Ecology Flash Cards (1) 6th Grade
Flash cards for quiz #1 in ecology unit.
Terms in this set (52)
Layers of different gases that surround the earth.
The living world.
Living organisms, organisms that have lived.
The part of the planet earth where organisms live.
An animal that eats meat; includes scavengers and insectivores.
Any organism that must search for food.
An organism that breaks down the substance of dead organisms.
The study of living things in their environment.
Living and non-living things in an environment together with their interactions.
All the influence, including abiotic and biotic, which affect a living thing.
An animal (primary consumer) that eats plants.
The process by which things act upon each other.
An animal that eats both plants and other animals.
Any living thing.
The non-living world.
An organism that eats producers; second link in the food chain.
A living thing that makes its own food. First link in the food chain.
An animal which feeds on the remains of dead animals.
An animal that eats primary consumers; a predator.
An animal that eats secondary consumers; a predator
The largest amount of a population that can be supported by an area
The green coloring matter of green plants
A plant cell that holds chlorophyll
The process by which water vapor turns into liquid water
Cone-bearing tree such as a pine fir or spruce
All the population living together in one place
The wise use of natural resources
Plants that shed their leaves after a growing season
The process by which liquid changes to water vapor
Wearing away of the earth's surface by wind and or water
A plant,tree or shrub that has leaves that stay green throughout the winter
A representation of the flow of energy between producers,consumers & decomposers
A representation of the linkages between food chains in a community
The physical place where an organism lives
Decaying plant and animal matter found in soil
An animal that eats insects
Conditions in the environment that limit where an organism can live
An organism's function and place in its habitat
Substances in foods that provide energy and materials for cell development, growth, and repair (examples: carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water)
Observation based on fact; actual; real
The careful study of an object using as many senses as possible
The food making process of green plants
All the organisms of one species that live in a certain place
The process by which water droplets or ice particles are heavy enough to fall to the earth's surface
An animal that hunts and kills another animal to get its food energy
An animal that is hunted and becomes the food energy for another animal.
The process in which an organism uses food and oxygen to obtain energy
An area where a type of animal or plant population is found
A group of organisms that share the same traits
Observation based on opinion
Process by which vapor passes through the pores of leaves