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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…
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
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…
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
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…
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
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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…
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…
15 terms
LS- 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
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
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
Milestones A Unit 6 Chapter 1: Biomes and Ecosystems
climate
divide
season
biome
the type of weather that a place has
to separate into parts, break up
a time of year, such as spring or summer, or the time for a c…
A large region that has its own kind of weather. Each biome i…
climate
the type of weather that a place has
divide
to separate into parts, break up
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
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…
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
24 terms
Biomes
Desert
Tundra
Grassland
Rainforest
A very dry and hot ecosystem
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Warm temperature area like prairies and savannahs that receiv…
A warm ecosystem that receives plenty of rainfall throughout…
Desert
A very dry and hot ecosystem
Tundra
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Types of Ecosystem
Terrestrial ecosystem
Aquatic ecosystem
Biome
Desert
An ecosystem that is found on land.
An ecosystem located in a body of water
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
Terrestrial ecosystem
An ecosystem that is found on land.
Aquatic ecosystem
An ecosystem located in a body of water
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
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…
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
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…
19 terms
Biomes
Desert
Tundra
Grassland
Rainforest
A very dry and hot ecosystem
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Warm temperature area like prairies and savannahs that receiv…
A warm ecosystem that receives plenty of rainfall throughout…
Desert
A very dry and hot ecosystem
Tundra
A very cold and dry ecosystem
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
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
6 terms
biomes
population
biome
stimulus
cell
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate of…
something that can evoke a physical response in a cell a tiss…
a membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate of…
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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…
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
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…
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…
Chapter 6 - Kinds of Ecosystems and Communities
succession
climax community
primary succession
secondary succession
regular and predictable changes in the structure of a communi…
last stage of succession; a relatively stable, long-lasting,…
...
succession that begins with the destruction or disturbance of…
succession
regular and predictable changes in the structure of a communi…
climax community
last stage of succession; a relatively stable, long-lasting,…
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…
7 terms
Ecosystems B
Weather
Climate
Oxygen
Population
The condition of the atmosphere at a certain place or time.
The pattern of weather and area experiences over a long perio…
Is exhaled by organisms for the leaves of plants to take in.…
All the organisms of the same kind that live together in an e…
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at a certain place or time.
Climate
The pattern of weather and area experiences over a long perio…
19 terms
Ecosystems/Biomes 1
Ecosystem
Terrestrial Ecosystem
Aquatic Ecosystem
Forest
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
A land-based ecosystem.
A water-based ecosystem.
An ecosystem that contains many trees.
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
Terrestrial Ecosystem
A land-based ecosystem.
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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…
Ch. 3: Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems VOCABULARY
abyssal zone
aphotic zone
benthic zone
boreal forest
deepest, very cold region of the open ocean.
open-ocean zone where sunlight cannot penetrate.
ocean-floor area consisting of sand, silt, and dead organisms.
biome south of the tundra with dense evergreen forests and lo…
abyssal zone
deepest, very cold region of the open ocean.
aphotic zone
open-ocean zone where sunlight cannot penetrate.
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.
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
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
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…
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…
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.
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 II
Desert
Tundra
Grassland
Rainforest
A very dry and hot ecosystem
A very cold and dry ecosystem
Warm temperature area like prairies and savannahs that receiv…
A warm ecosystem that receives plenty of rainfall throughout…
Desert
A very dry and hot ecosystem
Tundra
A very cold and dry ecosystem
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
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