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Grade 5 B-4 Sci. Def

Chapter 4 Protecting and Preserving Ecosystems

succession A gradual change in an ecosystem, sometimes occurring over hundreds of years
pioneer plants The first plants to invade a bare area
climax community The last stage of succession
pollution Waste products that damage an ecosystem
acid rain Precipitation resulting from pollution condensing into clouds and falling to Earth
conserving The saving or protecting of resources
reduce To cut down on the use of resources
reuse To use items again; some times for a different purpose
recycle Recovering a resource from an item and using the recovered resource to make a new item
reclamation The process of restoring a damaged ecosystem
wetlands The water ecosystems that include saltwater marshes, mangrove swamps, and mud flats
Created by: scscolts