Emilys Mind Map
by Emily Galluppi
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Emilys Mind Map
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The final stage in
in which a constant
enviroment is reached.
An area that's supplied
with a high content of soil
moisture, such as
Doesn't get put through any filtering
process, it just leads straight into a lake,
You can slow the flow by putting in a rain
garden that could absorb a lot of water.
Where the passage of water
is either prevented or very
An area in which a
its supply of water. We
live in the Delaware
An underground layer
of either rock,
sediment, or soil
that yields water.
An average american uses 140-160 gallons
of water daily. (toilet, snk, dishwasher,
The common sources: Phospeous,animal
wastes, littering, chemicals down the
drain, washing car on the stret, etc.
How to prevent it: No pollutants down
the drain, don't leave pet waste, leave
plant netive vegetation, grind up leaves
and grass clipping for soil, wash car on
J - Curve
Hits its' carrying
capacity and it
increases causing a
and competition for
Any material or energy source that cannot
be replaced within a human life span. (oil,
Any material or energy source that cycles or
can be replaced within a human life span.
(plants, animals, sunlight, clouds)
Materials or things that
people use from the Earth.
Faster and Faster Rate
pollutants coming from a non/un -
specific source. Therefore, we're all
blamed for it.
Examples:Motor Oil, Soda
Cans, Dog Wastes, Etc.
Point Source Pollution
Drains and sewers that lead
directly into rivers and
Comes from one specific
Storm Drains, Etc.
Population Growth Rate
The speed in which the
population is growing.
Highest: Africa, Lowest:
Maximum number of individual organisms
of a species that an ecoystem can
The limiting factors keep a
population from reaching its'
Biotic and Abiotic factors that
prevent the continous growth of a
Populations would just keep
increasing, if it weren't for
Examples: climate change, disease,
biodiversity, water, sunlight, oxygen,
temperature, predators / prey, etc.
A hardy species that is one of the first to
establish itself or the start of the process
Occurs in an ecosystem when something
has disturbed or destroyed the natural
Occurs in places where an
ecosystem has never existed.
A process in which the
communities of an ecosystem
change over time.
The variety of organisms in a geographic area.
This can provide humans with resources that can
help things including nutrition, medicine, food, etc.
The more bio-diverse an ecosystem is, it's
easier to resist and recover from
Not living, was never living,
and will never be living
Living ( has to reproduce), was
living, or a part of something that
Shows the many feeding
relationships in an
Shows the sequence in which energy is
transferred from one organism to the next
as one eats the other.
Levels of Organizations
Grasslands / Savannah
Temperate Deciduous Forest
The number of people your
adding to the population.
Highest: China, Lowest:
S - Curve
Reahes its' carrying capacity
but then levels off.