Island Biogeography: Theory, Definition & Graph

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The theory of island biogeography states that ______.

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1. What are the three factors that influence species composition on an island?

2. Equilibrium in island biogeography means that ______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you quickly gauge your understanding of what island biogeography is and how it's used by researchers today. Topics you will be quizzed on include a wildlife corridor and equilibrium in island biogeography.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to check your knowledge of:

  • Three factors that influence species composition on an island
  • Theory of island biogeography
  • Factors that influence island biogeography
  • Equilibrium in island biogeography

Skills Practiced

These assessment tools can help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related biology lesson
  • Information recall - access the information you have gained regarding immigration and island biogeography
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a wildlife corridor

Additional Learning

To find out more helpful information, read through the lesson called Island Biogeography: Theory, Definition & Graph. You'll study:

  • The rate at which one species is lost and another species takes its place
  • How ecologists find ways to preserve habitats
  • The environment's effect on island biogeography
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