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Chapter 8 Test
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T/F Nitrogen is important for living things to grow and function normally
T/F All stresses are man-made
T/F Man honors God by using his resources wisely
T/F Photosynthesis and respiration are part of the nitrogen cycle
T/F Areas of the earth that have only two seasons usually have a wet season in a dry season
T/F Fires are never beneficial to an ecosystem
T/F Consumers get nitrogen compounds by eating other animals or plants
T/F Carbon dioxide is released into the air during decomposition
A regular pattern of change is called a
Bacteria that can change nitrogen into compounds can be found in _____________ nodules on plants
The year is divided into what?
The water cycle includes precipitation, transpiration, condensation, and ________________
During respiration organisms use ________________ molecules and oxygen to produce energy
Plants release water vapor into the air through what?
Any physical hazard to life caused by having too much or too little of things needed for life is called what?
The largest man-made stress is probably what?
Whenever an ecosystem receives more water than it can store our use what occurs?
Whenever an ecosystem receives less water than it needs, what occurs?
The gradual changes in the populations of organisms in an ecosystem are called what?
Plant and animal species that originally lived in an ecosystem are called what?
When the last known member of a species dies, the species is considered what?
When the population of a species is so small that the species may soon become extinct, it becomes what?
Species that are not native to an ecosystem and can cause harm are called what?
It provides energy for the plants to make food
In the carbon cycle what does the Sun do?
In photosynthesis plants take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen
In the carbon cycle what does photosynthesis (plants) do?
Decomposition breaks down waist and the bodies of dead things returning carbon dioxide into the environment
In the carbon cycle what does decomposition do?
It does not have a definite beginning or ending
How is a drought different from other natural disasters?
They create competition for food and water and diseases
What is one problem that invasive species can bring to an ecosystem?
The plant might be an invasive species
After coming back from an overseas trip, there are inspectors at the airport checking things that passengers are bringing from other countries. One inspector will not let a woman keep a potted plant. Why is she not allowed to bring the plant into the country?
The animals take in oxygen, releasing carbon dioxide into the air and poop into the ground
In the carbon cycle what do the animals do?
Replant trees, stop pollution, Make laws to control fishing and hunting
What are some ways people can reduce the effects of man-made stresses on an ecosystem?
Christians should take care of the ecosystem because God commanded them to
What relationship should Christians have with the ecosystems?
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