How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "ecology"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "ecology"

49 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Ecosystem
Biosphere
Organism
The study of the relationships between organisms and their en…
Living organisms interacting with each other and their nonliv…
Includes all the air, land, and water where life exists.
A living thing.
Ecology
The study of the relationships between organisms and their en…
Ecosystem
Living organisms interacting with each other and their nonliv…
23 terms
Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biosphere
A group of individuals of the same species living in the same…
A group of populations living in the same area.
The interrelationships between the organisms in a community a…
It includes all the regions of the earth that contain living…
Population
A group of individuals of the same species living in the same…
Community
A group of populations living in the same area.
29 terms
Ecology
Biome
Species
Population
Limiting Factor
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
A group of organisms that are closely related, who can mate t…
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
A biotic or abiotic factor that restricts the number, distrib…
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Species
A group of organisms that are closely related, who can mate t…
29 terms
Ecology
producer
primary consumer
secondary consumer
tertiary consumer
organism that can make its own food by using energy from its…
organism that eats organic matter, producers, or the bottom l…
an organism that eats primary consumers; second level of the…
an organism that eats secondary consumers as well as organic…
producer
organism that can make its own food by using energy from its…
primary consumer
organism that eats organic matter, producers, or the bottom l…
111 terms
Ecology
Biome
Savanna
Desert
Tundra
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
A region of little vegetation, either cold or hot, that recei…
Biome that surrounds the north and south poles; treeless land…
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Savanna
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
13 terms
ECOLOGY
environment
biotic
abiotic
species
a type of favorable place where living things or groups of li…
living organisms or organisms that have been alive at some po…
nonliving organisms/organisms that have never lived
a separate group of animals with shared characteristics and c…
environment
a type of favorable place where living things or groups of li…
biotic
living organisms or organisms that have been alive at some po…
30 terms
Ecology
ecology
biotic (bio=life)
abiotic (a=without/ bio=life)
population
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
nonliving part of the environment... Examples: water, rocks, lig…
group of organisms of the same species that live in the same…
ecology
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
biotic (bio=life)
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
72 terms
Ecology
ecology
biotic
abiotic
organism
Science dealing with the relation of living things to their e…
All the living organisms that inhabit an environment.
Any nonliving component of an environment
individual living thing
ecology
Science dealing with the relation of living things to their e…
biotic
All the living organisms that inhabit an environment.
42 terms
Ecology
6 Levels of Ecological Organization (F…
Organism
Population
Community
organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, biosphere
one single living thing
groups of individuals that belong to the same species and liv…
a group of different populations of different species that li…
6 Levels of Ecological Organization (F…
organism, population, community, ecosystem, biome, biosphere
Organism
one single living thing
37 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Ecologist
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
31 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Commensalism
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
A relationship between two organisms of different species whe…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Symbiosis
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
17 terms
ECOLOGY
environment
biotic
abiotic
species
a type of favorable place where living things or groups of li…
living organisms or organisms that have been alive at some po…
nonliving organisms/organisms that have never lived
a separate group of animals with shared characteristics and c…
environment
a type of favorable place where living things or groups of li…
biotic
living organisms or organisms that have been alive at some po…
17 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Organism
Population
Community
The study of interactions among living things and between liv…
Any individual living thing (bacteria, fungi, etc).
A group of the same species that live together in one area.
A group of different species that live together in one area.
Ecology
The study of interactions among living things and between liv…
Organism
Any individual living thing (bacteria, fungi, etc).
28 terms
Ecology
ecology
biotic (bio=life)
abiotic (a=without/ bio=life)
population
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
nonliving part of the environment... Examples: water, rocks, lig…
group of organisms of the same species that live in the same…
ecology
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
biotic (bio=life)
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
30 terms
Ecology
abiotic
biotic
organism
ecology
non-living factors in the environment
living factors in the environment
any plant or animal
the study of the interaction between organisms and the enviro…
abiotic
non-living factors in the environment
biotic
living factors in the environment
19 terms
Ecology
Biosphere
Organism
Species
Ecosystem
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Individual living thing.
A group of organisms that are closely related, who can mate t…
A combination of the Biotic and Abiotic factors in a designat…
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Organism
Individual living thing.
36 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Environmental Science
Evolution
Natural Selection
Interactions between organisms and their environment
The relationship between humans and the environment
Change over time
Organisms that adapt to environmental changes survive to repr…
Ecology
Interactions between organisms and their environment
Environmental Science
The relationship between humans and the environment
10 terms
ecology
Benefit
Use prey for energy
Role of an organism
maximum number of individuals that a p…
Mutualism
Predator
Niche
carrying capacity
Benefit
Mutualism
Use prey for energy
Predator
21 terms
Ecology
ecosystem
habitat
community
living in an ecosystem
An environment's biotic and abiotic factors interact to make…
Where an animal lives
When several of the same species live and interact with other…
A biotic factor
ecosystem
An environment's biotic and abiotic factors interact to make…
habitat
Where an animal lives
8 terms
Ecology
archaeology
sustainability
economy
environment
the study of the past based on what people left behind
the ability to meet humanities current needs without compromi…
the system of production and distribution and consumption
the physical surroundings, including living and nonliving fac…
archaeology
the study of the past based on what people left behind
sustainability
the ability to meet humanities current needs without compromi…
27 terms
Ecology
ecology
biotic (bio=life)
abiotic (a=without/ bio=life)
population
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
nonliving part of the environment... Examples: water, rocks, lig…
group of organisms of the same species that live in the same…
ecology
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
biotic (bio=life)
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
29 terms
Ecology
carbon cycle
nitrogen cycle
photosynthesis
ecology
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
A major nutrient cycle consisting of the routes that nitrogen…
Plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxi…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
carbon cycle
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
nitrogen cycle
A major nutrient cycle consisting of the routes that nitrogen…
30 terms
ECOLOGY
environment
biotic
abiotic
species
a type of favorable place where living things or groups of li…
living organisms or organisms that have been alive at some po…
nonliving organisms/organisms that have never lived
a separate group of animals with shared characteristics and c…
environment
a type of favorable place where living things or groups of li…
biotic
living organisms or organisms that have been alive at some po…
57 terms
Ecology
Bio-
Sphere
Mono / Uni -
Bi / Di -
Life
Round, ball, circle, earth
One (1), singular
Two (2)
Bio-
Life
Sphere
Round, ball, circle, earth
15 terms
Ecology
Animals that eat only plants are called
Animals that eat only other animals ar…
Animals that eat both plants and anima…
In a food chain the___________________…
herbivores
carnivores
omnivores
producers
Animals that eat only plants are called
herbivores
Animals that eat only other animals ar…
carnivores
101 terms
Ecology
Biome
Savanna
Desert
Tundra
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
A region of little vegetation, either cold or hot, that recei…
Biome that surrounds the north and south poles; treeless land…
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Savanna
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
28 terms
Ecology
ecology
biotic
abiotic
population
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
nonliving part of the environment... Examples: water, rocks, lig…
group of organisms of the same species that live in the same…
ecology
the study of the interactions between organisms and their env…
biotic
living factors in the environment... example: trout, bacteria, s…
13 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Habitat
Fieldwork
Abiotic Features
The study of the relationship between plants, animals, and th…
The area where a plant or animal lives
Study of a local habitat
The environmental features of a habitat
Ecology
The study of the relationship between plants, animals, and th…
Habitat
The area where a plant or animal lives
23 terms
Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biosphere
A group of individuals of the same species living in the same…
A group of populations living in the same area.
The interrelationships between the organisms in a community a…
It includes all the regions of the earth that contain living…
Population
A group of individuals of the same species living in the same…
Community
A group of populations living in the same area.
101 terms
Ecology
Biome
Savanna
Desert
Tundra
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
A region of little vegetation, either cold or hot, that recei…
Biome that surrounds the north and south poles; treeless land…
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Savanna
A tropical / subtropical grassland biome with scattered indiv…
43 terms
Ecology
ecology
biosphere
species
population
scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and…
group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile…
group of individuals of the same species that live in the sam…
ecology
scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
biosphere
part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and…
13 terms
Ecology
ecology
environment
interact
biotic
the study of living things and their environment
everything that surrounds an organism
to act upon each other
living organism
ecology
the study of living things and their environment
environment
everything that surrounds an organism
21 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Ecologist
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
27 terms
Ecology
Ecosystem
Ecology
Population
Community
All of the organisms that live in a particular area, along wi…
The study of how organisms interact with their environment
All the members of one species in a particular area
All the different populations that live together in an area
Ecosystem
All of the organisms that live in a particular area, along wi…
Ecology
The study of how organisms interact with their environment
49 terms
Ecology
Study of the interactions between orga…
An Organisms role or job in an ecosystem
One organism
Population
Ecology
Niche
Individual
Organisms of the same species living in an environment
Study of the interactions between orga…
Ecology
An Organisms role or job in an ecosystem
Niche
46 terms
Ecology
ecology
biotic
abiotic
organism
Science dealing with the relation of living things to their e…
All the living organisms that inhabit an environment.
Any nonliving component of an environment
individual living thing
ecology
Science dealing with the relation of living things to their e…
biotic
All the living organisms that inhabit an environment.
44 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Population
The branch of biology that studies the interaction that takes…
The regions of earth surface including the atmosphere that is…
An ecosystem consists of all the organisms living in an area,…
Population is a group of similar (same) organisms living toge…
Ecology
The branch of biology that studies the interaction that takes…
Biosphere
The regions of earth surface including the atmosphere that is…
Ecology
producer
consumer
decomposer
herbivore
an organism that makes its own food energy from the sun
An organism that eats other things for food energy
An organism that eats dead and decaying things
An organisms that eats only plants
producer
an organism that makes its own food energy from the sun
consumer
An organism that eats other things for food energy
27 terms
Ecology
carbon cycle
nitrogen cycle
photosynthesis
ecology
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
A major nutrient cycle consisting of the routes that nitrogen…
Plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxi…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
carbon cycle
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
nitrogen cycle
A major nutrient cycle consisting of the routes that nitrogen…
18 terms
Ecology
Adaptation
Biodiversity
Biosphere
Carbon dioxide - oxygen cycle
Structure, behavior, or other trait in an organism that helps…
The variety of organisms in a specific environment, or on ear…
The part of Earth that is able to support life
The continual transfer of carbon dioxide and oxygen between l…
Adaptation
Structure, behavior, or other trait in an organism that helps…
Biodiversity
The variety of organisms in a specific environment, or on ear…
33 terms
Ecology
Abiotic factor
Biotic factor
Producer
Consumer
nonliving parts of an ecosystem
A living part of an ecosystem
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that eats other organisms to get food.
Abiotic factor
nonliving parts of an ecosystem
Biotic factor
A living part of an ecosystem
37 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Ecologist
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
37 terms
Ecology
Ecology
Ecologist
Symbiosis
Mutualism
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
A relationship in which two different organisms live in close…
A relationship between two species in which both species bene…
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Ecologist
Studies animals and the way they interact with their environm…
28 terms
Ecology
ecology
Tertiary Consumer
habitat
decomposer
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
eats mainly secondary consumers
Place where an organism lives
An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Tertiary Consumer
eats mainly secondary consumers
25 terms
Ecology
Species
Habitat
Population
Community
a group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile…
the environment in which a species normally lives
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
35 terms
Ecology
Population
Ecosystem
Niche
Habitat
All of the individuals of the same species within an ecologic…
The natural systems that are made up of living and nonliving…
The role and position a species has in its environment; how i…
The natural home or environment of a plant, animal, or other…
Population
All of the individuals of the same species within an ecologic…
Ecosystem
The natural systems that are made up of living and nonliving…
39 terms
Ecology
Study of the interactions between orga…
Species
Population
Community
Ecology
One type of organism
Organisms of the same species living in an environment
All organisms in an environment
Study of the interactions between orga…
Ecology
Species
One type of organism
20 terms
Ecology
predator
prey
consumer
producer
one that preys, destroys, or devours
an animal taken by a predator as food
an organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
an organism that can make its own food
predator
one that preys, destroys, or devours
prey
an animal taken by a predator as food
29 terms
Ecology
carbon cycle
nitrogen cycle
photosynthesis
ecology
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
A major nutrient cycle consisting of the routes that nitrogen…
Plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxi…
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
carbon cycle
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
nitrogen cycle
A major nutrient cycle consisting of the routes that nitrogen…
26 terms
Ecology
Species
Habitat
Population
Community
a group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile…
the environment in which a species normally lives
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
1 of 10