Week 3 Application Worksheet

Week 3 Application Worksheet

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Week 3 Application Worksheet

Complete the worksheet according to the following guidelines:

· In the space provided, write each term’s definition as used in ecology. You must define the term in your own words; do not simply copy the definition from a textbook. Provide APA-formatted citations for all paraphrased responses inserted into this worksheet. Every cited work must also have a corresponding reference entry on the References page at the end of this worksheet.

· In the space provided after each term’s definition, provide an explanation that illustrates the importance of the concept, method, relationship, or study to which the term refers. In your explanation, you may wish to consider the following:

How has it influenced ecology?

Why is it important to understand the appropriate application of the term or concept?

Save the completed worksheet as a Microsoft® Word document with your name in the file name.

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Term Definition in your own words Use the term in a sentence as it applies to ecology or populations.
Population Density
Uniform
Age Pyramid
Postreproductive
Emigration
Immigration
Dispersal
Exponential
Birth Rate
Gross Reproductive Rate
Net Reproductive Rate
Extinction
Habitat Destruction
Trade-offs
Fecundity
Interoparity
Monogamous
Promiscuity
Phenotypic Characteristics
Density-independent Mortality

References

[Insert APA-formatted reference entries here for each work that you paraphrased material from when completing this worksheet.]

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