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Vocab 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

1st six weeks

eye wash station used to rinse eyes if chemical gets into them. Eyes should be rinsed at least 15 minutes
fire blanket blanket used to smother small fires on surfaces or to wrap a person who is on fire
fire extinguisher used to put out chemical fires, electrical fires, gas and grease fires.
ecosystem all the living populations in an area along with nonliving parts of that environment
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet
parasite organism that feeds on cells, tissues, or fluids of another living organism
conservation the wise use and protection of natural resources;also as in lab supplies
host organism that supports a parasite
waft to fan fumes from a chemical toward the face
predator animal that kills and eats other animals
prey organism that is killed and eaten by another organism
ecosystem all the living populations in an area along with nonliving parts of that environment
parasite organism that feeds on cells, tissues, or fluids of another living organism
host organism that supports a parasite
predator animal that kills and eats other animals
marine having to do with water
terrestrial having to do with land
parasitism relationship between species in which one species benefits and the other is harmed but not usually killed
chemosynthesis chemical process in which bacteria make a food by converting dissolved sulfur compound
carnivore consumers that only eat meat
herbivore consumers that only eats plants
omnivore consumers that eat plants and meat
biomass material from living things
autotroph an organism such as a plant that makes its own food
heterotroph an organism that obtains the energy in needs by feeding on other organisms
trophic level the postion an organism occupies in a food chain
photosynthesis chemical process by which plants use light energy to make glucose from water and carbon dioxide
respiration process in cells by which oxygen is chemically combined with food molecules and energy is released
dichotomous key a system used to identifying plants, animals,rocks, minerals , that is made up of a series of paired descriptions to choose between
microhabit a small-scaled environment
limiting factor a condition or resource that keeps a population at a certain size
biotic living organisms in an ecosystem
abiotic nonliving factors in an ecosystem
natural selection process by which organisms change over time as those with traits best suited to an environment pass their traits to the next generation
bidiversity the variety of organisms in a specific environment, or on earth as a whole
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