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Ecosystem Final Unit Test Study Guide
Test will be Monday, November 23th
To be successful on your Ecosystem’s Final Unit Test, you must study your Science Notebook notes daily. The test was created using the
notes we took in class. If you study, you should do very well!
The information below is specific information that will help you be even more successful on the test. If you study and know the
information below, you will do AWESOME!
As you “master” the items below, check them off!
1. _____Know the difference between a herbivore, carnivore and an omnivore.
2. _____Know what habitat would be best for a herbivore to live in (what do they eat?)
3. _____Know the difference decaying plants and animals make on an ecosystem.
4. _____Know the stages of an organisms life cycle (birth, development, reproduction, and death)
5. _____Know that animals depend on producers (plants) as a source of energy.
6. _____Be able to explain how plants and animals are equal partners in a food chain.
7. _____Be able to identify a producer in a food chain.
8. _____Know the difference between living and non living things (biotic and abiotic)
9. _____Know what limiting factors are
10. _____Be able to explain decomposition
11. _____Know the effect humans have on ecosystems when we pollute or destroy forests
12. _____Be able to explain what pollution is
13. _____Know what happens when one animals is removed from a food chain or food web
14. _____Know the different biomes and where they are found
15. _____Know what happens to a population when it increases beyond or drops below its carrying capacity
You will also have human body and genetics review questions on your test, so review those notes! You shouldn’t have to study these
things with great purpose, as you have already tested on them. Reading over your notes should be sufficient.
 Know the major parts of body systems
 Know where digestion begins
 Know what systems work together and how they work together
 Know that the control center of the cell is
 Know why you look like your parents
 Know what a learned behavior is versus a acquired trait