12 terms

Science7 (Unit 1 ch.1)

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Ecosystem
all the interacting organisms that live in an environment, as well as the abiotic parts of th environment that affect the organisms
Habitat
a place in which an organism lives
Abiotic
Non living; refers to things that are non-living in the environment
biotic
Living; refers to things that are living in the environment
Species
a group of organisms that can successully mate with each other and reproduce
Community
a group made up of all the interacting populations that live in an area
Organism
any living thing
Range of Tolerance
the range of abiotic conditions within which an organism can survive
Population
a group of organisms of the same species living together in one ecosystem
Niche
the role that is undertaken by an organism in an ecosystem; on organism may fill several different ______.
adaptations
a characteristic that is inherited and that helps an organism survive in its environment
individual
a single organism