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20 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from one place to another
the different ecosystems characterized by distinctive climate…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
44 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
44 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
56 terms
Biosphere
biochemical cycles
water, carbon, nitrogen
photosynthesis
chloroplast
the movement of water and other materials throughout the nonl…
examples of biochemical cycles
where plants use carbon dioxide and water in the presence of…
the organelle in which photosynthesis takes place
biochemical cycles
the movement of water and other materials throughout the nonl…
water, carbon, nitrogen
examples of biochemical cycles
53 terms
The Biosphere
biosphere
species
population
community
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
(ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the…
biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
36 terms
The Biosphere
biosphere
species
population
community
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
(ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the…
biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
34 terms
BIOSPHERE
ECOLOGY
BIOSPHERE
SPECIES
POPULATION
the scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
the parts of the planet including land, water or atmosphere i…
group of organisms so similar to one another that they can br…
group of individuals that belong to the same species and live…
ECOLOGY
the scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
BIOSPHERE
the parts of the planet including land, water or atmosphere i…
22 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
44 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
20 terms
Biosphere
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Abiotic
Biotic
The entirety of the parts of the Earth where the living and n…
a self sustaining structural and functional unit of the biosp…
non-living chemical and physical factors in the environment
The living things that shape an ecosystem
Biosphere
The entirety of the parts of the Earth where the living and n…
Ecosystem
a self sustaining structural and functional unit of the biosp…
56 terms
Biosphere
biochemical cycles
water, carbon, nitrogen
photosynthesis
chloroplast
the movement of water and other materials throughout the nonl…
examples of biochemical cycles
where plants use carbon dioxide and water in the presence of…
the organelle in which photosynthesis takes place
biochemical cycles
the movement of water and other materials throughout the nonl…
water, carbon, nitrogen
examples of biochemical cycles
48 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biodiversity
biome
biotic
nonliving, physical features of the environment, including ai…
the number of different species in a given area
a group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
the living organisms in an ecosystem
abiotic
nonliving, physical features of the environment, including ai…
biodiversity
the number of different species in a given area
44 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
44 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
42 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
9 terms
Biosphere
biosphere
species
population
community
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
All the different populations that live together in an area
biosphere
species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
35 terms
Biosphere
"Reduce, reuse, recycle" philosophy
Abiotic factor
Alternative energy
Biodiversity
A part of integrated waste management and the desire to reduc…
Non-living (and never living) factors including temperature,…
energy, as solar, wind, or nuclear energy, that can replace o…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
"Reduce, reuse, recycle" philosophy
A part of integrated waste management and the desire to reduc…
Abiotic factor
Non-living (and never living) factors including temperature,…
Biosphere
factor
engineer
natural services
global warming
a fact or circumstance that contributes to a result.
to design and build things using science and math
Earth's natural function that allow living things to survive
an increase in the average temperature of Earth's atmosphere…
factor
a fact or circumstance that contributes to a result.
engineer
to design and build things using science and math
63 terms
Biosphere
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Biotic
Abiotic
Describes our living world - where all living organisms live
Any group of biotic and abiotic factors interacting with each…
living, All the living organisms that inhabit an environment.
non-living, Any nonliving component of an environment
Biosphere
Describes our living world - where all living organisms live
Ecosystem
Any group of biotic and abiotic factors interacting with each…
31 terms
Biosphere
predator
prey
ecosystem
population
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
The organism that gets eaten.
The living and non-living parts of the environment in a speci…
A group of the same type of organisms living in an area.
predator
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
prey
The organism that gets eaten.
25 terms
Biosphere
Biosphere
Ecosystem
biotic
abiotic
all of the regions of the surface(land and water) and atmosph…
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
any living or previously living component of an environment
nonliving, physical features of the environment, including ai…
Biosphere
all of the regions of the surface(land and water) and atmosph…
Ecosystem
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
8 terms
The Biosphere
canopy
grassland
desert
deciduous
the layers of treetops that shade the forest floor
area where the primary plant life is grass
a biome that receives less than 25 cm of precipitation annual…
describes trees that lose their leaves at the end of the grow…
canopy
the layers of treetops that shade the forest floor
grassland
area where the primary plant life is grass
72 terms
The Biosphere
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Biotic
Abiotic
Describes our living world - where all living organisms live
Any group of biotic and abiotic factors interacting with each…
living, All the living organisms that inhabit an environment.
non-living, Any nonliving component of an environment
Biosphere
Describes our living world - where all living organisms live
Ecosystem
Any group of biotic and abiotic factors interacting with each…
180 terms
The Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
6 terms
The Biosphere
Biosphere
Species
Population
Community
Includes all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in whic…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of individual that belong to the same species and liv…
Groups of different populations that live together in a defin…
Biosphere
Includes all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in whic…
Species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
8 terms
The Biosphere
Biosphere
Species
Population
Community
Includes all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in whic…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of individual that belong to the same species and liv…
Groups of different populations that live together in a defin…
Biosphere
Includes all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in whic…
Species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
6 terms
biosphere
geosphere
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
the earths crust, mantle, and core
the envelope of gases surrounding the planet.
the lowest layer of the atmosphere
the atmospheric layer above the troposphere.
geosphere
the earths crust, mantle, and core
atmosphere
the envelope of gases surrounding the planet.
33 terms
Biosphere
Ecology
Biosphere
Species
Population
the scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
the parts of the planet including land, water or atmosphere i…
group of organisms so similar to one another that they can br…
group of individuals that belong to the same species and live…
Ecology
the scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
Biosphere
the parts of the planet including land, water or atmosphere i…
22 terms
Biosphere
Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
study of interactions between organisms and their environemtn
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
a group of different populations that live together in a defi…
all organisms that live in a place together with their physic…
Ecology
study of interactions between organisms and their environemtn
Population
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
Biosphere
Carrying Capacity
Invasive Species
Species
Community
What is the maximum number of individuals an environment can…
A species that is not native to an area and is now reproducin…
Organisms with similar DNA and can successfully breed together
All the populations in an area
Carrying Capacity
What is the maximum number of individuals an environment can…
Invasive Species
A species that is not native to an area and is now reproducin…
29 terms
Biosphere
biosphere
ecology
species
population
all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in which life ex…
scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
group of similar organisms that can successfully interbreed
group of individuals that belong to the same species and live…
biosphere
all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in which life ex…
ecology
scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
15 terms
biosphere
biosphere
limiting factor
mutualism
ecology
part of the earth that supports life including the top portio…
anything that restricts the size of a population
type of symbiotic relationship where both organisms benefit
study of the interactions that take place among organisms and…
biosphere
part of the earth that supports life including the top portio…
limiting factor
anything that restricts the size of a population
12 terms
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
4 basic resource for their survival
water part of biosphere
the ¨land part¨ of the biosphere
the ¨air part¨ of the biosphere
Mates ... Food ... Shelter... Environmental Conditions
Hydrosphere
water part of biosphere
Lithosphere
the ¨land part¨ of the biosphere
29 terms
Biosphere
abiotic factor
biotic factor
biomass
commensalism
non-living factors in an ecosystem ex. weather, rocks, sand,…
living factors in an ecosystem ex. humans, animals, birds, etc.
how much a specific organism takes up an ecosystem; not weigh…
biotic relationship where both members benefit; in some relat…
abiotic factor
non-living factors in an ecosystem ex. weather, rocks, sand,…
biotic factor
living factors in an ecosystem ex. humans, animals, birds, etc.
44 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
10 terms
Biosphere
Biosphere
Biome
Ecosystem
Community
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Ecosystems that share similar climates, landforms, plants and…
All of the organisms in a given area. Self-sustaining associa…
A group of different species that live together in one area.
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Biome
Ecosystems that share similar climates, landforms, plants and…
27 terms
Biosphere
limiting factors
biome
biodiversity
piedmont
things that prevent a population from growing any larger.
regions of the world with similar climate (weather, temperatu…
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
a gentle slope leading from the base of mountains to a region…
limiting factors
things that prevent a population from growing any larger.
biome
regions of the world with similar climate (weather, temperatu…
83 terms
Biosphere
viruses
Bacteria and Archaea (Prokaryotes)
Eukaryotes
symbiosis
Contain DNA and RNA but have no cell walls; they are parasiti…
Single-celled organisms that contain DNA and RNA within a cel…
Organisms with a membrane-bound nucleus containing organelles…
two or more different species living in close association
viruses
Contain DNA and RNA but have no cell walls; they are parasiti…
Bacteria and Archaea (Prokaryotes)
Single-celled organisms that contain DNA and RNA within a cel…
12 terms
Biosphere
Podsol
Climate affects
Location
Organisms
Layer of needles and cones, Raw acid humus, mineral and organ…
High amounts of rain & cold temp. So low chemical activity an…
Upper slopes. Coniferous forests. Forming an acidic humus
Clearly set horizons because few organisms in the soil. Becua…
Podsol
Layer of needles and cones, Raw acid humus, mineral and organ…
Climate affects
High amounts of rain & cold temp. So low chemical activity an…
29 terms
Biosphere
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Biome
Ecology
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
All the organisms that live in a place, together with their p…
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
the scientific study of interactions among organisms and betw…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Ecosystem
All the organisms that live in a place, together with their p…
12 terms
Biosphere
Biosphere
abiotic factor
biotic factor
biodiversity
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment tha…
a living thing, as an animal or plant, that influences or aff…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
abiotic factor
non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment tha…
33 terms
Biosphere
Ecology
Biosphere
Species
Population
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Biosphere
Abiotic
Biotic
Biodiversity
Biome
non-living things in an ecosystem
all living things in a ecosystem
number and variety of living things found in an ecosystem
particular climate,plants,and animals in one region
Abiotic
non-living things in an ecosystem
Biotic
all living things in a ecosystem
32 terms
Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from centers of high density or fro…
a broad, regional type of ecosystem characterized by distinct…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
15 terms
Biosphere
Carrying Capacity
Invasive Species
Species
Community
What is the maximum number of individuals an environment can…
A species that is not native to an area and is now reproducin…
Organisms with similar DNA and can successfully breed together
All the populations in an area
Carrying Capacity
What is the maximum number of individuals an environment can…
Invasive Species
A species that is not native to an area and is now reproducin…
12 terms
Biosphere
biosphere
climate
ecosystem
Angle of incidence
global sum of all earths ecosystems, including biotic & abiot…
average weather of a biome
community of biotic & abiotic things living 2gether
angle @ which sun hits earth changes, this is this
biosphere
global sum of all earths ecosystems, including biotic & abiot…
climate
average weather of a biome
5 terms
BIOSPHERE
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Tropical Rain Forest
Tundra
Biodiversity
Biome we live in found in midlatitudes, characteristics inclu…
Biome found in tropical area around the equator , lots of rai…
Biome found in the polar regions near the north and south pol…
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Biome we live in found in midlatitudes, characteristics inclu…
Tropical Rain Forest
Biome found in tropical area around the equator , lots of rai…
123 terms
Biosphere
deductive reasoning
inductive reasoning
system
open system
drawing conclusion from facts
reasoning from experience, perceptions, observations
network of components and processed flowing from one componen…
receive inputs from surroundings & produce outputs
deductive reasoning
drawing conclusion from facts
inductive reasoning
reasoning from experience, perceptions, observations
15 terms
biosphere
biome
biodiversity
overharvesting
hydroelectric
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and dominant…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
harvesting so much of a resource that it threatens its existe…
Electricity generated by flowing water
biome
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and dominant…
biodiversity
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
11 terms
Biosphere
Biome
Abiotic
Biotic
polar
A major ecological community, extending over a large area and…
nonliving factors(soil, latitude, amount of sunlight, etc)
living factors(animals, plants)
cold, dry climate around the poles
Biome
A major ecological community, extending over a large area and…
Abiotic
nonliving factors(soil, latitude, amount of sunlight, etc)
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