1. Using the scientific method to test a hypothesis and reach a conclusion requires:
a. A null hypothesis
b. A plausible theory
c. Collection of observations over several years
d. Qualitative and quantitative data
2. An example of a perpetual resource is:
1. What factor does not affect the rate of photosynthesis?
a. Quality of light
b. Amount of light
2. Shade tolerant plants have _ that sun tolerant plants.
a. thinner leaves
higher rates of photo
1. The plant communities of low growing shrubs and grasses that dominate high latitudes
and altitudes are:
2. The place where an organism lives (including biotic and abiotic fact
1. The arrangement of soil aggregates or peds in the soil profile is called:
a. Soil texture
b. Soil series
2. The movement of soluble nutrients out of the root zone by water percolating down
through the soil is called
Do now: What type of pollution is most
prevalent in the ocean?
Water pollution - the introduction of
waste matter or chemicals that are harmful
to organisms or to those that are exposed
to the water.
Two main causes of wate
Where does your used water go?
After water flows down the drain or toilet, it
flows through a series of sewage pipes,
along with all the other wastewater in your
community, to a wastewater treatment
Wastewater is water that co
1. Define biodegradable
2. Define nonbiodegradable
3. What law regulates solid and hazardous waste disposal from cradle to
4. What kind of waste can be kept out of landfills by composting?
5. What is composting?
6. How much has ou
The average American
1. What is erosion?
2. What is desertification?
3. What is salinization?
4. What are soil horizons?
5. What is eluviation?
6. Name the three types of weathering.
7. Give one example of physical weathering.
8. What is one facet of Integra
Midterm Review Wrap-Up
What are your questions?
What is not clear?
What do you not understand?
What is freaking you out?
WHAT DO YOU NEED CLARIFIED?
Charts to know
The salt marsh:
What are the indicator species f
1. What is primary succession?
2. What is secondary succession?
3. What is a climax community and what is it mainly determined by?
4. What is an erratic?
5. What must an abiotic factor do?
6. What was formed because of the retreat and me