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Fish Biology (Environmental Science)
External Anatomy
Caudal Fin
Dorsal Fin
Pectoral Fin
The outside body parts
Fin on end of fish; used to propel the fish
Backside (top) fin on a fish; used for balance and protection
Side ("chest") fins on a fish; used for balance and steering.
External Anatomy
The outside body parts
Caudal Fin
Fin on end of fish; used to propel the fish
Biology/ Environmental Science
Environment
Environmental sustainabilty
Economic growth
Natural capital
Everything around us, including the living and no living thin…
The rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution, creation,…
An increase in the amounts of goods and services produced per…
The world's stocks of natural assets which include: biology,…
Environment
Everything around us, including the living and no living thin…
Environmental sustainabilty
The rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution, creation,…
Environmental Biology Language of Science
a or an
meso
endo
aero
not or non
middle
inner, inside
needing oxygen or air
a or an
not or non
meso
middle
29 terms
Biology - Environmental Science
What are the 4 major global trends tha…
Ecosystem
Ecological Footprint
Human needs today
Human population growth and detrimental effects of human well…
the grouping of plants, animals, and microbes that interact w…
calculates the environmental area required to satisfy human n…
water, food, shelter, transportation, garbage disposal, human…
What are the 4 major global trends tha…
Human population growth and detrimental effects of human well…
Ecosystem
the grouping of plants, animals, and microbes that interact w…
26 terms
Advanced Biology - Environmental Science
Environmental Science
Main 2 Focuses of environmental science
What are some fields that contribute t…
6 things that happened during the Agri…
the study of how humans interact with the environment
-to understand environmental problems... -how we use natural res…
-biology... -earth science... -chemistry... -physics ... -social sciences
-domesticated plants and animals... -provided food for 500 times…
Environmental Science
the study of how humans interact with the environment
Main 2 Focuses of environmental science
-to understand environmental problems... -how we use natural res…
biology environmental science test
key to life but not the same
energy
matter / energy
chemical energy
matter and energy
the ability to do work... doesnt take up space of have mass
atoms in the molecule are ____ the force that holds them toge…
used by cells to live / found in the bonds that connect atoms
key to life but not the same
matter and energy
energy
the ability to do work... doesnt take up space of have mass
71 terms
environmental science
the geosphere consists of...
crust
mantle
core
the core,mantle, and crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
its medium in density. it is 64% of earths mass
dense and hot
the geosphere consists of...
the core,mantle, and crust
crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environm…
environmental science
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
Environment
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
Environmental Science- Biodiversity & Conservation Biology
Biodiversity
Species
Genetics
Populations
The variety of life across all levels of biological organizat…
A distinct type of organism, a set of individuals that unique…
The study of genes, heredity, and genetic variation in living…
A summation of all the organisms of the same group or species…
Biodiversity
The variety of life across all levels of biological organizat…
Species
A distinct type of organism, a set of individuals that unique…
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environm…
environmental science
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
Environment
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
34 terms
Environmental Science
Ecology
Organisms
Biotic
Abiotic
The study of the interactions between living things and their…
Any living thing made up of at least one cell that can live o…
Part of the environment that includes all of the living organ…
Part of the environment that includes the physical features o…
Ecology
The study of the interactions between living things and their…
Organisms
Any living thing made up of at least one cell that can live o…
10 terms
environmental science
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
fossil fuel
solar energy
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame.
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Sunlight that is converted into usable energy
renewable resource
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
nonrenewable resource
A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame.
50 terms
Environmental Science
Environment
Ecology
Ecosystem
Biotic
Surroundings
Field of study in biology that comes from the Greek work 'oik…
All of the biotic and abiotic things in a specific area and t…
Living
Environment
Surroundings
Ecology
Field of study in biology that comes from the Greek work 'oik…
56 terms
AP Environmental Science-Biology Review
organic vs inorganic
natural vs synthetic
kinetic vs potential energy
rocks vs minerals
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
potential-stored energy in an object due to position... kinetic-…
rock is made up of two or more minerals
organic vs inorganic
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural vs synthetic
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
69 terms
Biology 102 - Ecology and Environmental Science
Identify 5 steps of the Scientific met…
What is a species?
What is a population?
What is a community?
1. Observation 2. hypothesis development 3. experimentation 4…
Populations of an organization capable of interbreeding.
A group of organisms of the same species occupying a particul…
all of the populations of plants and animals within an ecosys…
Identify 5 steps of the Scientific met…
1. Observation 2. hypothesis development 3. experimentation 4…
What is a species?
Populations of an organization capable of interbreeding.
131 terms
Academic Biology: Environmental Science & Ecology (Section 2)
A pathway by which a chemical or eleme…
Three biogeochemical cycles
The continual movement of water among…
90% of water passes through the plant…
Biogeochemical cycle
1.) Water Cycle... 2.) Carbon Cycle... 3.) Nitrogen Cycle
Water Cycle
Transpiration
A pathway by which a chemical or eleme…
Biogeochemical cycle
Three biogeochemical cycles
1.) Water Cycle... 2.) Carbon Cycle... 3.) Nitrogen Cycle
48 terms
Ch. 11 AP Environmental Science (Biodiversity and Conservation Biology)
Flagship Species
Siberian tiger
Rosy Periwinkle
Mass extinction
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
Plant found to be effective in treating some forms of leukemi…
Period of time when global environmental changes lead to the…
Flagship Species
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
Siberian tiger
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
29 terms
Environmental--Tools of Environmental Science 1
Scientific Inquiry
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Environmental Science
Ecology
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
is the study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organ…
is the study of interactions of living organisms with one ano…
Scientific Inquiry
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
Environmental Science Chapter 2
Acidic
Aquifiers
Atoms
Basic
pH below 7
are permeable layers of rock and soil that hold water
Basic unit of matter
pH > 7
Acidic
pH below 7
Aquifiers
are permeable layers of rock and soil that hold water
Biology Test (Environmental Science/Evolution)
population
population growth
exponential growth
logistic growth
one species, one place, one time
birth rate exceeds death rate and/or immigration
no limiting factors
limiting factors
population
one species, one place, one time
population growth
birth rate exceeds death rate and/or immigration
Environmental science
autotroph
biome
carbon cycle
carbon dioxide
An organism that makes its own food
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
CO2... a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration…
autotroph
An organism that makes its own food
biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
Environmental Science
Asthenosphere (Chapter 6)
Lithosphere (Chapter 6)
Convection (Chapter 6)
Hotspots (Chapter 6)
outer part of the mantle
brittle outer most layer of the planet
heat from the earth's core causes plumes of hot magma to well…
intra-place locations where molten material from the mantle r…
Asthenosphere (Chapter 6)
outer part of the mantle
Lithosphere (Chapter 6)
brittle outer most layer of the planet
25 terms
Environmental Science
Mineral
Luster
Streak
Hardness
Solid non living substance formed by natural occurrences.
How shiny the mineral looks.
Color of the powder a mineral produces when it is dragged acr…
A way of describing how easy or difficult it is to scratch th…
Mineral
Solid non living substance formed by natural occurrences.
Luster
How shiny the mineral looks.
71 terms
environmental science
the geosphere consists of...
crust
mantle
core
the core,mantle, and crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
its medium in density. it is 64% of earths mass
dense and hot
the geosphere consists of...
the core,mantle, and crust
crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
10 terms
Environmental Science
...pollution
..."The Tragedy of the Commons"
...hunter-gatherer period
...developing country
...undesired change in air, water, or soil
...describes conflicts associated with sharing resources
...humans lived in tribes, using fires to maintain the prairie
...characterized by high population growth rate, extreme pove…
...pollution
...undesired change in air, water, or soil
..."The Tragedy of the Commons"
...describes conflicts associated with sharing resources
56 terms
AP Environmental Science-Biology Review
organic vs inorganic
natural vs synthetic
kinetic vs potential energy
rocks vs minerals
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
potential-stored energy in an object due to position... kinetic-…
rock is made up of two or more minerals
organic vs inorganic
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural vs synthetic
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
environmental science
the geosphere consists of...
crust
mantle
core
the core,mantle, and crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
its medium in density. it is 64% of earths mass
dense and hot
the geosphere consists of...
the core,mantle, and crust
crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
60 terms
Environmental Science
Ecology
Organisms
Biotic
Abiotic
The study of the interactions between living things and their…
Any living thing made up of at least one cell that can live o…
Part of the environment that includes all of the living organ…
Part of the environment that includes the physical features o…
Ecology
The study of the interactions between living things and their…
Organisms
Any living thing made up of at least one cell that can live o…
19 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 12
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
Smog
is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or…
Is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.
is not directly emitted as such, but forms when other polluta…
fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric polluta…
Air Pollution
is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or…
Primary Pollutant
Is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.
18 terms
environmental science chapter 9
Arable
Biological pest control
Desertification
Droughts
Land on which crops can be grown.
Using living organisms or naturally produced chemicals to con…
Deterioration of land to the point that it becomes desert.
Period when rainfall is less than average causing crop failure.
Arable
Land on which crops can be grown.
Biological pest control
Using living organisms or naturally produced chemicals to con…
Environmental Science
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
pollution
All of the water on earth.
The land on earth.
The air that surrounds earth.
harmful things in land, water, or air
hydrosphere
All of the water on earth.
lithosphere
The land on earth.
31 terms
Environmental Science: Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Sociology
Hunter Gatherers
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
the study of human population dynamics and statistics
people who obtain food by collection plants, hunting, and sca…
Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
Ecology
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
48 terms
Ch. 11 AP Environmental Science (Biodiversity and Conservation Biology)
Flagship Species
Siberian tiger
Rosy Periwinkle
Mass extinction
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
Plant found to be effective in treating some forms of leukemi…
Period of time when global environmental changes lead to the…
Flagship Species
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
Siberian tiger
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
Study of interactions between humans and their environment
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
The introduction of harmful substances or products into the e…
environmental science
Study of interactions between humans and their environment
Environment
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
Environmental Science Chapter 1
Control
Controlled Experiment
Data
Dependent Variable
The portion of an experiment that is not manipulated to compa…
An experiment wherein a control is compared against the treat…
Quantitative Information gathered during an experiment
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
Control
The portion of an experiment that is not manipulated to compa…
Controlled Experiment
An experiment wherein a control is compared against the treat…
29 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 4
ecology
species
population
community
The study of how organisms interact with each other and their…
group of organisms that interbreed and produce fertile offspr…
members of a species that live in the same area
all populations in a specific area
ecology
The study of how organisms interact with each other and their…
species
group of organisms that interbreed and produce fertile offspr…
Environmental Biology #2 Principles of Science and Systems
Ecology
Matter
Elements
Atoms
the scientific study of the relationship between organisms an…
everything that has mass and takes up space... Neither created…
substances that cannot be broken down into simpler forms by o…
smallest particles exhibiting characteristics of the element…
Ecology
the scientific study of the relationship between organisms an…
Matter
everything that has mass and takes up space... Neither created…
10 terms
Environmental Science
biotic
abiotic
community
ecosystem
living elements in an ecosystem
non living elements of an ecosystem
all of the populations sharing a specific area or region
all the living populations in an area along with the nonlivin…
biotic
living elements in an ecosystem
abiotic
non living elements of an ecosystem
38 terms
Ch. 11 AP Environmental Science (Biodiversity and Conservation Biology)
Flagship Species
Siberian tiger
Rosy Periwinkle
Mass extinction
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
Plant found to be effective in treating some forms of leukemi…
Period of time when global environmental changes lead to the…
Flagship Species
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
Siberian tiger
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
77 terms
Environmental Science
immigration
emigration
demography
growth rate equation
the act of entering a foreign area (like a country) to live
the act of leaving a foreign area (like a country) to live in…
the study of statistics such as births, deaths, income, or th…
The rate, or speed, at which the number of organisms in a pop…
immigration
the act of entering a foreign area (like a country) to live
emigration
the act of leaving a foreign area (like a country) to live in…
20 terms
Environmental Science
Abiotic
Bacteria
Bioaccumulation
Biotic
The nonliving parts of the environment
Extremely small, single-celled organisms that in the environm…
The collection and build-up of substances, such as pesticides…
The living factors in the environment
Abiotic
The nonliving parts of the environment
Bacteria
Extremely small, single-celled organisms that in the environm…
Biology, Earth and Environmental Science Review Voacublary
Organic vs. Inorganic
Natural vs. Synthetic
Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy
The main difference is in the presence of a carbon atom; orga…
The difference between these two is that one is found in the…
is energy that a body possess by virtue of being in motion
is energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relat…
Organic vs. Inorganic
The main difference is in the presence of a carbon atom; orga…
Natural vs. Synthetic
The difference between these two is that one is found in the…
60 terms
Environmental Science Final review
Trees... Forest... people
nonrenewable
Natural gas is an example of what type…
Wind energy is an example of what type…
Name at 3 things that are considered part of the environment.
A natural resource that is formed much more slowly than we us…
nonrenewable
renewable
Trees... Forest... people
Name at 3 things that are considered part of the environment.
nonrenewable
A natural resource that is formed much more slowly than we us…
18 terms
Chapter 1 Vocabulary: Environmental Science
applied science
biosphere
consumption crisis
developed countries
study and activity that uses information provided by pure sci…
the layer around the Earth in which life occurs naturally, ex…
situation in which natural resources are being used up, waste…
highly industrialized countries with high incomes and high st…
applied science
study and activity that uses information provided by pure sci…
biosphere
the layer around the Earth in which life occurs naturally, ex…
73 terms
Academic Biology: Environmental Science & Ecology (Section 1)
What is our goal?
Four factors of a sustainable society
What are the three major categories of…
Increasing salt content
To have an environmentally sustainable society
Food, water, air, and shelter
1.) Natural resource depletion... 2.) Pollution... 3.) Extinction
Soil salinization
What is our goal?
To have an environmentally sustainable society
Four factors of a sustainable society
Food, water, air, and shelter
7 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 11: Biodiversity and Conservation of Biology
Species Richness
Species Evenness
Species Diversity
What factors effect biodiversity?
The number of species.
the relative abundance.
the number of species in a particular region.
-Habitat Loss... -Pollution... -Overharvesting... -Invasive Species-
Species Richness
The number of species.
Species Evenness
the relative abundance.
8 terms
Chapter 5 Environmental Science
photosynthesis
producer
consumer
decomposer
the process by which plants use sunlight to produce energy
an organism that makes its own food
organism that gets its energy by eating other organisms
consumers that get their food by breaking down dead organisms
photosynthesis
the process by which plants use sunlight to produce energy
producer
an organism that makes its own food
Environmental Science Midterm:
Success
Fossils are formed in
How does fossil formation happen
What type of rock are fossils formed in
Believing in myself
Sedimentary rock
1. ORGANISM DIES and decomposes... 2. SMALL PARTICLES COVER an O…
Sedimentary rock
Success
Believing in myself
Fossils are formed in
Sedimentary rock
Environmental Biology
Niche
Fundamental Niche
Realized Niche
Succession
The totality of an organism's adaptations, its use of resourc…
The potential ecological niche that an organism could have if…
The lifestyle that an organism actually pursues, including th…
The sequence of changes in a plant community over time. Also…
Niche
The totality of an organism's adaptations, its use of resourc…
Fundamental Niche
The potential ecological niche that an organism could have if…
20 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 11
Surface Water
River System
Watershed
Groundwater
All the bodies of fresh water, salt water, ice, and snow that…
A flowing network of rivers and streams draining a river basin.
The area of land that is built across a river to control a ri…
The water that is beneath the Earth's surface
Surface Water
All the bodies of fresh water, salt water, ice, and snow that…
River System
A flowing network of rivers and streams draining a river basin.
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