Morgan Long's Vocab Project

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1. Levels of Organization

1.1. Organism

1.1.1. Any Living Thing

1.2. Population

1.2.1. Groups of Individuals of the Same Species Found in a Given Area or Located in the Same Area at a Given Time

1.3. Community

1.3.1. Populations of Living Organisms Interacting with Eachother in an Ecosystem

1.4. Ecosystem

1.4.1. Groups of Living Organisms that Interact with Eachother and their Non-Living Enviornment

1.5. Biome

1.5.1. Rainforest

1.5.2. Desert

1.5.3. Tundra

1.5.4. Grassland/Savanah

1.5.5. Freshwater

1.5.6. Marine

1.5.7. Coniferous Forest

1.5.8. Temperate Deciduous Forset

1.6. Biosphere

1.6.1. A Layer of Soil, Water, and Air that Sustains Life

2. Trophic Pyramid

2.1. Producer

2.1.1. Organisms that Produce their own Energy from the Sun

2.2. Trophic Levels

2.2.1. Trophic= Energy

2.3. Consumers

2.3.1. Organisms that eath other Organisms Primary Consumer Eats the Producer Secondary Consumer Eats the Primary Consumer Tertiary Consumer Eats the Secondary Consumer

3. Food Chain

3.1. A Chain Showing One Direction of Energy Transfer in and Ecosystem

4. Food Web

4.1. A web showing all directions of the transfer of energy in an ecosystem

5. Aboitic Factors

5.1. All of the nonliving things impacting an ecosystem

6. Biotic Factors

6.1. All of the living things impacting an ecosystem

7. Biodiversity

7.1. The Different Types of Species Living Together in an Ecosystem

7.2. Hot Spots

7.2.1. Many Different Species Living Together in an Ecosystem; Covers 2% of the Earths Surface

8. Ecological Succession

8.1. Primary Succesion

8.1.1. When Life Grows Where it has Never Grown Before

8.2. Secondary Succesion

8.2.1. When Life Grows Where it Once was But was Destroyed

8.3. Pioneer Species

8.3.1. The First Species to Grow in a new Ecosystem

9. Limiting Factors

9.1. The Factors in an Ecosystem that Control the Amount of Life That Can Live There

9.2. Climax Community

9.2.1. A Community in Balance where Every species is in a Stable Cycle

9.3. Carrying Capacity

9.3.1. The Amount of One Species an Ecosystem Can Hold

10. Population

10.1. Populaton Growth

10.1.1. The Rate at which a Specific Species Grows

10.2. Black Plauge

10.2.1. A Plauge in Mid Evil Times that Majorly Dented the Population of Humans

10.3. Industrial Revolution

10.3.1. From the 1800's to the early 1900's-had the biggest increase in population growth

10.4. Exponentail Growth

10.4.1. When a Population Grows at an Increasing Rate

10.5. Sustainability

10.5.1. A Species able to Sustain the Population in its Habitat

10.6. J-Curve

10.6.1. When a the Population Grows Exponentailly until the Line on the Chart goes Straight Up

10.7. S-Curve

10.7.1. When the Population Goes up and they Levels off.

10.8. Logistic Growth

10.8.1. When the Population Grows until it Levels off

10.9. Populatoin Growth Rate

10.9.1. How Fast a Population Increases

11. Water Polution

11.1. Aquifer

11.1.1. A Geological Formation that is an Underground Layer of Rock Holding Water

11.2. Non Point Source

11.2.1. Polution coming from several untracable sources (ex: Ferilizers, Pet Waster, Car emmisions, ect.)

11.3. Point Source

11.3.1. Polution coming from one idenifiable source (Ex: Factory)

12. Resources

12.1. Natural Resources

12.1.1. Renewable Resources Any material or energy source that cycles or can be replaced within a human life span

12.1.2. Non-Renewable Resources Material or energy source that cannot be replaced during a human life span

12.2. New node