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DSST Environmental Sciences Vocab

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Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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1. A relationship in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped nor harmed






2. Mistake in following procedure






3. The amount of food production in a given area






4. Resources supplied by nature






5. Organism that does the killing






6. Illegal killing or removal of wildlife from their habitats






7. The pattern of overlapping food chains in an ecosystem.






8. A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of them






9. A consumer that eats only animals






10. The condition in which human needs are met in such a way that a human population can survive indefinitely






11. The disappearance of all members of a species from Earth






12. Behaviors and physical characteristics of species that allow them to live successfully in their environment






13. A relationship that involves one organism living on or inside another organism and harming it






14. A species that could become endangered in the near future






15. Wheat -bairley -corn....carbohydrates






16. A species that influences the survival of many others in an ecosystem






17. Something that breaks down into soil






18. A group of land ecosystems with similar climates and organisms






19. The rate of which a plant grows at






20. A measure of human demand on the Earth's ecosystems






21. A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame






22. The process by which molecules of liquid absorb energy and change to gas






23. Something that does not completely break down into the soil






24. Beginning of urban cities - switch from man power to fossil fuels - machinery and factories are prevalent






25. Measure of quantity of food produced on a given area of land with limited inputs of energy and resources






26. A living part of an organism's habitat






27. Organism that is killed






28. A material that cannot be recycled or reused






29. Flaw in design of procedure






30. Leaving a population






31. Farmers who raise food and animals mainly to feed their own families






32. The practice of growing - breeding - and caring for plants and animals that are used for food - clothing - transportation - and other uses






33. The organism that the parasite lives in or on






34. The series of changes that occur in an area where the ecosystem has been disturbed - but where soil and organisms exist






35. A habitat in which the freshwater of a river meets the salt water of an ocean






36. A grid that displays the data plotted in a chart.






37. A graph that uses line segments to show changes that occur over time






38. The study of how living and nonliving things interact






39. An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms






40. An interaction in which one organism kills and eats another






41. A group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate with each other and produce offspring that can also mate and reproduce






42. An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms






43. In an experiment - the group of participants that recieves the manipulation






44. The variable that you manipulate






45. The number of different species in a given area






46. All the different populations that live together in an area






47. Any form of water that falls to the Earth's surface






48. A resource that is able to be reused - or can be replenished quickly






49. The process by which a gas changes to a liquid






50. The group that does not receive the experimental treatment.