maddies Tizols mind map vocab words

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1. biotic/ abiotic factors

1.1. producer-manufacturer: someone who manufactures something

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

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

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

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

2. limiting factors

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

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

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

3. population

3.1. pioneer species-are species which colonize previously uncolonized

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

3.3. limiting factors-a factor that controls a process

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

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

3.6. 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

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

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

3.9. sustainability-the property of being sustainable

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

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

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

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

4. water polution

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

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

5. food webs

5.1. organism-is any contiguous living system

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

6. biodiversity

6.1. biome

6.1.1. temperate deciduous forest- have four distinct seasons.

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

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

6.1.4. tundra-is the coldest of all the biomes

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

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

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

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

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

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

6.6. 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