Final Jeopardy Final Jeopardy Category
Final Jeopardy Hand your answers to Mr. E See the handout…you must whisper so other groups don’t hear your awesome ideas!!!
$200 Biogeochemical Cycles Water and minerals needed by all organisms on Earth pass back and forth between biotic and abiotic portions of the environment in a process called???
$400 Water Cycle! Precipitation and evaporation are an important component of this cycle.
$600 Protiens Nitrogen is a component of which biological macromolecule
$800 Transpiration / Plant Sweat • What is the name of the process in which water goes from plants to the sky?
$1000 Nitrogen fixation Nitrogen fixing bacteria 2 ways in which nitrogen gas can be converted into usable forms for organisms?
$200 Ecology Branch of science, study of interaction of living things…
$400 Interdependence All organisms in an ecosystem are linked together in a network called?
$600 Answers vary What are two abiotic and two biotic factors in a tropical rainforest?
$800 Mutualism The relationship between flowering plants and the bees that pollinate them is?
$1000 Unrestricted, restricted Birth and death rates are ???? on an exponential growth curve, wheras they are ??? on a logistical growth curve
$200 Consumer What type of organism (producer, consumer, decomposer) is a leopard seal?
$400 2nd Which trophic level are the animals that feed on plants atleast on (1st, 2nd or 3rd)
$600 Decomposer In a food web which type of organism receives its energy from every other type?
$800 See the board… Draw a food web of organisms that we found in our nature walk around RHS…. Include at least two producers and two consumers (on two different levels), and include arrows showing the path of energy flow.
$1000 There are more sources for food and energy. If a disturbance occurred, there is greater chance of survival, and there are better genes. Explain how an increased amount of biodiversity creates a more stable ecosystem
$200 Habitat Definition: Food, Water, Shelter
$400 • Niche • Definition: An organisms role in its ecosystem
$600 • Non-mutual relationship between organisms of different species where one organism, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other • Define Parasitism
$800 • The position an organism occupies in an ecosystem • Define trophic level.
$1000 Biological interaction where a predator (an organism that is hunting) feeds on its prey (the organism that is attacked) Define predation, and give two examples.
$200 Marine Water (Oceans) Makes up 97% of the earth's water
$400 Estuary An area where salt water from marine systems and freshwater mix.
$600 Benthic Zone The bottom of both lakes and oceans.
$800 Salinity, Depth (Pressure), Light, Temperature What four things affect a marine biome the most?
$1000 Euphotic / Photic, Aphotic, Benthic Name the three layers of the ocean that we discussed in class from top to bottom.
$200 Carrying The maximum population size that can be supported by the available resources of a region is know as ________ capacity.
$400 Population is the amount of the same species of animals living in a certain area while a community is the population of different species living together in the same area How is a population different from a community?
$600 Primary and secondary, secondary is following a disaster, primary is from a newly formed habitat. What are the two types of succession with a brief explanation of each.
$800 On the board…. Draw an exponential and logistical model of population growth, include carrying capacity
$1000 Clumped, Even, Random What are the three types of population dispersion?