Ecology Scavenger Hunt

By: Alex Freeman and Maya Gardner 6th period

Carbon cycle

the series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, chiefly involving the incorporation of carbon dioxide into living tissue by photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels.

Water Cycle

the cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land, involving precipitation as rain and snow, drainage in streams and rivers, and return to the atmosphere by evaporation and transpiration.

Phosphorus Cycle

Cycle that describes the movement of phosphorus through the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere

Food Chain

series of organism each dependent on the next as a food