The Black Plague: The cause for the largest decrease in population.
Industrial Revolution: The cause of the exponential growth of the population.
Eponential Growth: The rapid growth of a population in a slighly short amount of time.
Biomes: A region of earth that is inhabited by one kind
Ecosystems: A group of living organisms that interact with nonliving things.
Communities: Populations of living organisms that interact with each other in an ecosystem
Populations: Group of the same species found in one place at one time.
Organisms: Any form of life.
Food Web: A more detailed version of a food chain that shows more possiblities of where the energy could go.
Primary Consumer: An organism that consumes producers.
Secondary Consumer: An organism that consumes primary consumers.
Tertiary Consumer: An organism that consumes secondary consumers.
Coniferous forest: A forest that mainly consists of the coniferous type of trees.
Temperate deciduous forest: A forest that consists of trees whose leaves fall off every year.
Tundra: An area where there is no tree growth due to low temperatures.
Grasslands: Areas where there are no wood plants, but only grasses and herbacious plants.
Marine Biome: The largest biome that is made up of all types of aquatic biomes.
Abiotic Factors: Anything that is not living and never was living.
Ecological Succession: The strutural change in an ecosystem.
Secondary Succession: When an ecosystem takes root after another ecosystem had been destroyed.
Climax Community: The last community to become a part of the new ecosystem thus ending the succession whether it would be primary or secondary.
Carrying Capaity: The largest population an ecosystem can hold.
Population growth rate: The rate at which a population grows in an ecosystem.
J - curve: When exponential growth is shown on a graph it makes the shape of a j.
Point Source: When there is a specific source for pollution.
Non - point source: When there isn't a specific source for pollution.
Aquifer: An underground formation that contains water.