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Study Guide 21-1 Living things and the Environment
Section 1 Living Things and the Environment (p.704)
1. What Nebraskan animal lives underground and eats seeds? ___________________
2.- 11. Section 1 Vocabulary Matching (pages 705-708)
|_____ Abiotic Factor||A. Living thing|
|_____ Biotic Factor||B.
an environment that provides the things an organism needs to
live, grow, and reproduce
|_____ Community||C. the living parts of an organism's habitat|
|D. non-living parts of an organism's habitat|
a group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate
with each other and produce offspring that can mate and reproduce
|_____ Habitat||F. all the members of one species in a particular area|
|G. all the different populations that live together in an area|
|H. Plants use water, sunlight, and carbon dioxide to make food|
|_____ Population||I. community of organisms that live in a particular area, along with their non-living surroundings|
|_____ Species||J. study of how living things interact with each other and with their environment|
Habitats and Biotic Factors p. 705
12. Name a source of food for the red-tailed hawk. _________________
Match the organism with its forest habitat.
13. Mushrooms grow in ________. A. in tree trunks
14. Salamanders live _________. B. in the damp soil
15. Woodpeckers build nets ________. C. in tree trunks
16.-31. Identify the biotic factors of the paraire dogs habitat with a mark.
|_____ Soil||_____ Grass||_____ Hawks||_____ Air|
|_____ Seeds||_____ Worms||_____ Rocks||_____ Fungus|
|_____ Plants||_____ Water||_____ Eagles||_____ Ferrets|
|_____ Temperature||_____ Sunlight||_____ Bacteria||_____ Oxygen|
Abitotic Factors p. 706
32-36. Name the 5 Abiotic Factors
Levels of Organization p. 707-709
37-40 Put a mark in front of examples of populations.
_____ All the pigeons in New York City.
_____ 400 million praire dogs in a Texas praire dog town.
_____ All the trees in a forest.
_____ All the bees in a bee hive.
Name two animals that use praire dog tunnels as homes.
43-46 List these terms in order from the smallest level to the largest.
Population Organism Ecosystem Community
47-56 Look at page 709. List 6 biotic factors and 4 abiotic factors.