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Ecology

The study of the interactions between living and non-living things

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Population

A group of interbreeding organisms coexisting together

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Community

A group of populations living and interacting in the same area

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Ecosystem

An association of living organisms and their physical environment

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Biome

A group of ecosystems classified b climate and plant life

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Primary Consumer

An organism taht eats producers

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Secondary Consumer

An organism that eats primary consumers

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Tertiary Consumer

An organism that eats secondary consumers

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Ecological Pyramid

A diagram that shows the biomass of organisms at the trophic level

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Biomass

A measure of the total dry mass of organisms within a particular region

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Transpiration

Evaporation of water from the leaves of a plant

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Watershed

An ecosystem where all water runoff drains into a single body of water

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Greenhouse Effect

The process by which certain gases (principally water, vapor, carbon dioxide, and methane) trap heat that would otherwise escape Earth and radiate into space