Posted by: mrborden | October 20, 2013

Week 8 Standard 6 Review


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Mon Oct 21 2013
QFD: Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson
?FD: Do you write the ?FD: or just answer or neither
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 apply the connections between Biodiversity to habitat loss, genetic and biological extinctions by creating a _____ to determine their learning level of knowledge for the unit of Ecology through an application
1) finish handout on graphing
2) websites http://mrbordenrmhs.wikispaces.com/Ecology
3) project on endangered species due
Tues Oct 22 2013
QFD: Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. Confucius
?FD: What grade would you give yourself on the project and why?
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 apply the connections between Biodiversity to habitat loss, genetic and biological extinctions by creating a _____ to determine their learning level of knowledge for the unit of Ecology through an application
1) game Ecosystem
HW: Study for test
biodiversity game

Wed Oct 23 2013
QFD: If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Frederick Douglass
?FD: Did you study for at least 30 minutes last night for todays test
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 apply the connections between Biodiversity to habitat loss, genetic and biological extinctions by creating a _____ to determine their learning level of knowledge for the unit of Ecology through an application
1) TEST #1 ECOLOGY 330 pts no notes
https://oars.net/palmsprings/onlineassessment/?district=palmsprings
1 When an ecosystem is said to have great biodiversity,
this statement refers to
A the reasons organisms are different from each other.
B the collective variety of organisms in an ecosystem.
C how living things have changed over time.
D how organisms approach the demands of life.

2 Which of the following is MOST likely to cause unexpected
changes to an ecosystem?
A climate patterns
B reproductive cycles
C seasonal migrations
D human activity

3 The size of a rabbit population
over a 12 year period grows rapidly on an J shaped curve.. Which of the following environmental
factors may have accounted for the population growth?
A an immigration of a competitive species
B a sudden increase in the amount of available resources
C a complementary increase in the rabbit death rate
D a change in climate brought on by human influence

4 Population data for a wolf pack with 122 individuals is given in
the table above. If the trend in the table continues, the total
population size will
A remain constant.
B decrease.
C increase.
D double.

5 What are the MAIN processes through which oxygen is cycled?
A acid rain and greenhouse effect
B nitrogen fixation and combustion
C decomposition and respiration
D photosynthesis and respiration

6 Which of the following organisms play a vital role as primary
producer in the global terrestrial food web?
A phytoplankton
B insects
C chicken
D grass plants

7 Which of the following organisms would MOST likely be found
at the BOTTOM of an energy pyramid?
A algae
B snails
C frogs
D lions

8 When organisms live within a competitive environment, the one
with the highest fitness is most likely to survive and reproduce.
This concept of survival of the fittest, where the most well-adapted
individual survives and reproduces, is known as__________.
A artificial selection
B natural selection
C natural survival
D struggle for existence

9 Due to possible changes in their environment,
species with greater _________
have a better chance of surviving.
A stamina
B mobility
C body size
D diversity

10 Which of the following is the total of the genetic varieties
of all organisms in a biosphere?
A ecosystem diversity
B species diversity
C biodiversity
D genetic diversity

11 Besides habitat fragmentation, pollution and habitat loss, __________
can affect biodiversity by taking over niches of existing species
and eventually replacing them.
A biogenesis
B abiotic factors
C exotic species
D native species

12 When __________ occurs, where wilderness areas are
separated from each other, the biodiversity for that area is affected.
A habitat fragmentation
B habitat loss
C climate change
D habitat degradation

13 If the biodiversity of an ecosystem is increased, the ecosystem
will become __________.
A more stable
B less stable
C less resilient
D more resistant to evolution

14 When an ecosystem is said to have great biodiversity, this
statement refers to
A the reasons organisms are different from each other.
B the collective variety of organisms in an ecosystem.
C how living things have changed over time.
D how organisms approach the demands of life.

15 What effect would cutting down a large portion of a rainforest
have on its ecosystem?
A decrease in the amount of available oxygen
B decrease in the amount of available carbon dioxide
C increase in the diversity of plant and animal life
D stabilization of wildlife migration

16 What factors could cause a decrease in the number of mealybugs
found in an orange grove?
A The farmer sprayed the trees with insect killer.
B The farmer put beetles from Australia on the orange trees to eat the insects.
C The farmer picked all the oranges with mealybugs and hauled them away.
D All of the above

17 A normally dry ecosystem receives a higher percentage of rain
over the course of a four–year period. This will affect what
trophic level first?
A producers
B primary consumers
C secondary consumers
D tertiary consumers

18 Many coral species can survive only in a very narrow temperature range.
This makes them especially vulnerable to instability in their ecosystem
resulting from __________.
A animal migrations
B seasonal changes
C introduction of invasive species
D changes in climate

19 The natural extinction of a predator can negatively affect the
environment by leading to
A harmful human pollution.
B increased sediment deposits.
C major climate change.
D unrestricted prey species growth.

20 Which two factors contribute to an increase in population size?
A birth rate and emigration rate
B birth rate and immigration rate
C death rate and emigration rate
D death rate and immigration rate

21 Of the four processes that account for population change, which
two processes will subtract individuals from a population?
A birth and immigration
B immigration and emigration
C death and immigration
D death and emigration

22 When the birth rate of a population is equal to the death rate, the
population is said to be __________.
A increasing
B decreasing
C stable
D fluctuating

23 Without taking into consideration any other factors, an increase in the
emigration rate would have what effect on the population size of an
ecosystem?
A it would increase the population
B it would decrease the population
C there would be no change to the population
D None of the above

24 As populations __________ in size, individual species start
to exhibit various symptoms, including aggression, lack of
caring for young, decreased fertility, and increased
susceptibility to disease.
A decrease
B stay the same
C increase

25 Water from the Earth’s surface goes into the atmosphere by
the process of __________ from living things and __________
from non-living things.
A evaporation, precipitation
B transpiration, evaporation
C condensation, precipitation
D transpiration, condensation

26 Plants make __________ via photosynthesis using __________,
which is a by–product of many organisms during respiration.
A CO2, O2
B O2, CO2
C H2O, CO2
D O2, H2O

27 According to the carbon cycle, in which direction does carbon
typically travel through respiration and decomposition?
A atmosphere living organisms atmosphere dead organisms
B living organisms atmosphere dead organisms
C living organisms atmosphere dead organisms atmosphere
D atmosphere living organisms dead organisms atmosphere

28 In the water cycle, water is changed from a gas to a liquid and
falls to the earth through the process of __________.
A precipitation
B condensation
C transpiration
D evaporation

29 The two primary processes involved in the cycling of carbon are
photosynthesis and __________.
A evaporation
B decomposition
C circulation
D respiration

30 The MOST important populations in an ecosystem are the __________.
A first-order consumers and second-order consumers
B producers and consumers
C decomposers and producers
D consumers and decomposers

31 Primary producers of ecosystems must change
__________ into chemical energy.
A rain
B light
C plants
D primary consumers

32 An ecosystem could survive without which of the
following levels?
A producers
B decomposers
C detritivores
D consumers

33 Students decide to set up a closed marine ecosystem
in a saltwater aquarium. They add bacteria that take
vital nutrients out of dead organic material. These
bacteria will serve as the __________.
A producers in the ecosystem
B decomposers in the ecosystem
C primary consumers in the ecosystem
D carnivores in the ecosystem

34 Changes in the stability of an ecosystem’s primary
production tend to affect the entire ecosystem
because __________.
A producers are responsible for capturing energy for the ecosystem
B decomposers breakdown dead primary producers to reintroduce organic material into the ecosystem
C consumers are dependent on primary producers for food
D producers rely on decomposers to recycle inorganic matter for production

35 From one trophic level to the next in a food web,
energy is ____________.
A stored in cells
B lost as heat
C created as food
D both A and B

36 Which of the following organisms would MOST likely
be found at the BOTTOM of an energy pyramid?
A algae
B snails
C frogs
D lions

37 Most of the energy represented in an ecosystem’s
food web is __________.
A used by the primary consumers
B lost in the form of heat
C passed along to the top level predators
D broken down by decomposers

38 At each link of the food web, approximately __________
percent of the energy is passed on to the consumer
and approximately __________ percent of the
energy is lost as heat.
A 10; 90
B 90; 10
C 50; 50
D 100; 0

39 Both food webs and energy pyramids show relationships
between organisms in an ecosystem. A food web is preferred
when showing the
A amount of energy transferred from one group to another.
B amount of energy lost as heat.
C individual feeding relationships between organisms.
D relationship between the habitats of species.

40 Populations respond, over time, to changing environments
through the process of __________.
A adaptation
B competition
C ecological succession
D extinction

41 The Yellowthroat bird has evolved a specific birdcall
that can be made and understood by no other species
of bird. This is an example of a genetic adaptation
through variations in __________.
A structure
B physiology

42 When the entire species of mole-rats genetically
altered over time, growing larger teeth and longer
claws, the species as a whole __________.
A adapted
B evolved
C mutated
D emigrated


Thurs Oct 24 2013
QFD:
?FD: What is the difference between a primary consumer and a secondary consumer?
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 apply the connections between Biodiversity to habitat loss, genetic and biological extinctions by creating a _____ to determine their learning level of knowledge for the unit of Ecology through an application
1) finish Test
2) film Species diversity in Africa (handout)


Fri Oct 25 2013
QFD: Time is what we want most, but what we use worst. -William Penn
?FD: Did you get a score of 70% or greater on the Test? Why or why not?
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 apply the connections between Biodiversity to habitat loss, genetic and biological extinctions by creating a _____ to determine their learning level of knowledge for the unit of Ecology through an application
1) finish movie and handout
2) Bio-dome explanation

biodome
http://www.teachengineering.org/view_activity.php?url=collection/cub_/activities/cub_bio/cub_bio_lesson02_activity1.xml

cub_bio_lesson02_activity1_figure1

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Responses

  1. Mr. Borden i forgot my password to the online assessment can you give it to me please? D:

    • I don’t have it at home , sorry , u can finish it tomorrow

      Sent from my iPhone

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  2. Oh alright then, both test have to be done tomorrow ?

    • No but benchmark new to be for sure, window is open for one week

      Sent from my iPad

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