Distribution and abundance lesson created in accordance to the NEW AQA Specification (9-1). Designed for a higher ability class, although content can be adjusted to suit any ability. Includes powerpoint timers, slide animations, embedded video’s and mini review. NB: If you are unable to play embedded videos please view slide notes for link.
AQA spec link: 188.8.131.52
Relevant chapter: B16 Adaptations, interdependence and competitions. AQA Biology third edition textbook-Page 262-263
Students are required to know the following;
A range of experimental methods using transects and quadrats are used by ecologists to determine the distribution and abundance of species in an ecosystem.
In relation to abundance of organisms students should be able to: • understand the terms mean, mode and median •calculate arithmetic means