Qualification Grading Type
- GD1-Understanding the subject
- GD2-Application of knowledge
Understand the structure of ecosystems.
Explain the components of ecosystems.
Analyse inter-relationships between species.
Understand the flow of energy in ecosystems.
Analyse the flow of energy through a food chain.
It is important that assessment tasks allow genuine ANALYSIS of energy flow, e.g. using examples of energy values
Know some of the influences of humans on ecosystems.
Discuss causes and effects of global warming.
Discuss causes and effects of loss of biodiversity.
Know how to carry out ecological sampling and understand conservation techniques.
Compare conservation techniques used in more than one habitat.
Explain two ecological sampling techniques.