QUESTIONS for SUCCESSION

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QUESTIONS for SUCCESSION projects
1. Differentiate primary and secondary succession. Primary begans where no plant life ever was
2. Describe what a climax community is. a forest back to it was before a disaster destroys it
3. List 3 natural disasters and locations of each.
Tornado- Oklahoma (May 3, 1999 bonus)
Hurricane- New Orleans, LA (Aug 29, 2005 bonus)
Volcano- Mt St Helens (1980 bonus)
Fire- Yellowston Natl Park or California (various dates bonus)
4. Make a timeline with 5 stages described in succession, include appx times, names of plant life and include drawings of plants for each
stage.
1 yr
2 yrs
3-10yrs
5-50 yrs
100-150 yrs