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Prairie Vocabulay

Prairie Grassland community
Observations Information gathered from senses and measurements
Perennial A flowering plant comes back every year
Forb Non-grass flowering plant
Weed An undesired plant
Humus Rotted material that fertilizes the soil and gives a rich black color
Diversity Variety of species
Monoculture Growing only one type of plant
Ecosystem Everything living and non-living is given a area
Abiotic Non-living factors
Producer An organism that is able to make its own food
Consumer An organism that depends on other for its food
Decomposer An animal that obtains (get) its food by breaking it down dead and decaying organism
Carnivore Animals that eat flesh/meat
Herbivore Animals that eat plants
Omnivore An animal that eats both plants and animals
Scavenger A consumer that eats dead animals/leftovers
Predator Kills and eats other animals to survive
Prey An animal that is hunted
Thermometer Used to measure temperture
Soil Thermometer Used to measure soil temperture
Relative Humidity Humidity or moisture in the air
Psychrometer An instrument used to measure relative humidity
Anemometer An instrument used to measure the wind speed
Moisture Meter An instrument used to measure the amount of moisture something has
Light Meter An instrument used to measure how much light there is given in a area or ;light intesity
Created by: baenae_13