Biology - Ecology

Biology CCEA

(Gaps are for drawn diagrams of biomass and cause)

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  • Created by: Sarah
  • Created on: 19-03-13 19:57
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  • Ecology
    • Definitions
      • ECOLOGY the study of habitats / environment
      • HABITAT the place an organism lives
      • ENVIRONMENT the factors that affect organisms /habitat
      • BIODIVERSITY measure of no. of different species in area
      • ECOSYSTEM microorganisms dependent on each other
    • Abiotic  Factors
      • pH
      • Sunlight
      • Temperature
      • Wind
      • Water
    • Sampling Animal Distribution
      • Pitfall Trap
      • Nets
      • Pooters
    • Pyramid of number / biomass
    • Carbon Cycle
      • 1. Photothynthesis
        • C02 - sugar / starch
      • 2. Feeding
        • C built into other organic compounds
      • 3. Respiration
        • Returns C compounds to atmosphere as C02
      • 4. Decomposition
        • C compounds broken down & respire
      • 5. Combustion
        • Coal etc. burned, C returns to atmosphere
    • Effects of Global Warming
      • Climate change
      • Polar Ice-caps
      • Flooding
      • Desert
      • To Reduce Global Warming
        • More trees
        • Less deforestation
        • Alternate fuels
    • Cause of G. W

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Swallowtail

 A useful mind map summary of some of the key terms and definitions in ecology.  It would be useful to download this and add the key images such as pyramids of numbers and pyramids of biomass or perhaps a shorthand version of the carbon cycle.

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