Please watch this Introduction to Ecology video and answer the following questions by adding Comments to this blog. Please answer by midnight Monday Oct 10. Enjoy!
What is Ecology?
What are biotic factors? Give an example of a biotic factor involved in the ecology of Central Park.
What are abiotic factors? Give an example of an abiotic factor involved in the ecology of Central Park.
What are the scales of study in ecology? List them at increasing levels of complexity.
Give an example of ways different biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem interact with each other. How might this apply in our projects about the bats of Belize and the small mammals of Madagascar?