Chapter 3. The Biosphere . What is ECOLOGY?. Ecology: the scientific study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment, or surroundings. . Biosphere: the entire planet, including all of plants, animals as well as land water and air. .
chemical reactions that create
down organic matter
Red Tailed hawk animals as well as land water and air. FEEDS ON: mole and field mouse
Garden Mole FEEDS ON: worms Damsel fly
Field Mouse FEEDS ON: Grasses and insects
Grass FEEDS ON: uses the SUN for photosynthesis
Damsel fly larva FEEDS ON: other insects
Oak leaves FEEDS ON: uses the SUN for photosynthesis
Squirrel FEEDS ON: Acorns
Worms FEEDS ON: fallen leavesDo Now:1. Please get ready for class + get out your Macroinvertebrate lab (bug picking)2.Organize the following organisms as,,,
Red Tailed hawk animals as well as land water and air.
GrassDo Now:Please “Get ready for class” by getting your food chains out
BIOTIC vs. ABIOTIC
BIOTIC vs. BIOTIC
ABIOTIC vs. ABIOTIC
…factors affect each other in the movie.
1. Please get ready for class. Ok so what is being collected today?
(your owl lab out)
Get ready for the Quiz.