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What Are Ecosystems?

Science Vocabulary Ch.4/ Mrs. WoolseyCLA

The things, both living and nonliving, that surround a living thing. environment
The living and nonliving things that interact in an environment. ecosystem
A group of organisms of the same kind that live in the same place. population
All the populations of organisms that live in an ecosystem at the same time. community
The place where an organism lives in an ecosystem. habitat
An ecosystem that is very dry. desert
An area of land that is generally hot in the summer and cold in the winter. The main plants found in this ecosystem are grasses. grassland
An ecosystem in which many trees grow. forest
Any trait that helps a plant or an animal survive. adaptation
A behavior that an animal knows without being taught. instinct
To go into a deep, sleep like state for winter. hibernate
To travel from one place to another and back again. migrate
Colors, patterns, and shapes that disguise an animal and help it hide. camouflage
The imitating of the look of another animal. mimicry
A material that is found in nature and that is used by living things. resource
Created by: donnawoolsey