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Ecology Quiz

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What is ecology Ecology is the scientific study of the way that living organisms interact with their environment.
Ecosystems all living things and non-living things that interact in an area
Habitat the place where organism lives
Niche Organism's role or job in its habitat
competition the struggle between organism to survive in a habitat with limited resources
population a group of some kind of organism to have something else
predator any animal that live by preying on other animals
prey the organism that is killed for food
Ecologist scientists who study ecology
evidence proof
trade-offs when you give some thing to have something else
introduced species Species that moves in to an ecosystem as a result of human action
Energy flow the flow of energy from an ecosystem to an organism and from one organism to another
inference a conclusion one draw ( infers) based on premises or evidence
consumer organisms that obtain food by eating other organisms
photosynthesis the process by which plants make food
plankton Tiny organisms that float in the water
producer an organism that makes its own food
decomposer organism that breaks down the wastes or remains of other organisms
Microbe an organism invisible to the naked eye, especially one that causes disease
environment the area in which something exists or lives
carrying capacity The largest population that an area can support
Created by: littlebear2288