A collection of the vocabulary that we will be using as we learn about the biodiversity of organisms.
Terms in this set (13)
The study of how living things and their environment interact.
A living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently.
All of the non-living things in an ecosystem.
Biological diversity. The variety of living things.
A community of living organisms (biotic) and the nonliving (abiotic) things with which they interact.
A species that occurs naturally in an ecosystem.
Species that do not come from the area or region they are found growing or living.
Organisms similar in structure, function, behavior, and can reproduce.
A group of organisms of the same kind living in the same area.
All living things in a certain area.
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The place or environment where an organism naturally or normally lives and grows.
The role or "job" and organism plays in the community.
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time