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Submit written answers to the TAs. They will tell you if you have a right answer - BUT they WILL NOT give you the answer! Do not harass them about not handing you answers! If you have questions about the material that will be covered on the exam, email or visit TA’s or Professors during office hours, or email for an appointment. Office hours are 11 - 12 M, Tu, W, Th (see blackboard). Special office hours for study questions: MONDAY FEB 25 4:30 – 5:30 room 648 Life Sciences TUESDAY FEB 26 9:30 – 10:30 room 038 Life Sciences Define ecology. Give an example of a possible study that would be considered ecological. What are ecosystem services? Give two examples of important ecosystem services. Define (a) scientific theory, (b) scientific law, (c) scientific hypothesis, and give an example of each. Define ecology. An important question in ecology is: What is the impact of clear-cut logging in temperate rain forests. Please give examples of how you would use (a) induction and (b) deduction to answer this ecological question. Why should you trust ecological information written by an ecologist in a peer-reviewed, published paper over something you read on the Internet or that you were told by a physicist or an engineer on television?
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Define Biotic environment and Abiotic environment. Give two examples of components of each. What is induction and what is deduction? How do we use each to answer ecological questions? Please give a hypothetical example of how each would be used to answer an ecological question. What is a correlation? Draw an important ecological correlation. Label and explain your graph. Describe whether it is a positive or negative correlation. Describe what the ecological importance of the correlation you have graphed. What kinds of experiments do ecologists use? Why do we use experiments in ecology? How do ecologists know that the results of their experiments are not due to random
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