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  1. Welcome! The Topic For Today Is…

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  3. Topic 1: 200 • Question: • Science differs from other disciplines, such as history and the arts, because science relies onAnswer • Theories Back

  4. Topic 1: 400 • Answer: • Data • Questions • Measurements made while observing a plant grow 3 cm over a two-week period are called Back

  5. Topic 1: 600 • Question: • Based on your observations, you suggest that the presence of water could accelerate the growth of aloe vera plants. This is • Answer • A hypothesis Back

  6. Topic 1: 800 • Question: • How many meters are in 3.4 km? • Answer • 3400 meters Back

  7. Topic 1: 1000 • Question: • An experiment in which only one variable is changed is a(an) experiment. • Answer • Controlled Experiment Back

  8. Topic 2: 200 • Answer: • Web • Questions • All the interconnected feeding relationships in an ecosystem make up a food ______ Back

  9. Topic 2: 400 • Question: • The total amount of living tissue within a given trophic level is called the_______ • Answer • Biomass Back

  10. Topic 2: 600 • Question: • What animals eat both producers and consumers? • Answer • Omnivores Back

  11. Topic 2: 800 • Question: • Animals that get energy by eating the carcasses of other animals that have been killed by predators or have died of natural causes are called_______ • Answer • Scavangers Back

  12. Topic 2: 1000 • Question: • Give an example of how the biotic factors in an ecosystem can affect the abiotic factors.Answer Back

  13. Topic 3: 200 • Question: • . In which location would you find plants that grow year round? Mexico City or Kansas City? • Answer • Mexico City Back

  14. Topic 3: 400 • Question: • natural situation in which atmospheric gases trap heat inside Earth’s atmosphere • Answer • Greenhouse Effect Back

  15. Topic 3: 600 • Question: • the average yearly condition of temperature and precipitation in a region • Answer • Climate Back

  16. Topic 3: 800 • Question: • interaction in which an organism feeds on a primary producer • Answer • Herbivore Back

  17. Topic 3: 1000 • Question: • What biome makes up Metro-Chicago area? • Answer • Temperate Grassland Back

  18. Topic 4: 200 • Question: • Give an example of a limiting factor. • Answer • Food, water, weather, etc. Back

  19. Topic 4: 400 • Question: • A graph showing logistic growth uses what kind of curve? • Answer • S-curve Back

  20. Topic 4: 600 • Question: • If one population of pine trees consists of 25 trees in 5 square kilometers and another population consists of 25 trees in 2 square kilometers, which population has the higher density? • Answer • 25 trees in 2 square kilometers Back

  21. Topic 4: 800 • Question: • In 1990 40 zebras were born and 15 died at the Lincoln Park Zoo. In 1995 55 zebras were born and 22 died. Which year had the largest growth rate and what was the growth rate? • Answer • 1995 the growth rate was 33 zebras Back

  22. Topic 4: 1000 • Question: • Explain how predator and prey populations limit each other’s growth rates. • Answer • When the prey population increases so does the predator population (more food), when the prey population decreases (predators are eating the prey) so does the predator population (starvation) Back

  23. Topic 5: 200 • Question: • What caused the 1930s Dust Bowl in the Great Plains? • Answer • Soil Erosion Back

  24. Topic 5: 400 • Question: • What is the gray-brown haze often found over large cities? • Answer • Smog Back

  25. Topic 5: 600 • Question: • What happens to the concentration of DDT as it moves up the tropic levels in food chains or food webs? • Answer • The concentration of DDT increases Back

  26. Topic 5: 800 • Question: • What is it called when farming, overgrazing, climate change, and/or seasonal drought change farmland into land that cannot support plant life? • Answer • desertification Back

  27. Topic 5: 1000 • Question: • How can farmers reduce soil erosion? • Answer • Plowing and tilling their land Back

  28. Bonus Question: 5000 pts. • Question: • How would you determine whether something is living or nonliving? List 3 factors • Answer • … • 1. Able to grow and develop, 2. response to environment, 3. able to reproduce Back

  29. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!

  30. Daily Double The Winner Of The Last Round Write Down How Much Money You Are Willing To Risk If You get the Question write you win that money If you get it wrong you Loss the money!