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Ecology grade 5

Ecology Grade 5 VA Review Mr. G. 87199

Niche (nichos) A function within an ecological system to which an organism is especially suited
Behavioral adaptation An animal's behavior that helps it survive in its habitat- desert animals that hide from the hot sun and are active at night
Structural adaptation An animal's physical traits that help it survive in its habitat - web feet on a duck
Camouflage (Camuflaje) When an animal's color or markings help it hide
Mimicry When one animal looks like another - a type of camouflage
Species (Especie) A group of plants or animals that are the same
Population (Población) All the individuals of a single species living in an ecosystem - example, all the dragons living in your neighborhood
Community (comunidades) All the living elements of an ecosystem
Ecosystem (ecosistemas) The interconnectedness of organisms (plants, animals, microbes) with each other and their environment
Food Web (red alimentaria) A diagram showing the organisms that eat other organisms in a particular ecosystem, predators being higher in the web than their prey
Energy pyramid (Pirámide de la energía) A diagram showing the energy transfer in an ecosystem - There is more energy available at the bottom, more required at the top
Carnivore (Carnívoro) Any animal that eats meat as the main part of its diet
Herbivore (Herbívoro) Any animal that eats only plants
Scavenger (Limpiador) Any animal that eats primarily dead stuff
Decomposer Any organism that feeds off decomposing organic material, fungi and many bacteria
Producer Plants, and some protists, that convert sunlight into chemical energy (sugar)
Diversity Having a large variety of plant and animal species - required for a healthy ecosystem
Habitat A specific place or natural conditions in which a plant or animal lives
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