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Stayin' Alive

2nd 9wks

inherited trait a characteristic that is passed from parents to their offspring
learned behavior a behavior that an animal develops by observing other animals or by experience
environmental changes changes in the environment like natural disasters
flood overflow of water on dry land
drought a long period of little or no rainfall
populations all the organisms of one type in a habitat
community a group of plants and animals living and interacting with each other in a habitat
ecosystem living and nonliving things that interact to provide the basic needs of the organisms that live there
structure a part
function a job or purpose
thrive grow strongly
perish die
life cycle series of stages a living organism goes through as it grows, develops, and matures
food chain the path of energy from one organism to another in an ecosystem; arrows show the flow of energy
environments everything in a habitat –both living and nonliving, including food, air, water, and shelter
physical characteristics features of a person, animal, organism, thing, (skin, fur, scales, claws, feathers etc.)
adaptation the ability of a species to survive in a particular ecosystem
metamorphosis change the form of a thing or person into a completely different one
egg oval or round object, laid by a female, containing a developing embryo.
larva hatches out of an egg, often worm-like
pupa occurs as the larva changes completely inside a cocoon
adult fully developed and mature
organisms a living thing
Created by: anita_brunson



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