Environment Key Words Crossword

Created
Jan 16, 2017
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The process in which the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, etc. Erosion
In a food web, the effect that a change in the size of one population in the web has on the populations below it. Trophic Cascade
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism Habitat
A system, or a group of interconnected elements, formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their enviroment. Ecosystem
A animal that only eats plants. Herbivore
A animal that only eats meat. Carnivore
A animal that eats both meat and plants. Omnivore
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem. Biodiversity
Pertaining to life. Biotic
Of or characterized by the absence of life or living organisms. Abiotic
A plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location, and which has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health. Invasive Species
An organism, as a plant, that is able to produce it's own food from inorganic substances. Producers
An organism, usually an animal, that feeds on plants or other animals. Consumers
An organism, usually a bacterium or fungus that breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances. Decomposers
The use of land for growing one type of crop. Monoculture
The action or process of classifying something according to shared qualities or characteristics. Classification System
A group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat. Natural Community
The way in which each of two or more things is related to the other or others. Interelationship
An animal of a large group distinguished by the possession of a backbone or spinal column, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes. Vertebrate
An animal lacking a backbone, such as an arthropod, mollusk, annelid, coelenterate, etc. The invertebrates constitute an artificial division of the animal kingdom. Invertebrate
No longer in existence; that has ended or died out. Extinct
The state or quality of being stable; Balanced. Stability
A distinguishing feature or quality. Characteristics
A form of life composed of mutually interdependent parts that maintain various vital processes Organism
Gives birth to live young and not laying eggs. Mammal
Any of various cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an enlonged body covered with scales. Fish
A tree that bears cones and evergreen needlelike or scalelike leaves. They are of major importance as the source of softwood, and also supply resins and turpentine. Coniferous
Shredding the leaves annually, as certain trees and shrubs. Deciduous
A flowerless plant that has feathery or leafy fronds and reproduces by spores released from the undersides of the fronds. Ferns
A plant that produces flowers, fruit and seeds; angiosperm Flowering Plant

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ECOLOGY Crossword

Created
Mar 6, 2016
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non living factors that effect an organism ABIOTICFACTOR
an organism that eats only meat CARNIVORE
the number of people, other living organisms, or crops CARRYINGCAPACITY
a group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat COMMUNITY
an organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or invertebrate, that decomposes organic material. DECOMPOSER
an animal that feeds on dead organic material DETRITIVORES
The ecological role and space that an organism fills in an ecosystem. ECOLOGICALNICHE
The progressive replacement of one dominant type of species or community by another in an ecosystem until a stable climax community is established. ECOLOGICALSUCCESSION
the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment ECOLOGY
to represent the flow of food energy and the feeding relationships between organisms FOODCHAIN
A graphical model showing the interconnecting food chains in an ecological community FOODWEB
an organism that eats only plants HERBIVORE
Non-native species disrupting and replacing native species INVASIVESPECIES
A factor present in an environment that controls a process, particularly the growth, abundance or distribution of a population of organisms in an ecosystem. LIMITINGFACTORS
both benefits MUTUALISM
an organism that eats plants and animals OMNIVORE
the amount of organisms of the same species in an area POPULATION
one is predator, one is prey PREDATION
an organism that makes its own food PRODUCER
A position in a food chain or Ecological Pyramid occupied by a group of organisms with similar feeding mode. TROPHICLEVEL
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment ECOSYSTEM
the increasing concentration of toxic substances within each successive link in the food chain. BIOTICFACTORS
a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance KEYSTONESPECIES
An organism that generally obtains food by feeding on other organisms CONSUMER

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Ecology Crossword

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Feb 9, 2017
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The process which green plants and some organisms use sunlight to make food photosynthesis
An organism that gets food by eating other organisms consumer
An organism that produces food from photosynthesis producer
An organism that feeds on dead or decaying organisms decomposer
Contains chlorophyll and is found in the cell of a plant chloroplast
surrounds a plant cell cell wall
A animal without a backbone invertebrate
A animal with a backbone vertebrate
The environment of a animal,plant or other organism habitat
A system of interlocking and interdependent food chains food web
The process of classifying something according to shared characteristics classification
A non-native species introduced species
something that has evolved in a particular region over a long period of time native species
A major ecological community biome
A group of organisms that live in the same place population

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Ecology crossword puzzle

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May 4, 2016
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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

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Ecology Crossword

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May 5, 2016
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an animal that feeds on flesh carnivore
maximum population in a environment carrying capacity
interacting group of species in a common location community
recieve energy by consuming other organisms consumer
animal that feeds on dead organic materials detritivores
role a specie plays in its environment ecological niche
process which ecosystems change and develop ecological succession
biology that deals with relations of organisms ecology
community of living organisms ecosystem
organism each dependent on the next as source of food food chain
a system of interlocking and interdependent food chains food web
feeds on plants herbivore
species in which other species depend on keystone species
plant, fungus, or animals invasive species
resources are enviromental conditions limit growth limiting factors
symbiosis that is beneficial to both organisms multualism
eats both plants and animals omnivore
amount of species in a particular area population
the praying on one animals on others predation
autotrophic organism that serves as a source of food for other organisms producer
each of several hiearchieal in an ecosystem trophic level
non living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and ecosystems abiotic fcts
pesticides or heavy metal that move up in the food chain biological magni
two species competing for the same resource cannot coexist comp excl p.
any factor limiting the size of the population D.D.F
Both living and non living that can influence the size of the population D.I.F
living components of a ecosystem bio fac
variety of life bio div.
organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms decom

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Key Ecology Terms Crossword

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Nov 7, 2016
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Hunts other organisms in order to feed on them Predator
Hunted by other organisms Prey
Biological interaction between predator & prey Predation
Feeds on animal tissue Carnivore
Feeds on plant matter Herbivore
Method used is without opinion or preference Fair test
Produced when the method used is the same each time it is repeated Reliable data
Occurs naturally between coexisting organisms for food, nutrients & mates Competition
Feature important for survival, may make an organism better suited to a habitat Adaptation
Feeds on dead organic matter (detritus) Detritivore
A living system e.g. plant, animal, fungus, micro Organism
All the conditions that surround a living organism Environment
An area where a particular organism will live Habitat
Animal without a skeletal structure Invertebrate
Living things of the same type Species
A community and its habitat Ecosystem

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Ecosystems Crossword

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Nov 25, 2016
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The nonliving parts of an ecosystem Abiotic Factor
A predator that is at the top of a food chain and that is not preyed upon by any other animal Apex Predator
A living part of an ecosystem Biotic Factor
A relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped or harmed Commensalism
An interaction that occurs when organisms try to get the same resources Competition
All the populations of organisms in an ecosystem Community
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms Consumer
A helpful interaction among organisms living in a limited area that aids each organism's survival Cooperation
An organsim that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms and the wastes of living things Decomposer
The process in which fixed nitrogen compounds are converted back into nitrogen gas and returned to the atmosphere Denitrification
All the living and nonliving parts of an environment as well as the ineractions among them Ecosystem
An organism that a parasite lives in or on Host
An environmental factor that prevents a population from increasing Limiting Factor
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both organisms benefit Mutualism
An organism's role in its environment Niche
The process that converts nitrogen in the atmosphere into compounds in the soil that are useful to a varity of organisms Nitrogen Fixation
An organism that lives in or on another organism and benefits at the other organism's expense Parasite
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is harmed Parasitism
A process by which plants use the sun's energy to make food Photosynthesis
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same place Population
A relationship in which one animal hunts, kills and eats another animal Predation
An organism that eats producers Primary Comsumer
An organism in a food web or food chain that makes its own food Producer
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species (3 types-mutualism, commensalism, parasitism) Symbiosis
A feeding level in an ecosystem Trophic Level

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Environmental science crossword

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Jan 25, 2017
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The study of how organisms interact with each other Ecology
All living things and their physical environments within a particular area Ecosystem
Change over time Evolution
An organisms habitat resource use and fundamental role in a community Niche
The variety of organisms in an area Biodiversity
Able to meet current demand for a resource without depending the future supply Sustainable
Largest group of organisms In which 2 individuals can produce fertile offspring Species
The process by which new species are generated Speciation
The Disappearance of a species from Earth Extinction
The extinction of an organism or species in one area Extirpation
Anything an organism needs to survive Resources
Killing of an animal illegally Poaching
Any part of an ecosystem that is living or used to be living Biotic factor
Members of a species that live in the same area at the same time Population
Matter that makes up earth and it's atmosphere Geosphere

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Ecology vocabulary crossword puzzle

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Dec 4, 2016
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What are animals called that eat meat? Carnivores
Animals that eat plants are? Herbivores
If animals eat both plants and meat they are called Omnivores
If the number of organisms that an environment can support due to limited resources it is Carrying capacity
If an organism cant carry out photosynthesis then they will have to eat on other organisms they are called ? Heterotrophs
A section of biospheres that has different types of organism intereacting with each other and with their environment is called Ecosystem
If a animal feeds on a herbivore and they are carnivores their known as Secondary consumers
The living things that lives in an area and interacts with each and also depend with each others are called Biotic Factors
The non-living things that living things need in order to survive are called Abiotic factors
A diagram that shows the transfer of food energy from one organism to the next organism is called Food chain
A web that is made of more than two food chain inter connect is Food web
A herbivore that feeds on plants are called Primary consumers
Are plants and algae they produce their own food thought process of photosynthesis are Autotrophs
A plant that uses photosynthesis to store energy is called Producers
The struggle between members of the same species or different species for limited reasources is called Competition
If the number of specfic organism in an area is known as Population density
A symbiotic relationship in which both organism benefit is called as Mutualism
A close long term of relationships between two organism of different species is called Symbiosis
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is neither helped or harmed is called Commensalism
A role of an organism in an ecosystemis called a Niche

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Ecology Crossword for Science

Created
Jul 21, 2016
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Non living factors in an environment. Abiotic
Things having been changed to help the creature survive or better change to its habitat/situation. Adaptation
Opposite of descendant. Ancestor
One of the five Kingdoms, not plants, fungi, prokaryotes or the eukaryotes. Animalia
Living organism which feeds mainly on living matter. Can be domesticated. Animal
An invertebrate animal of the large phylum Arthropoda, such as an insect, spider, or crustacean. Arachnids are also classed under this. Arthropod
The standard amount of something that is taken as 'normal' / usual. Average
The type of adaptation involving, relating to, or emphasizing behaviour. Behavioural
Variety of plant and animal life in the world/particular habitat, a high level being considered important. Biodiversity
Relating to the living organism/factors in the environment. Biotic
Meat eater. Carnivore
Something that is the main ingredient in making plant cell walls. Cellulose
Series of questions and instructions to help identify an unknown object/organism. Classification Key
All the living organisms in a certain area. Community
Organisms that get their energy by eating other living organisms. Consumer
Organisms that feed on dead plant and animal materials that help them to decay. Decomposer
An animal that feeds on dead organic material. Detritivore
Opposite of nocturnal; sleeping during the day. Diurnal
The role and position a species has in its environment, how it meets its needs for food and shelter, how it survives, and how it reproduces also the Abiotic and Biotic factors. Ecological Niche
A graphical model that illustrates the flow of energy through different forms of life in an ecosystem. Ecological Pyramid
The branch of biology which deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. Ecology
Biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment in which they live. Ecosystem
Internal skeleton. Endoskeleton
Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives/operates. Environment
The type of substance Rennet is. Enzyme
An educated guess/roughly calculated. Estimate
Organism with membranes around the organelles, also having a nucleus. Eukaryote
Over the years, having developed and grown/changes. eg. Monkey to man. Evolution
External skeleton. Exoskeleton
Type of variable. Something that can change and influence the result. Factor
The number of Kingdoms. Five
The show of energy transfer through interacting organisms, the feeding relationship between all the biotic components. Food Chain
Shows all the interlinked chains/connections of food. Food Web

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Biomes Crossword

Created
Sep 7, 2016
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The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

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