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What is an ecosystem? all the living and nonliving things in an area
What is population? a group of organisms of one species that live in an area at the same time
What is a community? made up of all the populations in an area
What is a niche? the role that an organism has in an ecosystem
What is a habitat? the place in which an organism lives
Biologists have divided the world into regions called... biomes
What community has trees such as maple and spruce? temperate rainforest
Name the nonliving parts of an ecosystem air, water, soil, temperature, and sunlight
true or false: every part of an ecosystem has a role true
what animal mentioned in the chapter can use their paws skillfully for hunting and gathering? racoon
True or false: trees help squirrels by giving them food and shelter true
true or false: there is NOT a rain forest in the state of Washington false
In an ecosystem, each part interacts to meet each other's needs? true
A habitat is made up of.... the soil, air and water, as well as the plants of the area.
true or false: all the relationships among organisms throws off the balance of the ecosystem false
true or false: squirrels help trees by spreading seeds true
true or false: an organism's needs are met only by the living things in the ecosystem false
members of a community depend on each other to fill needs such as.... food, shelter, and reproduction
true or false: populations can grow in an area even if their needs aren't being met false
in this chapter, what is the animal that hunts in the temperate forest? owl