The graphic organizer below is a visual representation of a chapter on biodiversity.
The Actual Notes:
I. Biodiversity: the variety of life in an area.
*the biodiversity of an area is dependent on many variables such as temp. and size
*large, warm areas are the most diverse (ex. tropical rain forest, coral reefs)
II. Importance of Biodiversity
A. Imp. to nature
*life depends on life: the more biodiverse an area is, the greater its chance of survival
B. Imp. to people:
1. helps breeders make food crops grow better.
2. gives us a variety of foods to eat
3. can be used to improve health.