Exergonic reaction: a chemical reaction where the
standard change in free energy is negative, and energy is
Endergonic reaction: a chemical reaction in which the
standard change in free energy is positive, and energy is
Chapter 45 Ecological Communities
45.1 Communities Contain Species That
Colonize and Persist
45.2 Communities Change over Space and
45.3 Trophic Interactions Determine How
Energy and Materials Move through
The Global Ecosystem
Concept 46.1 Climate and Nutrients Affect Ecosystem Function
One aspect of ecosystem function:
Net primary productivity (NPP)rate at which an
ecosystem produces primary-producer biomass.
NPP can be estimated by instruments on satel
7) The most likely example of a pioneer species in primary succession is
My answer for that is a. This is wrong because insect is an example of secondery
Assignment List #1
DUE: Monday 9/12/16 or Tuesday 9/13/16
These assignments are designed to get your feet wet in the AP Biology course content
and improve metacognition.
o Metacognition, definition: Awareness and understanding of ones
ECOLOGY UNIT STUDY GUIDE
As you go through the following concepts, think of specific examples, and always practice
explaining how they connect to one of the central ideas listed below
1) Biological systems are affected by disruptions to homeostasis
Review of The Scientific Method
1) What is the scientific method and what is it used for?
It is a process which involves a series that are used to investigate a natural occurrence.
2) For each step of the scientific method, define/explain the term.
Steps of the
Method involves a
series of steps that
are used to
Well take a closer
look at these
steps and the
will need to
you start a