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Basic Ecology

Different biomes, eaters, etc. The basics.

study of relationship between organisms and their environment Ecology
nonliving components of an ecosystem Abiotic
Portion of earth in which living things exist Ecosphere
Contains all biomes and ecosystems Biosphere
living components of an ecosystem Biotic
large distinct terrestrial region having similar climate, soil, plants & animals, types determined by temperature and precipitation Biome
Savanna Grassland biome
Taiga (Boreal forest) coniferous forest (pine trees) biome
Deciduous Forest forest where trees lose their leaves (east coast)
Permafrost permanently frozen layer of soil in artic
communities of living things which interact with themselves and their environment, include both biotic and abiotic components Ecosystems
photosynthetic life (plants, algae, etc) Autotrophs/Producers
(both plants and animals), eat other organisms Consumer/Heterotroph
Plant eater Herbivore
Meat eater Carnivore
Plant and meat eater Omnivore
decomposers Detritivores
dead organic matter detritus
Created by: FHSAPES