Vocabulary
Food Webs
Biomes
Biodiversity
Misc.
100

An environment that provides the things an organism needs to live, grow, and reproduce.

What is a habitat?

100

These organisms produce energy through the use of photosynthesis.

What are Plants?

100

A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms.

What is a biome?

100

The definition of biodiversity is _____________________.

What is the variety of different organisms living in a certain area?

100

The organism that is a parasite, lives in or on  a parasitism interaction.

What is a host?

200

The community of organisms that live in a particular area, along with their nonliving surroundings. This includes abiotic and biotic factors.

What is an ecosystem?

200

These organisms are herbivores, therefore they are called ______________ consumers.

What is primary?

200

The biome you would be in if you were standing on a bitterly cold, dry plain with only a few, short plants scattered around.

What is the tundra?

200

Desert is one of the biomes with the most biodiversity.

True/False

False ?

200

An organism that is killed and eaten by another organism.

What is prey?

300

A relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped nor harmed.

What is commensalism?

300

These organisms are typically at the top of the food chain. They are called ____________ consumers.

What is tertiary?

300

The two major types of water ecosystems.

What are freshwater and marine.

300

The two reasons biodiversity is important.

What are for economic reasons, medical reasons, scientific reasons, enviromental reasons?

300
A carnivore that feeds on the bodies of dead organisms.
What is a scavenger?
400

An organism that breaks down waste and dead organisms.

What is a decomposer?

400

This is a way to show how energy in a food web is allocated. Usually there is a large base and a pointed top.

What is an energy pyramid?

400

What is the Earth's coldest and harshest biome?

What is tundra?

400


a species in danger of extinction.


What is an endangered species?

400

An interaction in which one organism kills another for food.

What is predation?

500

A series of events in which one organism eats another and obtains energy. Usually written on one line.

What is a food chain?

500

What is the percentage of energy LOST as it moves from producer to primary consumer to secondary consumer?

What is 90%?

500

List 3 of the 6 major biomes. 

What are the rain forest, desert, grassland, deciduous forest, boreal forest, or tundra?

500

One benefit of wetlands is that they support a wide variety of plants and animals, which means wetlands have great

Biodiversity

500

A group of organisms that are  similar and can produce offspring that can also  reproduce.

What is a species?

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