maddies Tizols mind map vocab words

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1. food webs

1.1. organism-is any contiguous living system

1.2. population-is all the organisms that both belong to the same species and live in the same geographical area

1.3. community-organisms inhabiting a common environment and interacting with one another

1.4. ecosystem-is a biological environment consisting of all the organisms living in a particular area, as well as all the nonliving, physical components

1.5. biome-are climatically and geographically defined as similar climatic conditions on the Earth

1.6. biosphere- is the global sum of all ecosystems. It can also be called the zone of life on Earth

1.7. food chain-are representations of the predator-prey relationships between species within an ecosystem or habitat

1.8. food web- are representations of the predator-prey relationships between species within an ecosystem or habitat

2. biotic/ abiotic factors

2.1. producer-manufacturer: someone who manufactures something

2.2. primary consumer-An herbivore is an animal that is adapted to eat plants

2.3. secondary consumer-A carnivore , meaning 'meat eater'

2.4. tertiary consumer-In ecology, trophic dynamics is the system of trophic levels

2.5. trophic levels-The trophic level of an organism is the position it occupies on the food chain

3. biodiversity

3.1. biome

3.1.1. temperate deciduous forest- have four distinct seasons.

3.1.2. coniferous forest-is a terrestrial biome found in temperate regions of the world

3.1.3. desert- is a landscape or region that receives an extremely low amount of precipitation

3.1.4. tundra-is the coldest of all the biomes

3.1.5. grassland/savannah-are characterized as lands dominated by grasses rather than large shrubs or trees

3.1.6. freshwater biome-is defined as having a low salt concentration

3.2. rain forest-a forest with a heavy annual rain.

3.3. biotic factors-are the factors in a biome/ecosystem/habitat that include all living things

3.4. abiotic factors-are non-living chemical and physical factors in the environment

3.5. biodiversity-the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole

3.6. hot spots-a localized area of extreme heat. On earth, they refer to places where an upward plume of magma comes close to the surface in a shield

4. limiting factors

4.1. ecological succession-the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem

4.2. primary succession-is one of two types of biological and ecological succession of plant life, occurring in an environment in which new substrate devoid

4.3. secondary succession- is one of the two types of ecological succession of plant life. As opposed to primary succession,

5. population

5.1. pioneer species-are species which colonize previously uncolonized

5.2. climax community-In ecology, a climax community, or climatic climax community, is a biological community of plants and animals

5.3. limiting factors-a factor that controls a process

5.4. carrying capacity- of a biological species in an environment is the population size of the species that the environment can sustain

5.5. populatin growth-increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory

5.6. black plague-Black Death: the epidemic form of bubonic plague experienced during the Middle Ages when it killed nearly half the people of western Europe

5.7. industrial revolution-was a period in which fundamental changes occurred in agriculture,

5.8. exponential growth- . If a population has a constant birth rate through time and is never limited by food or disease

5.9. sustainability-the property of being sustainable

5.10. logistic growth-Population growth in which the growth rate decreases with increasing number of individuals until

5.11. j-curve-is used in several different fields to refer to a variety of unrelated J-shaped diagrams where a curve initially falls

5.12. s-curve-Supply and demand is an economic model of price determination in a market

5.13. population growth raye- is the change in a population over time

6. water polution

6.1. aquifer-is a wet underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock

6.2. runoff-overflow: the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity