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Abiotic factor
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Denitrification
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Ecological pyramid
Ecology
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Food chain
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Herbivores
Heterotrophs
Limiting nutrient
Nitrogen fixation
Nutrients
Omnivore
Photosynthesis
Phytoplankton
Population
Primary producers
Scavenger
Species
Trophic level
Zooplankton

Interactions in Ecosystems Word Search

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biodegradation
prey
omnivore
phytoplankton
ecology
pyramid of biomass
parasite
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zooplankton
primary consumers
detrivores
biosphere
abiotic factor
food chain
host
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population
nutrient
autotrophs
dynamic equilibrium
biotic factors
predator
herbivore

C3 THE BIOSPHERE VOCABULARY Word Search

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Abiotic factor
Autotroph
Biogeochemical cycle
Biomass
Biome
Biosphere
Biotic factor
Carnivore
Chemosynthesis
Community
Consumer
Decomposer
Denitrification
Detritivore
Ecological pyramid
Ecology
Ecosystem
Food chain
Food web
Herbivore
Heterotroph
Limiting nutrient
Nitrogen fixation
Nutrient
Omnivore
Photosynthesis
Phytoplankton
Population
Primary producer
Scavenger
Species
Trophic Level
Zooplankton

Ecosystems Word Search

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carbon
niche
function
interdependent
parasitism
commensalism
symbiosis
energy pyramid
ecology
abiotic
biotic
habitat
interconnected
fuel
heterotroph
autotroph
food web
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predator
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Carnivore
Herbivore
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photosynthesis
Food Chain
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Decomposers
Consumers
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Ecosystems Word Search

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Abiotic
Autotrophs
Biotic
Carbon cycle
Carrying capacity
Coexist
Commensalism
Community
Competition
Consumer
Cooperation
Decomposer
Denitrification
Detivore
Ecology
Ecosystem
Energy pyramid
Food Chain
Food web
Habitat
Heterotroph
Host
Limiting factors
Mutualism
Niche
Nitrogen cycle
Nitrogen fixation
Organism
Parasitism
Population
Population Density
Predator
Prey
Producer
Species
Symbiosis
Trophic level

Ecology Crossword

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A series of of steps how organisms transfer food into energy Food chain
Network of animels feeding habits Food web
The steps in a food web/chain Trophic levels
Sunlight/chemical energy converted into forms that cells can use Autotrophs
The study of interaction between organisms and their environment. Ecology
A consumer that eats Meat. Carnivore
An organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
Eating something Consumer
Eats plants Herbivore
None living part of a environment Abiotic factor
Population as a whole Community
A group of individuals of the same species. Population
Living factors in the environment. Biotic factor
Place on earth where life is Biosphere
Similar organisms that breed/produce Species
Ecosystem that has close to the same climates and organisms. Biome
Living in a place together with their physical environment is known as what? Ecosystem
Eats both plants and animals Omnivores
Eats already dead or found animals Scavengers
organisms in an ecosystem that produce biomass from inorganic compounds Primary producer
Why are plants green? Photosynthesis
of organic compounds by bacteria or other living organisms using energy derived from reactions involving inorganic chemicals, typically in the absence of sunlight. Chemosynthesis
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances. Heterotroph
an animal that feeds on dead organic material, especially plant detritus. Detritivore

Chapter 2: Principles of Ecology Crossword

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scientific study of all the interrelationships between organisms and their environment ecology
relatively thin layer of Earth and its atmosphere that supports life biosphere
any living factor in an organism's environment biotic
large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and have similar types of communities biome
any nonliving factor in an organism's environment, such as soil, water temperature,and light availability abiotic
group of organisms of the same species that occupy the same geographic place at the same time population
biological community and all the nonliving factors that affect it ecosystem
physical area in which an organism lives habitat
organism that captures energy from sunlight or inorganic substances to produce its own food autotroph
exchange of matter through the biosphere involving living organisms, chemical processes, and geological processes biogeochemical
total mass of living matter at each trophic level boimass
heterotroph that preys on other heterotrophs carnivore
symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other organism is neither helped nor harmed commensalism
process in which fixed nitrogen compounds are converted back into nitrogen gas and returned to the atmosphere denitrification
heterotroph that decomposes organic material and returns the nutrients to soil. air . and water, making the nutrients available to other organisms detritivore
simplified model that shows a single path for energy flow through an ecosystem food chain
model that shows many interconnected food chains and pathways in which energy and matter flow through an ecosystem food web
heterotroph that eats only plants herbivore
organism that cannot make its own food and gets its nutrients and energy requirements by feeding on other organisms heterotroph
anything that takes up space and has mass matter
symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit mutualism
role, or position, of an organism in its environment niche
process in which nitrogen gas is captured and converted into a form plants can use nitrogen fixation
chemical substance that living organisms obtain from the environmentto carry out li nutrient
chemical substance that living organisms obtain from the environment to carry out life processes and sustain life nutrient
heterotroph that consumes both plants and animals omnivore
symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits at the expense of another organism parasitism

Ecology Vocab Word Search

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abiotic
Autotroph
Biomass
bioshpere
biotic
carbon cycle
Carnivor
competition
consumer
decomposer
ecology
ecosystem
Food chain
Food web
habitat
Herbivore
heterotroph
hibernation
invasive species
migration
mutualism
niche
nitrogen cycle
omnivore
organisms
parasitism
population
predation
prey
producer
succession
symbiosis
trophic levels

Ecology Word Search

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SYMBIOSIS
PRODUCER
PREY
PEDATOR
OMNIVORE
PARASITISM
MUTUALISM
HOST
HERBIVORE
FOOD WEB
FOOD CHAIN
ECOSYSTEM
CONSUMER
COMMENSALISM
CARNIVORE
BIOTIC FACTOR
BIOSPHERE
ABIOTIC FACTOR
HETEROTROPH
AUTOTROPH

Tariq word search

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Limiting nutrient
denitrification
Nitrogen fixation
Nutrient
Biogeochemical cycle
Biomass
Ecological pyramid
Trophic level
Zooplankton
Food web
Phytoplankton
Food chain
Detritivore
Decomposers
Scanvengers
Carnivor
Consumer
Heterotroph
Chemosynthesis
Photosynthesis
Primary producer
Autotrophs
Abiotic factor
Biotic factor
Biome
Ecosystem
Ecology
Community
Population
Species
Biosphere

Ecology crossword puzzle

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Organisms that make their own food autotroph
The variety of species in an ecosystem biodiversity
Organic matter that derives from living or recently living organisms biomass
The area on earth were organisms live biosphere
An organism that only gains energy from other animals carnivore
The maximum quantity of organisms in an area carrycapacity
All the organisms in a habitat working together community
An organism that gains energy from deceased organisms decomposer
Form of biology ecology
Representation of energy flow energy pyramid
A simple diagram that represents the consumption of organisms in an ecosystem foodchain
Complex combination of food chains foodweb
An organism that only gains energy from plants herbivore
Animal that gets it's energy from autotrophs heterotroph
An object or organism the limits the growth of a population limiting factor
Organism that eats meat and plants omnivore
amount of organisms in one species population
An organism that hunts another organism predator
An organism that is hunted by a predator prey