$200 Question from H3 This is a process in which a substance builds up in an organism from the surrounding air, water or consumption of organisms that already have the substance that is being accumulated. What is this process called?
$400 Question from H3 You are a developer who is going to be building a housing development on two sides of a wetland. You want the residents to be able to cross from one side of the wetland to the other by vehicle. Which of the following options would cause the least amount of impact to the wetland ecosystem?
$500 Question from H5 What is the purpose of environmental monitoring?
$500 Answer from H5 Several correct answers! You could have said that it allows us to study how an ecosystem is recovering after a disaster such as a fire. It can be used to determine how human intervention might affect the surrounding habitats.
Final Jeopardy Explain why introducing a new species to an ecosystem can be positive and negative?
Final Jeopardy Answer If the species is a natural predator of a known pest, it can help to control the pest population. If the introduced species has no natural predators, it can “take over” the ecosystem and harm the other organisms living there.