BIOLOGY FIRST SEMESTER MIDTERM REVIEW SHEET
* = State Standards that will be on the exam
Introduction to Biology
* B1.1A Generate new questions that can be investigated in the laboratory or
* B1.1B Evaluate the uncertainties or validity of scientifi
Bio Notes Population Ecology & Human Impacts on Ecosystems
Part 1 Ecology & Ecosystems
What is Ecology?
The study of interactions that take place between
1. The ecosystem is .
2. Biotic factors:
3. Abiotic factors:
Biology Human Impacts Project
Objective: Create a presentation, to be shared with the class, which discusses the
impact humans have on the Earth. This can be a prezi, power point, movie, digital
You will be graded on:
1) Quality of your projec
Eagle Population Lab
Background: With unlimited resources and ideal environmental conditions, a population will increase in size
indefinitely. This rarely happens however, because environmental conditions are not ideal and resources are
Bio 9 Unit 2 Matter & Energy in Ecosystems
Notes #2- Cycles in Nature
Major players what are the elements involved? (B3.3b.1)
Carbon (C) as a component of various compounds is stored on our planet in
the following major sinks:
1) _= organic m
Biology 9 Review Population Ecology & Human Impacts
* = State standards will be on the test, exam and possibly on the MME
Part 1: Ecosystems
What is ecology?
What is an ecosystem?
Compare and contrast:
WAY THEY A
SYMBIOSIS LAB NAME
Symbiotic relationships are found in some species of every major group of animals. In fact,
virtually every animal plays host to at least one symbiont. Symbiosis is a mode of life in which two
organisms of di
Population Ecology & Human Impact
Part 2 Populations
= all of the populations in an area.
= groups of organisms of a single species.
= share similar characteristics. They can interbreed and
produce fertile offspring.
= birth rate
Biology Discussion Notes Human Impacts (B3.4C)
I. Natural Resources
What are they?
Two types of resources:
A) Renewable =
But what can be the problem with this?
B) Nonrenewable =
II. Environmental Issues
1) Heavy metals