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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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Environmental Science AP Chapter 3
Producer
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells convert glucose and oxygen into en…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
Autotroph
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental science Chapter 3
Producer
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells convert glucose and oxygen into en…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
Autotroph
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 3
ecosystem
producers; autotrophs
photosynthesis
consumers; heterotrophs
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
the process in which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
are incapable of photosynthesis and must obtain their energy…
ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
producers; autotrophs
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere (bio = life)
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere (bio = life)
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Ernst Haekel
Ecology
Biotic V. Abiotic
Species
A 19th century scientists who developed the concept of ecology
The study of systems that include interactions among organism…
The _______ parts of an environment include the living parts…
A group of similar organmisms whose memebers freely interbree…
Ernst Haekel
A 19th century scientists who developed the concept of ecology
Ecology
The study of systems that include interactions among organism…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Conservation of matter
ion
pH
acid
a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cann…
An atom or group of atoms that has a positive or negative cha…
concentration of H+ ions.
A substance that increases the hydrogen ion concentration of…
Conservation of matter
a fundamental principle of classical physics that matter cann…
ion
An atom or group of atoms that has a positive or negative cha…
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Chapter 3 AP Environmental Science
Adaptation
Adaptive Trait
Age Distribution
Age Structure
The process by which traits that lead to increased reproducti…
A trait that confers greater likelihood that an individual wi…
The relative number of organisms of each age within a populat…
The relative number of organisms of each age within a populat…
Adaptation
The process by which traits that lead to increased reproducti…
Adaptive Trait
A trait that confers greater likelihood that an individual wi…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Ernst Haekel
Ecology
Biotic V. Abiotic
Species
A 19th century scientists who developed the concept of ecology
The study of systems that include interactions among organism…
The _______ parts of an environment include the living parts…
A group of similar organmisms whose memebers freely interbree…
Ernst Haekel
A 19th century scientists who developed the concept of ecology
Ecology
The study of systems that include interactions among organism…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Producer
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells convert glucose and oxygen into en…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
Autotroph
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 3
Atmosphere
Troposphere
Greenhouse gases
Stratosphere
Whole mass of air surrounding the earth
Innermost layer of the atmosphere and contains 75% of the mas…
Gases in the earth's lower atmosphere (troposphere) that caus…
Second layer of the extending about 17-48 kilometers (11-30 m…
Atmosphere
Whole mass of air surrounding the earth
Troposphere
Innermost layer of the atmosphere and contains 75% of the mas…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere (bio = life)
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere (bio = life)
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Herbivore
Carnivore
Omnivore
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its mix of in…
A consumer that eats producers.
A consumer that eats other consumers.
A consumer that eats both producers and other consumers
Ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its mix of in…
Herbivore
A consumer that eats producers.
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AP Environmental science Chapter 3
Producer
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells convert glucose and oxygen into en…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
Autotroph
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
ecosystem
producers; autotrophs
photosynthesis
consumers; heterotrophs
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
the process in which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
are incapable of photosynthesis and must obtain their energy…
ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
producers; autotrophs
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
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Environmental Science for AP Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3: Environmental Policy
Policy
Public Policy
Environmental Policy
Free Loader
Set if general plans intended to address probelms and guide t…
Made by govs. (@ all levels), consists of laws/regulations in…
Pertains to human interactions with the environment (regulate…
Person who takes advantage of others w/o giving anything in r…
Policy
Set if general plans intended to address probelms and guide t…
Public Policy
Made by govs. (@ all levels), consists of laws/regulations in…
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AP Environmental Science, Chapter 3
average residence time
biosphere
biota
closed system
a measure of the time it takes for a given part of the total…
part of a planet where life exists. on earth it extends from…
all the organisms of all the species living in an area or reg…
a type of system in which there are definite boundaries to fa…
average residence time
a measure of the time it takes for a given part of the total…
biosphere
part of a planet where life exists. on earth it extends from…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Ecology
Species
Population
Community
The study of systems that includes interrelationships among o…
A group of similar organisms whose members freely interbreed…
A group of organisms of the same species that live in the sam…
An association of different species living together at the sa…
Ecology
The study of systems that includes interrelationships among o…
Species
A group of similar organisms whose members freely interbreed…
AP Environmental Science- Chapter 3
Ecological Efficiency
Macronutrients
Standing Crop
Runoff
The proportion of consumed energy that can be passed from one…
The six key elements that organisms need in relatively large…
The amount of biomass present in an ecosystem at a particular…
Water that moves across the land surface and into streams and…
Ecological Efficiency
The proportion of consumed energy that can be passed from one…
Macronutrients
The six key elements that organisms need in relatively large…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Species
Population
Evolution
Natural Selection
-A particular type of organism or a population or group of po…
-A group of individuals of a particular species that live in…
-Change over time ... -Consists of change in populations of orga…
-The process by which inherited characteristics that enhance…
Species
-A particular type of organism or a population or group of po…
Population
-A group of individuals of a particular species that live in…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 3 Terms and Concepts
Law of Conservation of Matter
1st Law of Thermodynamics
2nd Law of Thermodynamics
Producers
Matter cannot be created or destroyed (Except on a subatomic…
Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can be transformed…
In any energy conversion, there is always a decrease in USEFU…
(1st trophic level) Organisms that produce complete organic m…
Law of Conservation of Matter
Matter cannot be created or destroyed (Except on a subatomic…
1st Law of Thermodynamics
Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can be transformed…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
species
population
evolution
natural selection
a population or a group of populations of a particular type o…
a group of organisms of the same species that live in the sam…
genetically based change in the appearance, functioning, and/…
the process by which traits that enhance survival and reprodu…
species
a population or a group of populations of a particular type o…
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in the sam…
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AP Environmental Science - Chapter 3
Matter
Conservation of Matter
Elements
Atoms
Anything that takes up space and has mass.
In any chemical reaction, matter changes form; it is neither…
A molecule composed of one kind of atom; cannot be broken int…
The smallest unit of matter that has the characteristics of a…
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass.
Conservation of Matter
In any chemical reaction, matter changes form; it is neither…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Adaptation
Artificial Selection
Biodiversity
Biosphere
a trait that evolves in response to changing environmental co…
selection conducted under human direction
the different kinds of life
all of the Earth's habitats and living things
Adaptation
a trait that evolves in response to changing environmental co…
Artificial Selection
selection conducted under human direction
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
ecology
matter
conservation of matter
element
the scientific study of relationships between organisms and t…
anything that takes up space and has mass
in any chemical reaction, matter changes form; it is neither…
a molecule composed of one kind of atom; cannot be broken int…
ecology
the scientific study of relationships between organisms and t…
matter
anything that takes up space and has mass
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AP Environmental science Chapter 3
Producer
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells convert glucose and oxygen into en…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
Autotroph
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Autotroph
Photosynthesis
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
What a producer is known as
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 3
ecosystem
producers; autotrophs
photosynthesis
consumers; heterotrophs
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
the process in which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
are incapable of photosynthesis and must obtain their energy…
ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
producers; autotrophs
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE chapter 3
Biotic
Abiotic
Ecology
Three levels of ecology
All living organisms and organic matter.
All non living or inorganic matter.
The science that focuses on how organisms interact with one a…
Organisms/populations/communities
Biotic
All living organisms and organic matter.
Abiotic
All non living or inorganic matter.
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Chapter 3 AP Environmental Science
Cells
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cell
Prokaryotic Cell
The smallest and most fundamental structural and functional u…
The idea that all living things are composed of cells
Surrounded by a membrane and has a distinct nucleus and sever…
Surrounded by a membrane, but it has no distinct nucleus and…
Cells
The smallest and most fundamental structural and functional u…
Cell Theory
The idea that all living things are composed of cells
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
biosphere
producer
autotroph
photosynthesis
the entirety of the Earth, one mile up and several miles down
an organism that uses photo or chemosynthesis to make energy
a producer
the process by which organisms create usable energy from the…
biosphere
the entirety of the Earth, one mile up and several miles down
producer
an organism that uses photo or chemosynthesis to make energy
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AP environmental science chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Autotrophs
Photosynthesis
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
plants, algae, and other organisms that use the Sun's energy…
another word for producers
the process where producers use solar energy to convert carbo…
Ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
Producers
plants, algae, and other organisms that use the Sun's energy…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3
Biosphere
Producer
Photosynthesis
Cellular respiration
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
The process by which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
The process by which cells unlock the energy of chemical comp…
Biosphere
The region of our planet where life resides, the combination…
Producer
An organism that uses the energy of the Sun to produce usable…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
A particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
Organisms that use the Sun's energy to produce usable forms o…
A process where producers use solar energy convert carbon dio…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in the cells…
Ecosystem
A particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
Producers
Organisms that use the Sun's energy to produce usable forms o…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary
ecosystem
ecosystem boundaries
cellular respiration
producers (autotrophs)
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
some ecosystems have these; however, in most ecosystems it is…
the process by which other organisms gain energy from eating…
are able to use the suns energy to produce usable energy thro…
ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
ecosystem boundaries
some ecosystems have these; however, in most ecosystems it is…
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