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AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
60 terms
AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
AP Biology: Community Ecology
community
commensalism
habitat
symbiosis
A group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
A relationship between two organisms of different species whe…
type of environment in which a species typically lives
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
community
A group of various species that live in the same habitat and…
commensalism
A relationship between two organisms of different species whe…
130 terms
AP Biology - Ecology Review
ecology
population
community
ecosystem
study of the distribution and abundance of organisms and thei…
group of individuals of the same species living in the same a…
group of populations of different species living in the same…
interrelationships between organisms in a community and their…
ecology
study of the distribution and abundance of organisms and thei…
population
group of individuals of the same species living in the same a…
AP Biology: Population Ecology
population
age structure
population density
biotic potential
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
Number of individuals per unit area
The maximum rate at which a population could increase under i…
population
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
age structure
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
17 terms
Ecology AP Biology
Exponential population growth
Logistic population growth
K-selection
R-selection
Growth of a population in an ideal, unlimited environment, re…
Population growth that levels off as population size approach…
Also called density-dependent selection. Characterized by few…
Also called density-independent selection. Characterized by m…
Exponential population growth
Growth of a population in an ideal, unlimited environment, re…
Logistic population growth
Population growth that levels off as population size approach…
AP Biology Ecology
Abiotic Factor
Abundance
Adaptation
Age Structure
things that aren't living: climate, weather, rocks, geography…
A large amount of something
a change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
how old organisms in a population are
Abiotic Factor
things that aren't living: climate, weather, rocks, geography…
Abundance
A large amount of something
44 terms
AP Biology Ecology Unit
Aposematic coloration
Mullerian mimicry
Batesian Mimicry
Ecological Succession
very bright, often red or orange, coloration of poisonous ani…
copycat coloration where one harmless animal mimics the color…
2 or more poisonous species resemble each other and gain an a…
The change in the composition of species over time
Aposematic coloration
very bright, often red or orange, coloration of poisonous ani…
Mullerian mimicry
copycat coloration where one harmless animal mimics the color…
121 terms
AP Biology Ecology Unit
age structure
biotic potential
carrying capacity
cohort
Shows the number of individuals in a population in each of se…
The maximum possible population growth rate under optimal con…
The maximum number of individuals of a species that an enviro…
A group of individuals born during the same time interval.
age structure
Shows the number of individuals in a population in each of se…
biotic potential
The maximum possible population growth rate under optimal con…
73 terms
AP Biology: Ecology
ecology
community ecology
biome
Tropical rain forest
scientific study of interactions between organisms and enviro…
ecology of communities, or groups of individuals of different…
a large community of plants and animals in a distinct region
Near equator, high humidity, trees with canopies
ecology
scientific study of interactions between organisms and enviro…
community ecology
ecology of communities, or groups of individuals of different…
AP Biology Ecology
Abiotic
Biotic
Biota
An example of interactions between bio…
Living components of an ecosystem
Nonliving components of an ecosystem: rocks, temperature ligh…
All the organisms that are part of an individual's environment
...
Abiotic
Living components of an ecosystem
Biotic
Nonliving components of an ecosystem: rocks, temperature ligh…
115 terms
AP Biology-- Ecology Unit
Ecology
Organismal ecology
Population
Population ecology
study of the integrations between organisms and the environme…
has to do with how an organism's structure, physiology, and b…
group of individuals of the same species living in an area; e…
studies the factors that affect population size and how and w…
Ecology
study of the integrations between organisms and the environme…
Organismal ecology
has to do with how an organism's structure, physiology, and b…
90 terms
AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
49 terms
AP Biology- Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biosphere
Individuals of one species living in one area; ex: all the sp…
All the organisms living in one area; ex: Boulder, CO
All the biotic factors or organisms in a given area as well a…
The global ecosystem
Population
Individuals of one species living in one area; ex: all the sp…
Community
All the organisms living in one area; ex: Boulder, CO
90 terms
AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
41 terms
AP Biology Ecology Unit
Aposematic coloration
Mullerian mimicry
Batesian Mimicry
Ecological Succession
very bright, often red or orange, coloration of poisonous ani…
copycat coloration where one harmless animal mimics the color…
2 or more poisonous species resemble each other and gain an a…
The change in the composition of species over time
Aposematic coloration
very bright, often red or orange, coloration of poisonous ani…
Mullerian mimicry
copycat coloration where one harmless animal mimics the color…
23 terms
AP Biology: Population Ecology
age structure
big-bang reproduction
carrying capacity
density
The relative number of individuals of each age in a population.
Reproduction in which an organism produces all of its offspri…
The maximum population size that can be supported by the avai…
The number of individuals per unit area or volume.
age structure
The relative number of individuals of each age in a population.
big-bang reproduction
Reproduction in which an organism produces all of its offspri…
13 terms
AP Biology: Population Ecology
population
age structure
population density
exponential growth
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
Number of individuals per unit area
Growth of a population in an ideal, unlimited environment, re…
population
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
age structure
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
25 terms
AP Biology: Behavior and Ecology
instinct
fixed action pattern
learning
imprinting
inherited circuitry that directs and guides behavior; ex. hon…
type of innate behavior that aren't reflexes by are not consc…
a change in a behavior brought about by an experience
form of learning that occurs during a brief period of time, u…
instinct
inherited circuitry that directs and guides behavior; ex. hon…
fixed action pattern
type of innate behavior that aren't reflexes by are not consc…
74 terms
AP Biology Ecology Test
Population ecology
population
Density
Dispersion
the study of populations in relation to environment, includin…
a group of individuals of a single species living in the same…
the number of individuals per unit area or volume
the pattern of spacing among individuals within the boundarie…
Population ecology
the study of populations in relation to environment, includin…
population
a group of individuals of a single species living in the same…
AP Biology Ecology Vocabulary
Abiotic
Age structure
Behavior
Biofilm
Nonliving; specifically, the nonliving components of an ecosy…
The relative number of individuals of each age in a population.
All of the acts an organism performs, as in, for example, see…
any group of microorganisms in which cells stick to each othe…
Abiotic
Nonliving; specifically, the nonliving components of an ecosy…
Age structure
The relative number of individuals of each age in a population.
86 terms
AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
73 terms
AP Biology Unit 8: Ecology
climate
abiotic
biotic
biomes
The long-term prevailing weather conditions at a given place.
Nonliving; referring to the physical and chemical properties…
Pertaining to the living factors—the organisms—in an environm…
Any of the world's major ecosystem types, often classified by…
climate
The long-term prevailing weather conditions at a given place.
abiotic
Nonliving; referring to the physical and chemical properties…
56 terms
AP Biology Ecology Flashcards
Weather
MicroClimate
MacroClimate
Abiotic
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
A micro climate is the climate of a small area that is differ…
The climate as described by standard meteorological informati…
Physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
MicroClimate
A micro climate is the climate of a small area that is differ…
130 terms
AP Biology - Ecology
ecology
population
community
ecosystem
study of the distribution and abundance of organisms and thei…
group of individuals of the same species living in the same a…
group of populations of different species living in the same…
interrelationships between organisms in a community and their…
ecology
study of the distribution and abundance of organisms and thei…
population
group of individuals of the same species living in the same a…
75 terms
AP Biology- Ecology
poulation
community
ecosystem
abiotic factors
a group of individuals of one species living in one area who…
all the organisms living in one area
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
nonliving factors such as temperature, water, sunlight, wind,…
poulation
a group of individuals of one species living in one area who…
community
all the organisms living in one area
39 terms
AP Biology Ecology Test Review
trophic level
primary producer
10% rule
predation
position in a food chain
autotrophs, trophic level of an ecosystem that ultimately sup…
10% of the energy from one trophic level is available for the…
community interaction where one species kills and eats the ot…
trophic level
position in a food chain
primary producer
autotrophs, trophic level of an ecosystem that ultimately sup…
68 terms
AP Biology Unit 8: Ecology
climate
abiotic
biotic
biomes
The long-term prevailing weather conditions at a given place.
Nonliving; referring to the physical and chemical properties…
Pertaining to the living factors—the organisms—in an environm…
Any of the world's major ecosystem types, often classified by…
climate
The long-term prevailing weather conditions at a given place.
abiotic
Nonliving; referring to the physical and chemical properties…
96 terms
AP Biology: Ecology
Population
Community
ecosystem
biosphere
a group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
(ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the…
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or ot…
Population
a group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
Community
(ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the…
AP Biology: Ecology
Earth's tilt
ecology
biosphere
species
determines seasons and seasonal changes
the study of interactions between organisms and the environme…
global ecosystem... sum of all the planet's ecosystems... the entir…
a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
Earth's tilt
determines seasons and seasonal changes
ecology
the study of interactions between organisms and the environme…
74 terms
AP Biology: Ecology
Ecology
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Community
The study of organisms and their interactions with the enviro…
whole Earth
living and nonliving parts/groups of organisms in an area
living species around it Ex:9th, 10th, and 11th grades
Ecology
The study of organisms and their interactions with the enviro…
Biosphere
whole Earth
45 terms
Ecology - Pre-AP Biology
Level of organization that is defined…
The parts of the Earth that support li…
Level of organization defined as all t…
A group of organisms, such as copse of…
ECOSYSTEM
BIOSPHERE
COMMUNITY
POPULATION
Level of organization that is defined…
ECOSYSTEM
The parts of the Earth that support li…
BIOSPHERE
25 terms
AP Biology: Ecology
Ecology
Levels of Ecological Organization
Population
Community
the study of organisms' relationships with one another and th…
Organism; Population; Community; Ecosystem; Biome; Biosphere
a group of a certain species living together and interact often
2 or more populations living together
Ecology
the study of organisms' relationships with one another and th…
Levels of Ecological Organization
Organism; Population; Community; Ecosystem; Biome; Biosphere
AP Biology Ecology
Ecology
Organismal ecology
Population
Population ecology
study of the integrations between organisms and the environme…
has to do with how an organism's structure, physiology, and b…
group of individuals of the same species living in an area; e…
studies the factors that affect population size and how and w…
Ecology
study of the integrations between organisms and the environme…
Organismal ecology
has to do with how an organism's structure, physiology, and b…
Ap Biology Population Ecology
What is the ecological hierarchy
Why does water affect climate
Microclimate
Clumped dispersion
Organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem, bio…
because water can trap and release heat. It also assists with…
a very small of restricted area that differs from the climate…
Most common type of dispersion; organisms are found in small…
What is the ecological hierarchy
Organ system, organism, population, community, ecosystem, bio…
Why does water affect climate
because water can trap and release heat. It also assists with…
75 terms
AP Biology- Ecology
population
community
ecosystem
abiotic factors
a group of individuals of one species living in one area who…
all the organisms living in one area
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
nonliving factors such as temperature, water, sunlight, wind,…
population
a group of individuals of one species living in one area who…
community
all the organisms living in one area
AP Biology Ecology Flashcards
Weather
MicroClimate
MacroClimate
Abiotic
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
A micro climate is the climate of a small area that is differ…
The climate as described by standard meteorological informati…
Physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
Weather
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
MicroClimate
A micro climate is the climate of a small area that is differ…
98 terms
AP Biology Ecology
age structure
biotic potential
carrying capacity
cohort
Shows the number of individuals in a population in each of se…
The maximum possible population growth rate under optimal con…
The maximum number of individuals of a species that an enviro…
A group of individuals born during the same time interval.
age structure
Shows the number of individuals in a population in each of se…
biotic potential
The maximum possible population growth rate under optimal con…
35 terms
AP Biology Ecology part 1
ecology
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between or…
nonliving portion of an ecosystem
the living organisms in an ecosystem
the movement of organisms from one place to another
ecology
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between or…
abiotic
nonliving portion of an ecosystem
35 terms
AP Biology Ecology Part 2
aposematic coloration
herbivory
symbiosis
endoparasites
The bright coloration of animals with effective physical or c…
interaction in which one animal feeds on producers
the living together in mutually helpful association of two di…
parasites that live within the body of their host
aposematic coloration
The bright coloration of animals with effective physical or c…
herbivory
interaction in which one animal feeds on producers
69 terms
AP Biology - Ecology/ Vocabulary
Biotic
Abiotic
Climate
Biome
living components of an ecosystem. They are sorted into three…
non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment tha…
long term patterns of temperature, humidity, wind, etc. in an…
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occu…
Biotic
living components of an ecosystem. They are sorted into three…
Abiotic
non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment tha…
33 terms
Ecology AP Biology Midterm
Biotic Factors
Abiotic Factors
R-Selected Populations
K-Selected Populations
All the living organisms that inhabit an environment
Non-living factors including temperature, water, sunlight, wi…
rapid growth, numerous offspring, fast maturation, little pos…
likely to live at density near limit from resources. long mat…
Biotic Factors
All the living organisms that inhabit an environment
Abiotic Factors
Non-living factors including temperature, water, sunlight, wi…
70 terms
AP Biology--Ecology
Ecology
Abiotic factors
Biotic factors
Ecological time
The scientific study of the interactions between organisms an…
non living chemical and physical factors such as temperature,…
the living components of an ecosystem
the minute-to-minute time frame of interactions between organ…
Ecology
The scientific study of the interactions between organisms an…
Abiotic factors
non living chemical and physical factors such as temperature,…
20 terms
AP Biology - Ecology
Species
Habitat
Population
Community
a group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile…
the environment in which a species normally lives or the loca…
a group of organisms of the same species who live in the same…
a group of populations living and interacting with each other…
Species
a group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile…
Habitat
the environment in which a species normally lives or the loca…
59 terms
AP Biology-Ecology
Acid Rain
biogeography
biological magnification
biodiversity
--burning of wood and of fossil fuels, including coal and oil…
past and present distribution of species
accumulated toxins become more... concentrated in successive tro…
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habita…
Acid Rain
--burning of wood and of fossil fuels, including coal and oil…
biogeography
past and present distribution of species
80 terms
AP Biology: Ecology
territoriality
non-native species
taxis
primary succession
the defense of physical space from encroachment of others
introduced species that overgrow a population because they la…
automatic movement towards or away from a stimulus
type of succession that happens in barren environments
territoriality
the defense of physical space from encroachment of others
non-native species
introduced species that overgrow a population because they la…
AP Biology: Ecology
net primary productivity
chemotaxis
phototaxis
kinesis
Describes the rate that producers are able to capture then st…
The movement either away from a chemical or toward it
An organism moving toward or away from a light
Random movement because of stimulus.
net primary productivity
Describes the rate that producers are able to capture then st…
chemotaxis
The movement either away from a chemical or toward it
AP Biology Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
all the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic fact…
pertaining to the living organisms in the environment
Population
a localized group of individuals of the same species that can…
Community
all the organisms that inhabit a particular area; as assembla…
AP Biology Ecology
What letter is used for representing t…
Two organisms facing off for the same…
Linking all of the food chains in a sy…
Nutrient cycles
r
Competition
A food web
Water, nitrogen, carbon, phosphorus
What letter is used for representing t…
r
Two organisms facing off for the same…
Competition
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