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indanger
extinct
hibernate
reproduce
migrate
desert
grassland
ocean
mimicry
adaptation
camouflage
ecosystem
predator
prey
instincts
adaptations
plants
animals
sun
decomposers
consumers
producers

Ecosystems Word Search

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ecosystem
tundra
rainforest
migrate
habitat
environment
camouflage
saltwater
organism
instinct
grassland
desert
cactus
resources
mimicry
hibernate
freshwater
community
adaptation

Food Chain Word Search

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carnivores
chains
consumers
decomposer
ecosystem
flowers
food chain
food web
foods
habitat
herbivores
omnivores
owl
plants
predator
producer
scanvenger
snake
sun
voles
wildflower

Heredity and Adaptation Word Search

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Hair color
eye color
Traits
Behavioral adaptation
Structural adaptation
Predator
Offspring
Allele
Recessive traits
Dominant trait
Variations
Nucleus
Genes
Chromosomes
Cells
Heredity
Inherited trait
Learn behavior
Hibernation
Migration
Metamorphosis
Instinct
Oxygen
Adaptation
Shelter
Mimicry
Environment
Camouflage

Life Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All living and nonliving things that exist and interact in one place. Ecosystem
The remains of plants and animals. Organic Matter
All the organisms that live in the same ecosystem and interact with each other. Community
All the organisms of the same kind that live in the ecosystems. Population
An organism that eats living things to get energy. Consumer
An animal such as an insect or bird, that helps plants make seeds by moving pollen from one part of the plant to another. Pollinator
Any organism that makes its own food. Producer
The process of making more of one's own kind. Reproduction
The scattering or carrying away of seeds from the plant that produced them. Seed Dispersal
An animal that only eats other animals. Carnivore
An animal that only eats plants. Herbivore
An animal that eats both plants and other animals. Omnivore
The process plants use to make food. Photosynthesis
An animal that hunts other animals for food. Predator
An animal that is hunted for food by a predator. Prey
To break down into simpler materials. Decay
An orgaism that breaks down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
A tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganism
The process of breaking down materials into a different form for a new use. Recycling
An animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals. Scavenger
A physical feature or behavior that helps an organism survive in its habitat. Adaptation
The coloring, marking, or other physical appearance of an animal that helps it blend in with its surroundings. Camoflauge
The place where an organism lives. Habitat
To go into deep sleep during which an animal uses very little energy and usually does not need to eat. Hibernate
An adaptation that allows an animal to protect itself by looking like another kind of animal or like a plant. Mimicry
The role a plant or an animal plays in its habitat. Niche
A group of organisms that produce organisms of one kind. Species
No longer living Extinct
To move to another region when seasons change and food supplies become scarce. Migrate
A major division of geologic time defined by events that took place during that time. Era
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived long ago Fossil
A scientist who studies fossils. Paleontologist

Food Web Word Search

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Description

ANIMAL
BEAR
Carnivore
Decomposer
ECOSYSTEM
FLY
GIRAFFE
gRASS
HABITAT
Herbivore
HUMAN
NUTRIENTS
OMNIVORE
PLANT
Predator
Prey
PRODUCER
RABBIT
SHARK
SOIL
SPIDER
SQUIRREL
SUN

Energy in an Ecosystem Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Physical conditions and non-living resources that affect living organisms. AbioticComponents
Living things that shape an ecosystem. BioticComponents
A long term change in the earths climate. ClimateChange
Ecosystem Community
The struggle among organisms. Competition
Feeds on plants or other animals. Consumers
Breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances. Decomposers
Community Ecosystem
A species at risk of extinction EndangeredSpecies
Adverse effects EnvironmentalImpact
Predator-prey and consumer-resource interactions. FoodWeb
Surroundings Habitat
Natural habitat unable to support the present species. HabitatDestruction
Not native to a specific location InvasiveSpecies
Both species benefit Mutualism
Living as a parasite Parasitism
Taint Pollution
All species living in a given area Population
Preying on other organisms Predator
An animal hunted or seized for food Prey
Able to produce it's own food from inorganic substances. Producers
The consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished. ResourceDepletion
Heat, or light. SourceOfEnergy
Kind Species
Combination Symbiosis

Food web Crossword

Type
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Description

A decomposer is an insect , fungus,or bacteria that breaks animals or plants that are Dead
/prey Predator
Producer/ Consumer
Animals who only eat plants Herbivores
Start of the food web Producers
To show the relationship in an ecosystem Food webs
Plants make their food by a process of Photosynthesis
Organisms that eat both meat and plants Omnivore
A type of decomposer Fungus
Top of the food webs Apex predator
Gets hunted Prey
Energy being transfered to other organisms Energy transfer
Animals that eat leaves Folivore
Organisms that eat only fruit Frigivore
Organisms that eat only wood Xylophage
Organisms that find and eat dead meat Scavenger
Organisms that eat only seeds Granivore
Organisms that can feed themselves Autotroph
Organism who cant feed themselves Heterotroph
Organisms that only eat nectar Necativore

Ecology Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Food Webs Crossword

Type
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Description

A decomposer (insect, fungus, or bacteria) breaks down animals or plants that are not live, but ________. Dead
The biggest herbivore on Earth. Elephant
A predator than hunts at night on silent wings. owl
A carnivore in the dog family (2 words). wolf
A map of who eat whom in an ecosystem is called a food _______. web
A smaller carnivore in the ocean with flippers and whiskers. seal
A omnivore in the bear family (2 words). black bear
Photosynthesis - plants make their own food using ______, water and carbon dioxide. sun
The smallest carnivore on Earth. shrew
A striped carnivore in the cat family. tiger
The tallest herbivore on Earth. giraffe
A producer which herbivores graze on grass
A herbivore is an animal that eats only __________. plants
A carnivore in the bear family (2 words). polar bear
an animal that feeds on dead plant material. scavenger
An animal that chases down and eats another animal. predator
An animal that is chased and eaten by another animal. prey
A consumer is an ________ that eats what is in its ecosystem. animal
A large hooved, herbivore with antlers. deer
A producer that makes its own food through photosynthesis. plant
A carnivore is an animal that eats only _________. meat
An example of a decomposer that is a fungus. mushroom

Ecosystems Word Search

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Description

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