7 draw a sketch of the three types of survivorship

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Unformatted text preview: is the basis of natural selection; however altruistic behavior such as kin selection and reciprocal altruism can also increase an individual’s fitness. How? Be sure to define “fitness” in this context. 6. Describe the three different types of population spacing. What causes those patterns to occur? 7. Draw a sketch of the three types of survivorship curves. Explain what each curve illustrates about the organisms’ life spans. Provide an example of an organism found in New Jersey that exhibits each type of survivorship curve. 8. Mortality, number of offspring per reproduction, and prenatal investment are usually interrelated. Create two graphs, one showing mortality (y- axis) vs. number of offspring per reproduction, and the other showing parental care (y- axis) vs. number of offspring per reproduction. Predict the relationship between the variables. 9. Compare and contrast exponential growth vs. logistic growth. Draw a graph o...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2013 for the course BIOLOGY Honors Bio taught by Professor Boyle during the Fall '11 term at Westfield Senior High.

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