Global Ecology: Definition and Overview


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Identify the statement that describes global ecology.

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1. _____ ecology deals with the study of the interactions between organisms from multiple communities within a larger region.

2. Which has resulted in an increase in the prevalence of invasive species?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the focus that global ecology has. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the definition of global ecology as well as knowing the characteristics of ecosystem ecology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • What global ecology is
  • Characteristics of ecosystem ecology
  • Actions increasing invasive species
  • Four major environmental problems
  • Examples of habitat destruction

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as global ecology and invasive species
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related global ecology lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as global ecology

Additional Learning

To learn more about the overarching issues within the earth's ecosystem, review the corresponding lesson Global Ecology: Definition and Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define what global ecology is
  • Appreciate the different types of ecologies and their differences from global ecology
  • Know what the effects of globalization have had
  • Understand the impacts of invasive species, habitat destruction, decline of population densities, and pollution