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Living Together LS2

How does the water quality affect the ecology of a community?

microbes An organism that can be seen only with a microscope.
algae Organisms that live in water. Some can be as small as one cell. Some are made of many cells. Algae made of many cells may be called “seaweed”.
concentration The amount of a substance mixed with another substance.
pH A measure of how acidic a substance is.
acid A solution with a pH less than 7.
pH indicator A chemical that can be added to a solution to determine pH.
pH scale A scale used by scientists to measure the acidity of a solution.
neutral A solution with a pH of 7.
basicity A term used to describe non-acid substances.
base A solution with a pH greater than 7.
aquatic organisms Organisms that live in water.
turbulence The violent disruption, agitation, or stirring up of something (in this case, water).
thermal pollution A change in temperature in a natural body of water.
turbidity This is how cloudy, murky, or opaque something is.
Created by: Hushekclan