experience exponential growth due to a lack of natural predators, and take over valuable native species
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- Law of Conservation of Energy. States that energy is never created but only converted from one form to another.
- occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.
- Refers to rods containing nuclear fuel, usually uranium. The chain reaction in the fuel assembly is controlled by these rods.
- Energy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas
- A blend of 90% gasoline and 10% alcohol, used to help extend gasoline supplies.
5 True/False questions
Global Warming → 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.
Environmental Science → 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.
Fire Climax ecosystems → Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
Epicenter → Also known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.
Food Web → 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.