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THE BIOSPHERE

THE BIO-

SPHERE

ECOLOGICAL METHODS

ECOLOG-

ICAL

METHODS

TYPES OF HETEROTROPHS

TYPE OF

HETER-

OTROPHS

PYRAMIDS IN ECOLOGY

PYRA-

MIDS IN

ECOLOGY

SHAPING ECOSYSTEMS

SHAPING

ECO-

SYSTEMS

RELATIONSHIPS IN

ECOSYSTEMS

RE-

LATION-

SHIPS

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GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS THAT

BELONG TO THE SAME

SPECIES AND LIVE IN THE SAME

AREA.

WHAT IS A

POPULATION?

OFTEN THE FIRST STEP IN

ASKING ECOLOGICAL

QUESTIONS

WHAT IS MODELING

HETEROTROPHS THAT OBTAIN

ENERGY BY EATING ONLY

PLANTS

WHAT IS A HERBIVORE?

PYRAMIDS ARE DIVIDED INTO

SECTIONS CALLED THIS

WHAT ARE TROPIC

LEVELS?

COLD AREAS WHERE THE

SUN'S RAYS STRIKE EARTH AT

A VERY LOW ANGLE

WHAT ARE POLAR

ZONES?

ANY RELATIONSHIP IN WHICH

TWO SPECIES LIVE CLOSELY

TOGETHER

WHAT IS SYMBIOSIS?

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A COLLECTION OF ALL THE

ORGANISMS THAT LIVE IN A

PARTICULAR PLACE WITH

THEIR LIVING AND NONLIVING

ENVIRONMENT

WHAT IS AN

ECOSYSTEM:?

ARTIFICIAL ENVIRONMENT IN A

LABORATORY TO IMITATE AND

MANIPULATE CONDITIONS

THAT ORGANISMS WOULD

ENCOUNTER IN THE NATURAL

WORLD.

WHAT IS

EXPERIMENTING?

A TIGER THAT ATTACKS AND

EATS A DEER WOULD BE

CONSIDERED THIS TYPE OF

HETEROTROPH

WHAT IS A CARNIVORE?

THE RELATIVE AMOUNT OF

ENERGY AVAILABLE AT EACH

TROPHIC LEVEL

WHAT IS AN ENERGY

PYRAMID?

THIS ZONE IS NEAR THE

EQUATOR AND RECEIVE

DIRECT OR NEARLY DIRECT

SUNLIGHT YEAR-ROUND,

MAKING THE CLIMATE ALMOST

ALWAYS WARM

WHAT IS A TROPICAL

ZONE?

SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP

WHERE BOTH SPECIES BENEFIT

FROM THE RELATIONSHIP

WHAT IS MUTUALISM?

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A GROUP OF ORGANISMS SO

SIMILAR TO ONE ANOTHER

THAT THEY CAN BREED AND

PRODUCE FERTILE OFFSPRING.

WHAT IS A SPECIES?

ECOLOGISTS MAKE THESE TO

GAIN INSIGHT INTO COMPLEX

PHENOMENA SUCH AS THE

EFFECTS OF GLOBAL

WARMING ON ECOSYSTEMS

WHAT IS MODELING?

THESE HETEROTROPHS BREAK

DOWN ORGANIC MATTER

WHAT IS A

DECOMPOSER?

REPRESENTS THE AMOUNT OF

LIVING ORGANIC MATTER AT

EACH TROPHIC LEVEL

WHAT IS A BIOMASS

PYRAMID?

THE CHANGING ANGLE OF THE

SUN OVER THE COURSE OF A

YEAR, AFFECTS THE CLIMATE

IN THESE ZONES RANGE FROM

HOT TO COLD

WHAT IS A TEMPERATE

ZONE

SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP

WHERE ONE MEMBER OF THE

ASSOCIATION BENEFITS AND

THE OTHER IS NEITHER HELPED

NOR HARMED

WHAT IS

COMMENSALISM?

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Response 4

AN ASSEMBLAGE OF

DIFFERENT POPULATIONS

THAT LIVE TOGETHER IN A

DEFINED AREA.

WHAT IS A COMMUNITY?

COUNTING THE NUMBER OF

ALLIGATORS THAT HATCH IN

WARMER CLIMATE WOULD BE

AN EXAMPLE OF THIS TYPE OF

ECOLOGICAL METHOD

WHAT IS OBSERVING?

BEARS AND HUMANS ARE ARE

CONSIDERED THIS

WHAT IS AN OMNIVORE?

SHOWS THE RELATIVE

NUMBER OF INDIVIDUAL

ORGANISMS AT EACH TROPHIC

LEVEL

WHAT IS A PYRAMID OF

NUMBERS?

PHYSICAL, OR NONLIVING

FACTORS THAT SHAPE

ECOSYSTEMS

WHAT ARE ABIOTIC

FACTORS?

THE ORGANISM THAT THE

PARASITE OBTAINS ALL OR

PART OF ITS NUTRITIONAL

NEEDS FROM IS CALLED THIS

WHAT IS A HOST?

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A GROUP OF ECOSYSTEMS

THAT HAVE THE SAME

CLIMATE AND SIMILAR

DOMINANT COMMUNITIES

WHAT IS A BIOME?

MATHEMATICAL FORMULAS

BASED ON DATA COLLECTED

THROUGH OBSERVATION AND

EXPERIMENTATION

WHAT IS MODELING?

HETEROTROPHS THAT FEED

ON PLANT AND ANIMAL

REMAINS AND OTHER DEAD

MATTER

WHAT IS A

DETRITIVORE?

A DIAGRAM THAT SHOWS THE

RELATIVE AMOUNTS OF

ENERGY OR MATTER

CONTAINED WITHIN EACH

TROPHIC LEVEL IN A FOOD

CHAIN OR FOOD WEB

WHAT IS AN

ECOLOGICAL PYRAMID?

THE BIOLOGICAL INFLUENCES

ON ORGANISMS WITHIN AN

ECOSYSTEM

WHAT ARE BIOTIC

FACTORS?

ONE ORGANISM LIVES ON OR

INSIDE ANOTHER ORGANISM

AND HARMS IT

WHAT IS PARASITISM?

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WHAT IS COMPETITION?

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