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Ivan's Enviromental Science Mind Map by Mind Map: Ivan
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Ivan's Enviromental Science Mind Map

Population

Biomes

Tundra

A frozen desert with very litle life

Rainforest

Thriving forests near the equator with a lot of biodiversity. Most are hot spots

Temperate Decideous Forest

Trees that go through faces. Most of Pennsylvania

Marine

Desert

Very litle vegitation

Freshwater

Coniferous Forest

Forests of pine trees and other trees that don't go into phases

Grassland/Savannah

Food Chain

Biotic Factors

Things that are living or once were living

Logs

Humans

Dogs

Trophic Levels

Trophic levels are the levels in food chains and webs of different energies and animals

Tertiary Consumer

Lions

Hyenas

Killer Whales

Secondary Consumer

Fish

Seals

Cheetahs

Primary Consumer

Deer

Birds

Minnows

Producer

Grass

Flowers

Berries

Decomposer

Bacteria

Termites

Fungi

Food Web

Abiotic Factors

Things that are not living and never were living

Rocks

Sunlight

Air

Biodiversity

Ecosystem

Such as a tree, a pond, or a river

Community

Organism

Ecological Succession

Primary Succession

Succession where there was never an ecosystem like a volcanic island

Secondary Succession

Succession where an ecosystem has been destroyed or disturbed like an abondoned lot

Pioneeer Species

Species that first appear in succession such as weeds

Climax Communtiy

The final stage in succession with organisms like oak trees

Limiting Factors

Biotic and abiotic factors that limit the amount of organisms and keeps them under control in an ecosystem

Carrying Capacity

The largest amount of organisms an ecosystem can hold

Population Growth

Population Growth Rate

Exponential Growth

J-Curve

A growth rate of exponential growth where the population continues to grow

S-Curve

A growth rate where a population reaches its carrying capacity and then dies down

Watershed

Water Pollution

Point Source Pollution

Contaminated water that goes directly into a stream from a known source

Non-Point Source Pollution

Pollution from vairious unknown places such as run-off, storm drains, and human dumping

Stormwater Runoff

Aquifer

Impermeable

A surface that doesn't absorb and is easy for runoff to occur

Natural Resources

Resources fou nd on the earth

Renewable

Sources that replenish themselves within a human's lifespan

Non-renewable

Sources that can't be replaced a human lifespan

Wetlands