sci 21

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daphnedog17
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sci 21
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2010-03-19 11:02:57
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ecosystem
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  1. an area where an organism lives
    habitat
  2. the study of organisms in their habitats is called
    ecology
  3. what is all the living organisms in an ecosystem
    biotic community
  4. the ecosystems that include ponds, streams, rivers, coral reefs, etc.
    aquatic ecosystems
  5. the continuous movement of water from the atmosphere to the earth and back to the atmosphere
    water cycle
  6. the movement of water from the earth to the atmosphere is called
    evaporatioin
  7. the names of animals that stay active during the day
    diurnal
  8. the names of animals that are active during the night
    nocturnal
  9. water falling from the atmosphere to the ground; example, rain, snow and hail
    precipitation
  10. the continuous movement of water from the atmosphere to the earth and back to the atmosphere
    water cycle
  11. the water that moves along the surface is called
    runoff
  12. one way in which the physical environment and different populations of the biotic community work together in an ecosystem
    carbon-oxygen cycle
  13. water that goes into the ground
    ground water
  14. a dorment state which permits certain animals to survive the winter is called
    hibernation
  15. what contains the delicate tissues of new leaves and flowers
    dorment buds
  16. an internal "clock" which triggers your body to do stuff, like waking up
    biological clock
  17. as the ground water collects in the earth, it forms a reservoir called
    water table
  18. organisms manufacture their own food
    producers
  19. organisms that cannot make their own food
    consumer
  20. a change that takes place during one twenty-four hour period
    daily rhythm

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