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population
community
photosynthesis
consumeres
plankton
shoreline
grasslands
rainforest
deciduous
estuary
aquatic
terrestrial
biotic
organism
producer
decomposer
ecosystem
omnivore
carnivore
herbivore

Ecosystems Word Search

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carbon
niche
function
interdependent
parasitism
commensalism
symbiosis
energy pyramid
ecology
abiotic
biotic
habitat
interconnected
fuel
heterotroph
autotroph
food web
organism
scavenger
predator
prey
Carnivore
Herbivore
Omnivore
photosynthesis
Food Chain
Ecosystem
Decomposers
Consumers
Producers

Ecosystems Crossword

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An animal that only eats meat carnivore
An animal that only eats plants herbivore
An animal that eats both plants and meat omnivore
Needed to be able to do work energy
A place where biotic and abiotic things live ecosystem
A place where the climate is hot and dry Desert
A place where the climate is hot and wet Tropical Rainforest
A living thing that produces its own food Producer
An aquatic ecosystem where many animals live Ocean
The weather and the precipitaion of an ecosystem Climate
How many animals live in an ecosystem Population
Two animals that depend on each other to live Interdependence
Animals and plants that eat each other from different ecosystems Food Web
Plants and animals that eat each other in the same ecosystem Food chain
A water ecosystem aquatic
An aquatic ecosystem that is waterlogged at all times Marshes
A living thing biotic
A non living thing abiotic
A grassy place in a tropical region. You can find these in Africa and may see a lion or elephant Savanna
An aquatic ecosystem with brackish water Estuaries
A mix between salt and fresh water Brackish
An ecosystem that has plants and animals Biodiversity
An animal that breaks down left overs Decomposer
An animal or person that eats or uses something Consumer
A land ecosystem Terrestrial
An ecosystem that we have alot of in North Carolina Deciduous Forest
A small body of water that is an aquatic ecosystem Lakes and ponds
A green pigment found in plants that help provide energy for photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An energy that flows through plants to help them grow Photosynthesis

Ecosystems Vocabulary Word Search

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photosynthesis
biotic factors
abiotic factors
carnivore
omnivore
herbivore
decomposer
producer
consumer
organism
individual
ecosystem
community
population

Exploring Ecology Word Search

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MrJenkinsclass
water
sand
estuary
plankton
marine ecosystems
tundra
desert
savanna
forest biome
adaptation
pioneer species
succession
nitrogen cycle
pollinator
coevolution
parasite
parasitism
commensalism
mutualism
sysmbiosis
warning coloration
defensive chemicals
camouflage
predator
prey
competition
carrying capacity
limiting factors
energy pyramid
foodweb
foodchain
omnivores
carnivore
herbivore
producers
biosphere
ecosystem
community
population
abiotic
biotic
ecology

Chapter 3 Vocabulary Word Search

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Abiotic factor
Autotrophs
Biogeochemical cycle
Biomass
Biome
Biosphere
Biotic factor
Carnivores
Chemosynthesis
Community
Consumer
Decomposer
Denitrification
Detritivores
Ecological pyramid
Ecology
Ecosystem
Food chain
Food web
Herbivores
Heterotrophs
Limiting nutrient
Nitrogen fixation
Nutrients
Omnivore
Photosynthesis
Phytoplankton
Population
Primary producers
Scavenger
Species
Trophic level
Zooplankton

Ecology Word Search

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Description

home
human
air
respire
habitat
ecosystem
web
chain
glucose
food
flora
fauna
forest
reef
swamp
dessert
marine
flowers
trees
humous
worms
microorganisms
plants
animals
omnivore
carnivore
herbivore
energy
chlorophyll
sun
photosynthesis
producers
consumers
decomposers
carbon
Environment

Ecology Crossword

Type
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Description

an individual living thing composed of one or more cells Organism
organism that must obtain nutrients and energy from eating other organisms consumer
another term for producer autotroph
The complete destruction of every member of a species extinction
energy links between different organisms in an ecosystem food chain
very similar organism that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring species
a group of organisms of the same species living in an ecosystem population
organism that breaks down chemical compounds made by living things decomposer
organism that consumes only animal tissue consumer
the second level of consumer that eats herbivores secondary consumer
the place organisms live habitat
the non-living components of an ecosystem abiotic factors
the study of the relationships and interactions of living things with their environment ecology
animals that hunt for other living animals predator
organism that can produce their own food through the process of photosynthesis producer
the primary level of consumer that eats producers primary consumer
the living components of an ecosystem biotic factors
a community of organisms in an environment ecosystem
another term for consumer heterotroph
the animal hunted by other animals prey
the overlapping of food chains in an ecosystem food web
organism that consumes only plant tissue herbivore
organism that must obtain nutrients and energy from eating other organisms consumer
the part of the Earth in which life can exist biosphere
the third level of consumer, generally a carnivore tertiary consumer
organism that consumes both plant and animal tissue omnivore
the role of an organism and what it needs to survive in its ecosystem. niche
the interaction between two organisms that require the same resource competition
all living components of an ecosystem community
a major ecological community occupying a large geographic region biome

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

Ecosystems Word Search

Type
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rainforest
deciduous
temperate
alpine tundra
grassland
taiga
savanna
chaparral
desert
tundra
photosynthesis
producer
prey
predator
population
organism
omnivore
herbivore
habitat
food web
food chain
ecosystem
decomposer
consumer
community
carnivore
climate
biotic factor
biome
abiotic factor

Ecosystem Vocabulary Crossword

Type
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Description

All the living and non-living things in an area and their interactions Ecosystem
Part of the environment that is alive or was alive at one time Biotic factors
A group of organisms of one species that live in an area at the same time populations
Any living thing Organism
All populations living in one area Communities
Part of the environment that is not alive and never has been alive Abiotic Factors
Organisms that are small you need a microscope to see them Microorganism
The path of energy and matter in a community food chain
A combination of all the food chains in a community food web
An organism that makes its own food through the process of photosynthiesis producer
An organism that feed on other organisms or organic matter because it cannot make its own food Consumer
A plant eating animal herbivore
A meat eating animal carnivore
A meat and eating animal Omnivore
Organisms that feed on and break down animals Decomposer
Animals that kills and eats other animals predators
Animals that are killed and eaten by another animal Prey
Organisms that live in or on another organism and gets food from it Parasites
Organism that a parasite lives in or on hosts
Factors that limit the carrying capacity of a habitat such as food Limiting factors
Process by which green plants in the present of light Photosynthesis
living on land terrestrial
Living in a water based ecosystem Aquatic ecosystem
A place that provides all the living things an organism needs to live habitat ecosystem
The processed which an organism takes in and processes oxygen and releases carbon dioxide respiration
everything hat surrounds an organism and influences it enviorment
The repeated movement of nitrogen through the environment in different ways Nitrogen cycle
The repeated movement of carbon through the environment in different forms Carbon Cycle
Interaction between organisms competition