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Selena's Mind Map Voacb Project by Mind Map: Selena
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Selena's Mind Map Voacb Project

Biosphere

Earth as one ecosystem.

Levels Of Organization

Organism

An individual living creature.

Population

A group of the same living thing.

Community

A group of different organisms that live and work together.

Ecosystem

A place where living and non living things live and interact.

Biome

Many ecosystems; it's determined by climate and elevation.

Freswater

Marine

Grassland

Tundra

Rainforest

Coniferous Forest

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Desert

Producer

Organisms that produce their own enrgy from the sun.

New node

Trophic Levels

Primary

Secondary

Tertiary

Biotic Factors

An organism that is living, was living or apart of something that is or was living.  

Animals

Plants

People

A cat's wisker

Abiotic Factors

Something that is not living, never was living and never will be living.

Rocks

Metal

Glass

Rubber

Biodiversity

The variety of organisms living in an area.

Hot Spots

A region of the earth that is very diverse but is also under threat due to its loss of habitat.

Ecological Succession

When communities of an ecosystem change over time.

Primary Succession

Occurs in places where an ecosystem has never occured.

Pioneer Species

Pioneer species appear in the earliest stages and tend to be  smaller, grow faster, need less resources, and thrive in an  environment where there is not a lot of competition.

Secondary Succession

Starts in an ecosystem when something has disturbed its natural community.

Cmlimax Community

A community of plants & animals that has reached a steady state.

Food chain

A community of organisms where each member is eaten in turn by another member.

Food Web

A community of organisms where there are several food chains.

Limiting Factors

Any factor(biotic or abitoic) that limits the growth of a species population.

Carrying Capcity

The amount of organisms that an ecosystem can support.

Population Growth

The increase in the number of people who inhabit an area.

Black Plague

The epidemic experienced during the Middle Ages that killed nearly half the people of western Europe.

Industrial Revolution

Sustainability

Exponential Growth

Population Growth Rate

A measure of how quickly the number of people in an area increases

Logistic Growth

J-Curve

S-Curve

Water Pollution

Point Source

Aquifer