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Environment, Human Systems and Social Science
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Nature Ecology - Study of the relationship between organisms and their environment Food chains- transfer of food energy from one source to another. Ecological Niche -functional role in the community. Habitat is its address.
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Ecosystem: Elements and Functions Biotic and abiotic elements of the natural world and how they function together. Abiotic elements- non-living things, cycles-carbon, water, oxygen, phosphorus, etc. Biotic elements - all living things (plants, animals, insects) Green plants ( primary producers ) absorb carbon dioxide (from the air) and water (from ground and air), combine with sunlight, create complex carbohydrates and emit oxygen as a waste product (photosynthesis)
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How Society Functions? The study of Society can be grouped into a number of branches Anthropology -the study of human culture and cultural evolution. Political Science-
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course EVR 3013 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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