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Hypothesis

An educated guess

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Control group

The group that stays the same

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Experimental group

The group that changes and gets the IV

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IV

It's what you make different in the experiment

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Dependent variable

What we count or measure. Stays the same

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Constants

A factor that is kept the same throughout the experiment

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Scientific method steps

First Step:

Problem

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Second

Gather information

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Third

Form hypothesis

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Fourth

Test hypothesis

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Fifth

Analyze results

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Six

Draw conclusions

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A community that has reach a stable stage in succession

Climax community

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Normal gradual change in where species lives

Succession

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The first animals that arrive in an area

Pioneer species

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Make their own food

Producer

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Cannot make its own food

Consumer

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All organisms in an area of the same kind

Population

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Bother species benefit

Mutualism

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One benefits, other is harmed

Parasitism

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One benefits , one is not harmed

Commensalism

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Place where the organism lives

Habitat

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How an organism survives

Niche

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Anything that restricts the number of individuals in a population

Limiting factor

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Organization of levels

Ecosystem

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Something that is not living like the sun, temperature, etc

Abiotic factor

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Something that is living

Biotic factor

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Transfer of nitrogen to the soil, to living things, and back

Nitrogen cycle

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Water evaporation process

Water cycle

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Carbon molecule that make up living and no living world.

Carbon cycle

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What two biomes are in Michigan?

Taiga

Temperate Deciduous Forest

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Is wind power bad for the environment?

Nof

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Does geothermal energy have an effect on the environment?

No Effect

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Is Nuclear Power bad for the environment?

No Effect

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How does alternative energy benefit the Earth?

By not burning fossil fuels

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What are fossil fuels

Fuels formed in the earths crust over millions of years.

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Break Time

5%

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Ozone depletion

Lets in UV rays

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What 3 things do the symbol of plastic determine?

-what plastic it is
-if they can go into a landfill
-if they can be recycled

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Acid precipitation

Bad for environment

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Greenhouse effect

The cause for global warming

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Primary succession

Starts with nothing

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Secondary succession

Starts with animals and plants

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What are the words one to five?

Org, pop, com, Eco, biosphere

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What tins ozone?

CFCS

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What do animal get from their food?

Nitrogen

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What is variety in science terms?

Biodiversity

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Primary succession

Starts with organisms

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What energy source is messes art for all life?

The sun

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WhT is a change in an ecosystem if there is a forest fire?

Kills plants/ animals/ habitats

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What happens when you move up the food pyramid?

Energy decreases

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What do reintroduction programs do?

Increases biodiversity

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How can introducing invasive species impact biodiversity?

Eliminate native species

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Practice reding graphs

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