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DSST Environmental Sciences Vocab

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1. Rice - corn - potatos - wheat - soy beans

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

3. The theory that increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will raise Earth's average temperature

4. The number of different species in an area

5. Struggle between organisms to survive in a habitat with limited resources

6. The study of how living and nonliving things interact

7. A relationship in which one species benefits and the other is neither helped nor harmed

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

9. People who survive by searching for wild plants and animals; always move in small groups

10. Leaving a population

11. A resource that is either always available or is naturally replaced in a relatively short time

12. The process of cutting down only some trees in area

13. A consumer that eats both plants and animals

14. The rate of which a plant grows at

15. A chart with bars

16. All the members of one species in a particular area

17. Situation in which people acting individually and in their own interest use up commonly available but limited resources - creating disaster for the entire community

18. The issue where humans don't take care of the Earth.

19. Wheat -bairley -corn....carbohydrates

20. The process of changing free nitrogen gas into a usable form

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

22. Heat from the Earth's interior

23. The degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment

24. A higer demand of that limited product the the price goes up

25. An environmental factor that causes a population to decrease

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

27. Capable of being broken down by bacteria or other decomposers

28. Organism that does the killing

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

30. The typical weather pattern in an area over a long period of time

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

32. The effect of the IV

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

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

35. The organism that benefits by living on or in a host

36. The number of different species in a given area

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

38. Type of graph most often used for categorical data

39. Moving into a population

40. Possible to use again

41. A nonliving part of an organism's habitat

42. The organism that the parasite lives in or on

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

44. An organism that can make it's own food

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

46. The variable that you manipulate

47. Resources supplied by nature

48. When a large fraction of the resource has been used up

49. A consumer that eats only animals

50. The practice of reducing energy use