5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Endangered Species Act
- Fire Climax ecosystems
- Fuel wood
- a The federal legislation that mandates protection of species and their habitats that are in danger of extinction.
- b 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.
- c the wood used in many developing countries for cooking and heating
- d Also known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.
- e Ecosystems that are dependent on the fire for their reproduction and regeneration.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Combination of evaporation and transpiration
- the origination point of an earthquake
- 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.
- A blend of 90% gasoline and 10% alcohol, used to help extend gasoline supplies.
- Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
5 True/False questions
First Law of Thermodynamics → Refers to the atoms, usually radioactive and the subatomic particles resulting from the splitting of atoms in a nuclear reactor.
Geothermal → A bay open to the ocean at one end and receiving fresh water from a river at the other end, hence mixing of fresh and salt water occurs.
Global Warming → The naturally hot interior of Earth.
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.
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