Chap 9 Section 1 -3

Test Study Skills and Focus

Things to be able to do and understand

Obviously this is not everything but is the core materials and information – it is a helpful guideline

 

It will help to study questions Glencoe on line, End of chapter p276 #11 – 19, p278 #1 – 10

            Review from the holiday handouts

 

I. Be able to identify

Animals by the type of food they eat and how they get energy

                        The general information about organisms methods of getting the sun’s   energy into and thru a food chain/web

                      Producer

                      Consumer

     II. Understand animal/plant relationships

           What does one contribute – what does one use

                            (specific products and names)

           Why is this important to life

     III. Use the book for classification and understanding of getting food/energy

                      Competitors

                     Predator - Prey

                     Herbivores                  specific examples from book 

                     Carnivores

                     Omnivores

     IV. The graphic organizer about biosphere-ecosystem-community-population-organism from

page 27 of Section 1, Reinforcement – Living Earth of the Holiday package

V. Population Information

           Counting methods-and how to do them

                Population count, sample counts, catch-mark-release

           Population Density

                Why and how there are changes in populations

                           Why would it grow or decrease

                                 limiting factors, biotic potential, predation, competition

                           Consumer/producer interactions

                                 How one goes up the other goes down, etc

     VI. Symbiotic relationships and specific examples from the book

           Mutualism

           Commensalism

           Parasitism

 

 

Producers (plants)

Consumers

Food/energy intake classification type

Predator or Prey

 

Grass

 

 

 

 

Trees

 

 

 

 

Bushes

 

 

 

 

Cactus

 

 

 

 

Algae

 

 

 

 

 

Hummingbird

herbivore

 

 

 

Mouse

herbivore

 

 

 

Deer, rabbits

herbivore

 

 

 

Bison

herbivore

 

 

 

Frog, Spider

      carnivore

 

 

 

Alligator

      carnivore

 

 

 

Cowbirds

      carnivore

 

 

 

Owl

      carnivore

 

 

 

Cougar

      carnivore

 

 

 

Coyote

      carnivore

 

 

 

Bear

          omnivore

 

 

 

Man

          omnivore

 

 

 

Pig

          omnivore

 

 

 

Worms

             decomposer

 

 

 

Mushrooms

             decomposer

 

 

 

bacteria

             decomposer