Ecology II

Name ________________________
Period ______
Ecology II
Goal for Unit Test:
●Goal Work counts as a test grade ● Name must be written in ink on front/
back of all documents ● Periodic and announced Maintenance Quizzes will
also be given ● See my website for images of study cards and
templates● All goal work must be neat and complete to receive credit.
1. Study Cards
Note: Study cards must contain all words and diagrams. Please feel free to add additional
information, mnemonics, diagrams, etc. as well as personalize with your own colors
Atmospheric Issues
Exotic Species
Biological Pest Control
2. Vocabulary
Vocabulary entries include the following: write the word, write the given definition,
restate the definition in your own words, and construct a picture, symbol or graphic
representation of the definition ( this step is particularly tied to achievement). You may
use the vocabulary template or notebook paper.
See the back of this sheet for a vocabulary list for this unit.
3. Pretest
The pretest consist of regents questions and is designed to prepare you for the rigor
of the unit test.
4. Test Corrections/ Reflection
For each incorrectly answered question, students will explain why incorrect answer
was chosen and explain why the correct answer is correct.
See test correction sheet for more details.
“I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've
been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over
again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” -Michael Jordan
1. acid rain
2. ozone depletion
3. greenhouse effect
4. eutrophication
5. biodiversity
6. bioaccumulation
7. biomagnification
precipitation with more acidity (lower pH) than
normal; caused by sox and nox
thinning or holes in the protective ozone layer;
caused by CFCs
extra CO2 creates a blanket trapping heat in
Earth’s atmosphere; caused by fossil fuel burning
when a body of water becomes overfertilized;
through a series of events aquatic life is killed
the variety of organisms in an area; associated
with ecosystem health and stability
process by which toxins collect in the body
tissues of organisms
process by which toxins become more concentrated at each level of a food chain
8. direct harvesting
the removal of an organism from its habitat
9. renewable resource
any natural resource that can be replenished
naturally with the passage of time; examples
include wood and solar energy
using natural enemies or other natural means
to kill or discourage pests
the creation of nature preserves to protect
ecosystems; an example is Yellowstone
10. biological pest control
11. habitat preservation
12. conservation
13. human population
an effort to save resources; examples include
recycling and reforestation
the number of humans on Earth has reached
over 7 billion; source of many ecological problems