Population ecology growth (chap.52)
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Population ecology growth (chap.52)
AP Bio. Awad
Questions on Chapter 52 PPT
1- What is a population?
2- What are the scientific Goal and the managerial role of studying populations?
3- What are abiotic factors? Biotic factors and Intrinsic factors?
4- By what 4 factors do we describe a population?
5- What are the geographical limitations of populations?
6- Name some endangered species
7- What is population spacing? Give the 3 different patterns of spacing
8- What causes the changes in a population size?
9- What are the Factors affecting population growth rate?
10- How is a population size measured?
11- What are the survivorship curves? How do male’s and female’s differ?
12- What are the generalized strategies in surviving?
13- What are the trade-offs?
14- What does Natural selection favor in terms of survivorship?
15- What did the Kestrel falcons’ study show?
16- What is the difference between k-selected and r-selected organisms? Give examples of each
17- What type of selection do Humans follow? What type of selection do Hydra follow?
18- What is the equation for exponential growth? What does each letter stand for?
19- What are the limiting factors in density-dependent populations?
20- What are the limiting factors in density-independent populations?
21- What are invasive species? Give 3 examples and how they affected the habitat they invaded
22- What is logistic population Growth? And what is the carrying capacity?
23- Look at the human growth graphs and answer the questions in yellow.
24- Explain the ecological footprint graph.
25- What is the equation for the logistic population growth(consult textbook or equations sheet).