Foss Science Test

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environment

Everything (living and nonliving) that surrounds and influences an organism.

environmental factor

Any one part of an environment.

organism

Any living thing.

terrarium

A mini-garden in an enclosed container.

terrestrial

Of, on, or relating to the earth.

germinate

When a seed sprouts, or starts to grow and develop.

controlled experiment

A set of compared investigations in which one variable is manipulated by steps while all other variables are controlled or kept the same.

preferred environment

The set of environmental conditions that an organism appears to choose over other conditions.

range of tolerance

The varying conditions of one environmental factor in which an organism can survive.

optimum conditions

The condition or degree of an environmental factor that is most favorable to growth, where an organism is able to thrive.

viable

Alive and able to grow.

anomaly

An unexpected result, out of the ordinary.

garden

Selected plants that have been organized on a plot of the earth.

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