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5 Matching questions

  1. Fragmentation
  2. Food Chain
  3. Endangered species
  4. Exotic Species
  5. Fire Climax ecosystems
  1. a occurs when habitats are divided into a patch work of intact forest land and deforested lands.
  2. b Ecosystems that are dependent on the fire for their reproduction and regeneration.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. Energy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas
  2. 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
  3. Splitting of an atom into two atoms of lighter elements. This is basic of nuclear energy production
  4. Combination of evaporation and transpiration
  5. Refers to rods containing nuclear fuel, usually uranium. The chain reaction in the fuel assembly is controlled by these rods.

5 True/False questions

  1. Fission productsEnergy sources that come from millions of years of heat and pressure acting upon prehistoric photosynthetic organic matter. Ex. crude oil, coal, natural gas

          

  2. EpicenterAlso known as airplants, some nutrients for the air. usually tropical plants grow on trees but are not parasitic.

          

  3. Equilibrium theoryAn area in aquatic ecosystems where there is enough light penetration to support photosynthesis.

          

  4. First Law of ThermodynamicsLaw of Conservation of Energy. States that energy is never created but only converted from one form to another.

          

  5. Food WebTakes into account all the food chains in an ecosystem.