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Human/Global Impact Crossword

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A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring species
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time climate
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area population
Place where an organism lives habitat
organism's role, or job, in its habitat niche
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves. deforestation
Large geographic area with a similar climate and ecosystem biome
the living organisms in an ecosystem biotic
Any nonliving component of an environment abiotic
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole) biodiversity
species whose population size is rapidly declining and will become extinct if the trend continues endangered species
Species that is likely to become endangered. threatened species
no longer present anywhere in the world; could be biotic or abiotic. global extinction
permanent elimination of a species from earth; irreversible loss species extinction
the loss of living space due to human activity or catastrophic events habitat loss
plants and animals that have migrated to places where they are not native invasive species
An increase in population over a period of time population growth
Release of harmful materials into the environment pollution
the use or extraction of a resource until it is depleted over exploitation
The process of making new products from materials that were used in another product. recycle
using a resource over and over in the same form reuse
to use less of something reduce
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped dump
A low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil. landfill
A measure of how much an individual consumes, expressed in area of land by soil. ecological footprint
All the different populations that live together in an area community
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment ecosystem
Habitat Destruction, Invasive Species, Population, Pollution, Overharvesting HIPPO

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Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Crossword

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material that is deposited by water, wind, and glaciers. Sediment
fee floating photosynthetic autotrophs that live in fresh water or marine ecosystems Plankton
narrow band where ocean meets land Intertidal Zone
ability for any organisms to survive based on biotic and antibiotic factors Tolerance
stable, mature community that results when there is little change in the compositions of the species Climax Community
condition of the atmosphere at a specific time Weather
ranges from 0 degrees at the equator and 90 degrees at the poles Latitude
average weather in an area Climate
biome below poles and goes across northern Europe and North America Tundra
biome with mixed shrub communities and less annual rainfall than temperate rainforests Temperate Woodland
biome were annual rate of evaporation is greater than the annual precipitation Desert
biome with fertile soils that is able to support thick covers of grass Grasslands
establishment of a community in an area of exposed rock that has no topsoil Primary Succsession
group interacting populations that occupy the same area Community
natural tendency for the species belonging to the mature community to return Secondary Succession
biome south of tundra that has dense evergreen forest Boreal Forrest
biome that contains animals such as lions and rhinos Tropical Savanna
as elevation increases temperature and annual rainfall changes Mountains
biome with the average precipitation of 200-1000 cm a year Tropical Rain Forest
where freshwater and saltwater meet Estuary

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Land Biome Crossword

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Factors that effects which organisms can live in a biome. Abiotic
A living factor that effects the population of other organisms in their environment. Biotic
An inherited trait that improves an individuals ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment. Adaptations
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plant and animal communities. Biome
The weather conditions in an area over a long period of time. Climate
A region found at far northern and far southern latitudes characterized by low-lying plants, lack of trees, and long winters with very low temperatures. Tundra
A region of evergreen, coniferous forest below the arctic and subarctic tundra regions. Taiga
Trees that have evergreen, needle-like leaves and keeps it leaves/needles throughout the winter. Coniferous Tree
A region characterized by by a very dry climate and extreme temperatures. Desert
A region that is dominated with grasses, that has few woody shrubs and trees, that has fertile soil, and that receives moderate amounts of seasonal rainfall. Grassland
Trees that loose their leaves at the end of the growing season. Deciduous Tree
An area of land that is periodically underwater or whose soil contains a great deal of moisture. Wetland
A group of organisms of the same species that live in a specific geographical area. Population
The largest population that en environment can support at any given time. Carrying Capacity
An environmental factor that prevents an organism or population from reaching it's full potential of size or activity. Limiting Factor
When two or more organisms rely on the same environmental resource. Competition
An interaction between two or more living things in which they are said to work together. Cooperation
What occurs when individuals join a population. Immigration
What occurs when individuals leave a population. Emigration
An increase in the amount of nutrients , such as nitrates, in a marine or aquatic ecosystem. Eutrophication
The replacement of one type of community by another at a single location over a long period of time. Succession
A species that colonizes an uninhabited area and that starts a process of succession. Pioneer Species
The number and variety of organisms in a given are during a specific period of time. Biodiversity
Well adapted species that dominates an ecosystem. Climax Species

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Biomes Crossword

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large habitat that is both the coldest and the driest of all biomes Tundra
dry climates that receive less than 50 centimeters of rain each year Desert
Has plants that retain water to survive the dryness. Desert
Some moss and low lying plants survive. Summers last about 6 to 10 weeks, permafrost. Tundra
Animals that live within the thick cover of the uppermost branches of rain forest trees use loud vocalizaciones to defend their territory and attract mates. Tropical Grassland Tropical Rain Forest
Warm Temperatures and abundant rainfall occur all year. Tropical Rain Forest
Temperatures are warm throughout the year, with definite dry and rainy seasons . Grassland
Vegetation includes tall grasses with scattered trees and shrubs. Grassland
Temperatures are hot in the summer and cold in the winter precipitation is spaced evenly over the year. Temperate Forest
Broadleaf forest dominates this biome, and deciduous trees loose their leaves in the winter. Temperate Forest
This biome has long, cold winters and short, warm, humid summers. Taiga
Mammals have heavy fur coats to withstand the cold winters. Taiga
grassland with scattered trees, warm, meat eaters. in africa, australia, south Ameria Savannah
Otherwise known as Chaparral Alpine
An area of land where shrubs and small trees grow. The weather is usually dry and hot. Alpine
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions Savannah
Wetlands Freshwater Marsh
Deciduous Forest Temperate Forest
Rainforest Tropical Rainforest
Dry Desert

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Home Sweet Biome Crossword

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climate determines what types of plants grow here biome
this type of factor in the environment is nonliving abiotic
features that allow organisms to survive adaptations
a biome which has low average temperatures and small amounts of precipitation tundra
this biome has more precipitation than a tundra but has similar temperatures taiga
a type off tree who's thin leaves survive all year long coniferous
a biome in which the weather is very dry and receives very little rain desert
a biome with a variety of grasses and a few trees grasslands
this type of grassland has hot summers, cold winters and moderate precipitation temperate
this biome has trees that lose their leaves in the winter forests
this type of tree's leaves thrives in this forest all year around deciduous
this forest has a long cool season and a dry summer rainforest
this rain forest biome is warm all throughout the year, and receves a lot of rain tropical
a piece of land that is soaked with water for most of the year wetland
where a river meets a ocean estuary
an ecosystem that includes a water environment aquatic
water that has very little salt in it. freshwater
a large body of salty water oceans

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Science Class Cafe Crossword Puzzle

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large region characterized by climate biome
barren land with very low temperatrues and very little precipitation tundra
also called the boreal forest Taiga
evergreen trees coniferous trees
biome that is dry, hot during day and cold at night desert
biome that has grasses and few trees; average temperatures grassland
broadleaf trees that drop leaves as winter approaches deciduous trees
bogs, marshes, and swamps wetland
partially enclosed body of water estuary
long term temperature and precipatation patterns in a region climate
a type of ecosystem located in or near oceans marine
biome located near Earth's equator tropical rain forest
soil type, sunlight, water abiotic factors
biome located in the Pacific Northwest temperate rain forest

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Biome Vocabulary Crossword

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part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere; Near to the earth's surface Biosphere
permanently frozen layer of soil beneath the surface of the ground, in the tundra Permafrost
primarily microscopic organisms that occupy the upper water layers in both freshwater and marine ecosystems. The basis for most food chains in the open oceans plankton
a small, particular part of a habitat in which particular organisms live; for example, beneath the bark of a tree within a forest habitat microhabitat
The ability to keep in existence or maintain. A sustainable ecosystem is one that can be maintained. Maintain Equilibrium sustainability
the process in which natural habitat is rendered functionally unable to support the species present. In this process, the organisms, which previously used the site, are displaced or destroyed, reducing biodiversity. due to human activity or a catastrophic event Habitat loss
(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established succession
A biome in eastern North America, Asia, Australia, and Western Europe characterized by moist, temperate climates Context: A deciduous forest includes trees such as elm, maple, and oak that have leaves that change color in autumn and fall off every winter Deciduous Forest
A biome characterized by a hot, wet climate found near the equator Context: Some tropical forests are rain forests, where it rains much of the time; others have a wet and a dry season. Tropical Rain Forest
A biome in a temperate climate, including the American Midwest, the pampas in Central South America, and the steppes in central Eurasia Context: Antelope, bison, and wolves are among the animals that live in grasslands. Grasslands

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Marine Ecosystems Crossword

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A ecosystem that is based on salty water marine
a microscopic photosynthetic organism phytoplankton
consumers that feed on phytoplankton Zooplankton
zone where the ocean meets the land intertidal
zone where water becomes deeper towards the continental shelf Neritic
This zone is the deep water in the ocean oceanic
this zone is also know as the sea floor benthic
this provides food for the coral reefs algae
this is where fresh water from streams and rivers meets with ocean water estuary
a small stream that feeds into a river is called a tributary
fresh water zone closest to the shore littoral
a treeless wetland ecosystem where plants such as cattails and rushes grow marsh
a wetland ecosystem where trees and vines grow swamp
a tropical grassland with scattered clumps of trees Savanna
hot, dry regions that support a variety of plants and animals deserts
this forest gets up to 400 cm of rainfall each year rain
a non living factor is called this abiotic
a geographic area characterized by certain types of plant and animal communities biome
these forests produce seeds and cones coniferous
preferred living site in a rain forest canopy

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Biomes Crossword

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Are forest or jungles near the equator TropicalRainForest
The height of an object above reference point, such as sea level or the earth's surface Altitude
The _______ and geography of a region determines what type of biome can exist in that region. Climate
Large regions characterized by a specific type of climate and certain types of plants and animal communities. Biomes
Biomes are described by their ___ because plants that grow in a area determine the other organisms that can live there. vegatation
The ___ is the layers of treetops that shade the forest floor, and is considered to be the primary layer of the rain forest. canopy
Some trees in the tropical rain forest support ___ that feeds on dead organic matter on the rainforest floor. Fungi
the top foliage layer in a forest where the trees extend above surrounding trees. emergent layer
Temperature and what are the 2 most important factors that determine a region's climate. precipitation
The foliage layer that is beneath and shaded by the main canopy of a forest. understory
3 main forest biomes of the world: tropical, temperate and ____. coniferous
Any change in one part of the environment, like an increase or decrease of species of a animal or plant, cause a ___________ of change in other parts of the environment. rippleeffect
The four main layers of the rain forest is: Emergent layer, Upper canopy, Understory an _____ . lower canopy

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Geography Of Africa Crossword

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Harming the enviroment Pollution
Population is almost extinct Endangered Species
Growing enough food to feed him and his family Subsistence Farming
A person who does not stay long in the some place Nomads
Extreme scarcity of food Famine
Without rainfall for a long period of time drought
Transforming a forest into cleared land Deforestation
When fertile land becomes deserts Desertification
A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees Savannas
Has an annual rainfall of 400cm Tropical Rainforest
The largest hot desert in the world Sahara
What region is located in of western and north central Africa Sahel

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