population dynamics crossword puzzle
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group of organisms of the same species that live in the same area
number of individuals per unit area
the presence of too many individuals in an area for available resources
occurs when individuals of a population reproduce at a constant rate
as resources become less available the population growth rate slows or stops
the number os organisms of one species that can be supported in an enviroment
study of info about human populations
refers to the number of people of each different age level within a population
resources that can regenerate if they are alive
resources that cannot be replenished by natural process
a way of using natural resources without depleting them or causing long-term environmental harm
the total of all the variety of organisms in a specific area
unwanted change in the environment that is caused by harmful substances, wastes, gases, noise, and radiation

Population Dynamics Crossword

Population Dynamics Crossword
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group of organisms of the same species that live in the same area
number of individuals per unit area
occurs when individuals of population reproduce at constant rate
as resources become less available the population growth rate slows or stops
the number of organism of one species that can be supported in an environment
study of information about human populations
refers to the number of people of each different age level
resources that can regenerate if they are alive or can be replaced by biogeochemical cycles if they are nonliving
resources that cannot be replenished by natural processes
a way of using natural resources without depleting them or causing long term environment harm
total of all the variety of organisms in a specific area

Population Ecology Crossword

Population Ecology Crossword
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All the members of a species living in the same place at the same time.
_____________________ growth means that a population size grows at a faster rate when the population is larger.
Birth rate minus death rate.
The maximum number of offspring that an organism can have in their lifetime.
The maximum population that the ecosystem can support indefinitely.
________________ occurs when individuals or populations attempt to use the same resources.
One organism that consumers another for energy.
Symbiotic relationship where one benefits and the other is harmed.
Symbiotic relationship where both benefit.
Symbiotic relationship where one benefits and the other is unaffected.
The relative distribution or arrangement of a population.
The study of human population growth.
Moving into an area.
Moving out of an area.
The distribution of ages in a specific population at a certain time.
The percentage of members of a group that are likely to survive to any given age.
The number of babies born each year per 1,000 women in a population.
The average number of years a person is to live.
What do you call a model that describes how changes in population size can occur.
Land that can be used to grow crops
Term that means more people are living in cities than in rural areas.

Human Impacts on the Environment Crossword

Human Impacts on the Environment Crossword
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a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmospher
the increase in the number of individuals in a population
environmental conditions that limit the growth, abundance, or distribution of an organism or a population of organisms in an ecosystem.
crops that a region can support without environmental degradation.
the distribution of people among various ages.
the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.
cannot be readily replaced
may include goods or commodities such as wood, paper and leather
cause economic or environmental harm or harm to human health
the action of clearing a wide area of trees.
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.

Chapter 4 Vocabulary Crossword

Chapter 4 Vocabulary Crossword
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Scientific study of interactions among organisms and their environment.
Group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring.
Group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area
All different populations that live together in an area
Biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
All living organisms that inhabit an environment
All life forms on Earth.
Non-living parts of an organism's habitat.
Place where an organism lives.
Any necessity of life such as water nutrients light food or space.
Number of individuals in a population.
Number of individuals per unit Sq.
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex )at each age level in a population
Graph of the number of males and females with different age groups of a population.
Number of males per hundred females in the population.
Graph showing the the number of survivors in different age groups for a particular species.
Moving into a population.
Leaving a population.
Movement from one place to another.
Occurs when a fixed percentage of new people is added to a population each year resulting in ever-increasing population.
An environmental factor that prevents a population from freezing.
Largest number of individuals of a population that an environment can support.
Growth pattern in which a population's growth rate slows or stops following a period of exponential growth.
Dependent factor-are limiting.
A limiting factor whose influence changes with population density; includes competition predation, and disease.
A limiting factor whose influence is not affected by population density; includes catastrophic events.
The growth rate of a population under ideal conditions.

ecosystems Crossword

ecosystems Crossword
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the biotic and abiotic factors in the area where an organism lives.
the physical, chemical, and biological factors that a species needs to survive, stay healthy, and reproduce
when two organisms fight for the same limited resources
one organism captures and feeds upon another
: close relationships between two organisms of different species that live with one another
Both organisms benefit
One organism is benefited, the other organism is neither harmed nor benefited
One organism is harmed, the other organism is benefited
a measurement of the number of individuals living in a defined
refers to how a population is spread in an area.
rapid population increase due to an abundance of resources
is due to a population facing limited resources.
limiting factors limit a population’s growth regardless of the density.

Human/Global Impact Crossword

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

Environmental science crossword

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

AP Biology Ecology Crossword Puzzle

AP Biology Ecology Crossword Puzzle
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A land area that is covered with a shallow layer of water during some or all of the year
A permanently frozen soil layer
behavior that reduces an individual's fitness while increasing the fitness of another individual
A symbiotic relationship in which both participants benefit
An extremely cold, dry biome
Any form of behaviour associated with aggression, including threat, attack, appeasement, or flight
The study of social behavior based on evolutionary theory
a sequence of unlearned acts that is essentially unchangeable and, once initiated, usually carried to completiona sequence of unlearned acts that is essentially unchangeable and, once initiated, usually carried to completion
A species that is not necessarily abundant in a community yet exerts strong control on community structure by the nature of its ecological role or niche
Referring to a type of relationship in which one male mates with just one female
The number or individuals per unit area or volume
A group of individuals of the same species that live in the same area and interbreed, producing fertile offspring
All the organisms that inhabit a particular area; an assemblage of populations of different species living close enough together for potential interaction
awareness, reasoning, recollection, and judgment
The science of animal behavior
Dead organic matter
The area where a freshwater stream or river merged with the ocean
Any of the world's major ecosystem types
A type of ecological succession that occurs in an area where there were originally no organisms present and where soil has not yet formed
A scrubland biome of dense, spiny evergreen shrubs
The maximum population size the can be supported by the available resources, symbolized as K
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits but the other is neither helped not harmed
The study of changes over time in the vital statistics of populations, especially birth rates and death rates
All the organisms in a given area as well as the abiotic factors with which they interact
In animal behavior, the formation at a specific stage in life of a long lasting behavioral response to a specific individual or object
A group of individuals of the same age in a population
A gradual reduction in the strength of a response when a stimulus event is presented repeatedly
A change in activity or turning rate in response to a stimulus
In a lake, the well-lit, open surface waters far from shore
A polygamous mating system involving one female and many males

Human Population Growth - Crossword Puzzle

Human Population Growth - Crossword Puzzle
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development on the edge of cities and towns
tells us the size of a population within various age groups
people leaving an area
number of years someone is expected to live
s-curve
study of population changes
j-curve
ratio of deaths
ratio of births
people coming into an area
number of children born to a woman in her lifetime
how quickly (or slowly) a population's size is increasing (or decreasing)
shift to machines, factories, and mass production
growth of urban areas
changes in a population's growth as it becomes more industrialized/urbanized

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword
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A diagram showing all of the interconnected food chains in an ecosystem
Large variety of organisms and species in an ecosystem
An organism that breaks down dead organisms
A diagram that shows how energy decreases as it travels through the trophic levels of a food chain
A diagram showing a single pathway of energy transfer an ecosystem
An organism that eats both plants and animals
An organism that eats only other animals
An organism that eats only other plants
When two organisms fight over the same resource
All of the different populations of organisms living in an area
All of the living space on earth
Living and nonliving things interacting in an area
All of the members of the same species in an area
The organism that is hunted
The organism that hunts others for food
A trait that helps an organism survive
The scarcest resource that limits a population's size
The largest population size an ecosystem can hold
A type of relationship where one organism benefits while the other organism is harmed
A type of symbiosis where one species benefits and the other is not helped or harmed
A type of symbiosis where two organisms benefit from their relationship with each other
A relationship where to species interact and one is benefitted
Living part of the environment; includes anything made by a living organism
Non living part of the environment
Any organism able to make its own food (aka Producer)
An organism that has to eat other living things to survive (aka consumer)
Used by organisms to do everything it needs to live
Third level consumer. Often top of the food chain
The 1st level consumer. Eats producers