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density (population)
number of individuals in the same species that live in a given area
density (population)
number of individuals in the same species that live in a given area
density (population)
number of individuals in the same species that live in a given area
density (population)
number of individuals in the same species that live in a given area
density (mass)
the mass per unit volume of a substance in a given area
density (mass)
the mass per unit volume of a substance in a given area
deposition
layering matter in a natural process
density (mass)
the mass per unit volume of a substance in a given area
density (mass)
the mass per unit volume of a substance in a given area
earthquake
the shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy in Earth’s crust
deposition
layering matter in a natural process
deposition
layering matter in a natural process
ecosystem
an integrated unit of a biological community, its physical environment, and interactions
earthquake
the shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy in Earth’s crust
earthquake
the shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy in Earth’s crust
deposition
layering matter in a natural process
ecosystem
an integrated unit of a biological community, its physical environment, and interactions
ecosystem
an integrated unit of a biological community, its physical environment, and interactions
earthquake
the shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy in Earth’s crust
element
a substance that cannot be reduced to a simpler substance by chemical means
element
a substance that cannot be reduced to a simpler substance by chemical means
density (population)
number of individuals in the same species that live in a given area
element
a substance that cannot be reduced to a simpler substance by chemical means
density (mass)
the mass per unit volume of a substance in a given area
energy
a quantity that describes the capacity to do work; a source of usable power
energy
a quantity that describes the capacity to do work; a source of usable power
energy
a quantity that describes the capacity to do work; a source of usable power
energy pyramid
a pyramidal diagram that compares the amount of energy available at each position, or level, in the feeding order
ecosystem
an integrated unit of a biological community, its physical environment, and interactions
energy pyramid
a pyramidal diagram that compares the amount of energy available at each position, or level, in the feeding order
element
a substance that cannot be reduced to a simpler substance by chemical means
energy transfer
a change of energy from one form to another (e.g., mechanical to electrical, solar to electrical)
energy
a quantity that describes the capacity to do work; a source of usable power
deposition
layering matter in a natural process
energy pyramid
a pyramidal diagram that compares the amount of energy available at each position, or level, in the feeding order
energy pyramid
a pyramidal diagram that compares the amount of energy available at each position, or level, in the feeding order
environment
the sum of conditions affecting an organism, including all living and nonliving things in an area, such as plants, animals, water, soil, weather, landforms, and air
earthquake
the shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy in Earth’s crust
energy transfer
a change of energy from one form to another (e.g., mechanical to electrical, solar to electrical)
ecosystem
an integrated unit of a biological community, its physical environment, and interactions
energy transfer
a change of energy from one form to another (e.g., mechanical to electrical, solar to electrical)
energy transfer
a change of energy from one form to another (e.g., mechanical to electrical, solar to electrical)
equator
an imaginary circle around Earth’s surface located between the poles and a plane perpendicular to its axis of rotation that divides it into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
environment
the sum of conditions affecting an organism, including all living and nonliving things in an area, such as plants, animals, water, soil, weather, landforms, and air
environment
the sum of conditions affecting an organism, including all living and nonliving things in an area, such as plants, animals, water, soil, weather, landforms, and air
erosion
the wearing away of Earth’s surface by the breakdown and transportation of rock and soil
environment
the sum of conditions affecting an organism, including all living and nonliving things in an area, such as plants, animals, water, soil, weather, landforms, and air
equator
an imaginary circle around Earth’s surface located between the poles and a plane perpendicular to its axis of rotation that divides it into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
element
a substance that cannot be reduced to a simpler substance by chemical means
equator
an imaginary circle around Earth’s surface located between the poles and a plane perpendicular to its axis of rotation that divides it into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
erosion
the wearing away of Earth’s surface by the breakdown and transportation of rock and soil
energy
a quantity that describes the capacity to do work; a source of usable power
evaporation
the process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid
energy pyramid
a pyramidal diagram that compares the amount of energy available at each position, or level, in the feeding order
evaporation
the process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid
equator
an imaginary circle around Earth’s surface located between the poles and a plane perpendicular to its axis of rotation that divides it into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
erosion
the wearing away of Earth’s surface by the breakdown and transportation of rock and soil
experiment
a procedure that is carried out and repeated under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate, or test a hypothesis; includes all components of the scientific method
energy transfer
a change of energy from one form to another (e.g., mechanical to electrical, solar to electrical)
erosion
the wearing away of Earth’s surface by the breakdown and transportation of rock and soil
food chain
transfer of energy through various stages as a result of feeding patterns of a series of organisms
experiment
a procedure that is carried out and repeated under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate, or test a hypothesis; includes all components of the scientific method
environment
the sum of conditions affecting an organism, including all living and nonliving things in an area, such as plants, animals, water, soil, weather, landforms, and air
evaporation
the process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid
evaporation
the process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid
equator
an imaginary circle around Earth’s surface located between the poles and a plane perpendicular to its axis of rotation that divides it into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
experiment
a procedure that is carried out and repeated under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate, or test a hypothesis; includes all components of the scientific method
experiment
a procedure that is carried out and repeated under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate, or test a hypothesis; includes all components of the scientific method
food chain
transfer of energy through various stages as a result of feeding patterns of a series of organisms
food chain
transfer of energy through various stages as a result of feeding patterns of a series of organisms
food chain
transfer of energy through various stages as a result of feeding patterns of a series of organisms
erosion
the wearing away of Earth’s surface by the breakdown and transportation of rock and soil
evaporation
the process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid
experiment
a procedure that is carried out and repeated under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate, or test a hypothesis; includes all components of the scientific method
food chain
transfer of energy through various stages as a result of feeding patterns of a series of organisms