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Mod-2 Principles of Ecology VOCAB

Quiz by Lori Stroud

Grade 9-12
Science
Next Generation Science Standards

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  • Q1

    ECOLOGY

    study of interactions between organisms and their environments

    portion of Earth that supports life

    ability of an organism to survive when exposed to various factors

    living factors in an organism's environment

    45s
  • Q2

    BIOSPHERE

    biological community and all the abiotic factors that affect it

    portion of Earth that supports life

    group of populations that interact in the same geographic area at the same time

    large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and have similar types of biological communities

    45s
  • Q3

    ABIOTIC FACTORS

    an area where an organism lives

    any factor that restricts numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms

    living factors in an organism's environment

    nonliving factors in an organism's environment

    45s
  • Q4

    BIOTIC FACTORS

    an area where an organism lives

    living factors in an organism's environment

    nonliving factors in an organism's environment

    any factor that restricts numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms

    45s
  • Q5

    LIMITING FACTORS

    any factor that restricts numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms

    living factors in an organism's environment 

    an area where an organism lives

    nonliving factors in an organism's environment

    45s
  • Q6

    TOLERANCE

    study of interactions between organisms and their environments

    act of one organism consuming another organism for food

    the role an organism has in its environment

    ability of an organism to survive when exposed to various factors

    45s
  • Q7

    POPULATION

    individual organisms of the same species living in the same geographic location at the same time

    group of populations that interact in the same geographic area at the same time

    biological community and all the abiotic factors that affect it

    large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and have similar types of biological communities

    45s
  • Q8

    BIOLOGICAL COMMUNITY

    group of populations that interact in the same geographic area at the same time

    relationship between two species that live together and benefit from each other

    ability of an organism to survive when exposed to various factors

    nonliving factors in an organism's environment

    45s
  • Q9

    ECOSYSTEM

    any factor that restricts numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms

    large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and have similar types of biological communities

    an area where an organism lives

    biological community and all the abiotic factors that affect it

    45s
  • Q10

    BIOME

    group of populations that interact in the same geographic area at the same time

    group of populations that interact in the same geographic area at the same time

    the role an organism has in its environment

    large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and have similar types of biological communities

    45s
  • Q11

    HABITAT

    act of one organism consuming another organism for food

    individual organisms of the same species living in the same geographic location at the same time

    the role an organism has in its environment

    an area where an organism lives

    45s
  • Q12

    NICHE

    relationship in which two organisms live together in close association

    any factor that restricts numbers, reproduction, or distribution of organisms

    the role an organism has in its environment

    an area where an organism lives

    45s
  • Q13

    PREDATION

    act of one organism consuming another organism for food

    relationship in which two organisms live together in close association

    group of populations that interact in the same geographic area at the same time

    relationship in which one organism is helped and the other is not harmed or helped

    45s
  • Q14

    SYMBIOSIS

    relationship in which two organisms live together in close association

    the role an organism has in its environment

    biological community and all the abiotic factors that affect it

    study of interactions between organisms and their environments

    45s
  • Q15

    MUTUALISM

    relationship in which one organism benefits and another organism is harmed

    act of one organism consuming another organism for food

    relationship between two species that live together and benefit from each other

    relationship in which one organism is helped and the other is not harmed or helped

    45s

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