Population Ecology: Definition, Theory & Model


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Population abundance is _______, while population density is _______.

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1. The logistic growth model is a more realistic model because ________.

2. K refers to _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you quickly assess your knowledge of population ecology characteristics. You will be quizzed on population growth and factors that influence populations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to review:

  • Population abundance
  • The logistic growth model
  • What K refers to
  • Population ecology definition
  • A population's carrying capacity

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding population abundance and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding population density
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about K

Additional Learning

To learn more about population ecology, check out the corresponding lesson called Population Ecology: Definition, Theory & Model. This lesson will help you:

  • Define population ecology
  • Determine what K stands for
  • Identify population factors
  • Review the logistic growth model
  • Define the carrying capacity