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Gr. 5 Ch. 5 Sci

Ch 5 5th Grade Science Biomes

A desert plant's shallow roots are an example of what? an adaptation
In which biome do trees lose their leaves? deciduous forest
What is anything that controls the growth or survival of a population? a limiting factor
Which biome is sandy or rocky with little precipitation or plant life? desert
Which biome is cold, treeless, and found in the far north? tundra
What is the final stage of succession? climax community
In which relationship does one organism live on or in, and possibly harm another organism? parasitism
Parasitism is one kind of what? symbiosis
What is the first species to live in an otherwise lifeless area? pioneer species
Which hot, humid biome is near the equator? tropical rain forest
The relationship between yucca moths and yucca trees is an example of what? mutualism
Give one fact about climax communities. They don't change much unless a major event happens.
The relationship between rain forest orchids and rain forest trees is an example of what? symbiosis and commensalism
What will be different in each biome? The soil
When a deciduous forest gradually replaces a pine forest, this is an example of what? succession
What are the three layers of a fresh/salt water ecosystem? Plankton, Nekton, Benthos
Give examples for each layer of a fresh/salt water ecosystem. Plankton = frog; Nekton = shark; Benthos = bacteria
What are major events that could disrupt or change an ecosystem? vocanic eruption, forest fire, tornado, hurricane
How are mutualism and parasitism alike? both are types of symbiosis
How are mutualism and parasitism different? mutualism-both benefit; parasitism-one is harmed
Created by: Pacelli