5th grade science vocabulary  Crossword
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A home for animals
The air humans breath out and plants breath in
A animal that only eats meat
The air humans breath in and plants breath out
A animal that eats only plants
A animal that eats both plants and animals
a living thing that makes its own food
a living thing that gets energry from eating other living things
a living thing that gets energy from breaking down the waste lof other living things
a area of grass
a community of living organisims
a shallow recess
a group of organisims that live in the same place and share the same charestics
the amount of something in a place
the process of which plants maker food
a forest where it is very moist and has many animals and pants
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat, e.x. forest or tundra.
a sandy hot large piece of land with very little water
known as boreal forest or snow forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests consisting mostly of pines, spruces and larches.
falling of or shedding
a dense growth area of tree
the way other living things get energy from eatng other living things
when food chains are combined together

ECOLOGY Crossword

ECOLOGY Crossword
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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.
both benefits
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

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

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

Ecology Vocabulary Crossword
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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

Ecology Crossword

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

Biomes Crossword

Biomes Crossword
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The amount of biomes.
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors.
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others.
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers.
A non-living thing.
Biomes that are found on land.
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters.
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates.
A living thing.
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there.
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off."
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow.
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms.
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area.

Ecosystems Crossword

Ecosystems Crossword
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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

Biome crossword puzzle!

Biome crossword puzzle!
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A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake
They are found in mountain regions worldwide.
The second-rainiest biome.
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land.
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat.
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered.
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah.
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.
A wetland that is forested.
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close.
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks.
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans.
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater.
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

Aquatic Biome Crossword

Aquatic Biome Crossword
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Has cool temperatures, 5-16 ft. of rain. Consist of Pine, Redwood, and Sitka Spruce
Receives the most rain out of all the biomes.
Grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions with few trees.
Hot summers, cold winters. 10 to 35 inches of rain.
Shrubland or heatland plant community found primarily in the U.S. state of California.
Constitute a large domain of prokaryotic micro-organism.
Any Eukaryotic organism that includes micro-organisms such as yeast & molds
action or process of adapting or being adapted
Constitute a domain & kingdom of single-celled micro-organisms
Place where an organism usually lives.
Large region characterized by a specific type of climate & certain types of plants & animal communities.
Process in which different kinds of living organisms are thought to have developed & diversified from earlier life forms.
Process of breaking down food to yield energy.
Sequence in which energy is transferred from 1 organism to the next.
Shows many feeding relationships that are possible in an ecosystem.
One of the steps in a food chain or food pyramid.
refers to the weather conditions, such as temperature, precipitation, humidity, and winds, in an area over a long period of time
the distance north or south of the equator and is measured in degrees
the height of an object above sea level
this layer consists if the tallest trees, which reach heights of 60 to 70m Emergent
considered the primary layer of the rain forest
a plant that uses another plant for support, but not for nourishment
Very little light reaches this layer
a forest that is characterized by trees that shed their leaves in the fall Temperate Deciduous
the northern coniferous forest that stretches in a broad band across the Northern Hemisphere just below the Arctic Circle
areas that have widely scattered vegetation and receive very little rain
biome that is in northern arctic regions
in arctic regions, the permanently frozen layer of soil or subsoil
Succession that begins in an area that previously did not support life. Primary
Plant uses sunlight to make sugar for food.
Bacteria that convert atmosphere nitrogen into ammonia.
An organism that makes it's own food.
Anything living.
Organism that belongs to the kingdom protistia.
Get their food by breaking down dead organisms.
Organisms that get their energy from other organisms.
Animal that doesn't have a backbone.
Animals that have a backbone.
A community of organisms and their abotic environment.
The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream.
The small and microscopic organisms drifting or floating in the sea or freshwater.

Food chain Crossword

Food chain Crossword
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Animals that eat only meat
An organism that lives off the body of other organisms
Animals that eat plants and other animals
Animals that only eat plants
Organisms that make their own food through photosynthesis
Organisms that get their energy from other organisms
A group of overlapping food chains FOOD
A chain of living things that are linked together by what they eat FOOD
Organisms that break down dead animals and recycle nutrients back into the soil
The process that producers use to make their own food
Animals that are above producers but below secondary consumers in a food pyramid PRIMARY
Animals above primary consumers in the food pyramid SECONDARY
Animals that are above secondary consumers in the food pyramid TERTIARY
Animals that eat the dead bodies of other animals

Life Science Crossword

Life Science Crossword
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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.