Handout 10 - TA

Handout 10 - TA - B ILD 3 Fall 2008 Section: Mon 9-9:50 AM...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Section: Mon 9-9:50 AM HANDOUT 10 - TA I. Terms/phrases to know Lecture 27 (12-01-08) o China’s one-child policy (1979) o Replacement number o Abiotic factors – physical characteristics of environment/ecosystem that determine what type of life or ecological niche can exist Lecture 28 (12-03-08) o Energy flow II. Important concepts Stabilization of human population o Carrying capacities may become permanently reduced if resources continue to be exhausted without replacement o Human population growth may experience a sudden crash if we do not heed the signs of severely declining ecosystems and resources caused by our activities o It is better to reduce the population size through behavioral changes than as a result of the disastrous effects of environmental damage o Sex ratio Frequency-dependent selection III. Examples Example Concept(s) Explanation Bacteria living on surface of desert rocks Abiotic factors effecting type of environment/niche organisms can
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/18/2009 for the course BICD BILD 3 taught by Professor Wills during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

Page1 / 3

Handout 10 - TA - B ILD 3 Fall 2008 Section: Mon 9-9:50 AM...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online