Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read 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.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
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 Stack

For science warmup 1/4/2017, and for the test on 1/24/2017

Ecology The study of Earth's ecosystems
Ecosystem A system that includes all living organisms in an area, as well as their environment, functioning together as a unit
Dynamic Always changing
Organism Any single living thing, made of cells, such as an animal, plant, fungus, or bacterium.
The two factors that make up an ecosystem Biotic and Abiotic factors
Biotic A living component of an ecosystem
Abiotic A non-living component of an ecosystem
Levels of Organization (smallest to largest possible) Individual, Population, Community, Ecosystem, Biome, and Biosphere
The Biosphere The part of Earth where all living things exist, containing all of the ecosystems on Earth
Biome A very large *community*of plants and animals
Community A group of different kinds of species, living in the same area, commonly interacting with each other
Population A group of individuals belonging to the same species that live in the same region at the same time
Individual A single living being, commonly referred to as an organism
Biodiversity A wide variety (diversity) of living things (bio)
What Biodiversity is essential to A healthy ecosystem
Habitat The place where an organism or a population normally lives or can be found
Created by: constellynxtion