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How many basic characteristics are common in all living things? seven
Living things do this to look for food, keep themselves safe and escape from their enemies Movement
Animals need lungs for this and plants do it through the stomata Respiration
They need to do this to produce their next generation Reproduction
All living things remove waste from their bodies through a special process Excretion
Animals do it till a certain age while plants keep on doing it till they die Growth
Living things get energy from this Nutrition
This is released when food is broken down in presence of Oxygen Energy
Both plants and Animals react towards their environment Sensitivity
Living things will not survive without this gas Oxygen

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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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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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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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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 Crossword for Science

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Non living factors in an environment. Abiotic
Things having been changed to help the creature survive or better change to its habitat/situation. Adaptation
Opposite of descendant. Ancestor
One of the five Kingdoms, not plants, fungi, prokaryotes or the eukaryotes. Animalia
Living organism which feeds mainly on living matter. Can be domesticated. Animal
An invertebrate animal of the large phylum Arthropoda, such as an insect, spider, or crustacean. Arachnids are also classed under this. Arthropod
The standard amount of something that is taken as 'normal' / usual. Average
The type of adaptation involving, relating to, or emphasizing behaviour. Behavioural
Variety of plant and animal life in the world/particular habitat, a high level being considered important. Biodiversity
Relating to the living organism/factors in the environment. Biotic
Meat eater. Carnivore
Something that is the main ingredient in making plant cell walls. Cellulose
Series of questions and instructions to help identify an unknown object/organism. Classification Key
All the living organisms in a certain area. Community
Organisms that get their energy by eating other living organisms. Consumer
Organisms that feed on dead plant and animal materials that help them to decay. Decomposer
An animal that feeds on dead organic material. Detritivore
Opposite of nocturnal; sleeping during the day. Diurnal
The role and position a species has in its environment, how it meets its needs for food and shelter, how it survives, and how it reproduces also the Abiotic and Biotic factors. Ecological Niche
A graphical model that illustrates the flow of energy through different forms of life in an ecosystem. Ecological Pyramid
The branch of biology which deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. Ecology
Biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment in which they live. Ecosystem
Internal skeleton. Endoskeleton
Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives/operates. Environment
The type of substance Rennet is. Enzyme
An educated guess/roughly calculated. Estimate
Organism with membranes around the organelles, also having a nucleus. Eukaryote
Over the years, having developed and grown/changes. eg. Monkey to man. Evolution
External skeleton. Exoskeleton
Type of variable. Something that can change and influence the result. Factor
The number of Kingdoms. Five
The show of energy transfer through interacting organisms, the feeding relationship between all the biotic components. Food Chain
Shows all the interlinked chains/connections of food. Food Web

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Characteristics of Life Crossword

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Liquid part of a cell inside the cell membrane Cytoplasm
Membrane surrounded component of a eukaryotic cell with a specialized function Organelle
Stiff structure outside the cell membrane that protects a cell from attack by viruses and other harmful organisms CellWall
A large macromolecule that does not dissolve in water Lipid
Series of chemical reactions that convert light energy, water, and carbon dioxide into the food energy molecule glucose and give off oxygen Photosynthesis
Process by which glucose is broken down into smaller molecules Glycolysis
Process during which a cell takes in a substance by surrounding it with the cell membrane Endocytosis
The movement of substances through a cell membrane using the cell's energy ActiveTransport
Macromolecules that form when long chains of molecules called nucleotides join together. NucleicAcids
When joining many small molecules together Macromolecule
One sugar molecule, two sugar molecules, or a long chain of sugar molecules Carbohydrates
Network of threadlike proteins joined together that gives a cell it's shape and helps it move Cytoskeleton
Long chains of amino acid molecules Proteins
All living things are made of one or more cells, the cell is the smallest unit of life, and all new cells come from preexisting cells CellTheory
Reaction that eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells can use to obtain energy from food when oxygen levels are low Fermentation
Process during which a cell's vesicles release their contents outside the cell Exocytosis
Flexible covering that protects the inside of a cell from the environment outside the cell CellMembrane
Movement of substance through a cell membrane without using the cell's energy PassiveTransport
Membrane-bound organelle that uses light energy and males glucose from water and carbon dioxide in the process of photosynthesis Chloroplast
An organism's ability to maintain steady internal conditions when outside conditions change Homeostasis
The smallest unit of life Cell
Living things that are made of only one cell Unicellular
Movement of substances from an area of higher concentration to an area of lower concentration Diffusion
Series of chemical reactions that convert the energy in food molecules into a usable form of energy called ATP CellularRespiration
Things that have all the characteristics of life Organism
Living things that are made from two or more cells Multicellular
Part of a eukaryotic cell that directs cell activity and contains genetic info stored in DNA Nucleus

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Ecology, Energy Flow, Human Impact Crossword

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the branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. Ecology
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. Species
a group of individuals of the same species inhabiting the same area. Population
an association of populations of two or more different species occupying the same area in a particular time. Community
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Ecosystem
organisms that can make their own energy through biochemical processes, also known as autotrophs producer
organisms of an ecological food chain which receive energy by consuming other organisms, also known as heterotrophs consumer
A process in which organisms, with the aid of chlorophyll (green plant enzyme), convert carbon dioxide and inorganic substances into oxygen and additional plant material, using sunlight for energy. Photosynthesis
an animal that gets its energy from eating plants, and only plants Herbivore
an organism that derives its energy and nutrient requirements from a diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal tissue Carnivore
a group of animals that derive energy and nutrients from a variety of food sources, such as plants and animals, as well as fungi, algae and bacteria. omnivore
organisms that break down dead or decaying organisms, and in doing so, they carry out the natural process of decomposition decomposer
A succession of organisms in a community that are linked to each other through the transfer of energy and nutrients, beginning with an autotrophic organism such as a plant and continuing with each organism being consumed by one higher in the chain food chain
system of interlocking and interdependent food chains food web
any class of organisms that occupy the same position in a food chain, as primary consumers, secondary consumers, and tertiary consumers. Only 10% of the energy is transferred from each level. Trophic level
the mass of living biological organisms in a given area or ecosystem at a given time biomass
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. weather
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. climate
A term used to describe the heating of the atmosphere owing to the presence of carbon dioxide and other gases. greenhouse effect
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism. habitat
the ecological role of an organism in a community especially in regard to food consumption niche
Destruction of the upper atmospheric layer of ozone gas, caused by substances formed from breakdown of ozone depleting substances, known as chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs ozone depletion
he act or result of cutting down or burning all the trees in an area, reducing the number of organisms able to carry out photosynthesis deforestation
rainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm, typically to forests and lakes acid rain
a plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location invasive
the accumulation of substances, such as pesticides, or other chemicals in an organism bioaccumulation
the increasing concentration of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in the tissues of organisms at successively higher levels in a food chain biomagnification

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Plant Vocabulary Crossword

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de up of many cells; makes its own food through photosynthesis; all plants are living things, but they cannot move like animals; examples of plants include trees, grasses, flowering plants, and mosses. Plants
a young plant sprouts from a seed; first sprout will turn into a seedling and then a small plant; to germinate, a seed needs the right conditions, including water, nutrients, and temperature. Germination
a plant structure that contains a young plant, food supply, and protective coating; Seeds are used by plants to create new plants; a seed can only produce the kind of plant it came from. Seed
a plant that uses flowers to reproduce; plants having seeds in a closed ovary; a plant that can produce fruit or flowers. Angiosperm
the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male) to the stigma (female); pollen can be transported from one flower by other living organisms or the wind to another flower; this is how they reproduce. Pollination
a biological process by which plants create offspring by combining their genetic material – sperm and egg, called gametes. Sexual Reproduction
In flowering plants (angiosperms) it begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from anther to stigma on the same flower or to the stigma of another flower. Once the pollen grain lodges on the stigma, a pollen tube grows from the pollen grain to an ovule. Flower
one of the often brightly colored leaves of a flower Petal
a part of a plant, shaped like a leaf, that lies at the base of a flower; sepals hold and protect developing flower buds. Sepal
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower; pollen fertilizes the pistil of another flower; without pollen, plants could not reproduce. Pollen
male reproductive organ of a flower that produces pollen; the stamen is made up of two parts, the anther and the filament Stamen
the part of a flower's stamen that contains the pollen; you can see these sticking out of the flower – they are the tips of the filaments. Anther
the part of a flower’s stamen; the slender stalk, the filament supports the anther Filament
the female reproductive organ of a flower that can be fertilized by pollen. Pistil
the part of a flower’s pistil that receives pollen and the pollen grain germinates; the stigma is the sticky Stigma
the part of the flower’s pistil that is a long, slender stalk that connects the stigma and the ovary. Style
in the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower; it is the part of the pistil which holds the ovule(s) and is located above or below or at the point of connection with the base of the petals and sepals. Ovary
a small body that contains the female reproductive cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization Ovules
seed plants (such as conifers – pine trees or cycads) that produce “naked” seeds not enclosed in an ovary; non-flowering plants; can not produce fruits, they produce cones reproduce by pollination and sexual reproduction. Gymnosperm
plants without flowers that use spores instead of seeds to reproduce: has a root system, a stem, and large divided leaves, called fronds; ferns grow in m Fern
a reproductive cell that can grow into a new organism without fertilization; spores develop on the underside of the fern’s fronds and look like little dots; the spores are carried away from the leaves by wind and water. If the spore lands in moist, shaded soil, it can grow into a new plant. Spore
reproduction not requiring fertilization; its nucleus splits and the parent cell divides into two equal parts. Types of asexual reproduction include cell division, budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes Asexual reproduction
the process in which plants use the energy in sunlight to make food; green plants use their leaves to capture the sun’s light and carbon dioxide from the air. They combined this with water taken in by the plant’s roots. The result is sugar. This sugar gives the plant the energy it needs to grow. During photosynthesis plants release oxygen into the air for us to breathe. Photosynthesis

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Cell Respiration Crossword Review

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The word that means "requires oxygen" aerobic
How many ATP are produced during the Electron Transport Chain stage? 34
What is the energy currency used by all cells to do work? ATP
What does ATP supply you (your cells) with? energy
Where does glycolysis take place in the cell? cytoplasm
What is another name for the Krebs Cycle? citric acid cycle
What term means "oxygen not required"? anaerobic
When ATP loses a phosphate, it becomes this molecule? ADP
In glycolysis, glucose is split to for 2 molecules of _______ ? pyruvate
Cell respiration produces a total of ________ ATP molecules from one glucose molecule. 38
The Krebs Cycle takes place in the soupy liquid of the mitochondria called the _____? matrix
The organelle involved in cell respiration is called the _____. mitochondria
The folds of the inner membrane of the mitochondria are known as ______. cristae
How many Calories per gram do we get from carbohydrates? (spell it out) four
The term that refers to the amount of energy needed to raise one gram of water by one degree Celsius is ? calorie
The ETC occurs in the ______ ______ of the mitochondria inner membrane
The process by which food is broken down to release energy in the presence of oxygen is known as ____ ______. cell respiration
Glycolysis produces this many molecules of ATP? (spell it out) two
This macromolecule type yields 9 Calories for every gram consumed. fat
The Krebs Cycle produces this many ATP (spell it out) two
C6H12O6 is the chemical formula for _______? glucose
Glucose is a type of ____________ (macromolecule family) carbohydrate
Glycolysis is anaerobic, which means _____________ is not needed. oxygen
Calorie with a capital C is equal to a ______calorie (prefix for 1000) kilo
Besides carbohydrates, ________________ also gives up 4 Calories per gram consumed. proteins

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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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