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Ecosystems Vocab

Biotic Factors The living parts of an ecosystem.
Abiotic Factors Nonliving things in ecosystems( Ex. soil, water, sunlight, temperature.
Organism A single form of life; the simplest form of organization in ecology.
Population All members of one kind of organism that live in a particular area.
Communities A group of different populations of organisms
Ecosystem A collection of different communities and abiotics factors.
Deforestation The clearing of forest lands
Ecology The study of interactions between living things and their invironments
Tropical rain forest in this biome, Earth receives direct sunlight most of the year, so temperatures are always warm. The climate is also very wet
Biome A large- scale ecosystem
Desert This land receives little to no rainfall and it can be difficult to find water. It can difficult to find water. It can be hot during the day, but cold at night
Tundra This biome is known for low temperatures and long winters, which prevent trees and large plants from growing
Deciduous Forest This biome known for having many trees and moderate temperatures and long winters, which prevent tress and large plants from growing
Taiga Known for evergreen trees, this biome has longer winters
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