Lab 2 - environment when it was grown alone? How do you...

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Lab 2 Population Biology http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/virtual_labs/BL_04/BL_04.html Go to the website. Read explanation and instruction on the left side of the window. More information regarding population growth is located at the bottom of the window, so scroll down to see the information tab and click it to read about it. Journal Questions Question 1 Make a hypothesis about how you think the two species of Paramecium will grow alone and how they will grow when they are grown together. Question 2 Explain how you tested your hypothesis. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and Click on the Table icon. Fill in the table before answering Question 3. Once you finished making a table, click graph ion on the bottom right of the screen to analyze your data. Question 3 On what day did the Paramecium caudatum population reach the carrying capacity of the
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Unformatted text preview: environment when it was grown alone? How do you know? Question 4 On what day did the Paramecium aurelia population reach the carrying capacity of the environment? How do you know? Question 5 Explain the differences in the population growth patterns of the two Paramecium species. What does this tell you about how Paramecium aurelia uses available resources? Question 6 Describe what happened when the Paramecium populations were mixed in the same test tube. Do the results support the principle of competitive exclusion? Question 7 Explain how this experiment demonstrates that no two species can occupy the same niche. Ecological Footprint http://www.myfootprint.org/ Go to the website. Take a quiz. Copy and paste your quiz result here. If everyone on the planet lived my lifestyle, we would need: = 3.78 Earths Reduce your footprint Table View...
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course ENG 122 taught by Professor Banks during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.

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