Ed journal questions
Recycle- what does it mean to recycle? Why should someone recycle? How long does it take for these to decompose?
What is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? What can we do here in Iowa to help decrease it, is it even possible?
Define 2 Biomes of the world, define an ecosystem found in each and explain the Biotic and Abiotic factors involved.
Choose any Biome; create a food chain defining the primary producer, primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer, quaternary consumer, herbivore, omnivore, carnivore, scavenger, and decomposer.
7. What are Dead Zones in the Gulf of Mexico? What causes this situation? What can be done to help stop them?
Define Keystone Species, give 2 examples; one a top predator and one not a top predator. Explain how their absence would affect the ecosyst
Competitive Exclusion- define it and give 2 examples.
Interpret this quote. “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have 4 years left to live.” Maurice Maeterlinck, The Life of the Bee
What is sustainable living? How could someone achieve sustainable living? Do you personally think you could reach sustainable living?
Define the following terms and give 2 examples of each
Explain the Carbon Cycle and how do humans affect this cycle
the series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, chiefly involving the incorporation of carbon dioxide into living tissue by photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels.