Objectives for Population and Intro Ecology Exam
List biotic & abiotic/ organic & inorganic examples of natural environments. (
Know ALL vocabulary related to populations from the Population Studies Packet.
Define the following:
population lab handout pgs. 1 - 4.
plot sample census- mark-return-recapture census- true census-
Give the characteristics of the animals that are ideal for each of the following census methods o
For the following population choose the most appropriate method to determine the population. Choices: true census, plot sample census, mark-return-recapture method. o
Dandelions at Penncrest.. o
Bears in Rocky National Park o
White oak trees in a half of a square mile area o
Squirrels in Ridley Creed State Park.
List and describe all the limiting factors using examples, and how they could affect an organism’s population (
and text 1.1
Give examples of how and why an organism’s population has changed. Understand the concept of carrying capacity and population graphs. Know examples from the notes. (
notes, and text 1.1
Define and provide an example of a habitat.
Be able to describe how populations of certain species have changed due to human influence