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Unit 2

    In Unit 2 we will be studying Ecology. This material is found on pages 1-33 of the student workbook. This unit will focus on the information and content specified by Standard 1 of the Utah Biology Core. In this unit we will study the following subjects: Ecology, energy flow, community interactions (predator/prey), and matter cycles (carbon, water).
Schedule:
  • Day 1: 9/12
    • Ecology Pre-test
    • Biosphere
    • Levels of Organization
    • 8 Characteristics of Life
  • Day 2: 9/14
    • Food Chains and Webs
    • Construct a Food Web
  • Day 3: 9/18
    • Energy, population, and biomass pyramids
      • Went through Sample questions in class
  • Day 4: 9/20
    • Energy balance strategies
      • Migration
      • Hibernation
    • Review questions for Food webs and Chains
  • Day 5: 9/22
    • miniTest (20 questions for 30 pts)
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