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Coral reefs are affected by the _____, or saltiness, of ocean water.
Salinity
_____ is reached when the changes in a system are balanced
Stability
An organism's role in its ____, or home, is called its _____.
Habitat, niche
A carrot plant is an example of ______, one of the levels in a food chain.
producer
Populations and the environment in which they interact form an ______
ecosystem
All the coral polyps living in a reef form a ______ of polyps.
population
A fungus is an example of a _____, the last level in a food chain.
decomposer
Rain forests and coral reefs are important because they have great variety, or _____, of living things.
diversity
Groups of living things and their environment make up
community
_______ is the average weather over a long time.`
climate
different kinds of living things form a?
population
Which is these is not a system?
A grass, soil, water sprinkler
B sun, algae, snails, fungi
C grass, shrubs, trees
D coral, clownfish, saltwater, bacteria
All the populations that live in the same place make up a?
community
living things of the same kind form a ?
population
interact within food chains and food webs as?
producers, consumers, decomposers
A group of parts that work as a unit is called a?
system
A bear is an example of a ____, or an animal that eats plants or other animals.
consumer