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.

population dynamics crossword puzzle

population dynamics crossword puzzle
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Crossword
Description

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

Ecosystems Crossword

Ecosystems Crossword
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Crossword
Description

The nonliving parts of an ecosystem
A predator that is at the top of a food chain and that is not preyed upon by any other animal
A living part of an ecosystem
A relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped or harmed
An interaction that occurs when organisms try to get the same resources
All the populations of organisms in an ecosystem
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
A helpful interaction among organisms living in a limited area that aids each organism's survival
An organsim that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms and the wastes of living things
The process in which fixed nitrogen compounds are converted back into nitrogen gas and returned to the atmosphere
All the living and nonliving parts of an environment as well as the ineractions among them
An organism that a parasite lives in or on
An environmental factor that prevents a population from increasing
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both organisms benefit
An organism's role in its environment
The process that converts nitrogen in the atmosphere into compounds in the soil that are useful to a varity of organisms
An organism that lives in or on another organism and benefits at the other organism's expense
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is harmed
A process by which plants use the sun's energy to make food
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same place
A relationship in which one animal hunts, kills and eats another animal
An organism that eats producers
An organism in a food web or food chain that makes its own food
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species (3 types-mutualism, commensalism, parasitism)
A feeding level in an ecosystem

Ecology crossword puzzle

Ecology crossword puzzle
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Organisms that make their own food
The variety of species in an ecosystem
Organic matter that derives from living or recently living organisms
The area on earth were organisms live
An organism that only gains energy from other animals
The maximum quantity of organisms in an area
All the organisms in a habitat working together
An organism that gains energy from deceased organisms
Form of biology
Representation of energy flow
A simple diagram that represents the consumption of organisms in an ecosystem
Complex combination of food chains
An organism that only gains energy from plants
Animal that gets it's energy from autotrophs
An object or organism the limits the growth of a population
Organism that eats meat and plants
amount of organisms in one species
An organism that hunts another organism
An organism that is hunted by a predator

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

Population Dynamics Crossword

Population Dynamics Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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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Crossword
Description

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.

Chapter 4 Vocabulary Crossword

Chapter 4 Vocabulary Crossword
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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.

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword
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Description

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

Pollution and the Environment Crossword

Pollution and the Environment Crossword
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Crossword
Description

contamination of the earth
excessive amount of noise or an unpleasant sound that causes ...
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants
an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes changes in climate that may result from the greenhouse effect.
caused by oil spills and factory waste
smoke and other pollutants combined with fog
harmful to humans and the environment
one that can be used again and again
can only be used once
destroyed by CFCs
another word for poisonous
pollutants can affect the
Americans produce more _______________ than any other nation

Environmental science crossword

Environmental science crossword
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Crossword
Description

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