• Ecology Semester

     

    ECOLOGY SEMESTER

     

     

     

    ECOLOGY

    MR. SHEAFFER

    TEXT: BIOLOGY (MILLER.LEVINE) 2010

     

    SYLLABUS

     

    UNIT 2 ECOLOGY

     

                CHAPTER 3    The Biosphere

    How do living and nonliving parts of the Earth interact and affect the survival of organisms?

                            3-1  What is Ecology?

                            3-2  Energy, Producers, and Consumers

                            3-3  Energy Flow in Ecosystems

                            3-4  Cycles of Matter

     

                CHAPTER 4    Ecosystems and Communities

                            How do abiotic and biotic factors shape ecosystems?

                            4-1  Climate

                            4-2  Niches and Community Interactions

                            4-3  Succession

                            4-4  Biomes

                            4-5  Aquatic Ecosystems

     

                CHAPTER 5    Populations

                            What factors contribute to changes in populations?

                            5-1  How Populations Grow

                            5-2  Limits to Growth

                            5-3  Human Population Growth

     

                CHAPTER 6    Humans in the Biosphere

                            How have human activities shaped local and global ecology?

                            6-1   A Changing Landscape

                            6-2   Using Resources Wisely

                            6-3   Biodiversity

                            6-4   Meeting Ecological Challenges

               

    Emerging Monarch butterfly

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