Unit 1-Intro to Ecology

Outline

1. Introduction to Ecology
  1. Ecology
    1. Levels of organization
    2. Biotic factors
    3. Abiotic factors
    4. Methods
  2. Energy
    1. Food Chains/Webs
      1. Primary producers
      2. Consumers
      3. Decomposers
    2. Trophic Pyramid
  3. Matter
    1. Biogeochemical Cycles
      1. Water
      2. Carbon
        1. Carbon Cycle Game
      3. Nitrogen
      4. Phosphorous
    2. Limiting Factors
  4. Biodiversity
    1. Ecosystem diversity
    2. Species diversity
    3. Genetic diversity
    4. Value