Ecological Resilience


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What is ecology?

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1. What is ecological resilience?

2. Which of the following is NOT a natural disturbance that is considered when studying economic resilience?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are numerous different factors that can negatively impact an ecosystem. This quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge by asking questions about pertinent terminology and different aspects of the study of ecological resilience.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Human impact on ecosystems
  • Ecological resilience and its measure
  • Study of ecology
  • Natural disturbances in ecological resilience

Skills Practiced

You will have opportunities to practice numerous skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related ecology lesson on ecological resilience
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about human impacts on ecosystems in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as ecological resilience and ecology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to measure ecological resilience

Additional Learning

Develop your grasp on this concept by reviewing the accompanying lesson, entitled Ecological Resilience. This lesson will address the following:

  • Ecology and ecological resilience
  • Examples of natural and human disturbances
  • How to measure ecological resilience
  • Importance of studying this concept