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Organism that is alive, needs air, food, water, shelter and space to survive, and is able to reproduce or create more of itself.
Something that is not alive and is not able to grow or reproduce to make more of itself.
An individual living thing, such as a plant, animal or fungus, that is able to grow and reproduce.
A group of the same organisms living together in the same place and at the same time.
A group of different populations of plants and animals living int he same place at the same time and interacting with one another.
Immediate area around a plant or animal.
Populations of plants and animals living together in communities and interacting with the living and non-living things in the environment.
An enclosed body of fresh water.
All the living and non-living things interacting in a pond environment.
Populations of plants and animals living together in communities and interacting with other organisms and non-living things in a forest.
All the living and non-living things interacting in a prairie environment.
Plant or animal part that helps an organism survive in its specific environment.
Coloring or covering that makes animals, people, and objects look like their surroundings.
Signal from inside a plant or animal that causes a change in behavior.
Something on the outside of the plant or animal serving as a signal or suggestion to change behavior.
To spend the winter resting; condition where the body system slows down to save energy.
The transfer of food energy from one organism to another beginning with energy from the sun to producers to consumers.
Small plants without roots or stems that grow in water or on damp surfaces
A plant that makes its own food using energy from the sun.
Organisms that eat other organisms to get the energy they need to survive; living things that eats other living things for food.
An animal that is active at night.
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