Feeding Ecology: Worksheet 3.9 Supplemental Instruction Iowa State University Leader: Course: Instructor: Date: Hannah AECL/BIO 365 Dr. Adams 12-03-14 1.) Name some structural adaptations for each vertebrate lineage. 2.) The ___________ ______________ improves the ability to locate specific food by screening. They can be visual or olfactory. 3.) Name 4 parts of the foraging cycles and describe each part. 4.) What is the Optimal Foraging Theory and its components? 5.) Name some of the costs and benefits of the OFT. 1060 Hixson-Lied Student Success Center 515-294-6624 [email protected] http://www.si.iastate.edu 6.) What are some of the rules when selecting an optimal diet? 7.) Define the Marginal Value Theorem. 8.) Draw both energy gain lines of the MVT for a long and short trip to a patch. Explain the relationships. 9.) What are the results of each of the 3 experiments that tested OFT?