Energy Dynamics: Biology Lab

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Organisms that change light energy or inorganic molecules into usable energy are called:

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1. The total energy made by producers in an ecosystem in a given period of time is known as:

2. Which is the formula for net primary productivity in an ecosystem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Energy dynamics examines the exchange of energy between all living organisms in an ecosystem and this quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge on this topic. Some vocabulary terms and topics you will need to know include light energy and gross versus net primary productivity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on the following terms and topics:

  • Methods for calculating net primary productivity
  • Methods for calculating energy availability
  • Producers vs consumers
  • The effect of environmental factors on rates of respiration

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on energy dynamics
  • Problem solving- use your acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that calculate net primary productivity and energy availability
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as gross primary productivity and net primary productivity

Additional Learning

If you are interested in learning about energy dynamics, review the related lesson, Energy Dynamics: Biology Lab. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Energy in biological systems
  • Changing light energy into chemical energy
  • Cellular respiration
  • Biomass
  • Energy flow through plants and animals
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