Ecology Scavenger Hunt
By: Adam Singer, Avery Sharkey, Jamia Mosby
Biotic and Abiotic
Autotroph and Heterotroph
Anything that makes it's own food, typically through photosynthesis.
Anything that receives food without making it from organic substances such as water and sun light.
Predator and Prey Relationship
This is an example of mutualism because the lady bugs eat the aphids off of the grass. It's a win win situation because the lady bug gets food and the bugs get removed from the grass.,
This is an example of commensalism because the fungus gets a place to grow and the tree is not harmed
This is an example of parasitism because the weeds are in the way of the plants and are taking their water.
Carbon Dioxide is put back into the environment when we breathe it back out.
Carbon Dioxide is put back into the environment by animal droppings.
Carbon Dioxide is put back into the environment by burning wood and leaves take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere.
A cars exhaust puts Carbon Dioxide back into the environment.
When lightning strike nitrogen it becomes usable.
Dead animals put nitrogen back into the soil. Animals also put nitrogen back into the soil when they urinate.
A plants roots take up nitrogen from the soil and make it usable.
Transpiration: during transpiration the roots of a plant take in water and it's vapor is released into the atmosphere
Evaporation: the change from liquid to gas
Condensation: water that collects on a cold surface when it's hot