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5.9C Environmental Changes
Carrying Capacity
Change
Community
Ecosystem
Largest number of individuals of a population that a given en…
To make or become different
A group of organisms that interact in a given area
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an envir…
Carrying Capacity
Largest number of individuals of a population that a given en…
Change
To make or become different
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Environmental Changes 5.9C
Carrying Capacity
Change
Community
Ecosystem
Largest number of individuals of a population that a given en…
To make or become different
A group of organisms that interact in a given area
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an envir…
Carrying Capacity
Largest number of individuals of a population that a given en…
Change
To make or become different
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Environmental science set 1
abiotic
biotic
ecology
Environment
Nonliving factors such as temperature, light, minerals, and c…
Organisms and products of organisms that are part of the envi…
The scientific study of relationships between organisms and t…
The conditions that surround an organism or group of organism…
abiotic
Nonliving factors such as temperature, light, minerals, and c…
biotic
Organisms and products of organisms that are part of the envi…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
10 terms
Environmental Science
biotic
abiotic
community
ecosystem
living elements in an ecosystem
non living elements of an ecosystem
all of the populations sharing a specific area or region
all the living populations in an area along with the nonlivin…
biotic
living elements in an ecosystem
abiotic
non living elements of an ecosystem
10 terms
Habitats year 7
consumer
decomposer
food chain
food web
organism that obtains food by eating producers or other consu…
organism that breaks down and obtains energy from dead organi…
series of steps in an ecosystem in which organisms transfer e…
links all the food chains in an ecosystem together
consumer
organism that obtains food by eating producers or other consu…
decomposer
organism that breaks down and obtains energy from dead organi…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environm…
environmental science
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
Environment
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
2.1 Food Chains in a local habitat
feeding
relationship
pests
depict
the act of supplying food and nourishment
a bond or connection you have with other people
an insect or small animal that is harmful ( rats,mice.....
To give a picture of; to describe
feeding
the act of supplying food and nourishment
relationship
a bond or connection you have with other people
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Environmental Science- Ecology and Evolution
Natural Selection
Evolution
Adaptive trait
Mutations
The process by which traits that enhance survival and reprodu…
The genetic changes in populations of organisms through gener…
Any heritable trait that enables an organism to survive throu…
Random errors in gene replication that lead to a change in th…
Natural Selection
The process by which traits that enhance survival and reprodu…
Evolution
The genetic changes in populations of organisms through gener…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
5.10A Adaptations
Adaptation
Camouflage
Characteristic
Diverse
An inherited trait or learned behavior that helps an organism…
Characteristics that blend in with the surrounding environmen…
A trait or feature that cannot be changed.
having a variety of many different types.
Adaptation
An inherited trait or learned behavior that helps an organism…
Camouflage
Characteristics that blend in with the surrounding environmen…
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AP Environmental Science Exam Review Flashcards
Anthropocentric
Tragedy of the Commons
Triple Bottom Line
Inorganic Compounds
regarding humans as most significant species; human-centered
the depletion of shared resources by people acting in individ…
approach to sustainability that meets environmental, economic…
compounds that lack carbon and hydrogen atoms
Anthropocentric
regarding humans as most significant species; human-centered
Tragedy of the Commons
the depletion of shared resources by people acting in individ…
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YCIS Science Y7 - 7Ca
Adaptations
Adapted
Behaviour
Community
The features that plants and animals have to help them live i…
When something has certain features to do a particular functi…
The way an organism acts or reacts to things around it.
All the plants and animals that live in a habitat.
Adaptations
The features that plants and animals have to help them live i…
Adapted
When something has certain features to do a particular functi…
Habitat
habitat
adaptations
community
population
environment we live in; food,water,shelter,& space
inherited traits that help living things survive
population that lives together in the same place
all the living things of the same kind;live in same place
habitat
environment we live in; food,water,shelter,& space
adaptations
inherited traits that help living things survive
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Environmental Science Unit 2 Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Ecosystem
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
All the organisms living in an area together and their physic…
Living and once living organisms.
Non-living parts of the ecosystem.
An individual living thing.
Ecosystem
All the organisms living in an area together and their physic…
Biotic Factor
Living and once living organisms.
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Environmental Changes and Adaptations
Population
Ecosystem
Biotic
Abiotic
a group of organisms of the same species that live in the sam…
a community of organisms and their abiotic, or nonliving, env…
living
nonliving
Population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in the sam…
Ecosystem
a community of organisms and their abiotic, or nonliving, env…
Unit 4 vocabulary Environmental Science
population
population ecology
population density
dispersal
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
The study of environmental influences on population density a…
the number of individuals per unit area or volume.
is the relative distribution or arrangement of its indivduals…
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
population ecology
The study of environmental influences on population density a…
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Inherited Traits and Learned Behavior 5.10B
Adaptation
Generation
Heredity
Inherited Trait
An inherited trait or learned behavior that helps an organism…
The lifespan of an organism.
the passing of traits from parents to offspring during reprod…
a characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring.
Adaptation
An inherited trait or learned behavior that helps an organism…
Generation
The lifespan of an organism.
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Habitats of Georgia
ecosystem
elevation
environment
organism
all the living and nonliving things that exist and interact i…
how high something is above sea level
all the living and nonliving things that surround an organism
a living thing
ecosystem
all the living and nonliving things that exist and interact i…
elevation
how high something is above sea level
15 terms
Holt Environmental Science Textbook - Chapter 4
Ecosystems
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
Organism
All of the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
Living and once living parts of an ecosystem, including all p…
Non-living parts of an ecosystem.
An individual living thing
Ecosystems
All of the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
Biotic Factor
Living and once living parts of an ecosystem, including all p…
Habitats (p2)
habitats
environmental
temperature
water
Places where animals or plants naturally live and grow
connected with the natural conditions in which people, animal…
habitats
Places where animals or plants naturally live and grow
environmental
connected with the natural conditions in which people, animal…
Sustainability, Stewardship and Sound Science
developing countries
industrialized countries
habitat alteration
pollution
-countries that have lower average incomes, simple and agricu…
developed countries in which the gross domestic products exce…
a change in the particular environment or place where organis…
An undesirable change in the physical, chemical, or biologica…
developing countries
-countries that have lower average incomes, simple and agricu…
industrialized countries
developed countries in which the gross domestic products exce…
general ecology terms
biosphere
population
community
ecosystem
part of earth where life exists
group of individuals that are same species
different populations that live together in the same area
all organisms in a particular place and all of the non-living…
biosphere
part of earth where life exists
population
group of individuals that are same species
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Unit 2-Chapter 12- Environmental Factors and Adaptations
Abiotic
Adaptation
Adapt
Biotic
Any nonliving component of an environment
An inherited trait that helps an organism survive and reprodu…
To change behavior or physiology to cope with changes in the…
Describes living factors in the environment.
Abiotic
Any nonliving component of an environment
Adaptation
An inherited trait that helps an organism survive and reprodu…
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Biosphere
abiotic
biotic
dispersal
biomes
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
the movement of organisms from one place to another
the different ecosystems characterized by distinctive climate…
abiotic
the nonliving components of the environment such as water, li…
biotic
the living components of the environment such as other organi…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
a set of interacting components that influence one another by…
the living and non-living components of a particular place on…
Environment
a sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
the field that looks at interactions among humans and nature.
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
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Environmental Science CH 4 Review
ecosystem
biotic factor
abiotic factor
organism
all of the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
living or once living parts of an ecosystem
nonliving parts of an ecosystem
individual living thing
ecosystem
all of the organisms living in an area together with their ph…
biotic factor
living or once living parts of an ecosystem
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 5
Species Richness
Species Eveness
Phylogeny
Roughly ten million
The number of species in a given area
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
The branching pattern of evolutionary relationships
How many species are there estimated to be today?
Species Richness
The number of species in a given area
Species Eveness
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
Habitat vocabulary
abiotic
biotic
limiting factor
carrying capacity
not derived from living organisms
resulting from living things
environmental conditions that limit the growth of an organism
the number of people or things that can be conveyed or vehicl…
abiotic
not derived from living organisms
biotic
resulting from living things
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 5
Interspecific Competition
Predation
Parasitism
Mutualism
Occurs when members of two or more species interact to gain a…
Occurs when a member of one species (the predator) feeds dire…
Occurs when one organism (the parasite) feeds on another orga…
An interaction the benefits both species by providing each wi…
Interspecific Competition
Occurs when members of two or more species interact to gain a…
Predation
Occurs when a member of one species (the predator) feeds dire…
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Environmental Science - Section 1: Living Things and the Environment
Ecosystem
Habitat
Biotic Factor
Abiotic Factor
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
The place where an organism lives and that provides the thing…
A living part of an ecosystem.
A nonliving part of an ecosystem.
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an area.
Habitat
The place where an organism lives and that provides the thing…
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Ecology
Abiotic
Biotic
Organism
Habitat
All the nonliving factors, such as water, soil, light, and te…
All of the organisms that live together and interact with one…
anything that is alive
Environmental or the ecological area being inhabited by any o…
Abiotic
All the nonliving factors, such as water, soil, light, and te…
Biotic
All of the organisms that live together and interact with one…
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species population vocabulary
age structure
biotic potential
intrinsic rate of increase (r)
environmental resistance
the proportion of organisms in a population at various ages
capacity for population growth under ideal conditions
rate at which the population of a species would grow if it ha…
the combination of all factors that act to limit the growth o…
age structure
the proportion of organisms in a population at various ages
biotic potential
capacity for population growth under ideal conditions
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Environmental Science Review
environmental science
ecology
hunter-gatherer period
agricultural revolution
the study of the impact of humans on the environment
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
a period in human history when people obtained food by collec…
a period in human history when many hunter-gatherer groups be…
environmental science
the study of the impact of humans on the environment
ecology
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
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Ecology
Population
Community
Ecosystem
Biosphere
Group of the same species; polar bears, killer whales, tigers
Groups of different populations
A biotic community interacting with the non living parts of a…
All the regions of the earth and its atmosphere in which livi…
Population
Group of the same species; polar bears, killer whales, tigers
Community
Groups of different populations
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
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Population Ecology
biosphere
ecosystem
organism
species
part of Earth in which all life exists including land, water,…
a collection of all the organisms that live in a particular p…
a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act o…
group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile…
biosphere
part of Earth in which all life exists including land, water,…
ecosystem
a collection of all the organisms that live in a particular p…
52 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
16 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4: Biological Communities & Species Interaction
Environmental indicators
Evolution
Natural Selection
Habitat
Sometimes the requirements and tolerances of species are usef…
A type of adaptation that operates at the population level an…
A process in which those members that are best suited for a p…
The place or set of environmental conditions in which a parti…
Environmental indicators
Sometimes the requirements and tolerances of species are usef…
Evolution
A type of adaptation that operates at the population level an…
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Environmental Impact
Adaptations
Adapted
Behaviour
Community
The features that plants and animals have to help them live i…
When something has certain features to do a particular function
The way and organism reacts or reacts to the things around it
All the plants and animals that live in a habitat
Adaptations
The features that plants and animals have to help them live i…
Adapted
When something has certain features to do a particular function
14 terms
Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology
Biological Evolution
Natural Selection
Charles Darwin
Adaption/adaptive trait
consists of genetic change in population of organisms across…
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
proposed the idea of natural selection
a trait that promotes success
Biological Evolution
consists of genetic change in population of organisms across…
Natural Selection
the principle that, among the range of inherited trait variat…
29 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 4
ecology
species
population
community
The study of how organisms interact with each other and their…
group of organisms that interbreed and produce fertile offspr…
members of a species that live in the same area
all populations in a specific area
ecology
The study of how organisms interact with each other and their…
species
group of organisms that interbreed and produce fertile offspr…
34 terms
Clutch Habitat Set
Resources
Environmental Conditions
Habitat, occupancy, survive, reproduce
Habitat quality
Food, cover, water
Temperature, precipitation, predators/competitors
_____ is an area with a combination of resources and environm…
Broadly, a measure of the capacity of a habitat to support a…
Resources
Food, cover, water
Environmental Conditions
Temperature, precipitation, predators/competitors
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Environmental Science: Unit 2 Vocabulary
abiotic
acidic or acid
aquifer
Basic or Base
An environmental factor that is not living. Examples: rocks,…
Having the properties of an acid. Has pH of 1-7.
A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows…
has a pH greater than 7
abiotic
An environmental factor that is not living. Examples: rocks,…
acidic or acid
Having the properties of an acid. Has pH of 1-7.
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APES Ch 3
Ecology
Species
Population
Biota
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
A group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
All of the organisms that live in a region
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Species
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce ferti…
61 terms
IB ESS Topic 2 - Ecosystems and Ecology
species
population
habitat
abiotic factors
a group of organisms sharing common characteristics that inte…
a group of organisms of the same species living in the same a…
the environment in which a species normally lives
non-living, physical factors that influence the organisms and…
species
a group of organisms sharing common characteristics that inte…
population
a group of organisms of the same species living in the same a…
20 terms
Introduction to Environmental Science
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
Altitude
An imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Elevation or height above sea level
Equator
An imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Ecology Vocabulary- Eby
Biodiversity
Biotic
Habitat
pollution
The variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
An environmental factor that is associated with or results fr…
The place where an organism usually lives
An undesirable change in the natural environment that is caus…
Biodiversity
The variety of organisms in a given area, the genetic variati…
Biotic
An environmental factor that is associated with or results fr…
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