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Ecology set
hypothesis
scientific method
introduced species
ecologist
An educated guess
.... A series of steps followed to solve problems including coll…
species moved by humans to new geographic areas, either inten…
a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and th…
hypothesis
An educated guess
scientific method
.... A series of steps followed to solve problems including coll…
68 terms
Ecology Set
Organism
Species
Population
Community
an individual living thing that uses energy, reproduces, resp…
a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
all living, or biotic, things in an area (different species)
Organism
an individual living thing that uses energy, reproduces, resp…
Species
a group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
22 terms
Ecology Set for Test Thursday
Abiotic
Carbon Cycle
Water Cycle
Nitrogen Cycle
Nonliving factors in an ecosystem
The process by which carbon cycles from the atmosphere, throu…
The process by which water is cycled from the atmosphere thro…
The process by which nitrogen is cycled from the atmosphere t…
Abiotic
Nonliving factors in an ecosystem
Carbon Cycle
The process by which carbon cycles from the atmosphere, throu…
46 terms
Ecology Set
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Introduced Species
Ecologist
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
species moved by humans to new geographic areas, either inten…
person concerned with the interrelationship between living or…
Scientific Method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
Hypothesis
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
44 terms
Ecology set
hypothesis
scientific method
introduced species
ecologist
A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to…
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
species moved by humans to new geographic areas, either inten…
a biologist who studies the relation between organisms and th…
hypothesis
A possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to…
scientific method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
44 terms
ecology set
hypothesis
scientific method
introduced species
ecologist
A proposed, scientifically testable explanation for an observ…
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
nonnative species that are either intentionally or unintentio…
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
hypothesis
A proposed, scientifically testable explanation for an observ…
scientific method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
6 terms
ecology set
producer
consumer
photosynthesis
plankton
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.
Tiny organisms that float in the water
producer
An organism that can make its own food.
consumer
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
44 terms
Ecology Set
hypothesis
scientific method
introduced species
trade off
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
species moved by humans to new geographic areas, either inten…
Giving up one thing for another
hypothesis
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
scientific method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
17 terms
ecology set
Ecology
Biosphere
Population
Community
scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
part of earth in which life exist including land, water, and…
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
assemblage of different populations that live together in a d…
Ecology
scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Biosphere
part of earth in which life exist including land, water, and…
21 terms
Ecology set
Ecology
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Abiotic
A branch of biology dealing with the relations of living orga…
All regons of the Earth and its atmosphere where living organ…
A comunity of interacting organisms (tropical rainforest)
Relating or resuting from non living things (rock)
Ecology
A branch of biology dealing with the relations of living orga…
Biosphere
All regons of the Earth and its atmosphere where living organ…
ecology set
biodiversity
biome
carbon cycle
climate
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
biodiversity
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
21 terms
Ecology Set 3
Immigration
Emigration
Exponential Growth
Carrying Capacity
Process of individuals moving into an area from elsewhere
Process of individuals moving out of an area to another area
Population growth rate is faster and faster as it gets larger
Maximum population size that an area can support
Immigration
Process of individuals moving into an area from elsewhere
Emigration
Process of individuals moving out of an area to another area
28 terms
Ecology set
Ecology
Community
Ecosystem
Biome
Ecology is the study of the interactions among living things…
Is a group of different species living together in one area.
An ecosystem includes all of the organisms as well as the cli…
A major regional or global community of organisms.
Ecology
Ecology is the study of the interactions among living things…
Community
Is a group of different species living together in one area.
16 terms
Ecology set
Ecology
Ecologist
Introduced species
Scientific name
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
person concerned with the interrelationship between living or…
species moved by humans to new geographic areas, either inten…
The name given to each species, consisting of its genus and i…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
person concerned with the interrelationship between living or…
17 terms
Ecology Set
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Predator
Prey
organisms living and relying on each other for survival
both creatures benefiting from each other, example: Crocodile…
Living organism that hunts and eats other living organisms
Living organisms that are food to predators
Symbiosis
organisms living and relying on each other for survival
Mutualism
both creatures benefiting from each other, example: Crocodile…
31 terms
Ecology set
Ecology
Ecologist
Introduced species
Scientific name
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
person concerned with the interrelationship between living or…
species moved by humans to new geographic areas, either inten…
The name given to each species, consisting of its genus and i…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
person concerned with the interrelationship between living or…
12 terms
Ecology Set 2
Greenhouse Effect
Niche
Habitat
Resource
Increases the temperature of the Earth by trapping heat in ou…
The status of an organism within its environment which affect…
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other…
Substance or object in the environment required by an organis…
Greenhouse Effect
Increases the temperature of the Earth by trapping heat in ou…
Niche
The status of an organism within its environment which affect…
5 terms
Ecology Set 2
autotroph
photosynthesis
phytoplankton
chemosynthetic bacteria
An alternative word for producer, organisms that are able to…
The process by which producers synthesise glucose from water…
Microscopic marine or aquatic organisms that photosynthesise…
Bacteria that live on the ocean floor near volcanic vents and…
autotroph
An alternative word for producer, organisms that are able to…
photosynthesis
The process by which producers synthesise glucose from water…
24 terms
Ecology set
Flathead Catfish
Channel Catfish
Bullhead
White bass
Flathead Catfish
Channel Catfish
15 terms
Ecology Set 7
collaboration
mating
competition
competitor
Cooperation between organisms of the same species to ensure s…
Process of producing offspring in animals that reproduce sexu…
The struggle between organisms for the same resources.
An organism that competes with another for resources such as…
collaboration
Cooperation between organisms of the same species to ensure s…
mating
Process of producing offspring in animals that reproduce sexu…
10 terms
Ecology Set 4
nitrogen cycle
nitrogen gas
proteins
nitrogen-fixing bacteria
The natural circulation of nitrogen gas and its compounds in…
A gas comprising about 78% of the atmosphere which is an impo…
Organic chemical compounds containing atoms of nitrogen that…
Bacteria, such as Rhizobia, that live amongst the roots of le…
nitrogen cycle
The natural circulation of nitrogen gas and its compounds in…
nitrogen gas
A gas comprising about 78% of the atmosphere which is an impo…
65 terms
Ecology Vocabulary Set
Producer
Ecology
Trophic Level
Mutualism
another word for autotroph; uses photosynthesis to produce it…
the study of relationships between organisms and their enviro…
each step in a food web or food chain
a symbiotic relationship where both parties benefit
Producer
another word for autotroph; uses photosynthesis to produce it…
Ecology
the study of relationships between organisms and their enviro…
Ecology Vocabulary Set
Producer
Ecology
Trophic Level
Mutualism
another word for autotroph; uses photosynthesis to produce it…
the study of relationships between organisms and their enviro…
each step in a food web or food chain
a symbiotic relationship where both parties benefit
Producer
another word for autotroph; uses photosynthesis to produce it…
Ecology
the study of relationships between organisms and their enviro…
8 terms
Ecology Set 8
food web
food pyramid
biomass
immigration
A diagram representing the feeding relationships in an ecolog…
A diagram showing the biomass at each trophic level in an eco…
The total mass of living organisms, of one species or more, p…
Increase in the population of a species in a community due to…
food web
A diagram representing the feeding relationships in an ecolog…
food pyramid
A diagram showing the biomass at each trophic level in an eco…
10 terms
Ecology Set 6
synthesise
solar energy
chlorophyll
chloroplast
To make something by synthesis, especially in (bio)chemistry.
Form of energy from sunlight.
Green pigment found in the chloroplasts of photosynthetic org…
Organelle in green plant cells and cyanobacteria which contai…
synthesise
To make something by synthesis, especially in (bio)chemistry.
solar energy
Form of energy from sunlight.
14 terms
Ecology Set 5
cyanobacteria
cellular respiration
aerobic
anaerobic
Autotrophic blue-green bacteria that are believed to have gre…
The chemical process by which living organisms obtain energy…
Processes requiring oxygen gas.
Processes that do not require oxygen gas.
cyanobacteria
Autotrophic blue-green bacteria that are believed to have gre…
cellular respiration
The chemical process by which living organisms obtain energy…
18 terms
ecology set 2
decay
decomposer
recycling
microorganism
when something breaks down into simpler materials
a living thing that breaks down the remains of dead organisms
breaking down materials into different forms that can be used…
a tiny living thing that can only be seen through a microscope
decay
when something breaks down into simpler materials
decomposer
a living thing that breaks down the remains of dead organisms
23 terms
Ecology Set 1
ecology
ecologist
organism
species
The scientific study of the interrelationships that exist bet…
A scientist who studies ecology.
A living thing, one individual of a species.
A group of the same type of living thing. Individuals can rep…
ecology
The scientific study of the interrelationships that exist bet…
ecologist
A scientist who studies ecology.
22 terms
Ecology Words Set
Ecology
Ecologist
Introduced Species
Scientific name
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
...
...
...
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
...
18 terms
Ecology set
Ecosystem
Biome
Population
Community
All living and non living things that interact in an area.
Similar ecosystems that exist throughout the world due to sim…
All members of one species living in a particular area.
All the different populations living in a particular area.
Ecosystem
All living and non living things that interact in an area.
Biome
Similar ecosystems that exist throughout the world due to sim…
17 terms
Ecology: Set 1
environment
ecosystem
community
population
all the living and nonliving things around an organism
organisms interacting with one another and their physical env…
all the organisms living together in an ecosystem
a group of the same kind of organisms that live in an area
environment
all the living and nonliving things around an organism
ecosystem
organisms interacting with one another and their physical env…
15 terms
Ecology Set 3
energy
matter
biogeochemical cycle
water cycle
The ability to do work.
The building blocks of all substances.
The cycling of matter from the atmosphere or Earth's crust an…
The cycling of water, driven by heat from the Sun, by precipi…
energy
The ability to do work.
matter
The building blocks of all substances.
30 terms
ecology set 2
alpine
matriarch
patriarch
limiting factors
of or relating to high mountains.
a woman who is the head of a family or tribe.
the male head of a family or tribe.
things that prevent a population from growing any large
alpine
of or relating to high mountains.
matriarch
a woman who is the head of a family or tribe.
17 terms
Ecology: Set 2
predator
prey
symbiosis
parasitism
an organism that hunts and eats other organisms
an organism hunted and eaten by another organism
a close relationship between different species
a relationship in which one organism lives in or on, feeds up…
predator
an organism that hunts and eats other organisms
prey
an organism hunted and eaten by another organism
8 terms
What is ecology set 1
Biosphere
Ecology
Population
Community
A part of earth in which life exists, including land, water,…
A scientific study of interactions among organisms and betwee…
A group of individuals of the same species that live in the s…
A group of different populations that live together in a diff…
Biosphere
A part of earth in which life exists, including land, water,…
Ecology
A scientific study of interactions among organisms and betwee…
26 terms
Sem2 Ecology Set #5: Population Ecology
populations
density, geographic distribution, grow…
growth rate
size
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
What are four of the characteristics of a population that wer…
In a population how fast the numbers are increasing or decrea…
The number of individuals in a population
populations
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
density, geographic distribution, grow…
What are four of the characteristics of a population that wer…
15 terms
Ecology Set1
Ecology:
biotic factor :
abiotic factor:
examples of abiotic factors:
the study of how organisms interact with one another and with…
an interaction between organisms in an area
is a nonliving part of an environment
rocks, air, sunlight, water, soil nutrients
Ecology:
the study of how organisms interact with one another and with…
biotic factor :
an interaction between organisms in an area
30 terms
Ecology Set I
Ecology
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Abiotic
The study of the relationship between living things and their…
The area of the earth that supports life..extends from the de…
Systems of interactions between biotic factors and abiotic fa…
NON living things in our environment such as soil, water, lig…
Ecology
The study of the relationship between living things and their…
Biosphere
The area of the earth that supports life..extends from the de…
52 terms
Ecology Set 1
Ecology
Population
Exponential Growth
Logistic Growth
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
Growth of a population in an ideal, unlimited environment, re…
Occurs when a population's growth slows or stops following a…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Population
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
8 terms
Ecology and Phenology Set 5 - Biomes
Biome
Climate
Deciduous Tree
Coniferous Tree
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
The average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
A tree that sheds its leaves during a particular season and g…
A tree that produces its seeds in cones and that has needle-s…
Biome
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
Climate
The average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
13 terms
Ecology set 2
food chain
carnivore
producer
autotroph
A series of events in which one organism eats another and obt…
A consumer that obtains energy by eating only animals.
An organism that makes its own food
An organism that makes its own food
food chain
A series of events in which one organism eats another and obt…
carnivore
A consumer that obtains energy by eating only animals.
9 terms
Ecology Vocab Set #3
food web
biomass
nutrient
biogeochemical cycle
a model that shows interconnects food chains and how energy f…
the amount of living matter in an ecosystem or trophic level
a chemical substance that organisms acquire fro their environ…
exchange of matter through the biosphere involving biotic and…
food web
a model that shows interconnects food chains and how energy f…
biomass
the amount of living matter in an ecosystem or trophic level
10 terms
Ecology/set one
ecology
community
ecosystem
biome
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
A group of different species that live together in one area
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
community
A group of different species that live together in one area
10 terms
Ecology Vocab Set #1
ecology
biotic factor
abiotic factor
population
the study of all the pieces of an ecosystem
living parts of an ecosystem
nonliving parts of an ecosystem
a group that consists of individuals of the same species
ecology
the study of all the pieces of an ecosystem
biotic factor
living parts of an ecosystem
10 terms
Ecology Vocab Set #1
ecology
biotic factor
abiotic factor
population
the study of all the pieces of an ecosystem
living parts of an ecosystem
nonliving parts of an ecosystem
a group that consists of individuals of the same species
ecology
the study of all the pieces of an ecosystem
biotic factor
living parts of an ecosystem
9 terms
Ecology Vocab Set #2
commensalism
autotroph
heterotroph
herbivore
a close relationship where one organism is benefited while th…
an organism that uses energy from sunlight or another inorgan…
an organism that acquires energy and nutrient requirements fr…
a heterotroph that only eats plants
commensalism
a close relationship where one organism is benefited while th…
autotroph
an organism that uses energy from sunlight or another inorgan…
9 terms
Ecology Vocab Set #2
commensalism
autotroph
heterotroph
herbivore
a close relationship where one organism is benefited while th…
an organism that uses energy from sunlight or another inorgan…
an organism that acquires energy and nutrient requirements fr…
a heterotroph that only eats plants
commensalism
a close relationship where one organism is benefited while th…
autotroph
an organism that uses energy from sunlight or another inorgan…
66 terms
Ecology Super set
Habitat
Ecological Niche
Competitive Exclusion
ecological equivalent
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for su…
An organism's role in an ecosystem - includes things like die…
When two species are competing for the same resources, one sp…
Species that occupy similar niches but live in different geog…
Habitat
An area that provides an organism with its basic needs for su…
Ecological Niche
An organism's role in an ecosystem - includes things like die…
40 terms
Ecology Study Set 2
Carrying Capacity
Biotic Potential
Birthrate
Death rate (Mortality rate)
Maximum population size that can be supported/maintained by a…
the maximum rate of increase in population
number of birth per amount of time
number of deaths per amount of time
Carrying Capacity
Maximum population size that can be supported/maintained by a…
Biotic Potential
the maximum rate of increase in population
26 terms
Ecology Super Set 2
Biome
Organism
Ecosystem
Abiotic
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Individual living thing.
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
All of the non-living parts of an ecosystem.
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Organism
Individual living thing.
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