When trees are cut down to a mass extent.
A charity to help conserving to the natural world.
An animal that kills and eats its prey.
When a plant makes its own food.
Where the oil is spillled.
When the air is damaged causing global warming.
When you go against the most popular descision and makes it clear that they think something different.
When most mammals sleep in winter to store energy.
When organisms change their features or behaviour to camouflage into their habitat.
When a group of animals and/or plants live in the same habitat.
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
All living and nonliving things that exist and interact in one place.
The remains of plants and animals.
All the organisms that live in the same ecosystem and interact with each other.
All the organisms of the same kind that live in the ecosystems.
An organism that eats living things to get energy.
An animal such as an insect or bird, that helps plants make seeds by moving pollen from one part of the plant to another.
Any organism that makes its own food.
The process of making more of one's own kind.
The scattering or carrying away of seeds from the plant that produced them.
An animal that only eats other animals.
An animal that only eats plants.
An animal that eats both plants and other animals.
The process plants use to make food.
An animal that hunts other animals for food.
An animal that is hunted for food by a predator.
To break down into simpler materials.
An orgaism that breaks down the remains of dead organisms.
A tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope.
The process of breaking down materials into a different form for a new use.
An animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals.
A physical feature or behavior that helps an organism survive in its habitat.
The coloring, marking, or other physical appearance of an animal that helps it blend in with its surroundings.
The place where an organism lives.
To go into deep sleep during which an animal uses very little energy and usually does not need to eat.
An adaptation that allows an animal to protect itself by looking like another kind of animal or like a plant.
The role a plant or an animal plays in its habitat.
A group of organisms that produce organisms of one kind.
No longer living
To move to another region when seasons change and food supplies become scarce.
A major division of geologic time defined by events that took place during that time.
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived long ago
A scientist who studies fossils.
Physical conditions and non-living resources that affect living organisms.
Living things that shape an ecosystem.
A long term change in the earths climate.
The struggle among organisms.
Feeds on plants or other animals.
Breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances.
A species at risk of extinction
Predator-prey and consumer-resource interactions.
Natural habitat unable to support the present species.
Not native to a specific location
Both species benefit
Living as a parasite
All species living in a given area
Preying on other organisms
An animal hunted or seized for food
Able to produce it's own food from inorganic substances.
The consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished.
Heat, or light.
Hunts other organisms in order to feed on them
Hunted by other organisms
Biological interaction between predator & prey
Feeds on animal tissue
Feeds on plant matter
Method used is without opinion or preference
Produced when the method used is the same each time it is repeated
Occurs naturally between coexisting organisms for food, nutrients & mates
Feature important for survival, may make an organism better suited to a habitat
Feeds on dead organic matter (detritus)
A living system e.g. plant, animal, fungus, micro
All the conditions that surround a living organism
An area where a particular organism will live
Animal without a skeletal structure
Living things of the same type
A community and its habitat
Organisms that produce their own food
Network or related food chains
An animal killed for food
A type of consumer that eats animal material
A type of consumer that eats plant material
Tiny plants and animals that break down dead materials into nutrients
Plants and animals in an area,functioning together with their surroundings
the process plants use to make food from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide
organisms that get nutrients by eating other organisms
an animal that kills other animals for food
a partnership between organisms that helps one or both of them survive
water vapor forms clouds and returns to Earth
change of water from a liquid to a gas state
natural home of a plant or animal
the number of different organisms in an ecosystem
living factors that directly or indirectly affect an organism in its environment, such as disease, predators, and parasites
non-living factors that affect organism survival, such as water availability, pollution, and temperature range
water lost to the atmosphere by the activities of plants
The place an animal lives it its_______.
All the living and nonliving things in a place make up an_____________.
The way an animal looks to help it hide is called______.
The order in which animals eat other living things is called a_________.
Some animals_____, or stay in a deep sleep in the summer.
An armadillo's hard plates are an________.
Some animals_______, or go into a deep sleep through the winter.
Many animals______ to warmer places to find food.
This habitat gets lots of rain.
This habitat is the home to a raccoon.
This is a fresh water habitat.
This habitat is very hot and dry.
Polar bears call this habitat their home.
This is a salt water habitat.
A decomposer is an insect , fungus,or bacteria that breaks animals or plants that are
Animals who only eat plants
Start of the food web
To show the relationship in an ecosystem
Plants make their food by a process of
Organisms that eat both meat and plants
A type of decomposer
Top of the food webs
Energy being transfered to other organisms
Animals that eat leaves
Organisms that eat only fruit
Organisms that eat only wood
Organisms that find and eat dead meat
Organisms that eat only seeds
Organisms that can feed themselves
Organism who cant feed themselves
Organisms that only eat nectar
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
non living factors that effect an organism
an organism that eats only meat
the number of people, other living organisms, or crops
a group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat
an organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or invertebrate, that decomposes organic material.
an animal that feeds on dead organic material
The ecological role and space that an organism fills in an ecosystem.
The progressive replacement of one dominant type of species or community by another in an ecosystem until a stable climax community is established.
the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment
to represent the flow of food energy and the feeding relationships between organisms
A graphical model showing the interconnecting food chains in an ecological community
an organism that eats only plants
Non-native species disrupting and replacing native species
A factor present in an environment that controls a process, particularly the growth, abundance or distribution of a population of organisms in an ecosystem.
an organism that eats plants and animals
the amount of organisms of the same species in an area
one is predator, one is prey
an organism that makes its own food
A position in a food chain or Ecological Pyramid occupied by a group of organisms with similar feeding mode.
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment
the increasing concentration of toxic substances within each successive link in the food chain.
a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance
An organism that generally obtains food by feeding on other organisms