Module 3 Biodiversity and Evolution

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1. What is a quadrat?

  • Square frame used to define the size of the sample area
  • A line taken across the habitat using a long rope or tape measure and take samples along the line.
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2. What is the problem with animals when sampling them in their habitat?

  • They move
  • There's too many of them
  • They don't like you

3. What is the definition of a species?

  • The variety of life- the range of living organisms to be found.
  • A group of individual organisms very similar in appearance,anatomy,physiology and genetics whose members are able to interbreed freely to product fertile offspring.
  • The place where an organism lives.

4. What is the best techinique for catching insects ?

  • Pitfall trap
  • Sweep netting
  • Collecting from trees

5. When sampling a football sized area of land how many samples should you take?

  • 5
  • 10
  • 7


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