Sample lab report the optimal foraging theory: food selection in beavers based on tree species, size, and distance laboratory 1, ecology 201 abstract the theory of optimal foraging and its relation to central foraging was examined by using the beaver as a model beaver food choice was examined by noting the species of woody vegetation. Fossil records show biodiversity comes and goes: contact: lynn yarris (510) 486-5375, [email protected] berkeley, ca – a detailed and extensive new analysis of the fossil records of marine animals over the past 542 million years has yielded a stunning surprise. Lab: parking lot biodiversity biodiversity can be measured in a variety of ways: # of species present = species richness relative abundance of species present the species present may be native or non-native (alien) or invasive use tallies to record you data count tallies and record as a single number to report in class group. The leaf litter sample had an index of 0083, an index of diversity of 0927 and a reciprocal index of 12 as an index close to zero represents a sample with high biodiversity and an index close to 1, low biodiversity, this sample’s index of 083 indicates a very biodiverse sample. Purpose: the purpose of this lab is to compare the difference in biodiversity levels within two forest ecosystemsthe reason for comparing the biodiversity levels of these forest ecosystems is to be able to determine which ecosystem is healthier, or has the greater biodiversity.
Here are two examples of a lab report the first is what not to do, the second is a cleaned-up and much improved version of the same report dr ethan gallogly what not to do a student chemistry 1 experemint 10 as described in the lab manual: 1 record the barometric pressure 2 measure about 10 g of ice using the chemical balance and. 1 lab #3 biodiversity index group 2a jasmine bayron michael gluck jacqueline incorvaia marian wu diversity index ∗a diversity index ∗diversity indices provide more. Relationship and biodiversity lab video paula kluse loading unsubscribe from paula kluse need to report the video sign in to report inappropriate content sign in. Biodiversity is a important indicator of the health of an ecosystem ecosystems all over are experiencing biodiversity loss from human activity humans are causing a change in diversity because of the massive population increase.
Biodiversity exists in every ecosystem, weather it is big one, or just ecosystem of one garden, it has the same importance because without it nature loses its ability to perform major functions added for life on earth, as it is oxygen production. Biodiversity in your backyard there are several methods of quantifying biodiversity – apart from comparing a simple list of the number of species identified in each area one measure is ‘species richness’ others include ‘range-size rarity’ and ‘taxic richness’ see links below, or make a wider internet search. The wilson lab’s educational program began in april 2014 with the first science workshop for mozambican students (“african entomology”), and local students are now actively involved in virtually all research projects in the park, including all-taxa biodiversity surveys and monitoring of animal populations. Christopher chang's soil lab report: soil lab biodiversity lab soil erosion lab ap environmental science lab reports christopher chang, 2nd block powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates get started photos used under creative commons from david schiersner, biodivlibrary. We compared learning cycle and expository formats for teaching about plant biodiversity in an inquiry-oriented university biology lab class (n = 465) both formats had preparatory lab activities, a hands-on lab, and a postlab with reflection and argumentation learning was assessed with a lab report.
Biodiversity on campus overview abundance is the shannon-weiner biodiversity index in this lab activity you will make a the values on the biodiversity worksheet lab report / analysis questions provide answers to the following questions using complete sentences 1 what were the h’, h. Lab 11 ecosystems and biodiversity: how does food web complexity affect the biodiversity of an ecosystem biodiversity refers to the variation in species found within an ecosystem, and it is measured in two ways: (1) species richness, which is the total number of different species in an ecosystem and report once you have completed. Welcome to the smith insect biodiversity lab we are interested in collaborative research to understand patterns of biodiversity and aid in the discovery and delimitation of species, particularly within the world’s most diverse group of multi-cellular organisms ( ie the class insecta. Purpose/objective: the primary purpose of this lab is to show biodiversity with cars like the number of species of plants, animals, and microorganisms, therefore demonstrating the enormous diversity in species that are all part of a biologically diverse earth.
Biodiversity due by day 7carefully review the grading rubric before beginning the assignment read “ lab 3: biodiversity”this lab will allow you to investigate how pollution can adversely affect the biodiversity of an ecosystem. Characterize the scope of biodiversity on earth (species, genetic, and ecosystem) evaluate the primary causes of biodiversity loss describe the major benefits of biodiversity (be sure to know specific examples of each. Lab work divide the class into groups of two or three, and distribute the student sheet, pond water: a closer look then set up the microscopes and distribute droppers, slides, hand lenses, and pond water samples to each group. Plant diversity page pd-1 diversity in the plant kingdom i introduction all modern terrestrial plants are the descendants of algae that adapted.
Lab _____ study of population density on a suburban lawn a high biodiversity leads to a more stable ecosystem because there is a wider variety of food and shelter/nesting resources for creatures to use if there is a shortage of one, population density of four weed species in a suburban lawn string. Therefore, i have created a lab guide that goes along with the relationships and biodiversity lab that has the answer key to the entire lab along with helpful pictures, tables, and diagrams this 20 page guide is designed to help both teachers and students through the lab in an understandable way. Lab report shannonwiener diversity index in this lab, we selected two specific areas : one is closer to a stream and the other is near the tree’s trunk along with geographical factors that influence the biodiversity of the area. Emma ripley mc# 1668 biodiversity lab lab section 2 jake juliot, mitch geiken, afton amundson biodiversity in a changing environment abstract over the course of four weeks the biodiversity of the stream changed in two sites of a stream, flowing and still water, how much could the biodiversity of marcoinvertebrates change over a period of four weeks in a changing environment.