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1 Chapter 2 Ecosystems, Communities, and Biomes

2 biome – a large group of similar ecosystems

3 climate – the normal pattern of weather that occurs in an area over a long period of time

4 community – a group of living things of different species found in an ecosystem

5 desert – a very dry biome

6 ecosystem – all the living and nonliving things that interact in a given area  nonliving things living things 

7 food chain – a description of how energy in an ecosystem flows from one organism to another producer consumers decomposer

8 food web – a description of all the food chains in an ecosystem

9 grasslands – land covered by grasses with few trees

10 population – all the members of the same type of organism living in an ecosystem

11 taiga – biome that has long, severe winters and short, cool summers

12 temperate forest – a forest that experiences four distinct seasons: summer, fall, winter and spring Shown in green below

13 tropical rain forest – a forest in a region that is very hot and very rainy

14 tundra – Earth’s coldest biome Shown in yellow

15 Which word means all the members of the same type of organism living in an ecosystem? population Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra

16 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a biome that has long, severe winters and short, cool summers? taiga

17 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a group of living things of different species found in an ecosystem? community

18 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a large group of similar ecosystems? biome

19 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a forest that experiences four distinct seasons? temperate forest

20 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a description of all the food chains in an ecosystem? food web

21 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means the normal pattern of weather that occurs in an area over a long period of time? climate

22 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a description of how energy in an ecosystem flows from one organism to another? food chain

23 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word is Earth’s coldest biome? tundra

24 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a description of all the living and nonliving things that interact in a given area? ecosystem

25 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a biome that is land covered by grasses with few trees? grasslands

26 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a forest in a region that is very hot and very rainy? tropical rain forest

27 Quiz Time! biome, climate, community, desert, ecosystem, food chain, food web, grasslands, population, taiga, temperate forest, tropical rain forest, tundra Which word means a very dry biome? desert


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