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14 terms
Ecosystems and Change
acid rain
adaptation
community
competition
a mixture that falls to Earth of rain and acids from air poll…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations of individual with the sa…
acid rain
a mixture that falls to Earth of rain and acids from air poll…
adaptation
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
10 terms
Ecosystems and change
Lichen
Succession
Primary succession
Erode
An organism made up of a fungus, a green algae, and a cyanoba…
The process of ecological change in a community over time
Succession in a lifeless environment that creates a community
To break apart or wear away
Lichen
An organism made up of a fungus, a green algae, and a cyanoba…
Succession
The process of ecological change in a community over time
6 terms
Changing Ecosystems
conservation
ecology
pollution
recycle
the smart management and use of natural resources
the study of how living and nonliving things interact
the adding of hurtful substances to the water, air, or land
to use something that would be waste to create a new product
conservation
the smart management and use of natural resources
ecology
the study of how living and nonliving things interact
25 terms
Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
18 terms
Ecosystems and how ecosystems change
ecosystems
components of an ecosystem
biotic factors
abiotic factors
-communities of organisms and their abiotic environment,... -the…
1. energy... 2. mineral nutrients... 3. water... 4. oxygen... 5. other li…
environmental factors that are associated with or results fro…
environmental factors that are not associated with the activi…
ecosystems
-communities of organisms and their abiotic environment,... -the…
components of an ecosystem
1. energy... 2. mineral nutrients... 3. water... 4. oxygen... 5. other li…
19 terms
Ecosystems and Change
Population
Community
Competition
Adaption
all organisms of one kind in an ecosystem
populations living and interacting with each other
a "contest" among populations or individuals with the same ni…
a characteristic that helps an organism compete in an ecosystem
Population
all organisms of one kind in an ecosystem
Community
populations living and interacting with each other
17 terms
Ecosystems and Change
Population
Community
Symbiosis
Mutualism
all organisms of one kind in a particular area
Many populations living and interacting with each other
a relationship between different kinds of organisms; broken d…
a type of (relationship) symbiosis in which both organisms be…
Population
all organisms of one kind in a particular area
Community
Many populations living and interacting with each other
8 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
pollution
extinct species
endangered species
threatened species
A harmful change to the natural environment
A species that no longer exists on Earth
A species whose numbers are so small that the species is at r…
A species that could become endangered in the near future
pollution
A harmful change to the natural environment
extinct species
A species that no longer exists on Earth
17 terms
Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
A group of organisms of one kind that live in one location.
A group of populations that live together.
A kind of contest among populations that need to get a certai…
A trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive.
population
A group of organisms of one kind that live in one location.
community
A group of populations that live together.
24 terms
Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
14 terms
Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
A group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
A group of populations that live together
A kind of contest among populations that need to get a certai…
A trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
A group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
A group of populations that live together
18 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
acid rain
adaptation
climate
community
a type of rain that forms when chemicals from air pollution c…
a body part or behavior that helps an organism survive in its…
the average weather conditions of an area or region over a pe…
all the different populations of organisms living together in…
acid rain
a type of rain that forms when chemicals from air pollution c…
adaptation
a body part or behavior that helps an organism survive in its…
20 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
Watershed
Permeability
Porosity
Aquifer
An area of land that drains into a body of water
The ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through…
Percentage of open spaces between grains in a rock.
Underground rock layer that stores large amounts of water
Watershed
An area of land that drains into a body of water
Permeability
The ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through…
8 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
Competition
Parasite
Host
Succession
This occurs when two or more species must use the same limite…
Organisms that LIVE on or in another organism
The organism that is harmed by the parasite
The process of gradual change from one community of organisms…
Competition
This occurs when two or more species must use the same limite…
Parasite
Organisms that LIVE on or in another organism
14 terms
Changing Ecosystems
Weathering
Erosion
Deposition
Hurricane
Breaking down rocks into smaller pieces.
Moving sediments.
When sediments stop moving.
Large storm system over tropical waters that can cause floods…
Weathering
Breaking down rocks into smaller pieces.
Erosion
Moving sediments.
8 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
pollution
extinct species
endangered species
threatened species
A harmful change to the natural environment
A species that no longer exists on Earth
A species whose numbers are so small that the species is at r…
A species that could become endangered in the near future
pollution
A harmful change to the natural environment
extinct species
A species that no longer exists on Earth
10 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
How do plants (vegetation) affect (cha…
How does a river change the surface of…
How do extreme high daytime temperatur…
Which type of rock weathers in acid ra…
The plant roots prevent (keep) soil from eroding
The land area will build up where the river meets the ocean a…
High rates of exfoliation have caused huge chunks of rock to…
Limestone
How do plants (vegetation) affect (cha…
The plant roots prevent (keep) soil from eroding
How does a river change the surface of…
The land area will build up where the river meets the ocean a…
17 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
How does an earthworm affect the envir…
How do zebra mussels harm the environm…
How can a plant, that grows across the…
A beak shape is what kind of adaptation?
it is helpful to the soil
they have no natural predators
It decreases the amount of sunlight reaching the plants
structural adaptation
How does an earthworm affect the envir…
it is helpful to the soil
How do zebra mussels harm the environm…
they have no natural predators
17 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
endangered species
threatened species
extinct species
pollution
A species in danger of becoming extinct in the near future
Species that is likely to become endangered.
The death of every member of a species
Release of harmful materials into the environment
endangered species
A species in danger of becoming extinct in the near future
threatened species
Species that is likely to become endangered.
17 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
How does an earthworm affect the envir…
How do zebra mussels harm the environm…
How can a plant that grows across the…
A beak shape is what kind of adaptation?
it is helpful to the soil
they have no natural predators
It decreases the amount of sunlight reaching the plants
structural adaptation
How does an earthworm affect the envir…
it is helpful to the soil
How do zebra mussels harm the environm…
they have no natural predators
7 terms
Changes in Ecosystems :) :) :)
pollution
extinct species
endangered species
threatened species
an undesirable change in the physical, chemical, or biologica…
a species that has died out and no individuals are left
a species with a small population that are in danger of becom…
a species that could become endangered in the near future
pollution
an undesirable change in the physical, chemical, or biologica…
extinct species
a species that has died out and no individuals are left
6 terms
Ecosystems Changing
Drought
Deforestation
Pollution
Accommodation
when a lack of rain causes soil to dry up
when people cut down large forests
adding harmful things to the air, water, or land
an individual's response to change
Drought
when a lack of rain causes soil to dry up
Deforestation
when people cut down large forests
6 terms
Ecosystems Changing
Drought
Deforestation
Pollution
Accommodation
when a lack of rain causes soil to dry up
when people cut down large forests
adding harmful things to the air, water, or land
an individual's response to change
Drought
when a lack of rain causes soil to dry up
Deforestation
when people cut down large forests
25 terms
Changing Ecosystem
succession
primary succession
pioneer species
secondary sucession
the series of predictable changes that occur in a community o…
the series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or…
the first species to populate an area during succession
the series of change that occur in an area where the ecosyste…
succession
the series of predictable changes that occur in a community o…
primary succession
the series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or…
11 terms
Ecosystems And Change
Competition
Community
Conservation
Mutualism
A contest among organisms to find the food, water, shelter, a…
Populations that live and interact together.
The saving of resources to benefit each other.
Both organisms work together
Competition
A contest among organisms to find the food, water, shelter, a…
Community
Populations that live and interact together.
9 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
extinct species
endangered species
threatened species
succession
When the last member of a species dies
When a species is in danger of becoming extinct
Species with low numbers that could become endangered
The process of one ecosystem changing into a new and differen…
extinct species
When the last member of a species dies
endangered species
When a species is in danger of becoming extinct
13 terms
Ecosystems and Change
Population
Community
Competition
Adaptation
A group of organisms of one kind that live in one location.
A group of populations that live together.
A kind of contest among populations that need to get a certai…
A trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive.
Population
A group of organisms of one kind that live in one location.
Community
A group of populations that live together.
7 terms
changing ecosystems
ecological succession
primary successtion
secondary successtion
traditional view
gradual change in species composition, includes primary and s…
changes in a lifeless area, like rocks or newly formed islands
changes in areas of environmental disturbance (some event des…
balance of nature and climax communities
ecological succession
gradual change in species composition, includes primary and s…
primary successtion
changes in a lifeless area, like rocks or newly formed islands
5 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
drought
overpopulation
pollution
acid rain
A long period of dry weather
When an ecosystem has too many of at least one kind of living…
The adding of harmful substances to the water, air, or land.
Harmful moisture that falls to Earth after being mixed with w…
drought
A long period of dry weather
overpopulation
When an ecosystem has too many of at least one kind of living…
12 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
reuse
resources
drought
community
to use something again
food, water and air
when there is no rain for a long time
all living things in an ecosystem make this
reuse
to use something again
resources
food, water and air
33 terms
Change in Ecosystems
pollution
landfill
biodegradable
toxic waste
A harmful change to the natural environment.
Places where garbage is deposited into lined pits.
Able to break down over a period of time.
A collection of poisonous materials.
pollution
A harmful change to the natural environment.
landfill
Places where garbage is deposited into lined pits.
6 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
A _____________is a place where garbag…
________________is a collection of poi…
__________________is the process of on…
___________________is the first living…
landfill
toxic waste
succesion
pioneer community
A _____________is a place where garbag…
landfill
________________is a collection of poi…
toxic waste
6 terms
changes in ecosystems
inherit
mutation
structural adaptation
behavioral adaptations
receive or to get 1/2 of your parents genes
a change in an organisams genes
a change body part that helps an organism survive in an ecosy…
inherited adaptations that help animals survive
inherit
receive or to get 1/2 of your parents genes
mutation
a change in an organisams genes
10 terms
Change in ecosystems
Resources
Reuse
Drought
Community
Food,water,and air are all considered ____
To_____ means to use something again
When there is no rain for a long time a(n) ______ can occur
All living things in an ecosystem make up a__________
Resources
Food,water,and air are all considered ____
Reuse
To_____ means to use something again
8 terms
Change in ecosystems
Eutrophication
Succession
Primary succession
Secondary succession
When the environment becomes enriched with nutrients
The change in communities in an ecosystem over time
When organisms colonise a NEWLY FORMED bare rock
When organisms RE-COLONISE a devastated ecosystem
Eutrophication
When the environment becomes enriched with nutrients
Succession
The change in communities in an ecosystem over time
6 terms
changes in ecosystems
resourse
competition
pollution
endargered
something that helps an organism stay alive
the struggle among living things for water, food, or other ne…
harmful things that get into water, air, or land
when one kind of living thing has very few of its kind left
resourse
something that helps an organism stay alive
competition
the struggle among living things for water, food, or other ne…
12 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
biotic
abiotic
food chain
producer
describes living factors in the environment.
describes the nonliving part of the environment
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
An organism that can make its own food.
biotic
describes living factors in the environment.
abiotic
describes the nonliving part of the environment
Chapter 6 Ecosystems & Change
conservation
reclamation
habitat
acid rain
The preserving and protecting of a resource.
The process of cleaning and restoring a damaged ecosystem.
An area where an organism can find everything it needs to sur…
A mixture of rain and acids from air pollution that falls to…
conservation
The preserving and protecting of a resource.
reclamation
The process of cleaning and restoring a damaged ecosystem.
20 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
organisms
earthworms
accidentally
predators
ecosystems are always being changed by wind, water, _________…
what is an example of a gradual change when holes are dug slo…
New species of organisms can be introduced to an ecosystem __…
Because zebra mussels have no natural ___________, they grow…
organisms
ecosystems are always being changed by wind, water, _________…
earthworms
what is an example of a gradual change when holes are dug slo…
12 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
changing
pattern
drought
ecosystem, helpful
Ecosystems do not remain the same. They are always _____.
In most ecosystems, change is part of a natural _____.
Some changes are long-lasting, such as those caused by a volc…
Living things can change a(n) ____. Some living things have a…
changing
Ecosystems do not remain the same. They are always _____.
pattern
In most ecosystems, change is part of a natural _____.
10 terms
changes in ecosystems
drought
ash
coastal
mud
a region that receives too little rain can experience a
volcanoes can fill a valley with a large amount of
hurricanes can destroy large amounts of ____ environments
floods can turn hills into vast rivers of
drought
a region that receives too little rain can experience a
ash
volcanoes can fill a valley with a large amount of
8 terms
Chapter 6: Ecosystems and Change?
competeition
prey
symbiosis
community
a kind of contest among populations that needs to get a certa…
an animal that is eaten by a predator
a relationship between different kinds of organisms
a group of populations that live together.
competeition
a kind of contest among populations that needs to get a certa…
prey
an animal that is eaten by a predator
18 terms
Ecosystems and how ecosystems change
ecosystems
components of an ecosystem
biotic factors
abiotic factors
-communities of organisms and their abiotic environment,... -the…
1. energy... 2. mineral nutrients... 3. water... 4. oxygen... 5. other li…
environmental factors that are associated with or results fro…
environmental factors that are not associated with the activi…
ecosystems
-communities of organisms and their abiotic environment,... -the…
components of an ecosystem
1. energy... 2. mineral nutrients... 3. water... 4. oxygen... 5. other li…
10 terms
ecosystem and change
population
community
compition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that lives in one location
a group of population that lives together..
a kind of contest among population that need to get a certain…
a trait or characteristic that help an organism.
population
a group of organisms of one kind that lives in one location
community
a group of population that lives together..
26 terms
Ecosystems and Change
Life cycle
Gene
Environment
Instinct
Stages that living things pass through as they grow and change
Factor that contains DNA code for a trait
All the living and nonliving things that surround and affect…
A behavior that is passed from parents to offspring
Life cycle
Stages that living things pass through as they grow and change
Gene
Factor that contains DNA code for a trait
27 terms
ecosystems and change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
A group of populations living and interacting with each other…
a kind of contest among population that need to get a certain…
a trait or chacteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
A group of populations living and interacting with each other…
25 terms
Changing Ecosystem
succession
primary succession
pioneer species
secondary sucession
the series of predictable changes that occur in a community o…
the series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or…
the first species to populate an area during succession
the series of change that occur in an area where the ecosyste…
succession
the series of predictable changes that occur in a community o…
primary succession
the series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or…
17 terms
Changes to Ecosystems
Biodiversity
ecosystem services
ecosystem
empirical evidence
The diversity of life forms in an environment.
Important environmental benefits that ecosystems provide, suc…
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
Evidence that is based upon objective observation, measuremen…
Biodiversity
The diversity of life forms in an environment.
ecosystem services
Important environmental benefits that ecosystems provide, suc…
10 terms
Ecosystem Changes
Change
Environment
Organism
Impact
To make or become different.
The living and nonliving things that are around an organism.
A living thing.
Direct effect or change.
Change
To make or become different.
Environment
The living and nonliving things that are around an organism.
12 terms
Changes in Ecosystems
What kind of natural events cause chan…
How do humans change ecosystems?
How can organisms change the ecosystems?
Extinct species
Earthquake, flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, volcanic eruption
Pollute water and air, cut down forests, introduce new organi…
Eat too many of one species, enter a new ecosystem, use too m…
When the last member of a species dies
What kind of natural events cause chan…
Earthquake, flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, volcanic eruption
How do humans change ecosystems?
Pollute water and air, cut down forests, introduce new organi…
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