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nitrate
fungi
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nitrite
urea
ammonia
phosphorus
herbivores
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denitrifying bacteria
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Nitrogen Cycle Crossword

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- Ammonia
- Nitrite
- Nitrate
- Bacteria
- Legumes
- Lightning
- Protein
- Fixation
- Roots
- Fertilizer
- Nitrification
- Decomposition

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Biogeochemical Cycles Crossword

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Our atmosphere contains 78% free _________________________. Nitrogen
Animals need nitrogen to produce ______________________. Proteins
What molecule is produced when nitrogen is fixed? Ammonia
Animals get nitrogen into their systems by eating _______________. Plants
Large organic molecule containing nitrogen that contains your genetic information. DNA
Prokaryote responsible for "fixing" nitrogen. Bacteria
_________________________ occurs when fertilizer runoff causes excess algae and water weeds. Eutrophication
Process where water "evaporates" from plants. Transpiration
What "powers" the water cycle? Sun
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Precipitation
The downward entry of water into the soil or rock surface. Infiltration
Process by which water changes from a liquid to a gas. Evaporation
Oats, peas, beans, corn Legumes
Helps plants to grow. Fertilizer
Bacteria that break down organic matter. Decomposers
Process by which water vapor turns into liquid water. Condensation

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Nitrogen Cycle Crossword Puzzle

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step to make nitrogen useful to plants nitrogen fixation
What do farmers add to the soil to make it more rich in nitrogen fertilizer
the process by which nitrates are converted to nitrogen gas denitrification
plants use nitrogen to make ___________ protein
the process of ammonium getting changed into nitrates by bacteria nitrification
how plants get nitrogen assimilation
the part of the plant that absorbs nutrients from the soil roots
bacteria that convert ammonia to nitrites and nitrites to nitrates nitrifying bacteria
the process by which the protein in faeces, dead plants or animals is converted to ammonia ammonification
organisms such as bacteria and fungi decomposers

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Biogeochemical Cycles Word Search

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fossil fuel
global warming
decomposers
omnivore
carnivore
herbivore
autotroph
consumers
producers
ecosystem
nitogen fixing bacteria
phosphorus cycle
bigeochemical cycle
nitrogen cycle
carbon cycle

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How Ecosystems Work Crossword

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organism that get their energy by eating other organisms Consumer
consumers that get their food by breaking down dead organisms Decomposer
the process of breaking down food to yield energy Cellular Respiration
a sequence in which energy is transferred from one organism to the next as each organism eats another organism Food Chain
shows many feeding relationships that are possible in an ecosystem Food Web
each step through which energy is transferred in a food chain Trophic Level
a process by which carbon is cycled between the atmosphere, land, water, and organisms Carbon Cycle
a process in which nitrogen is cycled between the atmosphere, bacteria, and other organisms Nitrogen Cycle
the movement of phosphorus from the environment to organisms and then back to the environment Phosphorus Cycle
bacteria that convert atmospheric nitrogen into ammonia Nitrogen-fixing Bacteria
a gradual process of change and replacement of some or all of the species in a community Ecological Succession
the type of succession that occurs on a surface where no ecosystem existed before, such as on rocks or sand dunes Primary Succession
the more common type of succession; occurs on a surface where an ecosystem has previously existed Secondary Succession
the first organism to colonize any newly available area and begin the process of ecological succession Pioneer Species
a final and stable community Climax Community

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Phosphorus and Nitrogen Cycles Crossword

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What percent of the atmosphere does Nitrogen make up? 78
What process involves splitting nitrogen apart into a form that plants can utilize? Nitrogen Fixation
What form of nitrogen is used by plants? ammonium
What is the only biological enzyme that can break Nitrogens triple bond? Nitrogenase
What type of bacteria takes ammonia and can convert it into nitrates and nitrites? Nitrifying
What type of bacteria uses the enzyme nitrate reductase to metabolize nitrogen oxides and transform them back into nitrogen gas? Denitrifying
Unlike many elements contained in the air, where is phosphorus commonly found? Rock
When water erodes phosphorus containing rocks, phosphates, are __________ into the water. dissolved
Are the dissolved phosphates in water able to be assimilated by plants? Yes
How long can a single atom of phosphorus be caught in a biological cycle for? 100000
What man made invention requires phosphorus and nitrogen as part of its ingredients? Fertilizers
Fertilizers can have a _______ impact on ecosystems when large amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus are introduced. negative

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Biology-Ecology Crossword

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A science that deals with the relationships between groups of living things and their environments Ecology
The place or type of place where a plant or animal naturally or normally lives or grows Habitat
Any living component that affect another organism Biotic Factor
Drawing from natural ecosystems which are defined as the network of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment Ecological Model
Non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems Abiotic Factor
The function or position of a species within an ecological community Niche
An autotrohpic organism that serves as a source of food for other organisms in a food chain. Producer
A heterotrophic organism that feeds on other organisms in a food chain. Consumer
The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area. Biomass
An animal that feeds on plants. Herbivore
An animal that feeds on flesh. Carnivore
An animal that eats both plants and animals. Omnivore
an animal that feeds on dead organic material detritivore
break down dead or decaying organisms decomposer
the position an organism occupies in a food chain trophic level
series of organisms each dependent on the next as a source of food food chain
a system of interlocking and interdependent food chains food web
the flow of chemical elements between living organisms and the enviroment biogeochemical cycle
when a plant absorbs water in its roots transpiration
the chemical processes by which atmospheric nitrogen is assimilated into organic compounds nitrogen fixation
the process of ammoniating; decomposition with production of ammonia ammonification
biological oxidation or ammonium to nitrite followed by the oxidation of the nitrite to nitrate nirtification
the loss or removal of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds denitrification
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a plants lower atmosphere greenhouse effect
an organism that is able to form organic substances from simple inorganic substances autotroph
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances heterotroph
process by which plants use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water photosynthesis

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Nitrogen Cycle Word Search

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teaching
wanted
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word search
school
bacteria
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para coccus
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78 percent
oxygen
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nitrogen fixing bacteria
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nitrification
assimilation
birds
nitrogen fixation
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denitrification
ammonification
soil nitrates
nitrogen cycle

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Energy Pyramids Word Search

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animals
bacteria
carnivores
consumers
decomposers
energy pyramid
fungi
herbivores
omnivores
plants
producers
scavengers
sun

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Ecology Word Search

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home
human
air
respire
habitat
ecosystem
web
chain
glucose
food
flora
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forest
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flowers
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humous
worms
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plants
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omnivore
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energy
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producers
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carbon
Environment

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