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Living things and the environment

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Organism
A living thing
Habitat
An environment that provides the things an organism needs to live, grow, and reproduce
Biotic factor
A living part of an organism's habitat
Abiotic factor
A nonliving part of an organism's habitat
Photosynthesis
The process in which organisms use water along with sunlight and carbon dioxide to make their own food
Species
A group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate with each other and produce offspring that can also mate and reproduce
Population
All the members of one species in a particular area
Community
All the different populations that live together in an area
Ecosystem
The community of organisms that live in a particular area, along with their nonliving surroundings
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment