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BJU Science 4, Chapter 1
Terms in this set (23)
A living thing
All the nonliving things surrounding an organism
All the living things surrounding an organism
Certain things an organism requires to survive: food, water, protection
Anything in an ecosystem that can meet the need of a living thing
Occurs when living things are trying to use the same resource
An animal that is food for another animal
A change in a characteristic of a living thing that allows it to survive in its environment
A coloring or pattern that allows a living thing to blend in with its surrounding
The ability of a living thing to look like another living thing
The movement of a group of animals from one ecosystem to another
A deep sleep that some animals go into during the winter months
Anything that makes the water, air, or land dirty
Name three needs of all living things
food, water, and protection
Describe how living things meet their needs
Get food and find shelter
Name three ways living in a group helps animals
By helping them find food, providing better protection, and helping them care for their young
What are some defenses of animals?
Camouflage, mimicry, teeth, horns, armor, antlers, hooves, claws, beaks, talons, quills
What is a Christian's role in his environment?
God gave people the job to be stewards. He wants people to use resources without being wasteful. People need to take care of what God has given them.
Why do plants need light?
To make their food
Name the main reason an animal may migrate
To find food and water
What are some ways people change their environment?
By building things, by moving things, by causing pollution
Name three ways litter can harm living things
By preventing a plant from getting sunlight, by harming animals that eat it, by trapping animals that get tangled in it
The changes that living things make in their ecosystems can be _____ .
helpful and harmful