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Common Core Ecosystem

Subjects : common-core, science
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Overall weather in an area over a long period of time






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






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






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






5. The movement of carbon from the nonliving environment into living things and back






6. Conclude by reasoning






7. The living organisms in an ecosystem






8. Animals that hunt and eat other animals






9. An animal that feeds on both animal and vegetable substances






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






11. A vast - level - treeless plain in the arctic regions. The ground beneath the surface of the tundras is frozen even in summer






12. An arid region with little or no vegetation






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






14. Process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars






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






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






17. Conclude by reasoning






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






19. Animals that hunt and eat other animals






20. Animal hunted or caught for food






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






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






23. Any animal that feeds on flesh






24. Process by which plants use the sun's energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into sugars






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






26. Any animal that feeds on flesh






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






28. Any nonliving component of an environment






29. Animal hunted or caught for food






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






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






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






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






34. Any nonliving component of an environment






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






36. Transmit information






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






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






39. The amount of moisture in the air






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






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






42. The movement of carbon from the nonliving environment into living things and back






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






44. The cycle in which nitrogen gas is changed into forms of nitrogen that plants can use






45. The amount of moisture in the air






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






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






48. Animal hunted or caught for food






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






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