Grade 9 Science Ecology Vocabulary

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QuestionEcology Vocabulary
What kind of factors are animals, plants and bacteria?
What is the name given to an aquatic animal that feeds by filtering small organic material from water?
Fill in the blank: living things in an ecosystem are _____ factors.
What is migration TO a place or ecosystem called?
What is one of the main products of photosynthesis and which is needed for cellular respiration?
What type of factors include these examples: food, water, predators or lack predators, water, shelter, oxygen, and organic chemical compounds?
What do we call factors in an environment include such items as sunlight, temperature, wind patterns, and precipitation?
What word is used to describe different life forms in an ecosystem, biome, or on the entire Earth.
What is the process that requires oxygen and gives off carbon dioxide in order to obtain energy for the organism?
Fill in the blank: Carnivores that eat herbivores are called _____consumers
What is the name given to an animal that eats only flesh?
What organisms speed up the decaying process causing mineral salts to be released back into the food chain to provide nutrients for plants?
What do we call the relationship between two individuals from different species?
What is the name given to the process in which free nitrogen joins other elements through natural processes of lightening or bacteria?
What do we call the relationship between biotic and abiotic system in an environment?
What do you call a living animal or plant from which a parasite gets nutrition?
What do you call an animal that eats only plants?
What Law states: if no energy enters or leaves the system, the potential energy of the state will always be less than that of the initial state?
What is another word for 'birthrate'?
Fill in the blank: Plants are called _____ because they are able to use light energy from the Sun to make food (sugar) from carbon dioxide and water
What do we call the parts of the ecosystem that are not living?
What law in ecology says: Energy can be changed from one form to another, but it cannot be created or destroyed?
What do we call animals and people who eat BOTH animals and plants?
What are gorillas, deer, owls, but not sheep or humans examples of?
What is the name for a symbiotic relationship in which both members of the association benefit?
What kind of feeders are clams, barnacles, and sponges?
QuestionEcology Vocabulary
Fill in the blank: Bacteria and fungi are examples of _________.
What is the ability of an ecosystem to survive, function, and renew over time called?
How are dogs, cats, bears, and hyenas classified in the food chain?
What type of consumers are carnivores that eat other carnivores?
What is the name for the process used by all living things to get energy out of glucose?
What is another word for a producer?
What do we call animals which looks or search for food or provisions?
What is the name given to a symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and one loses?
What is the name given to a branch of biology which is focused on the examination of living organisms in the natural environment.
What is the source of energy for all living beings on Earth?
What do we call the process where green plants use to create glucose (energy)?
What is migration FROM (or when leaving) a place or ecosystem called?
What do you call an area which stores carbon naturally?
Fill in the blank. The further along the _____ you go, the less food (and hence energy) remains available.
What is a name given to poisons designed to kill a variety of plants and animals such as insects, weeds, and mold or fungus?
What is the name given to any factor that controls population or size?
What is this an example of : phytoplankton → small fishes → seals → killer whales is an example of ____
What is DDT an example of?
What is the name for a symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit?
What is the relationship between two species in which one species benefits and the other doesn't benefit nor lose anything called?
What name is given to the drawing that shows the way solar energy enters and moves through an ecosystem?
What is the name given to organisms which breaks down organic materials?
What do you call an organism that cannot manufacture its own food ?
What is the name given to an area of land that drains water, sediment and dissolved materials to a common area or outlet?
What is the name for an organism which is able to create or make its own food?
What is another word for primary consumers?

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