What is the biosphere? What actual
range does it encompass?
What is the biological definition of a
“population”? What is population ecology?
What are life tables and survivorship curves?
How are these used?
What is a niche?
Define the following and give examples of each (see next page also).
What are trophic levels? Name them
and illustrate a sequence of them with examples of an organism you would
find at that level in the sequence.
What is a trophic pyrimid? Illustrate
What is a food web? Create a realistic,
but simple one.
What is carrying capacity? Give an
example of how you might examine this.
What is succession? Give an example
of primary and secondary succession.
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