Enviromental Science Mind Map - Joe

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1. Population

1.1. Same type of animals living in a given area.

1.1.1. Bears

1.1.2. Tigers

1.1.3. Kangaroos

1.1.4. Trout

2. Ecosystem

2.1. Several communities interacting with their enviorment

2.1.1. Community 1 (Bears and Trout) - Temperate Deciguous Forests

2.1.2. Community 2 (Fox and wild birds) - Temperate Deciguous Forests

3. Biomes

3.1. Many ecosystems in one, with a specific climate.

3.1.1. Desert

3.1.2. Ocean

3.1.3. Tundra

3.1.4. Deciguous and Coniferous forests

3.1.5. Rainforest

3.1.6. Savannah

4. Rainforest

4.1. A biome that has a specific climate (humid and alot of percipitation) and destinctive orgranisms.

4.1.1. Rain

4.1.2. Humid

4.1.3. Tucan

4.1.4. Lizards

4.1.5. Monkeys

5. Temperate Deciguous forest

5.1. A biome of trees with leaves

6. Coniferous forest

6.1. A biome of trees with needles (pine needles etc.)

7. Desert

7.1. A biome with a hot, humid climate and destinctive organisms.

7.1.1. Scorpions

7.1.2. Cacti

8. Tundra

8.1. A very cold climate. Most of the time snow is involved.

8.1.1. Snow

8.1.2. Glaciers

9. Freshwater Biome

9.1. A biome of non-salt (fresh) water and destinctive species to that water conditions.

9.1.1. Fish

9.1.2. Plants

10. Marine Biome

10.1. A biome of salt water and destinctive oganisms that can live in that water conditions.

10.1.1. Crabs

10.1.2. Fish like Tuna etc.

11. Grassland/Savannah

11.1. A usually dry area with mostly grassland.

11.1.1. Rabbits

11.1.2. Birds

12. Food Chain

12.1. A chain of species being eaten by its predaor and then its predator, etc. until the largest animal with no predators

13. Food Web

13.1. A number of species in a "web" that shows more then one predator per species most of the time. Also it usually shows a predators mutiple preys.

14. Producer

14.1. First organism on a food chain or web and it is a plant that transfers energy to a consumer.

14.1.1. Any type of plant

15. Primary Consumer

15.1. The first degree of a consumer that usually feeds of the Producer.

15.1.1. Mice

16. Secondary Consumer

16.1. The second degree of a consumer typically shown in a food chain or web, it usually feeds on the Primary Consumer.

16.1.1. Hawk

17. Tertiary Consumer

17.1. The third degree of a consumer typically shown in a food chain or web, it usually feeds on the Secondary Consumer.

17.1.1. Larger bird of prey, Ex: Eagle

18. Decomposer

18.1. Bacteria of organisms that break down/eat dead orgranisms

18.1.1. Bacteria

18.1.2. Worms

19. Point Source

19.1. Pollution that comes from a traceable source.

20. Organic Pollutant

20.1. Something that is organic but has pollutants in it.

21. Inorganic Pollutant

21.1. Things like fertilizers and other man made products that pollute.

22. Organism

22.1. A living entity.

22.1.1. Examples Bear Grasshopper Algae Fungi Sunflower Kangaroo

23. Community

23.1. Several populations interacting in a given area.

23.1.1. Bears and Trout

23.1.2. Tigers and Lions

23.1.3. Fox and Wild Birds

24. Trophic Levels

24.1. Stages in a food chain.

25. Biotic Factors

25.1. Living factors in an environment.

26. Abiotic Factors

26.1. Non-living factors in an environment.

27. Hot Spot

27.1. Area where fires commonly occur.

28. Threatened Species

28.1. Species that are in danger of being endangered.

29. Endangered Species

29.1. When there are very few organisms of its kind left.

30. Ecological Succession

30.1. Progressive succession until a climax community is established.

31. Primary Succession

31.1. Development of life that was previously barren, usually where a disaster has occurred.

32. Secondary Succession

32.1. Usually whens shrubs start to grow in a previously barren habitat.

33. Pioneer Species

33.1. Species that colonize and colonized habitat.

34. Climax Community

34.1. New node

35. Limiting Factors

35.1. Factors that limit the growth of populations.

36. Carrying Capacity

36.1. The capacity a environment can hold.

37. Population Growth

37.1. The growth pfpopulations.

38. Population Growth Rate

38.1. The rate at which populations rise.

39. Exponential Growth

39.1. Development at an increasingly fast rate.

40. J-Curve

40.1. Graph where the graph is leveled off then quickly grows.

41. S-Curve

41.1. Graph where it goes up then goes back down.

42. Water Pollution

42.1. Pollution that washes into water.It could be trash, fertilizers, animal waste etc.

43. Aquifer

43.1. A underground source of water.

44. Desalination

44.1. The process in which salt water has the salt removed from it.

45. Water Purification

45.1. Process in which water is purified of its pollutants.

46. Watershed

46.1. Where a bunch of rivers run to a common source.

47. Impermeable

47.1. A surface where water can't soak into it

48. Erosion

48.1. Where water erodes objects, commonly rocks.

49. Runoff

49.1. Where water runs off an impermeable surface.

50. Wetlands

50.1. A biome where excess runoff water commonly collects.

51. Urbanization

51.1. Its when organisms habitat is cut down and is replaced by buildings.

52. Non-Point Source

52.1. Pollution that doesn't come from a direct source Ex: Storm Drains

53. Natural Resources

53.1. Resources that come from Earth like trees, wind and water.

54. Nonrenewable Resources

54.1. Resources that won't replenish itself within mans lifetime.

55. Renewable Resources

55.1. Resources that will replenish itself within mans lifespan.