|(October 19, 2009)||Hw#1|
Define: Natural Selection
1. How has natural selection led to a change in organisms?
2. Why are all living things believed to evolve form one living thing?
(October 20, 2009)
|HW #2|| |
Describe according to the evolutionary tree: Which organisms are most similar to the
|HW#3|| For each of the following explain how each interact with abiotic factors |
a) humans c) cats
b) rabbits d) fish
|October 26, 2009||Hw#4|| (a) Create 2 food chains (4 organism per chain) |
(b) List the each organisms trophic level
(c) List 5 different heterotrophs
|October 27, 2009||HW# 5|
a. What is the difference between a food web and food chain?
b. Do you think all carnivores are omnivores? why or why not?
c. What is the difference between a scavenger and a decomposer?
give an example of the following trophic levels: autotroph, carnivore, herbivore, chemotroph, omnivore, detritovore,
a. How does the physical appearence of an ecological pyramid and energy pyramid look different?
b. Describe the predator-prey relationship. Provide at least two examples
c. Define biomass, limiting factors and adaptation
|November 2||HW #7|
Provide an example of a) parasitism
|November 4||Hw#8||Ecology Concept Mapping and Vocabulary review handout|
|November 10||HW#9|| |
uDraw and label a picture of the water cycle and the carbon hydrogen cycle.
u For each Explain the steps that make chemicals travel through the cycle
|November 12/13||HW 10|| BrainPop Handout |
|November 12/13||HW 11|| Explain the difference and provide an example of each of the following |
–Interspecific competition and intraspecific competition
–Evaporation and transpiration
–Realized and Fundamental niche
–Photosynthesis and respiration
Describe the characteristics of organisms that encourage competition
What are 3 negative influences humans have had on the environment
nUse your notes to answer
1.Why has the growth of the human population lead to the all other negative effects? 2.
How was farming a negative effect on the environment?
3.Why were zebra mussels so negative to an environment if we imported them to help clean lakes?
4.If humans continue to overhunt the bear populations in the woods, what is a possible effect on other populations? Be specific.
|hw14||Regents Handout-june 09-52 & august 03-47 and 48|
Use prior knowledge to respond to
a) what is a cell?
b) what is an organic compound?
c) What are some parts of a cell (organelles)?
D) what is the function of the cell membrane?
•What are the main points of the cell theory?
•Why did so many scientists have to be involved in cell research?
•What is the difference between an organelle and an organ?
|Vacation||Cell Project Preparation- start to look for the images for your project Due December 15, 2009|