Chapter 4.1-4.3, 4.5
4.1: Dynamics of Natural Populations
Each species in an ecosystem exists as a population
Population: group of members of the same species living in an area
Community: populations of different species living together in one
The percentage of the world's wealth controlled by developed and developing countries, respectively, is
The average total fertility rate in developing countries is usually in the range of
3 to 6.
The human population
the original prairie in Illinois covered ~ 60 % of the state and
was a stable climax community due to little/no human
early settlers thought prairies were infertile since no trees grew
there, so they actu
OUIZ 3 POPULATION
Energy conversions are 100 percent efficient.
Which of the following is true concerning the energy in coal used to produce
most of it is dissipated in the conversion to electricity.
An increase in the population of an herbivore is generally
followed by an increase in populations of its natural enemies.
If recruitment is equal to the replacement level for a given species then the population is
18 September 2016
The movie Dirt really opened up my perspective on soil and how much it actually plays
a part in our world today. I never would have thought that soil is one of the basic reasons as to
4 November 2016
Racing Extinction Write-Up
Animals have always been a big fascination in my life. I love every kind, especially
marine wildlife. Racing Extinction opened my eyes up to all of the horrors happening to
20 November 2016
DuPage Wastewater Treatment Plant
The field trip to the DuPage Wastewater Treatment Plant is one that I wont forget for the
rest of my life. Partly because I am older with a better memory, and partly becau
20 September 2016
Blue Gold Video Assignment
No matter what race, what size, or what species, everything needs water to survive.
Whether it is a tiger, a frog, or a human, we need water. The world right now, however, is
26 November 2016
Fed Up Write-Up
Right off of the bat for Fed Up, I was intrigued by the fact that we might be treating
obesity the wrong way. Throughout the video this is explained that some remedies are actually
11 October 2016
Human Experiment Movie Write-Up
The content and movies that we have watched so far in this course have really opened up
my eyes to some huge problems with our world today that I was never even aware of. Hum
7 November 2016
Before The Flood Movie Write-Up
Before The Flood was definitely one of my favorite movies so far. This might be
because it is current and was just released, or the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio is one of my
MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY
PROFESSOR DAVID HOOP
ARGONNE NATIONAL LABORATORY
CARTOON OF THE DAY: ECONOMICS OR ECOLOGICAL
NO HOOP DID NOT ROLLER SKATE HERE THIS AFTERNOON
THAT WAS HIS HYUN
Chapter 6: Quiz 2
81) The greatest threat to global biodiversity is
A) the introduction of alien species.
B) habitat destruction.
C) overconsumption of rice, corn, and wheat.
D) chemical pollution.
72) Many conservationists support returning top p
Chapter 6 Quiz #1
1) Which of the following is placing stress on the endangered Ganges River dolphin?
A) local people killing them for food
B) pollution, dams, almost caught by fishermen, and competition for fish from fishermen
5 Ecological Relationships (what is symbiosis?)
Ecological communities consist of
interacting or potentially interacting species in the same environment. The direct
interactions between species are divided into five categories. Sometimes these complex
Chapter 1: Textbook Review Questions
What information made Rachel Carson concerned about chemical pollution?
What is the paradox of human population and well-being?
Cite four global trends that indicate that the health of planet Earth is suffering.
2nd Hourly Study Guide 100 test questions will be chosen from this list.
SHORT ANSWER. Write the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question. Match the correct word(s) with the phrase. A. biotic potential B. climax C. critic
W EEK 16: Veget at ion Unit
Chap 4: Ecosyst ems
Populat ions and Communit ies
L esson Plan M onday 5/9
Give back VT 11, I ssue 20, Gr ade Sheet s
L ect ur e Chapt er 4 Populat ions and
VT 12 L ost Wor lds: L ife in Balance
I ssue 30
The Demographic Facts of Life
Population Density (people per
Population Increase Per Year
Population Growth Rate
Give back VT2, Issue 5, and Grade Sheets
Collect Issue 6
Discuss Wednesdays Class (Little Red Schoolhouse
Discuss todays class Lab 5 : Animal Activity 2 : Bird
Identification pp. 137-149
Hand out Bird ID Books and binocul