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3rd planet from the sun Earth
planet that is no longer considered a planet Pluto
planet with rings Saturn
planet with evidence of water Mars
hottest planet Mercury
planet named after the goddess of love Venus
largest planet Jupiter
non-living organisms Abiotic
living organisms Biotic
different types of organisms in an area Biodiversity
meat eating organisms carnivore
eats dead matter detritivore
plant eating organism herbivore
plant and meat eating organism omnivore
eats other organisms to obtain energy consumer
catches and feeds on other animals predator
gets hunted prey
plants that use the sun's light for energy producer
breaks down dead material decomposer
area where organisms live habitat
group of similar organisms that have the ability to reproduce with each other species
solid layer under the subsoil bedrock
parts of the earth where life exists biome
uses oxygen to obtain energy from glucose cellular respiration
process in which plants use carbon dioxide, water, and sunlight to produce glucose photosynthesis
removing all trees at one time clearcutting
carnivore that eats the remains of dead animals scavengers
contains relatively large rock particles sandy soil
species at risk of becoming endangered if changes aren't made to the ecosystem threatened
non-native species that cause harm to the ecosystem invasive species
complex in which living things interact with each other and with non-living things ecosystem
remains of dead organisms and animal wastes organic matter
the level of oxygen in water dissolved oxygen(DC)
rain that contains acids formed from nitrogen and sulfur acid rain
how much land and water is needed to support a person's lifestyle ecological footprint
gradual build-up of chemicals in an organism's body bioaccumulation
all members of the same species dies extinction
organic material made up of plant and animal waste biomass
destroying nature in small areas creating potential danger and harm to the organisms living within it habitat fragmentation
an example of a fertilizer eutrophication
how fast oxygen is used up in water Biological Oxygen Demand(BOD)
chemicals sprayed on crops that kill unwanted organisms pesticide
a huge wave of development of houses, factories, and businesses near the forests and such urban sprawl
contains rock particles of many different sizes loam
Created by: NCCgradenines