Type
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organic
agriculture
estuary
wetland
watershed
ecosystem
biodiversity
ecogram
sustainability
ecological footprint
service learning
sense of place

Biodiversity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

living biotic factors
non-living abiotic factors
the rich variety of life on earth. biodiverity
all the living and non-living parts of a community. ecosystem
the study of the interactions between organisms and their enviorment. ecology
the place in which an organism lives. habitat
all the members of a species in an ecosystem population
all the population in an ecosystem community
part of earth that contains all ecosystems. biosphere
everything that surrounds are animal, or plant, including living/non-living things enviorment

Ecology crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Environmental science crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Biosphere Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Living organism that affect other organisms Biotic Factor
Climate that is normally warm, and sunny. Tropical climate
The variety and variability of life on earth Biodiversity
The natural home of an organism Habitat
Harvesting a resource to the point of diminishing returns. Overharvesting
A fuel directly derived from from living matter Biofuel
Energy made from within the earth's crust Geothermal energy
The maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely Carrying capacity
The impact of a human or community on the environment Ecological footprint
Convert waste into reusable material. Recycle
Plants or animals that are nonnative to the ecosystem and will cause harm. Invasive species

Human Impact, Climate & Sustainability Word Search

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Word Search
Description

limiting factor
sustainability
over exploitation
ecological footprint
urbanization
pollution
reduce
reuse
dump
landfill
ecosystem
community
recycle
heat island
alternative energy
over harvesting
abiotic
biotic
invasive species
habitat loss
hippo
species extinction
species
population
niche
climate
deforestation
biomes
threatened species
global extinction
endangered species
biodiversity
population growth

Geography! Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Polar
Mountain
UNESCO
BOLTSS
Longitude
World Heritage Site
Ocean
Continents
Compass
Grid Reference
Area Reference
Pandas
Food webs
Citizenship
Map
Ecosystem
Endangered
Deforestation
Agriculture
Atlas
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
Sustainability
Atmosphere
Physical
Human
Everglades
Coral Reefs
Deserts
Rainforests
Wetlands
Global Environments

ECOLOGY Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

abiotic
biodiversity
biology
biomes
biosphere
biotic
commensalism
community
conservation
consumer
ecology
ecosystem
endangered
extinct
global warming
habitat
mutualism
niche
parasitism
population
producer
species
succession
symbiosis
threatened

Ecology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

large geographical region that contains similar ecosystems. Biome
a group of members of the same species that live in a particular area. population
made up of populations of different species that live and interact in an area. Community
all living parts of the ecosystem. Biotic Factors
taking responsibility for managing & protecting the environment. Stewardship
the part of the planet where life exist. Biosphere
a group of similar organisms. Species
all living things & non- living things on earth & their interactions with one Environment
the layer of gasses that surrounds the earth. Atmosphere
a group of individual parts that work as a whole to accomplish a task. System
the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment. Ecology
all the non living factors (physical things) Abiotic
populations of living organisms continue to interact and reproduce or survives & works well overtime. sustainability
a place or environment where an organism lives. Habitat
a complex self regulating system which living things interact with non living things. Ecosystem
the earth's solid outer layer. Lithosphere
all the different types of organisms in an area. Biodiversity
all water on the earth. Hydrosphere
the role that a given species plays in its environment. Niche
to look at the whole picture everything is considered Holistic Approach

6.7 Watershed Key terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The land area that supplies water to a river system. Watershed
A ridge of land that separates two watersheds Divide
A stream that flows into a larger stream Tributary
Is the saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water Salinity
A river and alot of tributaries River System
The purity of water; how much of other substances are in the water besies the water itself Water Quality
The process of water, ice, wind, or gravity moving sediments Erosion
Pieces of rock or soil that are frequently carried away by moving water in rivers and streams. Sediment
The process of sediment settling ("dropping") in a new location Deposition
The cloudiness or clarity of the water, it determains water quality Turbidity
A broad, flat valley that a river flows through. Flood plain
An area of land that is covered with a shallow layer of waterduring at least part of the year. Wetland
A body of water where fresh water and salt water mix together Estuary
Organisms without backbones, which are visable to the eye without the aid of a microscope (crayfish, snail, worm) Macroinvertebrate
Nonliving factors of a ecosystem Abiotic
The living factors in an ecosystem Biotic
A wetland that looks like a flooded forest with trees and shrubs, most common in the south Swamp
A wetland with tall grass-like plants and no trees. Marsh
A marsh that has brackish or salt water near a coastline. Salt Marsh
Water from precipitation that flows over the ground surface instead of soaking into the ground Runoff
Water that is partly salt and partly fresh, characteritics of estuaries Brackish
This measures how much acidity is in the water. 1-14 PH Potential Hydrogen
A wetland that has mostly mosses, without grasses or trees, most common in the north Bog
Both the living community and the nonliving factors that affect it Ecosystem

Activity 5-Ecology Crossword puzzle

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Crossword
Description

non-living organisms in an ecosystem Abiotic
interaction between two different species living in a ecosystem symbiosis
the ratio of the number of births to the size of the population natality
the number of deaths in a given area or period mortality
living organisms in the ecosystem biotic
beneficial to both organisms mutualism
a community of interacting organisms and their physical environment ecosystem
the number of all the organisms of the same group or species population
a species that other species in the ecosystem depends on keystone species
one of the two types of biological and ecological succession of plant life primary succesion
the series of community changes which take place on a damaged habitat secondary succession
the process of certain organisms that move up the food chain biological magnification
the number of organisms a region can support without environmental issues carrying capacity
the extinction of a large number of species within a short period of time mass exstinction
a graph that shows the biomass or bio productivity at each trophic level ecological pyramid
factors that effect the size of the population density dependent factors
weather/climate that influence the population size density independent factors
environmental conditions that limit certain things for organisms in the ecosystem limiting factor
the variety of life in the world/habitat biodiversity
the important benefits for organisms that comes from species working in the ecosystem ecosystem services