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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

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Ecology vocabulary crossword puzzle

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What are animals called that eat meat? Carnivores
Animals that eat plants are? Herbivores
If animals eat both plants and meat they are called Omnivores
If the number of organisms that an environment can support due to limited resources it is Carrying capacity
If an organism cant carry out photosynthesis then they will have to eat on other organisms they are called ? Heterotrophs
A section of biospheres that has different types of organism intereacting with each other and with their environment is called Ecosystem
If a animal feeds on a herbivore and they are carnivores their known as Secondary consumers
The living things that lives in an area and interacts with each and also depend with each others are called Biotic Factors
The non-living things that living things need in order to survive are called Abiotic factors
A diagram that shows the transfer of food energy from one organism to the next organism is called Food chain
A web that is made of more than two food chain inter connect is Food web
A herbivore that feeds on plants are called Primary consumers
Are plants and algae they produce their own food thought process of photosynthesis are Autotrophs
A plant that uses photosynthesis to store energy is called Producers
The struggle between members of the same species or different species for limited reasources is called Competition
If the number of specfic organism in an area is known as Population density
A symbiotic relationship in which both organism benefit is called as Mutualism
A close long term of relationships between two organism of different species is called Symbiosis
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is neither helped or harmed is called Commensalism
A role of an organism in an ecosystemis called a Niche

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Ecology Vocabulary Crossword

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A diagram showing all of the interconnected food chains in an ecosystem Food web
Large variety of organisms and species in an ecosystem Biodiversity
An organism that breaks down dead organisms Decomposer
A diagram that shows how energy decreases as it travels through the trophic levels of a food chain Energy Pyramid
A diagram showing a single pathway of energy transfer an ecosystem Food Chain
An organism that eats both plants and animals Omnivore
An organism that eats only other animals Carnivore
An organism that eats only other plants Herbivore
When two organisms fight over the same resource Competition
All of the different populations of organisms living in an area Community
All of the living space on earth Biosphere
Living and nonliving things interacting in an area Ecosystem
All of the members of the same species in an area Population
The organism that is hunted Prey
The organism that hunts others for food Predator
A trait that helps an organism survive Adaptation
The scarcest resource that limits a population's size Limiting Factor
The largest population size an ecosystem can hold Carrying Capacity
A type of relationship where one organism benefits while the other organism is harmed Parasitism
A type of symbiosis where one species benefits and the other is not helped or harmed Commensalism
A type of symbiosis where two organisms benefit from their relationship with each other Mutualism
A relationship where to species interact and one is benefitted Symbiosis
Living part of the environment; includes anything made by a living organism Biotic
Non living part of the environment Abiotic
Any organism able to make its own food (aka Producer) Autotroph
An organism that has to eat other living things to survive (aka consumer) Heterotroph
Used by organisms to do everything it needs to live Energy
Third level consumer. Often top of the food chain Tertiary Consumer
The 1st level consumer. Eats producers Primary Consumer

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Ecosystems Crossword

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The nonliving parts of an ecosystem Abiotic Factor
A predator that is at the top of a food chain and that is not preyed upon by any other animal Apex Predator
A living part of an ecosystem Biotic Factor
A relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped or harmed Commensalism
An interaction that occurs when organisms try to get the same resources Competition
All the populations of organisms in an ecosystem Community
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms Consumer
A helpful interaction among organisms living in a limited area that aids each organism's survival Cooperation
An organsim that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms and the wastes of living things Decomposer
The process in which fixed nitrogen compounds are converted back into nitrogen gas and returned to the atmosphere Denitrification
All the living and nonliving parts of an environment as well as the ineractions among them Ecosystem
An organism that a parasite lives in or on Host
An environmental factor that prevents a population from increasing Limiting Factor
A symbiotic relationship between two organisms in which both organisms benefit Mutualism
An organism's role in its environment Niche
The process that converts nitrogen in the atmosphere into compounds in the soil that are useful to a varity of organisms Nitrogen Fixation
An organism that lives in or on another organism and benefits at the other organism's expense Parasite
A symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other is harmed Parasitism
A process by which plants use the sun's energy to make food Photosynthesis
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same place Population
A relationship in which one animal hunts, kills and eats another animal Predation
An organism that eats producers Primary Comsumer
An organism in a food web or food chain that makes its own food Producer
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species (3 types-mutualism, commensalism, parasitism) Symbiosis
A feeding level in an ecosystem Trophic Level

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Abiotic and Biotic factors Crossword

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Mans best friend Dog
Biotic factors that have feathers. Birds
A farm animal that is normally black and white and produces milk. Cows
Covers most peoples yard. Grass
Iron, Magnesium, Granite and more. Minerals
non living things Abiotic
Substance that we breath in. Air
How warm or cold it is. Temperature
living things Biotic factors
these things can be super bugs that can get you sick. Bacteria
large plants that can bear fruit and shade. Trees
substance found on beaches that you can walk on. sand
an areas average weather conditions over time climate
essential to life, 50 to 95 % of all bodies are made up of this substance water
type of seed you eat at a baseball game sunflower
also known as a breeze wind
helps photosynthesis sunlight
decaying matter found in soil humus
comes from sunlight energy
animal with scales that live in water fish

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Ecology crossword puzzle

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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

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Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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The first step of Cellular Respiration where glucose is broken in half and 2 ATP energy units are released. Glycosis
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten. ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvincycle
The steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process. Lightreactions
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move Stomata
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer. Autotroph
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food heterotroph
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen Photosynthesis
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up Krebscycle
The process that takes place inside all eukaryotic cells (both plants and animals) that breaks down sugars to produce energy in the form of ATP Cellularrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen Aerobicrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen anaerobicrespiration
Sugars produced by photosynthesis Glucose
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs chlorophyll

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Ecosystem Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Ecology Unit Crossword

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Any individual living thing. ORGANISM
The individuals of a species that live in the same area. POPULATION
Collection of all of the different populations that live in one area. COMMUNITY
Collection of organisms and nonliving things. ECOSYSTEM
Regional or global community of organisms characterized by the climate. BIOME
Nonliving factor in an ecosystem. ABIOTIC
Process by which light energy is converted to chemical energy. PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Organism that only plants eat. HERBIVORS
Organism that obtains energy by eating only animals. CARNIVORS
Organism that eats plants and animals. OMNIVORS
Living things such as plants, animals, fungi, and bacteria. BIOTIC
Consumer that eats one type of organism. SPECIALISTS
Species that does not rely on a single source of prey. GENERALISTS
Ecological relationship in which two organisms attempt to obtain the same resource. PREDATION
Organisms that obtains its energy from abiotic sources. PRODUCERS
Organisms that obtains its energy and nutrients by eating other organisms. CONSUMERS
Detritivore that breaks down organic matter into simpler, compounds, returning nutrients back into an ecosystem. DECOMPOSERS
Level of nourishment in a food chain. TROPHICLEVEL
Organism that has an unusually large effect on its ecosystem. KEYSTONESPECIES
Model that shows the complex network of feeding relationship within ecosystems. FOODWEB

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Ecology Crossword

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A series of of steps how organisms transfer food into energy Food chain
Network of animels feeding habits Food web
The steps in a food web/chain Trophic levels
Sunlight/chemical energy converted into forms that cells can use Autotrophs
The study of interaction between organisms and their environment. Ecology
A consumer that eats Meat. Carnivore
An organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
Eating something Consumer
Eats plants Herbivore
None living part of a environment Abiotic factor
Population as a whole Community
A group of individuals of the same species. Population
Living factors in the environment. Biotic factor
Place on earth where life is Biosphere
Similar organisms that breed/produce Species
Ecosystem that has close to the same climates and organisms. Biome
Living in a place together with their physical environment is known as what? Ecosystem
Eats both plants and animals Omnivores
Eats already dead or found animals Scavengers
organisms in an ecosystem that produce biomass from inorganic compounds Primary producer
Why are plants green? Photosynthesis
of organic compounds by bacteria or other living organisms using energy derived from reactions involving inorganic chemicals, typically in the absence of sunlight. Chemosynthesis
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances. Heterotroph
an animal that feeds on dead organic material, especially plant detritus. Detritivore

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Biomes Crossword

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

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