LAB TOPIC 20
One essential animal behavior is foraging for food, and many structural
and behavioral adaptations of animals are linked to efcient food gather-
ing. If an animal eats other animals, it must hunt, recognize, cap
Define biotic and abiotic factors and give examples of each.
Contrast the way energy and matter move through ecosystems.
Predict how changes in free energy availability will affect population size.
Draw a food chain tha
State the Law of Conservation of Matter:
How does matter move through an
State the First Law of Thermodynamics:
How does energy move through an
What is gross primary productivity?
What is net primary productivity?
Describe patterns o
A species of malaria-carrying mosquito lives in a forest in which two species of monkeys, A and B,
coexist. Species A is immune to malaria but species B is not. The malaria-carrying mosquito is the chief
food for a particular kind of bird in the forest. I
Using Mark and Recapture Method to
Estimate Population Size
A relatively simple method of estimating population size is through the use of the
Mark-Recapture method. Data collected during this method can then be used to
estimate the size of