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15 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
Temperate Grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
Temperate Grassland
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
Temperate Grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
Temperate Grassland
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
8 terms
Mr. Wizard - Communities, Ecosystems, and Biomes
species
population
community
ecosystem
a group of similar organisms that can breed to produce offspr…
all the members of one species that live in the same place at…
all the different populations that live in the same place at…
all the living and nonliving things in an environment... e.g. L…
species
a group of similar organisms that can breed to produce offspr…
population
all the members of one species that live in the same place at…
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
8 terms
Biomes
tiaga
biomes
grasslands
tundra
a cold, forest region
large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosyst…
biomes of large, grassy areas
a cold, dry treeless biome often covered with snow
tiaga
a cold, forest region
biomes
large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosyst…
15 terms
Biomes and Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
taiga
geographic area on Earth... that contains ecosystems with... simila…
biome that receives very... little rain
biome where grasses are... the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly... of cone-bearing evergreen trees
biome
geographic area on Earth... that contains ecosystems with... simila…
desert
biome that receives very... little rain
13 terms
Ecosystems/Biomes
climax community
pioneer species
succession
biomes
a community of plants that is mostly stable and has reaced th…
the first living things to inhabit an area
the normal, gradual changes that occur in the types of specie…
large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosyst…
climax community
a community of plants that is mostly stable and has reaced th…
pioneer species
the first living things to inhabit an area
Unit 8 - Voc. List 3 - Biomes and Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
taiga
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
biome that receives very little rain
biome where grasses are the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly of cone-bearing evergreen trees
biome
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
desert
biome that receives very little rain
15 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
14 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
Temperate Grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
Temperate Grassland
biome characterized by deep, nutrient-rich soil that supports…
12 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
tundra
desert
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
a sandy or rocky biome with little precipitation or plant life
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
13 terms
Types of Ecosystems/Biomes
biomes
grassland
taiga
tundra
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
a cool, mostly coniferous (evergreen) forest
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biomes
the land on Earth is divided into six major large ecosystems…
grassland
a biome in which grasses are the main plant life
26 terms
Biomes - Ecosystems
tropics
alpine
tundra
algae
line of latitude 23 degrees north or south of the equator
of high mountains
a treeless geographic area where the subsoil is frozen
marine or fresh water plants with no true stems or leaves
tropics
line of latitude 23 degrees north or south of the equator
alpine
of high mountains
15 terms
Biomes and Ecosystems
ecological succession
climax community
pioneer species
eutrophication
The process of one ecological community gradually changing in…
a stable community that no longer goes through major ecologic…
the first species that colonize new or undisturbed land
the process of a body of water becoming nutrient-rich
ecological succession
The process of one ecological community gradually changing in…
climax community
a stable community that no longer goes through major ecologic…
22 terms
Biomes Vocabulary
Biome
Biodiversity
Biomass
Climate
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
Amount of living organic material in an ecosystem
Average weather conditions that include temperature precipita…
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Biodiversity
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
25 terms
Ecosystems and Biomes ch 20
Precipitation
Biome
Canopy
Understory
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
Dense covering formed by the leafy tops of tall forest trees.
A layer of shorter plants that grow in the shade of a forest…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
24 terms
Biomes: Our Earth's major life zones vocabulary
decomposition
agriculture
tropics
alpine
the process by which organisms cause decay
large cultivation of the land
line of latitude 23 degrees north or south of the equator
of high mountains
decomposition
the process by which organisms cause decay
agriculture
large cultivation of the land
38 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
15 terms
Chapter 19 Biomes and Ecosystems
Biome
Desert
Grassland
Taiga
Geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
Biome that receives very little rain
Biome were grasses are the dominant plants
Forest biome consisting mostly of cone-bearing evergreen trees
Biome
Geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
Desert
Biome that receives very little rain
24 terms
Land Biomes and Aquatic Ecosystems
Ecosystem
Biome
Taiga
Permafrost
a community of organisms and their nonliving environment
large geographic regions that have similar climates and ecosy…
another name for the coniferous forest because of spongy and…
soil that remains frozen year-round
Ecosystem
a community of organisms and their nonliving environment
Biome
large geographic regions that have similar climates and ecosy…
25 terms
Ecosystems and Biomes
Precipitation
Biome
Canopy
Understory
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
Dense covering formed by the leafy tops of tall forest trees.
A layer of shorter plants that grow in the shade of a forest…
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
15 terms
Owl 19 Biomes and Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
Taiga
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
biome that receives very little rain
biome where grasses are the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly of cone-bearing evergreen trees
biome
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
desert
biome that receives very little rain
15 terms
Ch 19 Biomes and Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
taiga
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
biome that receives very little rain
biome where grasses are the dominant plants
forest biome consisting mostly of cone-bearing evergreen trees
biome
geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simila…
desert
biome that receives very little rain
8 terms
Vocabulary: Ecological Order
Biome
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Community
A major type of ecosystem that covers a large geographic region
The global ecosystem, the portion of earth that is alive
A biological community and it's physical environment
An assemblage of all the organisms living together and intera…
Biome
A major type of ecosystem that covers a large geographic region
Biosphere
The global ecosystem, the portion of earth that is alive
14 terms
Unit 4- Types of Ecosystems (Terrestrial)
Biome
Climate
Latitude
Altitude
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precip…
The distance north or south of the equator and is measured in…
The height of an object above sea level.
Biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Climate
Refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precip…
25 terms
8G Ecology: Chapter 1 Ecosystems and Biomes
ecology
ecosystem
biotic factor
abiotic factor
Scientific study of how organisms interact with their environ…
a particular environment and all the living things that are s…
A living or once living part of an organism's habitat. ex: an…
the non-living parts of an organism's habitat. ... ex: temperatu…
ecology
Scientific study of how organisms interact with their environ…
ecosystem
a particular environment and all the living things that are s…
22 terms
Chapter 3 Vocabulary: Ecosystems & Biomes
compost
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
extinct species
a mixture of dead organic material that can be used as fertil…
a resource that can be replanted or replaced naturally in a s…
a resource that cannot be replaced in a short period of time…
a species that has died out completely
compost
a mixture of dead organic material that can be used as fertil…
renewable resource
a resource that can be replanted or replaced naturally in a s…
12 terms
Ch.4 Ecosystems
Ecological Succession
Pioneer Species
Climax Community
Biomes
The Gradual change that occurs in the types of species that l…
The organisms that are first in an area
A community of plants that is mostly stable and has reached t…
large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosyst…
Ecological Succession
The Gradual change that occurs in the types of species that l…
Pioneer Species
The organisms that are first in an area
14 terms
Biomes
Biome
Climate
Weather
Tundra
Large geographic region with similar climate, plants, and ani…
The average year-after-year weather over 30 years or more.
The conditions in the atmosphere in a particular place and ti…
A treeless biome in the Arctic regions of Asia, Europe and No…
Biome
Large geographic region with similar climate, plants, and ani…
Climate
The average year-after-year weather over 30 years or more.
11 terms
chapter 4:ecosystems
ecological succession
pioneer species
climax community
biomes
the gradual change that occurs in the types of species that l…
the first living things in an ecosystem that move there
a community of plants that is mostly stable and has reached t…
large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosyst…
ecological succession
the gradual change that occurs in the types of species that l…
pioneer species
the first living things in an ecosystem that move there
15 terms
Comparing Ecosystems
ecosystem
biome
climate
tundras
All living and nonliving things interacting in an environment
Major land ecosystems with it's own type of animals, plants,…
The average weather pattern for a region
Far north ecosystem with cold winters and short summers
ecosystem
All living and nonliving things interacting in an environment
biome
Major land ecosystems with it's own type of animals, plants,…
9 terms
Biomes
Tundra
Taiga
Desert
Grassland
An extremely cold, dry biome climate region characterized by…
A land habitat zone that is characterized by large tracts of…
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
A biome found in the dry temperate interiors of continents. T…
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome climate region characterized by…
Taiga
A land habitat zone that is characterized by large tracts of…
9 terms
Science TEKS 8.11A (Ecosystem and Biomes)
Ecosystem
Biome
Tundra
Rainforest
the living and nonliving parts of an environment
a large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
Also referred to as a "cold desert" because the tundra get le…
a forest region located in the Tropical Zone with a heavy con…
Ecosystem
the living and nonliving parts of an environment
Biome
a large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
15 terms
Ch. 22 Biomes & Ecosystems
biome
desert
grassland
temperate
a geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simi…
biomes that receive very little rain
biomes where grasses are the dominant plants
regions of Earth between the tropics and the polar circles
biome
a geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simi…
desert
biomes that receive very little rain
Biomes
biome
canopy
climate
coniferous trees
group of ecosystems with similar climate and organisms
leafy "roof" or covering created by tall trees
typical weather pattern in an area over a long period of time
trees that produce seeds in cones and have needle-shaped leaves
biome
group of ecosystems with similar climate and organisms
canopy
leafy "roof" or covering created by tall trees
15 terms
Ecosystems/Biomes
climax community
pioneer species
succession
biomes
a community of plants that is mostly stable and has reaced th…
the first living things to inhabit an area
the normal, gradual changes that occur in the types of specie…
large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosyst…
climax community
a community of plants that is mostly stable and has reaced th…
pioneer species
the first living things to inhabit an area
5th Grade Ecosystems
community
ecosystem
population
biome
the group of living things of different species found in a ec…
all living and nonliving things that interact with one anothe…
all the members of the same type of organism living in an eco…
a large group of similar ecosystems
community
the group of living things of different species found in a ec…
ecosystem
all living and nonliving things that interact with one anothe…
38 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
13 terms
Chapter 6 Biomes
Climate
Biome
Desert
Grassland
The type of weather patterns a place has, on average, over a…
A Major climate region with particular plant and animal commu…
A climate region that averages less than 35 cm of rain all pe…
A climate region with too little rainfall to support a forest…
Climate
The type of weather patterns a place has, on average, over a…
Biome
A Major climate region with particular plant and animal commu…
12 terms
Biomes
biome
climate
desert
taiga
large group of similar ecosystems
type of weather that occurs in an area over a long period of…
very dry area
area that has long, severe winters and short, cool summers
biome
large group of similar ecosystems
climate
type of weather that occurs in an area over a long period of…
20 terms
Biomes and Ecosystems
Biome
Desert
Grassland
Temperate
A geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simi…
Biomes that receive very little rain.
Areas where grasses are the dominant plants.
Regions of Earth between the tropics and the polar circles.
Biome
A geographic area on Earth that contains ecosystems with simi…
Desert
Biomes that receive very little rain.
38 terms
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
Biomes
Biome
Canopy
Climate
Conifer
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
The general pattern of weather in a particular part of the wo…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large region of land with a distinct climate and certain ty…
Canopy
The uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees A le…
25 terms
Biomes
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…
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