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Parts of an ecosystem

biotic: portion that is alive (eg. animals)
abiotic: non-living (eg. rock soil)

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biosphere

Earth and all of it's communities: includes all air, land, and water that supports life.
Includes all biomes.

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autotroph

(Self)-feeder (eg. Plants)

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Heterotroph

(Multi)feeder (animals)

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Evolution

Organisms change over time in response to the environment.

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eubacteria

bacteria
prokaryotic

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archaebacteria

archaea
prokaryotic
generally found in extreme environments

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eukaryota

eukaryotic domain, excludes archaebacteria and eubacteria.