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The sexual or asexual process by which organisms generate new individuals of the same kind; procreation. reproduction
Is a biological principle that follows a format in which a population of life forms grows at a faster rate when the population is larger. exponential growth
Occurs when the growth rate decreases as the population reaches carrying capacity. Carrying capacity is the maximum number of individuals in a population that the environment can support. logistic growth
A nerve cell that conducts impulses from a sense organ to the central nervous system. sensory
Pertains to the number of a species that an environment can sustain, considering the limiting factors at play (e.g. food, water, competition, etc.). ... Accordingly, the carrying capacity is the population size at which the population growth rate equals zero. carrying captivity
Organisms that depend only on green plants or plant produce for their nutrition. For Example: Cow, goat, rabbit, etc. herbivore
Is the balanced state of having adequate biological defenses to fight infection, disease, or other unwanted biological invasion, while having adequate tolerance to avoid allergy, and autoimmune diseases. immunity
The sum total of the physical and chemical processes in an organism by which oxygen is conveyed to tissues and cells, and the oxidation products, carbon dioxide and water, are given off. respiration
Is an interaction between organisms or species in which both the species are harmed. Limited supply of at least one resource (such as food, water, and territory) used by both can be a factor. competition
As the irreversible increase in the dry mass of an organism. It is brought about by an increase in cell size or number. In plants, growth occurs throughout the lifetime of the plant. growth
Loss of volume of a liquid by conversion into vapor. evaporation
The act or means of moving molecules or ions across (cell membrane) or through (bloodstream) (general) The movement (of something) from one place to another. transportation
Is made up of plants, animals, microorganisms, soil, rocks, minerals, water sources and the local atmosphere interacting with one another ecosystem
Food, or any nourishing substance assimilated by an organism, and required for growth, repair, and normal metabolism. nutrient
A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo sapiens. adjective. Of, pertaining to, having the attributes of, a being belonging to the species of the Homo sapiens. human
The loss or removal of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds; specifically : reduction of nitrates or nitrites commonly by bacteria (as in soil) that usually results in the escape of nitrogen into the air. denitrification
The conversion of atmospheric nitrogen into a combined form (as ammonia) through chemical and especially biological action (as that of soil rhizobia) nitrogenfixation
The complex process by which carbon dioxide, water, and certain inorganic salts are converted into carbohydrates by green plants, algae, and certain bacteria, using energy from the sun and chlorophyll. photosynthesis
Resources are environmental conditions that limit the growth, abundance, or distribution of an organism or a population of organisms in an ecosystem. limiting fACTORS
Any factor limiting the size of a population whose effect is dependent on the number of individuals in the population. For example, disease will have a greater effect in limiting the growth of a large population, since overcrowding facilitates its spread. density dependent
Is an organism that eats another organism. predator prey relationships
Is a high-energy molecule found in every cell. Its job is to store and supply the cell with needed energy. atp
Factors that lead to population growth: ... rate at which individuals enter or leave a population. immigration (definition) the process of individuals moving into a range from elsewhere. immigration
Migration from a place (especially migration from your native country in order to settle in another).Pertaining to animals that are moving away from their natural environment into another geographical niche. emigration
A group of organisms of one species that interbreed and live in the same place at the same time population

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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

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Ecosystems Crossword

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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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Ecology Crossword

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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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THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION AND NATURAL SELECTION Crossword

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change in the heritable traits of biological populations over successive generations Evolution
any characteristic of an individual that allows it to survive to produce more offspring Natural Selection
a trait with acurrent functional role in the life of an orangism that is maintained and evolved by natural selection Adaptation
the genetic contribution of an individual to the next generation's gene pool relative to the average for the population Fitness
any preserved evidence of life from a past geological age, such as the impressions and remains of organisms Fossil
structures derived from a common ancestor or same evolutionary or developmental origin Homologous Structure
similar form or function, but that were not present in the last common ancestor of those groups Analogous Structure
a structure in an organism that has lost all or most of its original function in the course of evolution Vestigal Structure
the process whereby organisms not closely related, independently evolve similar traits Convergent Evolution
the accumulation of differences between groups which can lead to the formation of new species Divergent Evolution
the diversification of a group of organisms into forms filling different ecological niches Adaptive Radiation
the intentional breeding of plants and animals Artifical Selection
the influence of closely associated species on each other in their evolution Coevolution

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Human Impacts on the Environment Crossword

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a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmospher Global warming
the increase in the number of individuals in a population population growth
environmental conditions that limit the growth, abundance, or distribution of an organism or a population of organisms in an ecosystem. Limiting Factor
crops that a region can support without environmental degradation. Carrying Capacity
the distribution of people among various ages. Age Structure
the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects. Pollution
cannot be readily replaced nonrenewable resources
may include goods or commodities such as wood, paper and leather renewable resources
cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health invasive species
the action of clearing a wide area of trees. deforestation
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem. biodiversity

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EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION Crossword

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the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock. Fossils
make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify. Adapt
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. Species
the process of developing or being developed. Development
the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries. Geography
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure. HomologousStructure
in genealogy, any person to whom two or more persons claim descent; also, the most recent ancestral form or species from which two different species evolved. CommonAncestor
structures are similar or resembling in certain respects, in function or in appearance but not in evolutionary origin or developmental origin. AnalogousStructure
relying on or derived from observation or experiment. Empirical
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form. Organism
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It is the carrier of genetic information. DNA
a distinctive attribute or aspect of something. Features
any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates. Bones
a period of ten years. Decades
the arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex. Structure
an anatomical feature that no longer seems to have a purpose in the current form of an organism of the given species. VestigialStructure
the branch of biology and medicine concerned with the study of embryos and their development. Embryology
The investigation and comparison of the structures of different organisms. ComparativeAnatomy
an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. CharlesDarwin
the process by which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed and diversified from earlier forms during the history of the earth. Evolution

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Ecology vocabulary crossword puzzle

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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

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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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Environmental science crossword

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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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Cycles of Nature, Relationships, Populations Crossword

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the processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, involving the use of carbon dioxide y photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels. carbon cycle
the cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land water cycle
the series of processes by which nitrogen and its compounds are interconverted in the environment and in living organisms, including nitrogen fixation and decomposition nitrogen cycle
the process of a substance in a liquid state changing to a gaseous state due to an increase in temperature and/or pressure evaporation
the process where plants absorb water through the roots and then give off water vapor through pores in their leaves transpiration
water released from clouds in the form of rain, freezing rain, sleet, snow, or hail precipitation
a process in living organisms involving the production of energy, typically with the intake of oxygen and the release of carbon dioxide respiration
The separation of a substance into simpler substances or basic elements decomposition
the chemical processes by which atmospheric nitrogen is assimilated into organic compounds, such as Ammonia or Nitrate, especially by certain microorganisms as part of the nitrogen cycle. nitrogen fixation
the loss or removal of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds commonly by bacteria (as in soil) that usually results in the escape of nitrogen into the air. denitrification
excessive richness of nutrients in a lake or other body of water, frequently due to runoff from the land, which causes a dense growth of plant life and death of animal life from lack of oxygen eutrophication
an interaction between organisms or species in which both the species are harmed. Limited supply of at least one resource (such as food, water, and territory) used by both can be a factor. competition
A relationship between two organisms of unlike species in which one of them acts as predator that captures and feeds on the other organism that serves as the prey predation
the way two organisms of different species exist in a relationship in which each individual benefits from the activity of the other mutualism
a non-mutual symbiotic relationship between species, where one species, the parasite, benefits at the expense of the other, the host parasitism
a relationship between two organisms where one receives a benefit and the other is not affected by it commensalism
the maximum, equilibrium number of organisms of a particular species that can be supported in a given environment carrying capacity
Type of limiting factors of a population such as weather, storms, droughts, etc. density independent
Type of limiting factor of a population that depends on the density and are biotic in nature density dependent
a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume density
The arrangement or configuration of a population in a given area Dispersion
When the resources are unlimited in the habitat, the population of an organism may grow in this fashion. Exponential
population growth that occurs when the growth rate decreases as the population reaches carrying capacity logistic

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