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2: Introduction to Ecology

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  • Learning Objectives

    Content Objectives

    • Become familiar with different ecological roles organisms can have, including feeding strategies, nutrient cycling, and symbioses
    • Get an introduction to some of the diversity of life covered under the umbrella of botany

    Skill Objectives

    • Describe the flow of energy through a community of organisms
    • Ascribe ecological roles to organisms in an ecosystem

    Thumbnail: Bumblebee pollinating Aquilegia vulgaris. Image used with permission (CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported; Roo72).

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