Assg: ALL Name õ!SF Ecology of Populationö” Date pd. Directions

Assg: ALL
SF Ecology of Population
Directions: go to the school website, your class page and find this assignment. It will state “SF Ecology of Population”.
click on the video link. Click on the link, watch the video and complete this handout. Turn in for credit.
1. List the order of hierarchy as we learned it: atom,
2. What is abiotic? Give examples.
3. What is biotic? Give examples.
4. Which level is represented in the movie finding nemo? Use individual (organism), population, community,
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5. What are the 3 patterns of dispersal?
6. Draw the 2 graphs of population growth. Explain the difference between the two.
7. Explain density dependent limiting factor:
8. Explain density independent limiting factor:
9. Draw and explain the logistic growth graph.
10. What is carrying capacity?
11. What happens when the population goes over the carrying capacity?
12. Why can’t a population keep growing exponentially?
13. Give examples of k-strategist organisms.
14. Give examples of r-strategist organisms.
15. What is your opinion regarding humans reaching carrying capacity or we having a carrying capacity?