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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. finite rate of increase (lambda)
  2. anecdotal evidence
  3. speciation
  4. ecosystem
  5. generalists
  1. a rate of population growth
  2. b an organism that can live in a broad range of environments ex. humans, rats, cockroaches, raccoons
  3. c isolated stories or experiences
  4. d process of creating a new species from an older species
  5. e a fundamental system consisting of a community, its nonliving environment, and the interrupt

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. geographic rift causing a break in a population allowing two new species to emerge from the one older one
  2. normal bell curve, middle survive the best
  3. an environments ability to sustain a population (food, water, space, mates,etc), leads to a logistic curve (s curve)
  4. nonscientific knowledge or practices "dressed up" as science, can't be tested
  5. traits that increase fitness, can survive and reproduce. Found through mutations and sex

5 True/False questions

  1. Henry Gleasonan educated prediction that can be tested and proven true or false

          

  2. directionalcan be random (trees if dispersed by wind or water), uniform (nesting birds and animals with territories or actively avoid each other) or clump (fish, their resources are clumped so they clump to get them, an for protection)

          

  3. trophic levelsrank in the feeding hierarcht of a food chain. Organisms higher in the hierarchy consume those lower on it.

          

  4. environmental sciencethe collective force of limiting factors which together stabilize population size at its carry capacity

          

  5. ecosystem engineersa fundamental system consisting of a community, its nonliving environment, and the interrupt