Vocabulary 1
Vocabulary 2
Ecosystems
Food Chains
Environmental Changes
100

Everything that surrounds a living this is its...

Environment

100

When an animal eats other living things they are called a...

consumer 

100

This saltwater ecosystem covers much of the earth's surface.

Ocean


100

What is a carnivore? 

An animal that eats only meat.

100

When we get too little rain it causes a _________.

When we get too much rain it causes a _________.

Drought

Flood

200

The space where a plant or animal lives.

Habitat

200

A living thing that makes its own food is called a...

200

Fox and deer drink the fresh water from this water ecosystem.

River

200

Give an example of a decomposer.

Earthworm, bacteria, or a mushroom.

200

This happens when small pieces of rock are carried away by water and sometimes wind.

Erosion

300

All of one kind of organism living in the same area.

Population

300

An organism that breaks down dead organisms for food is called a....

Decomposer 

300

This ecosystem's main plant is grass.

Grassland

300

An animal that eats only plants is called a...

herbivore

300

Name 1 way that people can change the environment. 

Cutting down trees, building dams, causing wild fires, pollution.

400

All of the living and nonliving things in a place.

Ecosystem 

400

This shows the path of food from one living things to another.

Food Chain

400

Steller's jays and mountain goats live in this ecosystem.

Mountains

400

What is an omnivore?

An animal that eats both plants and animals. 
400

How can a beaver change the environment?

Cuts down trees to build dams.  

500

All of the populations that live and interact in an area

Community

500

Plants use this process to make food.  During this process, plans use the energy from the sun to change water and carbon dioxide into sugars. What is this process called?

Photosynthesis

500

This ecosystem has the cactus, a plant that stores water in its stem.

Desert

500

What provides energy in every food chain?

The sun

500

Give 1 way a fire can have a positive effect and 1 way that a fire can have a negative effect on the environment. 

Positive: Clears space & pinecones open up to let their seeds out. 

Negatives: Destroys trees and other plants.  Destroys habitats.

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