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25 terms
Biomes and Ecosystems
Organism
population
community
ecosystem
an individual living thing
group of individuals of the same kind that live in the same e…
all of the populations of ORGANISMS living together in an env…
a community and its physical environment together
Organism
an individual living thing
population
group of individuals of the same kind that live in the same e…
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Biomes
Biome
Biodiversity
Biomass
Climate
A large geographical area that has distinctive plant and anim…
The diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habita…
The total quantity or weight of organisms in a given area or…
Weather conditions that include temperature precipitation and…
Biome
A large geographical area that has distinctive plant and anim…
Biodiversity
The diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habita…
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Biomes
biome
climate
desert
rainforest
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
a dry region that on average receives less than 25 centimeter…
are forests in which large amounts of rain fall year-round (a…
biome
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
climate
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
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Biomes
boreal forest
boreal forest
boreal forest
boreal forest
North America/Northern Europe... Also called the Taiga... Very cold…
North America/Northern Europe
Also called the Taiga
Very cold winter, cool summer (-30/15 C)
boreal forest
North America/Northern Europe... Also called the Taiga... Very cold…
boreal forest
North America/Northern Europe
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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
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Biomes
Tundra
Tropical Rainforest
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Rain Forest
treeless plains that are the coldest of all the biomes; occur…
most diverse and hottest terrestrial biome, biome near the eq…
the biome characterized by warmer temperatures than the borea…
occurs in North America, Australia, and New Zealand; mostly l…
Tundra
treeless plains that are the coldest of all the biomes; occur…
Tropical Rainforest
most diverse and hottest terrestrial biome, biome near the eq…
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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…
28 terms
Ecosystems
symbiosis
Predator
Prey
biome
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
The organism that gets eaten.
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
Predator
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
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Habitats, ecosystems, and biomes
Habitat
Species
individual
population
the specific environment where an organism lives
a group of organisms that produce offspring like themselves
a single organism; 1 grasshopper; 1 pecan tree; one bluejay
all the organisms of the same species that live in the same a…
Habitat
the specific environment where an organism lives
Species
a group of organisms that produce offspring like themselves
11 terms
Biomes
Biome
abiotic
biotic
Tundra
A large community of plants and animals that occupies a disti…
physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
a living or once living component of a community; for example…
In physical geography, tundra is type of biome where the tree…
Biome
A large community of plants and animals that occupies a disti…
abiotic
physical rather than biological; not derived from living orga…
2,000 terms
Road to World's Largest Quizlet
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Ecosystems
mutualism
symbiosis
commensalism
parasitism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
occurs when one species benefits from the association while t…
occurs when one organism lives on or inside another organism…
mutualism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
26 terms
Biomes
Climate
Biome
Desert
Deep ocean zone
Typical temperature and precipitation. Most important factor…
Area of land with similar climate and organisms
Biome that receives less than 25cm (10in) of rain per year. S…
No light penetrates; energy source for producers are hydrothe…
Climate
Typical temperature and precipitation. Most important factor…
Biome
Area of land with similar climate and organisms
37 terms
Ecosystems
artificial
biotic
biodiversity
aquatic ecosytems
ecosystems that are designed or managed by humans ex: golf co…
term that means living
the number of different types of organisms found in an ecosys…
An ecosystem that contains fresh or salt water
artificial
ecosystems that are designed or managed by humans ex: golf co…
biotic
term that means living
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3.2 Biomes (Carlson 4th)
Biome
Grassland
Deciduous forest
Tropical rain forest
A large ecosystem that has its own kinds of plants, animals,…
A biome found in the dry temperate interiors of continents. T…
A forest with trees (oaks, maples) that shed their leaves and…
Biome near the equator with warm temperatures, wet weather, a…
Biome
A large ecosystem that has its own kinds of plants, animals,…
Grassland
A biome found in the dry temperate interiors of continents. T…
28 terms
Ecosystems
Organism
Population
Community
Niche
a single living organism
a group of the same species of organisms living in an area
ALL living organisms in an area
The position/role of an organism in a community
Organism
a single living organism
Population
a group of the same species of organisms living in an area
7 terms
Science Review - Biomes
Biome
Grassland
Deciduous forest
Tropical Rain Forest
is a large ecosystem that has its own kind of plants, animals…
is a Biome where the main plant is grass. Receives some rain…
A Biome that has many trees that lose their leaves each year.…
Big trees and lots of plants receives lots of rain and it is…
Biome
is a large ecosystem that has its own kind of plants, animals…
Grassland
is a Biome where the main plant is grass. Receives some rain…
31 terms
Ecosystems
mutualism
symbiosis
commensalism
parasitism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
occurs when one species benefits from the association while t…
occurs when one organism lives on or inside another organism…
mutualism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
42 terms
Ecosystems Unit
Ecosystem
Biotic
Abiotic
Individual
the interactions between the living and nonliving things in a…
living things
nonliving things
one organism
Ecosystem
the interactions between the living and nonliving things in a…
Biotic
living things
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Habitats / Ecosystems / Plant Adaptations
Biosphere
Biomes
Rainforest
Rainforest
Area that contains all life on Earth
Collection of similar types of ecosystems distributed all ove…
Biome located close to equator
Biome with plants that have big, wide leaves
Biosphere
Area that contains all life on Earth
Biomes
Collection of similar types of ecosystems distributed all ove…
28 terms
Ecosystems
symbiosis
Predator
Prey
biome
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
The organism that gets eaten.
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
Predator
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
18 terms
Biomes
Biome
Marine
Climate
Conifer
A large ecosystem with similar climate, plants and animals.
Largest ecosystem that makes up 2/3 or earth and is salt wate…
The average temperature and precipitation for an area or regi…
Tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle like leaves
Biome
A large ecosystem with similar climate, plants and animals.
Marine
Largest ecosystem that makes up 2/3 or earth and is salt wate…
43 terms
TEK 11 AB Ecosystems
ecosystem
biome
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
living factors in an ecosystem
The non-living parts of an ecosystem such as soil, climate an…
ecosystem
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
biome
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
10 terms
Land Biomes Ecosystems 2
Biome
terrestrial
Temperate deciduous forest
Tropical Rainforest
an ecosystem that covers a large area
land
4 seasons warm summer and cold winter this is the biome that…
warm wet climate near the equator very diverse thick with tre…
Biome
an ecosystem that covers a large area
terrestrial
land
28 terms
Ecosystems
symbiosis
Predator
Prey
biome
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
The organism that gets eaten.
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
Predator
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
37 terms
Biomes & Ecosystems Vocab
latitude
altitude
deciduous
desert
distance of an object north or south of the equator
the height of an object relative to sea level
shedding leaves annually
a biome with less than 35 centimeters of rain a year, and ext…
latitude
distance of an object north or south of the equator
altitude
the height of an object relative to sea level
41 terms
Ecosystems and Biomes
community
climate
environment
ecosystem
a group of plants and animals that live in an ecosystem and d…
the average temperature and rainfall of an area over a long p…
all the nonliving things (soil, air,water) that surround a li…
all living and nonliving things that make up a community and…
community
a group of plants and animals that live in an ecosystem and d…
climate
the average temperature and rainfall of an area over a long p…
9 terms
Ecology List 5 Biomes and Adaptations
biome
desert
tundra
rainforest
A major land ecosystem that has a distinct combination of pla…
a dry area of land, typically covered with sand that is chara…
a treeless region found in the Arctic, Antarctic and on the t…
a tropical forest, usually of tall, broad-leaved trees in an…
biome
A major land ecosystem that has a distinct combination of pla…
desert
a dry area of land, typically covered with sand that is chara…
31 terms
Ecosystems
mutualism
symbiosis
commensalism
parasitism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
occurs when one species benefits from the association while t…
occurs when one organism lives on or inside another organism…
mutualism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
31 terms
Ecosystems
mutualism
symbiosis
commensalism
parasitism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
occurs when one species benefits from the association while t…
occurs when one organism lives on or inside another organism…
mutualism
a symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from t…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
9 terms
The Earths Biomes
3 factors that determine biomes
Biosphere
Biome
ecosystem
latitude... altitude... precipitation
All living things on earth
Large areas of the earth with the same temperature and precip…
areas within a biome where organisms interact with the living…
3 factors that determine biomes
latitude... altitude... precipitation
Biosphere
All living things on earth
27 terms
Ecosystems
symbiosis
Predator
Prey
biome
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
The organism that gets eaten.
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
symbiosis
any relationship in which two species live closely and interact
Predator
An organism that eats other organisms to live.
76 terms
Ch. #9 Ecosystems & Biomes
Sunlight
Photosynthesis
photos
autotroph/producer
the energy from this source is used by all living organisms e…
the process by which a cell captures energy in sunlight and u…
means light
an organism that makes its own food
Sunlight
the energy from this source is used by all living organisms e…
Photosynthesis
the process by which a cell captures energy in sunlight and u…
25 terms
PSSA Ecosystems
biotic
abiotic
consumer
producer
Describes living factors in the environment.
Any nonliving component of an environment.
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms.
An organism that can make its own food.
biotic
Describes living factors in the environment.
abiotic
Any nonliving component of an environment.
11 terms
World History chapter 2
ecosystem
biome
deciduous
coniferous
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
the term used to describe a major type of ecosystem that can…
falling off or shed at a particular season, stage of growth,…
term used to refer to trees that produce seed-bearing cones a…
ecosystem
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
biome
the term used to describe a major type of ecosystem that can…
13 terms
Biome Vocabulary
tundra
biome
desert
grasslands
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
the six major large terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems that d…
a sandy or rocky biome with little precipitation or plant lif…
a biome that is similar to the Savannas and Plains in which g…
tundra
the cold biome of the far north. It has permanently frozen so…
biome
the six major large terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems that d…
12 terms
Ecosystems 1
abiotic factor
biome
biotic factor
community
a non-living part of an ecosystem
one of the Earth's largest ecosystems, with its own climate,…
a living part of an ecosystem
all the populations living in an area
abiotic factor
a non-living part of an ecosystem
biome
one of the Earth's largest ecosystems, with its own climate,…
33 terms
Biomes
biome
climate
desert
rainforest
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
a dry region that on average receives less than 25 centimeter…
are forests in which large amounts of rain fall year-round (a…
biome
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
climate
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
26 terms
Science 14 Chapter 14: Ecosystems and Biomes (UNIT D)
Ecosystem
Biotic community
Abiotic environment
Terrestrial ecosystem
The sum of a community of living things and the environment i…
All the living components of an ecosystem
All the non-living components of an ecosystem
Any ecosystem on land
Ecosystem
The sum of a community of living things and the environment i…
Biotic community
All the living components of an ecosystem
33 terms
Biomes - 5th Grade
biome
climate
desert
rainforest
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
a dry region that on average receives less than 25 centimeter…
are forests in which large amounts of rain fall year-round (a…
biome
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
climate
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
9 terms
ecosystems and biomes
succession
pioneer species
climax community
point source solution
refers to normal gradual changes that occur in the types of s…
first to inhabit an area
community of plants, relativielt stable, undisturbed and has…
know exactly where the pollution comes from
succession
refers to normal gradual changes that occur in the types of s…
pioneer species
first to inhabit an area
27 terms
Science - Chapter 3 Lesson 2 BIOMES pg. 138-144
biome
grassland
prairie
savanna
large ecosystem that has its own kind of plants
biome where main kind of plant is grass
kind of grassland that has a mild climate
grassland with shrubs and few trees
biome
large ecosystem that has its own kind of plants
grassland
biome where main kind of plant is grass
21 terms
L.2.1 Compare the characteristics of several common ecosystems, including estuaries and salt marshes, oceans, lakes and ponds, forests, and grasslands.
climate
ecosystem
biotic
abiotic
The average weather conditions in an area over a 30 year peri…
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Describes living factors in the environment.
A term that describes a nonliving factor in an ecosystem.
climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a 30 year peri…
ecosystem
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
19 terms
Ecosystems And Biomes
Succesion
Pioneer Species
Climax Community
Compare Primary And Secondary Succession
Refers to the normal, gradual changes that occur in the types…
A species that was originally from a different area, and now…
A community of plants that the population is relatively stable.
Primary succession is when succession begins in a place previ…
Succesion
Refers to the normal, gradual changes that occur in the types…
Pioneer Species
A species that was originally from a different area, and now…
12 terms
Biome Vocabulary
biome
estuary
climate
Taiga (Coniferous Forest)
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
fresh water of a river meets the salt water of the ocean-call…
precipitation and temperature in an area over a long period o…
a forest of evergreen trees with needles and cones located in…
biome
A group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
estuary
fresh water of a river meets the salt water of the ocean-call…
46 terms
Coach Hale's World Geography SOL Africa South of the Sahara
Equator
Kalahari Desert
Namib Desert
Nile River
What imaginary line runs through the middle of Africa?
Desert of south, central Africa
Coastal desert of Africa
Longest river in the world
Equator
What imaginary line runs through the middle of Africa?
Kalahari Desert
Desert of south, central Africa
20 terms
World Geography: Chapter 5- A World Gazetteer: A Look at the Seven Continents
continents
Sahara Desert
savanna
tropical rainforest
One of several very large landmasses on Earth; they are gener…
The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) found in…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
The most diverse and hottest terrestrial biome, found near th…
continents
One of several very large landmasses on Earth; they are gener…
Sahara Desert
The world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) found in…
16 terms
Biomes
Biome
Climax community
Coral reef
Desert
Large geographic areas
End stage of ecology
Diverse ecosystem
Driest biome on earth
Biome
Large geographic areas
Climax community
End stage of ecology
11 terms
World Biomes
Tropical Rainforest
Taiga
Savannas
Steppe
found near equator...little variation in temperatures. No dis…
Found only in northern hemisphere
Found in the tropics near equator amount of precipitation sup…
Found in Russia and the Ukranie
Tropical Rainforest
found near equator...little variation in temperatures. No dis…
Taiga
Found only in northern hemisphere
40 terms
TEK 11 AB Ecosystems
ecosystem
biome
Environment
Biotic Factor
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
Everything that surrounds an organism and influences it.
living factors in an ecosystem
ecosystem
a system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
biome
A group of ecosystems that have the same climate and similar…
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