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Chapter 5 Science

Chapter 5, Lessons 1 & 2

all the living and nonliving things that surround you, all parts affect each other. Larger than an ecosystem. (school) Environment
people, animals, and plants Living Things
includes water, air, soil, and weather Non-living
all the living and nonliving things in an area, can be very small. Ecosystem
temperature and rainfall in an area, averaged OVER MANY YEARS Climate
one plant or animal Individual
a group made up of the same kind of individuals. Example: bees in a beehive, students in a school Population
made up of all the populations that live in the same place and depend on each other. Community
living parts of an ecosystem. Examples: trees, insects, people Biotic
nonliving parts of an ecosystem. Examples: sunlight, air, water, soil, climate Abiotic
four seasons, trees lose their leave Deciduous forests
7 to 33 feet of rain a year, near the equator Rain Forests
climate is nearly the same all year Grassy Savannas
only 10 inches of rain a year Deserts
largest ecosystem on Earth, very cold in winter Taiga
TREELESS PLAIN, coldest climate, -40 degrees F to 64 degrees F Tundra
the number of different kinds of living things, the rain forest is at the top of this list and the Tundra is at the bottom of the list. Diversity
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