Land Conservation: Criteria For Evaluation of Land and Most Endangered Lands in the US


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In relation to ecology, what is the appropriate definition of connectivity?

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1. When land is conserved, what is it NOT being protected from?

2. Which of the following is not a criterion used to evaluate an ecosystem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you want to pass this quiz, make sure you know what conservation means, as well as connectivity. All of the quiz questions are in multiple-choice format.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out how well you can answer questions on the following:

  • Definition of connectivity as it applies to ecology
  • What conserved land is protected from
  • Criteria to evaluate land
  • An endangered U.S. ecosystem with grasses and rich soil
  • Condition of an ecosystem that supports many varied organisms

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about land conservation
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases and terms, such as ecosystem and ecology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ecosystems in the U.S. and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

We recommend reviewing the accompanying lesson, Land Conservation: Criteria For Evaluation of Land and Most Endangered Lands in the US, to study conservation in greater detail. This lesson will help you:

  • Recognize the connections between distinct environments
  • Understand the three ecosystems in the U.S. that are most endangered
  • Define 'wildlife composition'