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Common Core Ecosystem

Subjects : common-core, science
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The falling to earth of any form of water (rain or snow or hail or sleet or mist)






2. The continuous movement of water between Earth's surface and the air - changing from liquid to gas to liquid






3. A biome with four seasons - plants shed leaves in the fall and grow new ones in the spring.






4. The type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs






5. Tiny - free-floating organisms that occur in aquatic environments






6. Animals that hunt and eat other animals






7. Series of steps in an ecosystem in which organisms transfer energy by eating and being eaten






8. The branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment






9. A relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected






10. Animal hunted or caught for food






11. Conclude by reasoning






12. Living and nonliving things in an environment - together with their interactions






13. A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other






14. Conclude by reasoning






15. The land area that supplies water to a river system






16. Any animal that feeds on refuse and other decaying organic matter






17. A nonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of organisms that lived long ago; examples include oil - coal - and natural gas






18. Ecosystems of several types in which vegetation is surrounded by standing water during part or most of the year






19. Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground






20. Overall weather in an area over a long period of time






21. Animal hunted or caught for food






22. A group of organisms of the same species populating a given area






23. The status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)






24. Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground






25. Area of shore between the high-tide and low-tide lines






26. Symbiotic relationship in which both species benefit from the relationship






27. The process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state






28. A close relationship of mutual dependence






29. The living organisms in an ecosystem






30. The process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state






31. Any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants






32. Area of shore between the high-tide and low-tide lines






33. Living and nonliving things in an environment - together with their interactions






34. Dense forest that receives high amounts of rain each year






35. Any animal that lives by preying on other animals






36. Any nonliving component of an environment






37. Free-swimming animals that can move throughout the water column






38. Overall weather in an area over a long period of time






39. Free-swimming animals that can move throughout the water column






40. Transmit information






41. (ecology) a community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains






42. The process by which water changes from liquid form to an atmospheric gas






43. An arid region with little or no vegetation






44. A relationship between two organisms in which one organism benefits and the other is unaffected






45. The process by which water changes from liquid form to an atmospheric gas






46. The amount of moisture in the air






47. A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other






48. One organism lives on or inside another organism and harms it






49. Organisms that live attached to or near the ocean floor






50. Dense forest that receives high amounts of rain each year