Ecology PPT Notes 2018-19.pptx - Y What is Ecology Ecology_the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment in which they

Ecology PPT Notes 2018-19.pptx - Y What is Ecology...

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___________- the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment in which they live. _________- any living thing ______________- a tiny organism that is visible only through a microscope. ___________- made of single cell. ______________- made of more than one cell. __________- group of similar organisms capable of mating and producing fertile offspring. Organism Microorganis m Ecology Unicellular Multicellul ar Species What is Ecology?
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____________- all the living things of the same species (same type) that live in a certain area. _____________- all the living things (plants, animals and microorganisms) found in certain area and often interacting with each other. __________- all the living and nonliving things that interact in an area; an area in which living things interact with each other and their environment. ______- an area or region where only certain types of plants and animals are capable of living because of the climate and conditions of the areas Examples: Tropical rainforest, temperate deciduous forest, Tundra, Taiga, Desert, Grasslands, freshwater and ocean. _________- the region of the Earth that supports life. Levels of Organization Population Community Ecosystem s Biom e Biosphere
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_________- a place where an organism lives. Where it lives. _________- the role (job) of an organism in a community. How it lives. _____________- any structural or behavioral change that allows an organism to survive in a particular environment. ____________- the sum of variety of species in an ecosystem. Biodiversit y Habitat Niche Adaptatio n
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BIOTIC ABIOTIC What do these words mean? Let’s classify the following… Trees Water Temperature Bacteria Fis h Soil Energ y Fungi Nutrient s Rock Bear Fire Air Parasite Word Bank: Temperature fish water bacteria soil trees rock parasite energy fungi bear nutrients air fire
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________- refers to the living parts of an ecosystem. __________- refers to the nonliving part of an ecosystem. Ex. Energy ___________- (__________)-a living thing that makes its own food. Ex. Plants ______________ (__________)- a living thing that cannot make its own food and therefore feeds on other living things.
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