VOCAB - MUGANIZED

Abiotic
Allelopathy
Biome
Biosphere
Biotic
Carnivore
Commensalism
Community
Conformer
Consumers
Decomposer
Detritus
Ecosystem
Herbivore
Host
Mutualism
Niche
Omnivore
Organism
Parasitism
Population
Primary consumer
Producers
Range of tolerance
Regulator
Saprovore
Secondary consumer
Succession
Symbiont
Symbiosis
Tertiary consumer

ECOLOGY - Study of the interaction of organisms with each other and the environment.
     Topic Goal - Promote an understanding of the beautiful balance that exists on Planet Earth.

Stage 1 Introduction | Stage 2 Energy | Stage 3 Cycles | Stage 4 Biomes
Stage 5 Species Loss | Stage 6 Populations | Stage 7 Symbiosis

Stage Goals - Describe and appreciate the complexity of the study of Ecology.
  Appreciate the delicate balance of the planet on which we live.

STAGE 1 - AN INTRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY
Mugan explains a few basic Ecological concepts
An introduction to Ecology - Online Text
The Earth as one huge living system - The Gaia Hypothesis
What is Ecology - PowerPoint
What is a Niche?
What is a Niche? - video
What is a habitat? - video
Niche vs Habitat - whats the difference?


Intro to Ecology

Orgaization of basic Ecology

Biotic and Abiotic factors

What is an Ecosystem?



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PRACTICE QUIZZES
Ecology Crossword

LINKS OF INTEREST
Environmental Scorecard
Ecological Economics