Exercise 1. How many frogs can survive in our pond? List the number and types of habitats you acquired. List the number of food items you captured. What was the limited resource in this exercise? What was the carrying capacity of this environment? What is handling time? How does it affect your prey choice? What is bioaccumulation? How many of you’re food items were toxic? Other comments.
Lab Homework 1. What are limited resources? (Give a few examples) What is carrying capacity? 2. Define producer, herbivore, carnivore, omnivore, and decomposer. 3. Define habitat, niche, predator, prey, parasite, host, and competition. 4. What is bioaccumulation? Look it up on the Internet and list one example of bioaccumulation. 5. Using the Internet, list 3 facts about 1 ecological problem (e.g. invasive species, global warming, water pollution, ect.)
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