Flashcards in topic 1 interaction within ecosystems and topic 2 human impacts with ecosystem Deck (14)
what is the meaning of ecosystem
the meaning of ecosystem is all the interacting parts of a organism and the environment.
what is the meaning of a habitat
the meaning of a habitat is the location where a living thing lives
what is the meaning of ecology
the meaning of ecology is the study of how living things connect with each other.
what is the meaning of adaptation
an inherited characteristic that helps organisms survive in their environment.
what is the meaning of a symbiosis
an interaction with different organisms that lasts over time. That live in close proximity to each other.
what is the meaning of mutualism
a symbiotic relationship between two different types of organisms that is beneficial to both organisms
what is the meaning of parasitism
the practice of living a parasite in or on another organism
what is the meaning of commensalism
a relationship between 2 different types of organisms in which a animal benefits and the other neither benefits or looses.
what are the three basic needs of a organism
what is a natural resource
a natural resource is a material found in nature
what is an example of a parasite
a example of a parasite is a tapeworm
who is Linda sober
she is a environmental biologist that helps the government
what is the major cause of songbird fatality
because the birds are attracted to. the lights of the buildings and crash into the glass.