Flashcards in Chapter 24 Deck (15):
Part of the earth that supports life, including the top portion of earth's crust, the atmosphere, and all the water on Earth's surface.
Largest number of individuals of a particular species that an ecosystem can support overtime.
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other organism is not affected.
All the populations of different species of that live in an ecosystem.
Organism that cannot create energy rich molecules but obtains its food by eating other organisms.
Study of interactions that take place among organisms and their environment.
All the living organisms that live in an area and the nonliving features of their environment.
Place where an organism lives and that provides the types of foods, shelter, moisture, and temperature needed for survival.
Anything that can restrict the size of a population including living and nonliving features of an ecosystem such as predators or drought.
A type of symbiotic relationship in which both organisms benefit.
In an ecosystem, refers to the unique ways and organism survives, obtains food and shelter, and avoid danger.
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits and the other organism is harmed.
All the organisms that belong to the same species living in a community.
Organism, such as a green plants or alga, That uses an outside source of energy like the sun to create energy rich food molecules.