Ecosystem Mind Map By:Kia

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1. Vocabulary

1.1. Ecosystem

1.1.1. The network of interactions that link the living and non-living parts of an environment.

1.2. Organism

1.2.1. A living thing.

1.3. Micro-Organism

1.3.1. A living thing that is small and must be viewed with the help of a microscope.

1.4. Species

1.4.1. A group of similar organisms that can mate and reproduce more of the same type of organism.

1.5. Population

1.5.1. A group of organisms of the same species in a given area.

1.6. Community

1.6.1. A group of populations of different species in a given area.

1.7. Ecology

1.7.1. The study of relationships between organisms, and between organisms and their environment.

1.8. Biotic Element

1.8.1. Any living thing found in the environment.

1.9. Abiotic Elelment

1.9.1. Any non-living component of the environment

1.10. Food Chain

1.10.1. A sequence that shows how energy and nutrients are transferred from one organism to another in an ecosystem.

1.11. Food Web

1.11.1. A model that shows how food chains in an ecosystem are connected.

1.12. Pyramid Of Numbers

1.12.1. A model that shows the number of individuals at each level in a food chain or food web.

1.13. Habitat

1.13.1. The environment where an organism lives.

1.14. Nutrient

1.14.1. A substance that an organism needs to grow and maintain its body.

1.15. Photosynthesis

1.15.1. A process by which plants use water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight to produce sugars (food).

1.16. Producer

1.16.1. An organism that makes its own food from non-living materials.

1.17. Consumer

1.17.1. An organism that eats other living things for energy

1.18. Herbivore, Carnivore, Scavenger, Omnivore

1.18.1. An organism that eats plants only.

1.18.2. An organism that eats other animals only.

1.18.3. An organism that eats already dead animals.

1.18.4. An organism that eats both plants and animals.

1.19. Detrivore

1.19.1. An organism that feeds on large parts of decaying plant and animal matter and on waste material.

1.20. Decomposer

1.20.1. An organism that consumes and breaks and breaks down dead organisms or waste matter into simple substances.

1.21. Closed System

1.21.1. A system in which the amount of matter remains constant over time.

1.22. Cycle

1.22.1. A pattern in nature that repeats over time.

1.23. Sustainable

1.23.1. Something that can be maintained and used indefinitely.

1.24. Evaporation

1.24.1. The process in which a substance changes state from liquid to gas.

1.25. Condensation

1.25.1. The change in state of a substance from gas to liquid.

1.26. Precipitation

1.26.1. water in the liquid or solid state that falls to Earth.

1.27. Succession

1.27.1. A series of gradual changes that result in the replacement of one community of plants and animals by another.

2. Succession

2.1. Primary

2.1.1. Succession that develops a community of plants and animals in an area where no living things existed before.

2.1.2. Pioneer Organisms

2.1.2.1. Lichen, algae and fungi as well as other abiotic factors.

2.2. Secondary

2.2.1. Succession that develops a community in an area after it has been disturbed.

2.2.1.1. Trophic interaction, initial composition, and competition

3. Food Web and Pyramid Of Numbers

3.1. Food Chain

3.1.1. Producer

3.1.2. Primary Consumer

3.1.2.1. Secondary Consumer

3.1.2.1.1. Tertiary Consumers

3.1.3. Decomposers

3.1.4. Detrivores

4. Organisms

4.1. Populations

4.1.1. Community

5. Human Impact

5.1. Habitat Destruction

5.1.1. Cutting trees, airport construction

5.1.2. Endangered Species

5.2. Problem in Food Chain

5.2.1. Hunting

5.2.2. Loss In Biodiversity

6. Protecting The Environment

6.1. Ecological Footprint

6.1.1. Knowing your ecological footprint will help because if you know the damage you cause to the earth you will try to make a change

6.2. Steward

6.2.1. S

6.2.1.1. Sustainably uses resources.

6.2.2. T

6.2.2.1. Trains others to become stewards.

6.2.3. E

6.2.3.1. Educates himself or herself about environmental concerns.

6.2.4. W

6.2.4.1. Works to repair damage to the natural environment.

6.2.5. A

6.2.5.1. Acts to save the environment and change policies.

6.2.6. R

6.2.6.1. Reflects on her or his behaviour and personal impact.

6.2.7. D

6.2.7.1. Decides to get involved

7. BIotic and Abiotic

7.1. BIotic

7.1.1. Organic matter

7.1.1.1. Organisms

7.1.1.1.1. MIcro-Organisms

7.2. Abiotic

7.2.1. Climate

7.2.2. Sunlight

7.2.3. Soil

7.2.4. Humidity

8. Organisms

8.1. Carnivore

8.1.1. Lion

8.1.1.1. Tiger

8.1.1.1.1. Cheetah

8.2. Herbivore

8.2.1. Sheep

8.2.1.1. Cattle

8.2.1.1.1. Deer

8.3. Ominivore

8.3.1. Pig

8.3.1.1. Badger

8.3.1.1.1. Bear

8.4. Scavenger

8.4.1. Jackels

8.4.1.1. Racoons

8.4.1.1.1. Crabs

8.5. Detrivore

8.5.1. Millipede

8.5.1.1. Worm

8.5.1.1.1. Starfish

9. Biotic Interactions Between Living Things

9.1. Predator/Prey Relationships

9.1.1. Example: Cheetahs will use their speed to capture their prey and have their meal

9.2. Plant/Herbivore Relationships

9.2.1. Herbivore will eat the plant and the plant will grow again and the food chain will repaet

9.3. Competetions

9.3.1. It Affects which organisms remains dominant

10. Abiotic Interactions Between Organisms And The Environment

10.1. Temperature

10.1.1. Certain Organsims Require Different Temertures

10.2. Nutrients

10.2.1. Nutrients Help Organisms Grow

10.3. Shelter

10.3.1. A Shelter Helps Certain Organisms Live

11. Sustainable

11.1. Definition: Something that can be used and maintain indefinitely.

11.2. Sustainablity In A Ecosystem

11.2.1. A sustainable ecosystem is a biological environment and series of habitats that is able to thrive and support itself without outside influence or assistance.

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12. Cycles

12.1. Carbon

12.1.1. The carbon cycle is the biogeochemical cycle by which carbon is exchanged among the biosphere, pedosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere of the Earth.

12.2. Water

12.2.1. The water cycle, also known as the hydrological cycle or the hydrologic cycle, describes the continuous movement of water on, above and below the surface of the Earth.