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environment science
Absorb
Adaptation
Advantage
Alternative energy sources
Absorb... To take something up or in: to soak up a liquid or tak…
Adaptation... To change to your environment: to develop physical…
Advantage... A factor or combination of factors that gives you a…
Alternative energy sources are energy sources, which are not…
Absorb
Absorb... To take something up or in: to soak up a liquid or tak…
Adaptation
Adaptation... To change to your environment: to develop physical…
59 terms
Environment science
Nitrogen fixation
Nitrification
Consumption
Denitrification
The conversion of n2 gas to ammonia (nh3) then to ammonium (n…
The conversion of ammonia to nitrite (NO2-) them to nitrate (…
Animals obtain the nitrogen they need by eating other plants…
Replenishment of N2 gas in the atmosphere ... Accomplished by de…
Nitrogen fixation
The conversion of n2 gas to ammonia (nh3) then to ammonium (n…
Nitrification
The conversion of ammonia to nitrite (NO2-) them to nitrate (…
11 terms
Environment Science
Predation
natural selection
adaptation
niche
predator, prey.
...
...
...
Predation
predator, prey.
natural selection
...
science environment
ecology
abiotic
biotic
producers
the study of interactions between organisms and their environ…
physical part of the environment
all living things
organisims who use sunlight to make their own food
ecology
the study of interactions between organisms and their environ…
abiotic
physical part of the environment
Science Environment
Bayou
Conserve
Delta
Levee
Swamp, a marshy, swampy part of a river or lake, especially i…
To preserve; to keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted; to…
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
A wall built along a river bank to prevent flooding.
Bayou
Swamp, a marshy, swampy part of a river or lake, especially i…
Conserve
To preserve; to keep from being damaged, lost, or wasted; to…
26 terms
Science - Environment
Ecosystem
Population
Community
Organism
the community of animals and their abiotic environment
a group of individuals of the same species living in the same…
consists of all the populations of different species that liv…
individual animals that live inside of an environment
Ecosystem
the community of animals and their abiotic environment
Population
a group of individuals of the same species living in the same…
Environment Science
Environmental Science
Science
Importance of studying environmental s…
Environmental Ethics
interdisciplinary; study of how the natural world works, how…
systematic process for learning about the world and testing o…
- Sustainability (using resources for future generations)... - h…
application of ethical standards to relationships between peo…
Environmental Science
interdisciplinary; study of how the natural world works, how…
Science
systematic process for learning about the world and testing o…
12 terms
Science & the Environment
geologist
mathematician
astronomer
chemist
someone who studies rocks, layers of soil, etc., in order to…
a person who studies the science of numbers, quantities, and…
someone who studies stars, planets, and other objects in oute…
a person who studies the structure and properties of substanc…
geologist
someone who studies rocks, layers of soil, etc., in order to…
mathematician
a person who studies the science of numbers, quantities, and…
22 terms
Science LEAP: Science in the Environment
Global Warming
Greenhouse Effect
Ozone depletion
Succession
Worldwide climate change mainly due to increase in CO2 levels
The atmosphere traps solar radiation, because of gases such a…
More harmful UV rays hit earth due to a gradual decrease of t…
A series of changes in the ecosystem that restores equilibriu…
Global Warming
Worldwide climate change mainly due to increase in CO2 levels
Greenhouse Effect
The atmosphere traps solar radiation, because of gases such a…
environment science
POPULATION
ECOSYSTEMS
NICHE
HABITAT
a particular section, group, or type of people or animals liv…
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
a shallow recess, especially one in a wall to display a statu…
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other…
POPULATION
a particular section, group, or type of people or animals liv…
ECOSYSTEMS
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
9 terms
Chapter 1: Science and the Environment
Environmental Science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural resource
The study of the impact of humans on the environment.
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
The practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
Any natural material that is used by humans.
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…
Environment science
Water cycle
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
The continuous movement of water into the air
Is the process by which liquid water is heated by the sun and…
Water vapor forms water droplets on dust particles
These larger droplets fall from clouds as rain in the process
Water cycle
The continuous movement of water into the air
Evaporation
Is the process by which liquid water is heated by the sun and…
Science and Environment
practice of growing, breeding, and car…
study of how living things interact wi…
conflict between short-term interest o…
declining number and variety of the sp…
agriculture
ecology
"The Tragedy of the Commons"
loss of biodiversity
practice of growing, breeding, and car…
agriculture
study of how living things interact wi…
ecology
12 terms
Environment Science
biotechnology
Indicator spicies
Biomediation
Oleophilic
is playing a large part in detecting and monitoring pollution…
Lichens are widely used as environmental indicator or bio-ind…
using bacteria to clean up oil and fuel spills
( attracted to oil ) bacteria used to clean up oil spills. Ex…
biotechnology
is playing a large part in detecting and monitoring pollution…
Indicator spicies
Lichens are widely used as environmental indicator or bio-ind…
18 terms
Chapter 1 - Science and the Environment
environmental science
ecology
agriculture
natural resource
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
the practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
environmental science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
environment science
Air Pollution
Polluted
Pollutants
air quality
made up of solid particles and gasses in the air
Contaminate with harmful or poisonous substances
a substance that pollutes something
its good air or bad air
Air Pollution
made up of solid particles and gasses in the air
Polluted
Contaminate with harmful or poisonous substances
Science - Environment
Ecosystem
biotic factor
abiotic factor
Terrarium
the living and nonliving things that interact in an environment
a living part of an ecosystem
a nonliving part of an ecosystem
a container used to enclose an ecosystem
Ecosystem
the living and nonliving things that interact in an environment
biotic factor
a living part of an ecosystem
12 terms
environment science
Environment
Environmentalism
Renewable Resource
Sustainable
all of the surrounding things, conditions, and influences aff…
a social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world f…
a resource that is replenished, or renewed over a short perio…
able to meet the current demand for a resource without deplet…
Environment
all of the surrounding things, conditions, and influences aff…
Environmentalism
a social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world f…
14 terms
PSSA Science-Environment
Ecosystems
Biotic
Abiotic
Producers
______________ are made of animals, plants, and their homes.
Parts of an ecosystem that are alive, like plants and animals…
Parts of an ecosystem that are not alive, like rocks and wate…
_____________ are living things that make their own food usin…
Ecosystems
______________ are made of animals, plants, and their homes.
Biotic
Parts of an ecosystem that are alive, like plants and animals…
9 terms
science environment
organism
ecosystem
population
habitat
an individual plant or animal
all biological community
all inhabits in one area
natural home
organism
an individual plant or animal
ecosystem
all biological community
Environment science
Biodiversity
Species diversity
Genetic diversity
Ecosystem diversity
Variety of life across all levels of ecological organization
The number or variety of a species in a particular region
Describes differences in DNA among individuals within species…
The number and variety of ecosystems within a given area
Biodiversity
Variety of life across all levels of ecological organization
Species diversity
The number or variety of a species in a particular region
26 terms
Science - Environment
ecology
biotic factors
organism
habitat
study of the interactions that take place among organisms and…
living things within an ecosystem
one of any living thing
place where an organism lives and that provides the types of…
ecology
study of the interactions that take place among organisms and…
biotic factors
living things within an ecosystem
24 terms
Science and the Environment
Ecology
Environmental Science
sustainability
"Spaceship Earth"
the study of living things and their relationships with eacho…
the study of humans' impact on the environment
the ability to maintian living well without using up the Eart…
the idea that the earth is like a spaceship moving through sp…
Ecology
the study of living things and their relationships with eacho…
Environmental Science
the study of humans' impact on the environment
20 terms
Science and Environment
new technologies
transportation
people moving
military tech
communication... -telephone 1876... -cellphones... -radio... -tv... -propoga…
-assembly line... -cars... -railroad... -airplanes... -SPAaaace (sputnik,…
out of cities cause they can drive
tank, chemical warfar, atomic bomb
new technologies
communication... -telephone 1876... -cellphones... -radio... -tv... -propoga…
transportation
-assembly line... -cars... -railroad... -airplanes... -SPAaaace (sputnik,…
Science and the environment
Environmental Science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural Resource
the study of the environment that includes the physical, biol…
is the study of how living things interact with each other an…
is the practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants a…
any natural material that is used by humans.
Environmental Science
the study of the environment that includes the physical, biol…
Ecology
is the study of how living things interact with each other an…
21 terms
Chapter 1 Science and the Environment
Rachel Carson
Five major fields of study that contri…
Hunter-gatherers
Agriculture
Biologist who addressed dangers of pesticides and wrote a boo…
Biology, Earth Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Social Scienc…
Tribes who set fires to burn prairies and prevent tree growth.
The practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
Rachel Carson
Biologist who addressed dangers of pesticides and wrote a boo…
Five major fields of study that contri…
Biology, Earth Science, Physics, Chemistry, and Social Scienc…
10 terms
Science the environment
Ecosystem
Habitat
Biotic
Abiotic
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
The place where an organism lives and provides the things it…
A living part of an ecosystem.
A nonliving part of an ecosystem.
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
Habitat
The place where an organism lives and provides the things it…
150 terms
Environment Science
refractometer
secchi disk
water meter for physical/chemical para…
bottom dredges
refractometer
secchi disk
19 terms
Chapter 1 - Science and the Environment
environmental science
ecology
agriculture
natural resource
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
the practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
environmental science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
15 terms
Science and the Environment
Environment
Environmental Science
2 main types of interactions
Ecology
Everything around us
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
How we use resources, how we alter environment
The study of how living things interact with each other and t…
Environment
Everything around us
Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
environment science chapter 3
mantle
crust
troposphere
conduction
layer of earth between the crust and the core
the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a loaf or slice o…
the stratosphere is the atmospheric layer
the act of conducting, as of water through a pipe.
mantle
layer of earth between the crust and the core
crust
the brown, hard outer portion or surface of a loaf or slice o…
11 terms
Unit 1: Science of Living Environment
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
Theory
What is seen or measured.
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
An untested prediction that states cause and effect. ("If....…
A broad explanation of natural events that is supported by st…
Observation
What is seen or measured.
Inference
A conclusion based on observation or evidence.
15 terms
Chapter 1 - Science and the Environment
environment
environmental science
ecology
agriculture
Our surroundings; a complex web of relationships that connect…
The study of the environment that includes the physical, biol…
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
The practice of growing, breeding, and caring for plants and…
environment
Our surroundings; a complex web of relationships that connect…
environmental science
The study of the environment that includes the physical, biol…
31 terms
Chapter 1: Science and the Environment
agriculture
anthropology
biochemistry
biodiversity
the raising of crops and livestock for food or for other prod…
the study of the interactions of the biological, cultural, ge…
the study of the chemistry of living things
the variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
agriculture
the raising of crops and livestock for food or for other prod…
anthropology
the study of the interactions of the biological, cultural, ge…
30 terms
Environment Science
ecosystem
biotic factor
abiotic factor
organism
生态系统
生物因素
非生物因素
有机体
ecosystem
生态系统
biotic factor
生物因素
15 terms
Science environment
Ecology
Ecosystem
Estuary
Biome
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
All living things and non-living things that interact in a pa…
Where fresh water of a river meets the salt water of the ocean.
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.
Ecology
The study of how living things interact with each other and w…
Ecosystem
All living things and non-living things that interact in a pa…
Science environment
Ecosystem
Habitat
Biotic factors
Abiotic factors
All the living and nonliving things that interact in one area
The place where an organism lives in that provides the things…
A living parts of an ecosystem
A nonliving parts of an ecosystem
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in one area
Habitat
The place where an organism lives in that provides the things…
Environment Science
CO2 is stored in the
Carbon is the building blocks of
Nitrogen is found in
bacteria
atmosphere, dissolved in aquatic environments, fossil fuels a…
lipids, proteins, carbohydrates, ATP, and nucleic acids
proteins, amino acids, nucleic acids
play a crucial role in the nitrogen cycle
CO2 is stored in the
atmosphere, dissolved in aquatic environments, fossil fuels a…
Carbon is the building blocks of
lipids, proteins, carbohydrates, ATP, and nucleic acids
Environment science
antropogenic
best management
biodegradable
bioremediation
Human-induced changes on the natural environment
Agreed upon the EPA, actions that minimize pollution problems…
Capable of being broken down by bacteria and other decomposers
The use of living organisms to detoxify and restore polluted…
antropogenic
Human-induced changes on the natural environment
best management
Agreed upon the EPA, actions that minimize pollution problems…
16 terms
Science environment
Arthropod
ecosystem (#1)
Environment
Population
large category of animals without backbones
all the living and nonliving things in an area that interact…
all the living and nonliving things that surround an organism
the group of organisms of the same species living in the same…
Arthropod
large category of animals without backbones
ecosystem (#1)
all the living and nonliving things in an area that interact…
7 terms
Science Environment
Ecologist
Environmental Scientist
Environmentalist
Scientific method (1-6)
scientist who examines the interactions among living things a…
Studies the environment and our role in it, often trying to u…
not a scientist but a person who works in the social or polit…
1. Identify a specific question... 2. Propose an answer... 3. Form…
Ecologist
scientist who examines the interactions among living things a…
Environmental Scientist
Studies the environment and our role in it, often trying to u…
18 terms
Environment science
Albedo
Archaea
Bacteria
Cambrian explosion
the fraction of electromagnetic radiation reflected after str…
A major division of microorganisms. Like batcteria, Archaea a…
Microscopic organisms whose single cells have neither a membr…
Between about 570 and 530 million years ago, when a burst of…
Albedo
the fraction of electromagnetic radiation reflected after str…
Archaea
A major division of microorganisms. Like batcteria, Archaea a…
Environment science
Habitat Fragmentation
Invasive Species
Pollution
Climate Change
loss results in the division of large, continuous habitats in…
plants, animals that are non-native or alien to the ecosystem…
the presence into the environment of a substance or thing tha…
A change in global or regional climate patterns increased lev…
Habitat Fragmentation
loss results in the division of large, continuous habitats in…
Invasive Species
plants, animals that are non-native or alien to the ecosystem…
33 terms
Environment Science
Evolution
Gene
Mutation
Genetic drift
General term means change over time
Sequence of DNA that codes for a particular trait
Are changes in DNA
Biological evolution that occurs by chance
Evolution
General term means change over time
Gene
Sequence of DNA that codes for a particular trait
science environment
Organism
Population
Community
Ecosystem
an individual animal or plant
A group of individuals of the same species that live together…
Consists of all the populations of different species that liv…
Made up of a community of organisms and the abiotic factors i…
Organism
an individual animal or plant
Population
A group of individuals of the same species that live together…
Environment Science
George Perkins Marsh
John Muir
Theodore Roosevelt
Aldo Leopold
1950s: Man and Nature (welfare is secured when mankind manage…
Major conservation efforts in Yosemite National Park; co-foun…
esta national parks program (150 million acres); Forest Reser…
Esta society of wildlife specialists; Sand County Almanac on…
George Perkins Marsh
1950s: Man and Nature (welfare is secured when mankind manage…
John Muir
Major conservation efforts in Yosemite National Park; co-foun…
22 terms
Science Environment
Producers
Consumers
Decomposers
Food Chain
make their own energy from sunlight, organisms like plants an…
get energy by feeding on organisms
break down waste and dead organisms and return raw materials…
series of events in which one organism eats another and gains…
Producers
make their own energy from sunlight, organisms like plants an…
Consumers
get energy by feeding on organisms
Science environment
Ecology
Biotic factors
Sun, soil, and water
Abiotic
The study of how things interact with each other and with the…
Living parts of an ecosystem
Plants use the abiotic factors of two carry out photosynthesis
Nonliving parts of an ecosystem
Ecology
The study of how things interact with each other and with the…
Biotic factors
Living parts of an ecosystem
Science Environment
Sustainability
Natural Resource
Environment
Ecosystem
The ability of a resource to be used in ways that maintain th…
Anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
All living and non living things occurring in our natural world
A community of organisms interacting with each other and thei…
Sustainability
The ability of a resource to be used in ways that maintain th…
Natural Resource
Anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
22 terms
Science environment
Abiotic
Biotic
Predator
Commensalism
A non-living factor in the environment
A living factor in the environment
An animal that eats other animals
An interaction between two organisms where one of them benefi…
Abiotic
A non-living factor in the environment
Biotic
A living factor in the environment
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