Ecology: More Exercises on Ecology
This page is structured in the same manner as the category Ecology. It provides more exercises and additional materials which have been withheld from the regular subcategories for clarity and conciseness.
More Exercises on the Introduction to Ecology
If you want to gather information about the biomes of the Earth, this work sheet can help you.
Click on the respective button to download the worksheet and the solution or to go to a great source of information on this topic provided by the University of California Berkeley.
The worksheet on the left focusses on the levels of organization of living organisms which are often referred to in Ecology.
It visualizes and summarizes the order in which these levels of organization stand to each other.
Click the buttons to download the worksheet and/or the solution.
More Exercises on Abiotic Environmental Factors
The YouTube video “Joshua Trees – Adaptations to Life in the Mojave Desert” (https://youtu.be/34b8SI2E5Yg) offers a virtual field trip to Joshua Tree National Park. It explores how Joshua trees are adapted to the harsh living conditions in the Mojave desert.
As a companion to this video, you can download the worksheet "Ecology - Joshua Trees - Adaptations to Life in the Mojave Desert" either as a DOCX or as a PDF file by clicking the buttons on the left. Our Online Shop offers the solutions for this worksheet.
(Ecology - Joshua Trees - Adaptations
to Life in the Mojave Desert - Solution)
This complex exercise invites students to apply and consolidate their knowledge on ecology investigating abiotic environmental factors present in a biome they have not studied before: the tundra.
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(Ecology - Complex Exercise - Tundra Ecology)
This complex exercise invites students to apply and consolidate their knowledge on ecology investigating abiotic environmental factors present in a biome they have not studied before: the desert. In particular, this exercises focuses on how desert animals are adapted to the abiotic environmental factors in their environment.
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More Exercises on Biotic Environmental Factors
More Exercises on Trophic Levels
More Exercises on the Development of Populations
More Exercises on Cycles of Matter
More Exercises on Changes in Ecosystems
More Exercises on Humans and the Environment
The complex exercise “Animals and Plants in the City” investigates abiotic and biotic factors in urban areas as an application of the students’ knowledge in ecology.
The complex exercise “Tropical Coral Reefs” invites students to use their knowledge on ecology to investigate tropical coral reefs. It expects them to analyze abiotic and biotic environmental factors, investigate current threats to coral reef ecosystems (coral bleaching, Crown-of-Thorns Starfish), and discuss the “endangered” status of the Great Barrier Reef.
The exercise is designed for 90 minutes of work when done continuously and in writing. In addition to tasks and materials, this document also includes the solutions to the tasks.
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(Ecology - Complex Exercise -
Tropical Coral Reffs incl Solution)
This complex exercise investigates the ecological impact hurricanes have when making landfall. The students get encouraged to apply their general knowledge of ecology, which they acquired in their lessons, to this new and unfamiliar topic.
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(Ecology - Complex Exercise - Ecological Impact of Hurricanes)
This complex exercise investigates the ecological effects of La Niña and of wildfires in California. It also addresses the relation between both events. The students get encouraged to apply their general knowledge of ecology, which they acquired in their lessons, to this new and unfamiliar topic.