Ecology Unit: Cornell Notes Mr. Forde  Black Team  2009
Unit: Ecology <ul><li>1) The study of living things </li></ul><ul><li>2) A complete living thing </li></ul><ul><li>3a) Liv...
Unit: Ecology <ul><li>1) A group of organisms of the same type living together in the same area </li></ul><ul><li>2) All o...
Unit: Ecology <ul><li>1) An organism that makes its own food </li></ul><ul><li>2) An organism that obtains food by eating ...
Unit: Ecology Name: Date: Group: <ul><li>What is a predator? </li></ul><ul><li>What is prey? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a d...
Unit: Ecology Name: Date: Group: <ul><li>What is Carrying Capacity? </li></ul><ul><li>What are limiting factors? </li></ul...
Unit: Ecology “Deer Dilemma” Name: Date: Group: <ul><li>What may cause the deer population to grow? </li></ul><ul><li>What...
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Unit One Cornell Notes909

  1. 1. Ecology Unit: Cornell Notes Mr. Forde Black Team 2009
  2. 2. Unit: Ecology <ul><li>1) The study of living things </li></ul><ul><li>2) A complete living thing </li></ul><ul><li>3a) Living things are made of cells </li></ul><ul><li>3b) Living things obtain and use energy </li></ul><ul><li>3c) Living things grow and develop </li></ul><ul><li>3d) Living things reproduce </li></ul><ul><li>3e) Living things respond to their environment </li></ul><ul><li>3f) Living things adapt to their environment </li></ul>Name: Date: Group: 1) What is life science ? 2) What is an organism ? 3) What are the characteristics of living things?
  3. 3. Unit: Ecology <ul><li>1) A group of organisms of the same type living together in the same area </li></ul><ul><li>2) All of the populations living in a certain place </li></ul><ul><li>3) All of the living and non-living things in a given area that interact with one another. (4 parts: producers/consumers/ </li></ul><ul><li>decomposers/ abiotic factors) </li></ul><ul><li>4) The place in which an organism lives that provides what it needs to live, grow and reproduce. </li></ul><ul><li>5) The living parts of a habitat </li></ul><ul><li>6) The non-living parts of a habitat </li></ul><ul><li><Water, Sunlight, Oxygen, Soil, Oxygen> </li></ul>Name: Date: Group: 1) What is a population ? 2) What is a community ? 3) What is an ecosystem? 4)What is a habitat ? 5) What are biotic factors ? 6) What are abiotic factors ?
  4. 4. Unit: Ecology <ul><li>1) An organism that makes its own food </li></ul><ul><li>2) An organism that obtains food by eating other organisms </li></ul><ul><li>3) A consumer that eats only plants </li></ul><ul><li>4) A consumer that eats only animals </li></ul><ul><li>5) A consumer that eats both plants and animals </li></ul><ul><li>6) Animal that eats only dead organisms </li></ul><ul><li><ants, vultures, worms etc.> </li></ul><ul><li>7) Organism that breaks down the wastes or remains of other organisms <bacteria and fungi> </li></ul>Name: Date: Group: 1) What is a producer ? 2) What is a consumer ? 3) What is an herbivore ? 4) What is a carnivore ? 5) What is an omnivore ? 6) What is a scavenger ? 7) What is a decomposer ?
  5. 5. Unit: Ecology Name: Date: Group: <ul><li>What is a predator? </li></ul><ul><li>What is prey? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a death rate? </li></ul><ul><li>What is immigration? </li></ul><ul><li>What is emigration? </li></ul><ul><li>What is population density? </li></ul><ul><li>The organism that does the killing. </li></ul><ul><li>The organism that is killed </li></ul><ul><li>The number of deaths in a population in a certain time </li></ul><ul><li>Moving into a population </li></ul><ul><li>Moving out of a population </li></ul><ul><li>The number of individuals in a certain area. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Unit: Ecology Name: Date: Group: <ul><li>What is Carrying Capacity? </li></ul><ul><li>What are limiting factors? </li></ul><ul><li>The largest population an area can support. </li></ul><ul><li>An environmental factor that causes a population to decrease. </li></ul><ul><li>Limiting factors include: </li></ul><ul><li>* climate </li></ul><ul><li>* food and water availability </li></ul><ul><li>* physical space </li></ul><ul><li>* disease </li></ul><ul><li>* predators </li></ul>
  7. 7. Unit: Ecology “Deer Dilemma” Name: Date: Group: <ul><li>What may cause the deer population to grow? </li></ul><ul><li>What are some possible solutions? </li></ul><ul><li>Decrease in predators (coyote/wolves) </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in food supply (home gardens and lawns) </li></ul><ul><li>Forest Clearing </li></ul><ul><li>Feeding the animals </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased hunting </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions include: </li></ul><ul><li>* Fencing (tall/electrified) </li></ul><ul><li>* Controlled Hunting </li></ul><ul><li>* Taste and odor repellents “Deer Away” </li></ul><ul><li>* Scare Devices (light/noise/scarecrow) </li></ul><ul><li>* Bad tasting plants </li></ul>

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