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Year 9 Biology
LAPDOG
Weather
Climate
Difference between climate and weather
Latitude... Altitude... Prevailing winds... Distance from sea... Ocean cu…
Climatic conditions at a specific time
Average weather conditions over time
Weather is the current climatic conditions at a specific time…
LAPDOG
Latitude... Altitude... Prevailing winds... Distance from sea... Ocean cu…
Weather
Climatic conditions at a specific time
Terrestrial Biomes
What evidence is there that parts of t…
The tundra biome climate is best descr…
Biomes are classified by all of the fo…
A certain species of tree produces wax…
The United States is located in the middle of latitudes and h…
Extremely cold and windy
Longitude
Taiga
What evidence is there that parts of t…
The United States is located in the middle of latitudes and h…
The tundra biome climate is best descr…
Extremely cold and windy
World Biomes
Biome
Biomes
Terrestrial biomes
Aquatic biomes
A group of similar ecosystems that cover a broad area
Major subdivisions of the biosphere
Biomes on land
Biomes in water
Biome
A group of similar ecosystems that cover a broad area
Biomes
Major subdivisions of the biosphere
land biomes
land biome that has no trees
land biome with the greatest biodivers…
the term for a large group of similar…
the climate zone that exists beyond 60…
tundra
...
biome
polar
land biome that has no trees
tundra
land biome with the greatest biodivers…
...
122 terms
Terrestrial Biomes
driest biome
wettest biome
coldest biome
located between 30 and 60 latitude
desert
tropical rain forest
tundra
grasslands
driest biome
desert
wettest biome
tropical rain forest
Ecosystem and Biomes
Aquatic
biome
Classify
Climate
having to do with water
area of the planet which can be classified according to the p…
to identify or arrange by specific type or characteristic
all weather conditions for a given location over a period of…
Aquatic
having to do with water
biome
area of the planet which can be classified according to the p…
59 terms
biomes
broadleaf (deciduous)
deserts
mediterranean shrubland
tundra
seasonal variations in temperature; cold winters, warm summer…
very dry, low humidity, both hot and cold; large daily range…
wet winter, dry summers
longe severe winters, short cool summer
broadleaf (deciduous)
seasonal variations in temperature; cold winters, warm summer…
deserts
very dry, low humidity, both hot and cold; large daily range…
CCISD SCIENCE GRADE 7 IG 2.4 Biomes Grade 7
Biomes
Coniferous Forest
Deciduous Forest
Brackish
Are regions of the world with similar climate
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
Deciduous forest means a forest in which the leaves fall off…
Mixture of salt and freshwater
Biomes
Are regions of the world with similar climate
Coniferous Forest
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
Geography - Biomes & Food Security
LAPDOG
Latitude
Altitude
Prevailing Winds
Latitude, Altitude, Prevailing Winds, Distance From Sea, Ocea…
The further away you are from the equator, the colder it gets…
The higher above sea level you are, the colder the temperatur…
A prevailing wind is the most frequent wind direction in that…
LAPDOG
Latitude, Altitude, Prevailing Winds, Distance From Sea, Ocea…
Latitude
The further away you are from the equator, the colder it gets…
APES Review (Biomes)
biome
resource availability & human impact
temperature & precipitation
factors that determine biomes
a terrestrial region characterized by: similar climate, soil,…
a biome varies according to
two major factors that determine a biome
latitude, elevation, geology of the land, near coast, soil, p…
biome
a terrestrial region characterized by: similar climate, soil,…
resource availability & human impact
a biome varies according to
62 terms
bio ecology and carbon cycle
climate zone that extends from about 3…
climate zone extending from 0-30 degrees
climate zone that exists beyond 60 deg…
term for grassland found between 0-30…
temperate
tropical
polar
savanna... prairie
climate zone that extends from about 3…
temperate
climate zone extending from 0-30 degrees
tropical
Chapter 3.2A
The condition of the atmosphere at a s…
The average weather conditions in an a…
What is the difference between weather…
T or F:... A biome's ecosystems occur ov…
Weather
Climate
Weather is the condition of the atmosphere, while climate is…
True
The condition of the atmosphere at a s…
Weather
The average weather conditions in an a…
Climate
120 terms
APES Chapter 7 and Chapter 8
Weather
Climate
Ocean Currents
What factors affect circulation of air…
set of physical conditions of the lower atmosphere, including…
general pattern of atmospheric conditions in a given area ove…
mass movements of surface water driven by winds blowing over…
1. Uneven heating of earth's surface by the sun --> more at e…
Weather
set of physical conditions of the lower atmosphere, including…
Climate
general pattern of atmospheric conditions in a given area ove…
Montana Ecosystems
Abiotic
Abiotic influences on Ecosystems
Biome
What are the 9 major terrestrial biomes:
non-living
wind, light, temperature, disturbance (fire flood logging) so…
a major ecosystem type, determined by climate, that covers a…
1. Desert 4. Temperate Grasslands 7. Tundra ... 2. Polar 5. Coni…
Abiotic
non-living
Abiotic influences on Ecosystems
wind, light, temperature, disturbance (fire flood logging) so…
Biology Chapter 54
ecology
biotic interactions
abiotic interactions
greenhouse effect
the study of interactions among organisms and their environment
interactions among living organisms in an ecosystem
interactions between organisms and their non-living environme…
solar heat passes through the atmosphere to heat the Earth's…
ecology
the study of interactions among organisms and their environment
biotic interactions
interactions among living organisms in an ecosystem
26 terms
Biology Ch 20 Terms
biosphere
climate
Coriolis effect
permafrost
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
the average weather conditions experienced in a region over r…
The apparent deflection of the path of a moving object that o…
permanently frozen soil that may be a quarter of a mile deep
biosphere
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of th…
climate
the average weather conditions experienced in a region over r…
28 terms
Year 8 ALP Biomes and Food Security (intro 2016)
Ecosystem
Biomes
Aquatic biomes
Terrestrial biomes
A community of living things interacting with each other and…
A collection of similar ecosystems... across large areas of the…
Largest portion of biosphere, water covers roughly 75% of the…
Land based biomes. These are classified according to the domi…
Ecosystem
A community of living things interacting with each other and…
Biomes
A collection of similar ecosystems... across large areas of the…
75 terms
Geography Cog Test
biosphere
ecosystem
terrestrial ecosystem
Population
the global sum of all ecosystems; also called the zone of lif…
A community of interacting plants and animals and their non-l…
A community of organisms and their environment that is found…
A group of organisms of the same species living together in t…
biosphere
the global sum of all ecosystems; also called the zone of lif…
ecosystem
A community of interacting plants and animals and their non-l…
44 terms
General Biology II 1232k Climate and Biomes
Ecology
Community
Ecosystem
Landscape
The branch of Biology that studies interactions between organ…
All the living things of all species living in a particular a…
The Community of organisms at a site plus the physical factor…
The mosaic of communities or ecosystems that cover a large ar…
Ecology
The branch of Biology that studies interactions between organ…
Community
All the living things of all species living in a particular a…
Ecology
biosphere
climate
solar radiation
rain shadow
zone of air, land, and water at the surface of the Earth in w…
weather condition of an area, including especially prevailing…
energy (especially of the electromagnetic variety) from the sun
the leeward (sheltered from the wind) side of a mountainous b…
biosphere
zone of air, land, and water at the surface of the Earth in w…
climate
weather condition of an area, including especially prevailing…
53 terms
Sose Cog Test - Biomes
What does LAPDOG mean?
What does Latitude mean?
What is the equator?
What does Altitude mean?
L atitude ... A ltitude ... P revailing Winds ... D istance from the s…
The farther away from the equator you are, the colder it beco…
The imaginary line that runs around the Earth as its widest c…
The higher you get the colder it becomes
What does LAPDOG mean?
L atitude ... A ltitude ... P revailing Winds ... D istance from the s…
What does Latitude mean?
The farther away from the equator you are, the colder it beco…
60 terms
Biology: Ecology TRUE/FALSE
An ecologist who is studying a group o…
Ecologists use tools such as binocular…
Ecologists can make predictions using…
Producers release carbon dioxide into…
f, biome
f, observe
t
f, oxygen
An ecologist who is studying a group o…
f, biome
Ecologists use tools such as binocular…
f, observe
25 terms
Ecosystems
Classify
Aquatic
Terrestrial
Ecosystem
arrange (a group of people or things) in classes or categorie…
of or relating to water.
Relating to the Earth or to land; worldly
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Classify
arrange (a group of people or things) in classes or categorie…
Aquatic
of or relating to water.
24 terms
Biology Chapter 52
Ecology
Biotic Factors
Abiotic Factors
Global Ecology
scientific study of the interactions between organisms and th…
(living organisms in individual's environment); predation, co…
non-living (chemical/physical); precipitation, temperature, s…
examines the influence of the exchange of energy and material…
Ecology
scientific study of the interactions between organisms and th…
Biotic Factors
(living organisms in individual's environment); predation, co…
ECOLOGY
the scientific study of the interactio…
These interactions between organisms a…
NUTRIENTS ARE what IN ECOSYSTEMS.
ENERY FLOWS what ECOSYSTEMS what
Ecology
distribution of organisms and their abundance
RECYCLED
THROUGH==(one-direction)
the scientific study of the interactio…
Ecology
These interactions between organisms a…
distribution of organisms and their abundance
36 terms
Bio120(13)
Biome
Terrestrial Ecosystems
Weather
Climate
A biotic unit, uniform plant life and animals w/ common adapt…
-land ... - features are determine by the climate
Conditions of the atmosphere from day to day
Average weather in an area over a long period of time, distri…
Biome
A biotic unit, uniform plant life and animals w/ common adapt…
Terrestrial Ecosystems
-land ... - features are determine by the climate
Biology: Unit 2 Practice Questions TRUE/FALSE
An ecologist who is studying a group o…
Ecologists use tools such as binocular…
Ecologists can make predictions using…
Producers release carbon dioxide into…
f, biome
f, observe
t
f, oxygen
An ecologist who is studying a group o…
f, biome
Ecologists use tools such as binocular…
f, observe
Bio chap 34
ecology
organism
population
community
the scientific study of how organisms interact with their env…
an individual living thing, such as bacterium, fungus, protis…
a group of interacting individuals belonging to one species a…
an assemblage of all the organisms living together and potent…
ecology
the scientific study of how organisms interact with their env…
organism
an individual living thing, such as bacterium, fungus, protis…
16 terms
Chapter 17
Coevolution
Predation
Parasitism
Secondary compound
Back and forth adjustments between interacting members of a c…
one organism killing for food
one organism feeds on and usually lives on or in another, typ…
Defensive chemicals in plants
Coevolution
Back and forth adjustments between interacting members of a c…
Predation
one organism killing for food
25 terms
Geography test term 1
What is a biosphere ?
What is a ecosystem ?
Define the component environment ?
Define the component community ?
A biosphere is sum of all the earth's ecosystems, living and…
A ecosystem is a community or species and it's non-living env…
The non-living or physical attributes of an area such as temp…
Several populations that live tiger within a particular habit…
What is a biosphere ?
A biosphere is sum of all the earth's ecosystems, living and…
What is a ecosystem ?
A ecosystem is a community or species and it's non-living env…
Biomes
predominant vegetation
Tundra
Tundra
boreal forest
Biomes are defined by their
This biome has permafrost tat restricts plant growth, average…
This biome consists mainly of mossess, grasses, and forbs and…
This biome consists of conifers (pine, spruce, hemlock) and a…
predominant vegetation
Biomes are defined by their
Tundra
This biome has permafrost tat restricts plant growth, average…
52 terms
Chapter 7: Climate and Terrestrial Biodiversity
weather
climate
global temperature and precipitation p…
The atmosphere is divided into layers…
short-term atmospheric conditions that include: temperature,…
long-term weather of a region
determined by uneven heating of Earth by Sun and lead to dist…
the vertical temperature profile. However, there are no disti…
weather
short-term atmospheric conditions that include: temperature,…
climate
long-term weather of a region
29 terms
Topic 4 Vocab
Abiotic
Adaptation
Altitude
Belt Transect
Physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
A change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
The height of an object or point in relation to sea level or…
A strip, typically 1 m wide, that is marked out across a habi…
Abiotic
Physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
Adaptation
A change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
Biomes
ecology is the study of
ecological prosses occur at
each level of organization emerges fro…
organization
organism interactions with each other and the environment
multiple levels of organization on earth
the processes of the level below it
organism- popualtion- community- ecosystem- biome- biosphere
ecology is the study of
organism interactions with each other and the environment
ecological prosses occur at
multiple levels of organization on earth
30 terms
Science Vocab
Taxonomy
Monera
Protista
Chordata
The science of classification
A kingdom in classification
A kingdom in CLASSIFICATION
The phylum that contains all vertebrates
Taxonomy
The science of classification
Monera
A kingdom in classification
36 terms
Geography - Biomes
Biome
Classification of biomes
World Population
Ecosystem
Major community of plants, animals and micro-organisms. Evolv…
By Aquatic and Terrestrial
7.4 billion (2016)
Very small community of plants, animals and micro-organisms
Biome
Major community of plants, animals and micro-organisms. Evolv…
Classification of biomes
By Aquatic and Terrestrial
29 terms
Topic 4: Ecology
abiotic
adaptation
altitude
belt transect
a nonliving component of an ecosystem such as air, water, or…
a change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or…
a strip, typically 1 m wide, that is marked out across a habi…
abiotic
a nonliving component of an ecosystem such as air, water, or…
adaptation
a change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
50 terms
Biology Chapter 52
Ecology
Biosphere
Global Ecology
Landscape
study of interactions between organisms and their enviornment
the global ecosystem (sum of all the planets ecosystem and la…
examines how the regional exchange of energy influence the di…
a mosaic of connected ecosystems
Ecology
study of interactions between organisms and their enviornment
Biosphere
the global ecosystem (sum of all the planets ecosystem and la…
25 terms
S+E
What does LAPDOG mean?
The difference between weather and cli…
Define biomes
Define ecosystem
Latitude,Attitude,Prevailing winds,Distance from sea,Ocean cu…
The difference is the measure of time
are vegetation community occupying a large area of the earths…
A community of interacting plants and animals and there physi…
What does LAPDOG mean?
Latitude,Attitude,Prevailing winds,Distance from sea,Ocean cu…
The difference between weather and cli…
The difference is the measure of time
20 terms
Science- chapter 2.6-2.9
Tolerance range
Carrying capacity
Biome
Biomass
The abiotic conditions within which a species can survive.
The maximum population size of a certain ecosystem can sustain
A large geographical region defined by a climate (precipitati…
The mass of living organisms in a given area
Tolerance range
The abiotic conditions within which a species can survive.
Carrying capacity
The maximum population size of a certain ecosystem can sustain
88 terms
biomes
What are biomes (not definition)
How are biomes defined
What are the main world biomes?
annual (def)
the earth's major ecosystems i.e areas with the same kind of…
by factors such as plant types, leaf type, plant spacing and…
deserts, forests (equatorial and tropical rainforests; decidu…
a plant that completes its life cycle in one year; this means…
What are biomes (not definition)
the earth's major ecosystems i.e areas with the same kind of…
How are biomes defined
by factors such as plant types, leaf type, plant spacing and…
38 terms
Biomes Grade 8
Biomes
Coniferous Forest
Deciduous Forest
Brackish
Are regions of the world with similar climate
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
Deciduous forest means a forest in which the leaves fall off…
Mixture of salt and freshwater
Biomes
Are regions of the world with similar climate
Coniferous Forest
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
57 terms
Bio Ch. 52, 53, 56 Info
Ecology
Observation and Experimentation
Ecosystem
Biosphere
The scientific study of the interactions between organisms an…
Modern Ecology is based off of what two things
Communities in a region and their interactions with their env…
The sum of all the planet's ecosystems; a global ecosystem
Ecology
The scientific study of the interactions between organisms an…
Observation and Experimentation
Modern Ecology is based off of what two things
Biome Notes
Biome
Categories of biomes
Terrestrial biomes
Location
A large geographical area containing similar plants, animals,…
Terrestrial those on land... Aquatic those in the water
Characterized by geographic regions and specific abiotic fact…
Biomes are classified by latitude - imaginary lines that run…
Biome
A large geographical area containing similar plants, animals,…
Categories of biomes
Terrestrial those on land... Aquatic those in the water
84 terms
Chapter 52: An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
Ecology
How to study ecology
Research hierarchy from largest to sma…
Climate
The scientific study of the interactions between organisms an…
Lots of alteration, observation, and data collection
Global... Landscape... Ecosystem... Community... Population... Organismal
Long-term prevailing weather conditions in a given area
Ecology
The scientific study of the interactions between organisms an…
How to study ecology
Lots of alteration, observation, and data collection
36 terms
Geography-biomes definitions
Biome
Terrestrial biomes
Aquatic biome
Ecosystem
Large community of plants and animals that occupies a distric…
Determined by the vegetation, temperature, and precipitation
Defined by the type of water they contain
All plants, animals, and organisms in a given area, interacti…
Biome
Large community of plants and animals that occupies a distric…
Terrestrial biomes
Determined by the vegetation, temperature, and precipitation
Year 9 Geography
LAPDOG
Latitude
Latitude relationship with the sun
Altitude
- Latitude... - Altitude... - Prevailing Winds... - Distance from the…
- Measures distance from the equator ... - The further you are f…
- Maximum Sun height declines with latitude as you move away…
- Measures height above sea level... - Higher above sea level yo…
LAPDOG
- Latitude... - Altitude... - Prevailing Winds... - Distance from the…
Latitude
- Measures distance from the equator ... - The further you are f…
36 terms
AP Bio Chapter 46
Climate
Topography
Rain shadow
Monsoon
Generalized weather patterns of an area, primarily determined…
Surface features of the earth
Leeward side of a mountain this barrier, which receives much…
Climate in India and southern Asia caused by wet ocean winds…
Climate
Generalized weather patterns of an area, primarily determined…
Topography
Surface features of the earth
52 terms
Sose Cog Test - Biomes
What does LAPDOG mean?
What does Latitude mean?
What is the equator?
What does Altitude mean?
L atitude ... A ltitude ... P revailing Winds ... D istance from the s…
The farther away from the equator you are, the colder it beco…
The imaginary line that runs around the Earth as its widest c…
The higher you get the colder it becomes
What does LAPDOG mean?
L atitude ... A ltitude ... P revailing Winds ... D istance from the s…
What does Latitude mean?
The farther away from the equator you are, the colder it beco…
38 terms
Vocabulary Ch. 46
Alpine tundra
Arctic tundra
Biomagnification
Biome
Tundra near the peak of a mountain
Biome that encircles the Earth just south of ice-covered pola…
The accumulation of pollutants as they move up the food web
One of the biosphere's major communities, characterized in pa…
Alpine tundra
Tundra near the peak of a mountain
Arctic tundra
Biome that encircles the Earth just south of ice-covered pola…
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