Life History Strategies
Conceptualize life history strategy as a
set of decisions about growth and
Compare and contrast different ways
to classify organisms based on life
history (lots of vocabulary)
Compare and contrast
Differentiate between geometric growth,
exponential growth, and logistic growth,
and learn the equations!
Distinguish density-dependent population
regulation and density-independent
Predation and Herbivory
Learn the vocabulary (on your own).
Use graphical analysis to understand how the
Lotka-Volterra predator-prey models indicate
that predator and prey systems tend to cycle.
Give examples of:
adaptations to avoid
Population Distribution and
Explain what factors can limit the
distribution and abundance of
Distinguish between population
distribution and dispersion.
Define metapopulation structure, and
explain the consequenc
Distinguish between intraspecific
competition and interspecific competition.
Learn the vocabulary and understand the
examples in the text (on your own).
Apply the graphical interpretation of the
Lotka-Volterra Competition M