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Ecosystems/Structures (Unit 11 & 12)

Environment The surrounding where an organism lives; including physical, chemical, and natural forces
Function what something is used for; purpose
Habitat the place where an organism lives; habitats supply the organism with food, shelter, moisture, and temperature for survival
Inherited Traits characteristics or attributes of an organism that are passed from parents to offspring
Learned behaviors something an organism learns as they interact in their world
Migration to move from one place to another in search of food, water, or different temperature
Offspring a living organism that is made when a plant or animal reproduces
Species a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of producing offspring
Structure a body part that does a certain “job” for an organism
Survive to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship
Consumer an organism that eats other organisms (plants and or animals) for food
Decomposer an organism that gets energy by feeding on dead materials and waste
Dependent to rely on someone or something else
Ecosystem an independent system of abiotic and biotic components and their interactions
Food chain The individual chain of transfer of energy from one organism to the next in a food web
Food web Shows how food chains overlap in an ecological community
Revolve To go around, or orbit another object
Overpopulation having too many people or organisms in a particular area, straining available resources and impacting the environment
Photosynthesis process by which producers / plants use the energy in sunlight to create their own food
Producer an organism that makes its own food (e.g., plants)
Created by: whardcastle



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