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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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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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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
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…
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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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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- 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…
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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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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…
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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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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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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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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…
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.
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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.
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…
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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…
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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
9 terms
Community Ecology
biodiversity
Prevalent form of vegetation
Stability
Trophic structure
variety of different kinds of organiasms
determined by temperature, rainfall, and nutrients
can respond back
movement of energy
biodiversity
variety of different kinds of organiasms
Prevalent form of vegetation
determined by temperature, rainfall, and nutrients
8 terms
Ecological Terms
Biosphere
Ecosystem
Species
Niche
The part of the planet which provides suitable conditions for…
The community of organisms, their inter-relationships with ea…
A group of similar organisms which resemble one another and c…
The part of a habitat which is inhabited by an organism and t…
Biosphere
The part of the planet which provides suitable conditions for…
Ecosystem
The community of organisms, their inter-relationships with ea…
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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
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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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…
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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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APES Chapter 4 Vocab
natural selection
fossils
mutations
adaptation
The process by which individuals that are better adapted to t…
Skeletons, bones, shells, body parts, leaves, seeds, or impre…
Random errors in gene replication that lead to a change in th…
any inherited structure, behavior, or internal process that e…
natural selection
The process by which individuals that are better adapted to t…
fossils
Skeletons, bones, shells, body parts, leaves, seeds, or impre…
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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
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Habitat Key Terms
carry capacity
habitat
population
community
is the maximum population that can be sustainably supported b…
is an environment in which the specific needs of a living spe…
is a group of living organisms of the same kind living in the…
is group of interacting living species sharing the non-living…
carry capacity
is the maximum population that can be sustainably supported b…
habitat
is an environment in which the specific needs of a living spe…
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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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Unit 2 Biology Ecosystems
Biotic
Habitat
Community
Ecosystem
LIVING COMPONENTS OF AN ECOSYSTEM: PLANTS, ANIMALS, ETC.
PART OF AN ECOSYSTEM IN WHICH AN ORGANISM LIVES, FEEDS, REPRO…
BIOLOGICAL UNIT CONSISTING OF ALL THE POPULATIONS LIVING IN A…
BIOLOGICAL UNIT COMPRISING THE COMMUNITY LIVING IN A PARTICUL…
Biotic
LIVING COMPONENTS OF AN ECOSYSTEM: PLANTS, ANIMALS, ETC.
Habitat
PART OF AN ECOSYSTEM IN WHICH AN ORGANISM LIVES, FEEDS, REPRO…
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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…
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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…
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Ecosytems and Ecology
Species
Habitat
Niche
Fundamental niche
a group of organisms that share common characteristics and th…
the environment in which a species normally lives
a niche describes the particular set of abiotic and biotic co…
the fundamental niche describes the full range of conditions…
Species
a group of organisms that share common characteristics and th…
Habitat
the environment in which a species normally lives
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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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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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Unit 6 Organisms and the Environment
Ecosystems
Biome
Niche
Habitat
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
A large community of plants and animals that occupies a disti…
This refers to the way in which an organism fits into an ecol…
an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a pa…
Ecosystems
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Biome
A large community of plants and animals that occupies a disti…
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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…
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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Ecology Environmental Change Vocab - Peter
Habitat
Biome
Adaptation
Biodiversity
The place or type of place where a plant or animal naturally…
A specific environment that is home to living things suited f…
A change in a plant or animal that makes it better able to li…
The existence of many different kinds of plants and animals i…
Habitat
The place or type of place where a plant or animal naturally…
Biome
A specific environment that is home to living things suited f…
8 terms
Ecosystems
A behavior or physical characteristic…
the surroundings or conditions in whic…
A living thing
A biological community of interacting…
adaptations
environment
organism
ecosystem
A behavior or physical characteristic…
adaptations
the surroundings or conditions in whic…
environment
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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…
28 terms
Interdependence Set 1, 2, 3, & 4
Ecology
Abiotic
Biotic
Ecosystem
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Non-living
Living factors in the environment.
A community of organisms and their nonliving environment
Ecology
Scientific study of interactions among organisms and between…
Abiotic
Non-living
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Ecology
biotic factor
abiotic factor
biosphere
ecosystem
any living part of an environment... (living and dead/once living)
a nonliving part of an ecosystem. (never living)
part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and…
a collection of all the organisms that live in a particular p…
biotic factor
any living part of an environment... (living and dead/once living)
abiotic factor
a nonliving part of an ecosystem. (never living)
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APES Chapter 3 Vocabulary
species
population
evolution
natural selection
Group of organisms that resemble one another in appearance, b…
Group of individual organisms of the same species living in a…
the change in heritable traits of biological populations over…
the gradual process by which heritable biological traits beco…
species
Group of organisms that resemble one another in appearance, b…
population
Group of individual organisms of the same species living in a…
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Science 7 - Population and Communities
Ecology
Ecosystem
Habitat
Biotic Factors
Study of how living things interact with one another and with…
All the living and nonliving things that interact in a given…
Place where an organism lives and provides the organisms nece…
LIVING parts of an ecosystem
Ecology
Study of how living things interact with one another and with…
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in a given…
26 terms
Science 7 - Population and Communities
Ecology
Ecosystem
Habitat
Biotic Factors
Study of how living things interact with one another and with…
All the living and nonliving things that interact in a given…
Place where an organism lives and provides the organisms nece…
LIVING parts of an ecosystem
Ecology
Study of how living things interact with one another and with…
Ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in a given…
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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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Tools of Environmental Science, Science & the Environment
observation
correlation
data
control group
the process of obtaining information by using the senses; the…
a measure of the relationship between two variables
any pieces of information acquired through observation or exp…
a group that serves as a standard of comparison with another…
observation
the process of obtaining information by using the senses; the…
correlation
a measure of the relationship between two variables
37 terms
Pearson: Population Ecology--Chapter 4
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…
28 terms
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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