Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Ecology Vocab

Key terms from the Ecology Unit

An organism that can make its own food Producer
A consumer that eats only plants Herbivore
An organism that breaks down waste and dead organisms Decomposer
A consumer that eats both plants and animals Omnivore
A consumer that eats only animals Carnivore
A series of events in which one organism eats another to and gets energy Food Chain
A pattern of overlapping food chains Food Web
A diagram that shows how much energy moves from one feeding level to the next Energy Pyramid
An organism that gets energy by feeding on other organisms Consumer
A carnivore that feeds on the bodies of dead organisms Scavenger
The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment Ecology
Any living thing Organism
An organism’s environment, that provides all the things it needs in order to survive Habitat
A living part of an organism’s habitat Biotic Factor
A non-living part of an organism’s habitat Abiotic Factor
A group of organisms that are similar and can mate with each other to produce offspring Species
All the members of one species in a particular area Population
All the different populations that live together in an area Community
A community of organisms, along with all the abiotic factors in the environment Ecosystem
The number of organisms that live in a certain area Population Density
Any factor that can cause a population to decrease Limiting Factor
The largest population that a habitat can support Carrying Capacity
Created by: 6thGradeScience
Popular Biology sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards