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1. Levels of Oganization Pyramid

1.1. Organisms

1.1.1. A form of life. Example: An ant

1.2. Populations

1.2.1. A group of the same species, in a given location. Example: A colony of ants.

1.3. Communities

1.3.1. A population of different organisms that interact with one another. Example: Ants attacking insects.

1.4. Ecosystems

1.4.1. A group of different organisms that interact with living, and the non-living. Example: Ants picking up dirt to arrange their hill, while others are moving dead insects.

1.5. Biomes

1.5.1. A region of Earth that is inhabited by a community. Example: Ants climbing through the woods, looking for food.

1.6. Biosphere

1.6.1. A layer of soil, water, and air, that can substain life. Example: The Earth.

2. Trophic Levels

2.1. Producer

2.1.1. Example: A tree uses photosynthesis to get energy from the Sun.

2.2. Primary Consumer

2.2.1. Example: A ladybug eats a leaf of the tree for its food.

2.3. Secondary Consumers

2.3.1. Example: A monkey eats the ladybug as its prey.

2.4. Tertiary Consumer

2.4.1. Example: A lion snatches the monkey from the tree and eats it.

3. Food Chains and Food Webs

3.1. Food Webs

3.1.1. Picture:

3.2. Food Chain

3.2.1. Picture:

4. Biomes of the World

4.1. Rainforest

4.1.1. Picture:

4.2. Temperate Deciduous Forest

4.2.1. Picture:

4.3. Coniferous Forest

4.3.1. Picture:

4.4. Desert

4.4.1. Picture:

4.5. Tundra

4.5.1. Picture:

4.6. Grassland/Savannah

4.6.1. Picture:

4.7. Freshwater Biome

4.7.1. Picture:

4.8. Marine Biome

4.8.1. Picture:

5. Biotic Factors vs. Abiotic Factors

5.1. Biotic Definition

5.2. Abiotic Definition

6. Biodiversity

6.1. Hot Spots

7. Ecological Succession

7.1. Basic Types of Succession

7.1.1. Primary Succession Example:

7.1.2. Secondary Succession Example:

7.2. Pioneer Species

7.2.1. Picture:

7.3. Climax Community

7.3.1. Picture:

8. Limiting Factors

9. Carrying Capacity

10. Population Growth

11. Exponential Growth

11.1. Sustainability

11.1.1. Logistic growth Hold Backs Black Plague Increases Industrial Growth

12. The Curves

12.1. J-curve

12.2. S-curve

13. Population Growth Rate

14. Water Pollution

14.1. The Points

14.1.1. Point Source Pollution

14.1.2. Non-Point Source Pollution

14.2. Aquifer