What is an Ecological Imbalance? - Definition & Explanation

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Which of the following is a correct definition of ecological imbalance?

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1. Which of the following is not an example of ecological imbalance?

2. Which of the following is not an example of a disturbance?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding of the causes and characteristics of ecological imbalance. Some things you'll be assessed on include examples of an ecological imbalance and an ecological disturbance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Definition of ecological imbalance
  • Examples of ecological imbalance
  • Characteristic of a disturbance

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding ecological imbalance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific causes and characteristics of ecological imbalance
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related science lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about disruptions to ecosystems, review the accompanying lesson, What is an Ecological Imbalance? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the impact of English ivy
  • Understand the effect of a decreasing salmon population
  • Define ecosystem
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