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

Science flashcards

Ecology The study of the interactions with their environment
Biotic Describes living things factors in their environment
Abiotic Part of the environment with non-living things
Population A group of organisms of the same species that live in a specific geographical area
Community All the population of the same species and different that live in the same habitat and interact with eachother
Ecosystem A community of organisms and abiotic environment
Biosphere The part of earth where life exists
Herbivore An organism that eats only plants
Carnivore An organism that eats animals
Omnivore An organism that eats both plants and animals
Food Chain A pathway of energy transfer through various stages as a result of the feeding patterns of a series of organisms
Food Web A diagram that shows the feeding relationships between organisms in a ecosystem
Energy Pyramid A triangular diagram that shows an ecosystems loss of energy , which results as energy passes through the ecosystems food chain
Carrying Capacity The largest population of healthy organisms that an environment can support at any given time.
Prey An organism that is killed and eaten by another organism
Predator An organism that eats all or part of another organism
Symbiosis a relationship in which two different organisms live in close association with each other
Mutualism A relationship between two species in which both species benefit
Commensalism A relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected
Parasitism A relationship between two species in which one species the parasite benefits from the other species
Coevolution The evolution of two species that is due to mutual influences, often in a way that makes the relationship more beneficial to both species
Created by: littlesmith017