Posted by: mrborden | October 5, 2013

Week 6 Ecology and Population Ecology


Oct 7 2013
QFD: When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. – Unknown
?FD: Why are producers the most important organisms on Earth? Give 3 examples
Objective: BSS 6b. Students know how to analyze changes in an ecosystem resulting from changes in climate, human activity, introduction of nonnative species, or changes in population size.
Students will be able to:
1) differentiate between ecological, primary and secondary succession and be able to provide examples for each
2) Summarize limiting factors that affect producers and consumers by writing a paragraph
WOD : Tolerance – the ability of organisms to survive when abiotic and biotic factors change
1) read and take Cornell notes on community ecology (23-25)
*** due Pictures (nitrogen and phosphorus cycle and lab 2)
Oct 8 2013
QFD: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” ― Leo Tolstoy
?FD: Describe the difference between primary and secondary succession in a few sentences
Objective: BSS 6c. Students know how fluctuations in population size in an ecosystem are determined by the relative rates of birth, immigration, emigration, and death.
Students will be able to:
1) differentiate between emigration, immigration, and be able to provide examples for population growth rates
2) Analyze a population growth graph and calculate changes in population growth
Read pages 35-38 and present the main ideas to class (groups)
popecology_activity
Wed Oct 9 2013
QFD: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” ― Nelson Mandela
?FD: Summarize the reproductive strategies of r and k strategists for ensuring the continuation of their species.
Objective: BSS 6c. Students know how fluctuations in population size in an ecosystem are determined by the relative rates of birth, immigration, emigration, and death
1) Presentations of data or quiz ( depends on time from yesterday)

Oct 10 2013 (sub day, I have to go to district conference)
QFD: What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
?FD: Differentiate between uniform, clumped, and random dispersion and give example of species for each.
Objective: BSS 6c. Students know how fluctuations in population size in an ecosystem are determined by the relative rates of birth, immigration, emigration, and death
1) movie – human footprint
2) handout – movie guide handed in by end of period
humanfootprintp1
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Oct 11 2013
QFD: “The snake which cannot cast its skin has to die. As well the minds which are prevented from changing their opinions; they cease to be mind.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
?FD: Name 3 things you learned from watching yesterdays film
Objective: BSS 6c. Students know how fluctuations in population size in an ecosystem are determined by the relative rates of birth, immigration, emigration, and death
1) computer lab or finish movie or quiz

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Responses

  1. hi :3 ill be gone a while mrb dont miss me too much 😀

    • I hope u r ok! I will try lol

  2. Instead of our note books can we use our phones to type everything out???

    • Yes it is ok and you can send it to me my email


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