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Lesson 3: Resources (Ecosystems & Their Interactions)
Vocabulary for STC-MS Ecosystems & Their Interactions Unit
Terms in this set (19)
A dense layer of rainforest foliage that shades the lower layers.
The number of individuals of a particular type that an ecosystem can support.
The group in an experiment that the independent variable is not applied to.
An experiment in which the researcher changes only one variable at a time.
Something that can affect the size of a population, the effect of which is based on the number of individuals, for example, disease.
Something that can affect the size of a population, the effect of which is not based on the number of individuals, for example, weather.
A layer of large trees taht exists above the canopy layer in a rainforest.
A plant that grows on top of another plant but does not have a parasitic relationship.
A proposed explanation for an observation based on previous information that is used as a starting point for an experiment.
The variable that is changed in an experiment.
The total number of individuals of a species that interact with one another.
The size of a population in a given area.
The steps that are followed in an experiment.
The ground layer of a rainforest. This layer receives little to no sunlight.
Something in an ecosystem that is required by an organism.
A forest found between the tropics and the polar regions, typically with mild temperatures.
A hole in the canopy layer caused by a fallen tree, which allowed light to reach lower levels in a rainforest.
A type of forest in the tropics with high annual precipitation rates and rich biodiversity.
The layer of a rainforest between the canopy and rainforest floor. It receives little light.
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