Bio miderm review 2

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Section 1

Question Answer
Organism An indivual biological entity that performs basic life functions. such as growing, metabolizing, and reproducing. ex: mouse
Population A group of individuals of the same species that live in the same general area and are able to reproduce. ex: llamas
Community Populations of multiple species living in the same area and interacting. (sheep and cattle)
Ecosystem A community of various organisms interacting with each other within a particular physical environment. Community+ abiotic (bunny and soil)
Biome Geographical regions around the world with similar abiotic climate and geographical conditions. ( tundra)
Abiotic Factors in an environment that are not living. ( sunlight, temp, and precipation)
Biotic Factors in an environment that are associated with living organisms (plats, animlas, mice)
Nonative speciesSpecies considered to not be naturally found in an environment
Invasive speciesA nonative species that enters a new area, causing harm
Native speciesNaturally from an area

Section 2

Question Answer
TundraLong, very cold winters and a short growing season. There is a thin layer of soil on top of the layer of permafrost. Very little precipitation
Tropical Rain ForestWarm and humid all year, with high precipitation year-round. The biome with the greatest biodiversity
SavannaWarm temperatures year-round. A long dry season followed by a shorter rainy season
Temperate Decidous ForestFour seasons, each with different temperatures and precipitation. More rain in the summer and spring. Fertile soil.
TaigaCold, with long winters and a short growing season. most trees are evergreen. Ground stays frozen much of the year.
DesertHot and dry all year Organisms that live there must be able to conserve water
Temperate GrasslandWide range of temperatures from season to season. Year-round moderate precipitation. Most plants here lose leaves in fall
ChaparralWarm. moderate temperatures year round, with little rainfall. Slightly greater precipitation on the winter months. fires are common.