Ch. 5 Section 3 discusses the effects drugs can have on our consciousness. The following
activity is a simulation to see how various drugs interfere with brain activity.
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Define each of the following terms: primary pollutants, secondary pollutants, and catalytic
Primary Pollutants - Emitted directly from the source
Secondary Pollutants - Form when a primary pollutant reacts in the atmosphere (such as acid rain).
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Define each of the following terms: heat island effect, temperature inversion, acid deposition, and
Heat Island Effe
1. Weather is a more short term period of the temperature and the precipitation along with
the humidity that exists in a certain location, while climate is more long, and goes by
monthly timing, or even yearly. Its the average temperature and the usual pr
Ask the opponent what good will happen in the FUTURE, asking about things ahead of
time throws your opponent off.
Moderate or marginalize your opponent. (Make them powerless). The goal is to force
your opponent into an untenable positi
Dose Response Curves - LD50 Is lethal dose for 50% of the population
Impacts of exposure depend on:
How much you were exposed to
Depends on the specific chemical as to how much is too much
How often you were exposed
Acute exposure - short term e
Percentage of the population
(or number of people of each
sedx) at each age level in a
Maximum population of a
particular species that a
given habitat can support
over a given period.
1. (Birth rate + Immigration) - (Death rate + Emigration) = Population. Birth rate is the
amount of people being born, while death rate is a percentage of people dying.
Immigration rate is the rate of people who are crossing into the country, and Emigrati
Matter cycling in Ecosystems
Nutrient or Biogeochemical Cycles
Natural processes that recycle nutrients in various chemical forms in a cyclic
manner from the nonliving environment to living organisms and back again
Matter is continually circulating
Core Case Study: The Passenger Pigeon - Gone Forever
Once the most numerous bird on earth.
In 1858, Passenger Pigeon hunting became a big business
By 1900 they became extinct from over-harvest and habitat loss.
Three Types of Species Extinction
Aquatic Life Zones - The saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that have the ability
to support life
Marine Life Zones - Marine Life Zones include oceans and their bays, estuaries, coastal
wetlands, shorelines, coral reefs, and man
The Water Cycle
1. Three important needs for water are photosynthesis, digestion, and cellular respiration.
These three processes include the participation of water and are biochemical
2. Water is distributed through the biosphere from precipi
Interspecific competition - This occurs when two members of two or more different species
interact to gain access to the same limited resources such as food, water, light, and space.
Intraspecific competitions - Intraspecific competition is th
Prediction: On average, at least twenty beans will be tagged when counting the population.
Total Amount of Beans altogether: 430
Untagged - 60