Review for fourth one hour exam - Chapters 10-14
1) Review model of punctuated equilibrium and know who proposed it.
2) Distinguish between the terms keystone, endangered, threatened, endemic and indicator
3) Know which fuels are fossil fuels
Chapter 10/11 quiz review
Ecosystems as Resources
1) Be familiar with the terms biota, biological wealth, genetic bank, and biodiversity.
2) Be able to distinguish between instrumental and intrinsic value.
3) Be familiar with some of the uses
Review for ch.12,13,14 test
1) Be familiar with the history of fuel use
1700s - wood predominant fuel used to drive steam engines
1800s - shift to coal to drive steam engines, also used for heating, cooking,
1900s - shift to oil for power - devel
Corn For Fuel
By Aidan Bardos and Rowan Dunfey
How is Corn Made into a Fuel?
Corn produces ethanol.
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Energy Presentation Topics and Schedule
5th period energy topics:
Jesse and Eloise wind energy Tuesday 4/23
Georgia and Giulia geothermal -
Henry and Isaac how a nuclear power plant works Tu
Drake Greenwood and Nick D'Orsi
Mountaintop Removal for
How it Happens
Original integrity of mountain is lost
Forests are stripped
topsoils are blasted to reach coal
Mining waste is dumped into valleys
Mining waste is then smoothed o
The Pesticide Treadmill
A Natural Selection Lab for
(Adapted by Jeannie Kornfeld from A Natural Selection Lab for Environmental Biology by Brad Fiero
and Steve Mackle. The American Biology Teacher, Volume 59, No.6, June 1997)
Estimating Earths Human Carrying Capacity
The interplay of biotic potential and environmental resistance keeps a population
in balance. An important ecological concept related to this balancing act is carrying
capacity. For a given region, or