Study Guide for the Ecology Unit Test

Study Guide for the Ecology Unit Test - 7. Compare and...

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Study Guide for the Ecology Unit Summative 1. Compare and contrast biotic and abiotic characteristics of sustainable ecosystems. 2. Describe the complementary process of cellular respiration and photosynthesis with respect to flow of energy and cycling of matter within the ecosystem. 3. Describe the limiting factors of ecosystems (for example: nutrients, space, water, energy, predators) and explain how these factors affect the carrying capacity of an ecosystem (for example: the effect of an increase in the moose population on the wolf population in the same ecosystem). 4. Indicate how human activity affects soil composition, soil fertility, water quality (for example: the use of pesticides, fertilizers, heavy metals etc.). 5. Interpret graph data from an undisturbed and disturbed ecosystem and extrapolate from the data. 6. Assess the impact of a factor related to human activity on the population of a species (for example: producers and consumers in Yellowstone National Park). Study Guide for the Ecology Unit Summative
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Compare and contrast biotic and abiotic characteristics of sustainable ecosystems. 8. Describe the complementary process of cellular respiration and photosynthesis with respect to flow of energy and cycling of matter within the ecosystem. 9. Describe the limiting factors of ecosystems (for example: nutrients, space, water, energy, predators) and explain how these factors affect the carrying capacity of an ecosystem (for example: the effect of an increase in the moose population on the wolf population in the same ecosystem). 10. Indicate how human activity affects soil composition, soil fertility, water quality (for example: the use of pesticides, fertilizers, heavy metals etc.). 11. Interpret graph data from an undisturbed and disturbed ecosystem and extrapolate from the data. 12. Assess the impact of a factor related to human activity on the population of a species (for example: producers and consumers in Yellowstone National Park)....
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