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Abiotic factor
a non living part of an ecosystem
biotic factor
a living part of an ecosystem
carbon cycle
The continuous exchange of carbon dioxide and oxygen among living things
carnivore
an animal that eats another animal
community
all the populations living in an area.
composting
recycled plant material
condensation
the process in which a gas changes into liquid
herbivore
animals that eat plants
decomposers
break down dead organisms and waste into simpler organisms
ecology
a study of all living things both living and nonliving and how they interact
ecosystem
all living and non living things in an area
evaporation
the process in which a liquid turns into a gas
food chain
the path energy takes from producers to consumers to decomposers
food web
the relationship between all the species in a community. who eats who. shows competition
habitat
the place where an organism lives
niche
the role of an organism in it's community.
nitrogen cycle
the way nitrogen moves between the air, soil, plants and animals.
omnivore
an animal that eats plants and animals
population
all the orgainism of a species living in a specific area
precipitation
any form of water particles that fall from the sky
predator
living things that hunt other living things
prey
the hunted
scavenger
meat eaters that don't hunt for their food. eat the remains of dead animals
water cycle
the continuous movement of water between Earths surface and the air, changing from liquid to gas and back to liquid