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DSST Environmental Sciences Vocab

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1. A relationship in which both species benefit

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

3. Flaw in design of procedure

4. Countries with less productive economies and a lower quality of life

5. The series of changes that occur in an area where no soil or organisms exist

6. The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back

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

8. Countries with strong economies and a high quality of life

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

10. The series of predictable changes that occur in a community over time

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

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

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

14. Organism that does the killing

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

16. The time when human begins first domesticated plants and animals and no longer relied entirely on hunting and gathering.

17. Anything in the environment that is used by people

18. An organism's particular role - or how it makes its living

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

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

21. Possible to use again

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

23. Something that breaks down into soil

24. Mistake in following procedure

25. Resources supplied by nature

26. The effect of the IV

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

28. Liphids - proteins - and carbohydrates

29. Wheat -bairley -corn....carbohydrates

30. Moving into a population

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

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

33. The movement or organisms from one place to another

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

35. The process in which the changes that make organisms better suited to their environments develop

36. A material that cannot be recycled or reused

37. The amount of food production in a given area

38. A series of events in which one organism eats another and obtains energy

39. An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms

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

41. The community of organisms that live in a particular area along with their nonliving surroundings

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

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

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

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

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

47. An energy rich substance (such as coal - oil - or natural gas) formed from the remains of organisms

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

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

50. The rate of which a plant grows at