Ecology Fill in the Blanks 2018-19.docx - Name Date Period ECOLOGY What is Ecology the study of how organisms interact with each other and the

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Name:_______________________________________________ Date:_________________________ Period:_________ ECOLOGY What is Ecology ? _______________- 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. Levels of Organization _____________________- 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 More Vocabulary __________________- 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. Biotic vs Abiotic factors BIOTIC ABIOTIC ___________________- refers to the living parts of an ecosystem. ___________________- refers to the nonliving part of an ecosystem. Ex. Energy Energy in Ecosystems ______________________- (__________________)-a living thing that makes its own food. Ex. - Plants
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