The industrial revolution began in the mid 1700’s because machinery was being used for production instead of man-made labor.
Population Growth Rate is the rate at which something is growing.
The Black Plague was a period in time where the population decreased drastically due to a disease that spread throughout Europe.
Food chains only show you one feeding relationship in an ecosystem to the next.
Food Webs show you the many feeding relationships in an ecosytem.
Something that is living, was living, or a part of something that is living.
Something that is not living, never was living, and never will be living.
The variety of organisms in a geographic area. Biodiversity provides humans unlimited souces of food, fibers for clothing, and medicines.
Ecological Succession is the process in which organisms in an ecosystem change over time.
Primary Succession occurs in places where an ecosystem has never existed.
Secondary Succession is the process that begins in an ecosytem after it has been destroyed or damaged.
An area of land that
Limiting Factors are biotic/abiotic factors of the enviorment that prevent or limit the continuous growth of a population or species.
Carrying Capacity is the number of individuals in an ecosystem that it can support.
Exponential Growth occurs when there is a sudden increase in a population that keeps increasing at a rapid rate.
Logistic Growth occurs when a fast growing population reaches it's carrying capacity and evens off, staying at the same rate.
Sustainability means to support an environment. This goes along with growth because our next revolution needs to be sustainability because we need to preserve our natural resourses and limit our growth before it's too late.
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies.
Point source pollution is pollution that comes from a single source or an identifiable source.
Non-point Source pollution is a large amount of water pollution that comes from many different sources.
An aquifer is a wet, underground layer of water.