Biology - Chp 5-6 - Populations and Humans in the Biosphere - Study Guide
Name __________________________________ Date ____________________ Per ____ Chapter 6 – Humans in the Biosphere Review Sheet • How did humans alter Hawaii’s ecosystem? • What species has changed the earth the most? • What resources does land provide? • Renewable vs. Nonrenewable resources • What is sustainable development? What are some examples of sustainable development? • How is acid rain formed? • What is deforestation? What causes it? • What is desertification? What causes it?
• What is biodiversity? Why is it important?• Endangered species vs. Extinct species• What is DDT? Why was it used? What is the danger of DDT in the long run?• What are 3 examples of threats to biodiversity?• What is biological magnification?• What are the goals of conservation biology?• What is a foreign species? Why are the dangerous to ecosystems?• Why is too much UV radiation bad?• What is global warming? What causes it?• What is causing the depletion of the ozone layer?
Name _____________________________ Date ____________________ Per ______ Chapter 5 – Populations Review Sheet• What factors can affect population size?• Exponential vs. logistic growth• What is carrying capacity? What is the growth rate when a population is at carrying capacity?• What is a limiting factor?• What factors have led to the exponential growth of the human population?• What is the demographic transition?• Know how to interpret age structure diagrams