E.Chapter 1: Interactions of living things
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What is the study of the interactions of living organisms with one another and with their environment?
What describes living factors in the environment?
What describes the nonliving part of the environment, including water, rocks, light, and temperature?
What is a group of organisms of the same species that live in the same habitat and interact with each other?
What are all of the populations of species that live in the same habitat and interact with each other?
What is a community of organisms and their abiotic environment?
What is the part of Earth where life exists?
What is the process producers use to make food by contact with the sun?
What are the organisms that get food from the sun (use photosynthesis)?
What is an organism that eats only plants?
What is an organism that eats animals?
What is an organism that eats both plants and animals?
What is an omnivore that eats dead plants and animals?
What is an organism that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms?
What is the pathway of energy transfer through various stages as a result of the feeding patterns of a series of organisms?
What is a diagram that shows the feeding relationships between organisms in an ecosystems
What is a triangular diagram that shows an ecosystem's loss of energy, which reults an energy passes through the ecosystem's fod chain?
What is a resource that is so scarce that it limits the size of the population?
What is the largest population that an environment can support at any given time?
What is when two or more individuals or populations try to use the same resource, such as food, water, shelter, or space?
Can competition happen between populations?
Can competition happen between individuals within a population?
What is an organism that is killed and eaten by another organism?
What is an organism that eats all or part of another organism?
What is a prey adaption that enables blending in with the background?
What is the prey adaption in which animals have a chemical defense that warn predators to look elsewhere for a meal?
What is a relationship in which two different organisms live in close association with each other?
What is a relationship between two species in which both species benefit?
What is a relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is not affected?
What is a relationship between two species in which one species, the parasite, benefits from the other species, the host, which is harmed?
What is the organism that benefits from the parisistic relationship?
What is the organism that is harmed from the parisistic relationship?
What is the evolution of two species that is due to mutual influence, often in a way that makes the relationship more beneficial to both species?
What is an organism that carries pollen from one flower to another?