Vocabulary:

  • Population

  • Community

  • Ecosystem

  • Biome
  • Biosphere
  • Environment
  • Biotic
  • Abiotic
  • Biodiversity
 Lakes:
  • Pond
  • stratification
  • Thermocline
  • Salinity
  • Oligotrophic
  • Eutrophic
  • Sediment
  • Decomposition
  • Littoral zone
  • Limnetic zone
  • Benthic zone
  • Phytoplankton
  • Cynaobacteria
  • Zooplankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Runoff
  • Nutrient Enrichment
  • Algal Blooms
  • Fish kills
  • (depleted/depletion)
  • (temperate)

Wetlands:

  • Wetlands
  • (Inundate)
  • Microbes
  • (periodically)
  • (capacity)
  • (pollutants)
  • Basin wetlands
  • (shallow)
  • (upland depressions)
  • Riverine wetlands
  • Fringe wetlands
  • Tidal action
  • Adaptations
  • Anaerobic
  • Unaerated
  • Swamps
  • Bogs
  • Detritus

Streams and Rivers

  • (prominent)
  • Current
  • Headwater
  • Turbulent
  • Tributaries
  • Turbid
  • Suspended
  • Vertical
  • Mouth
  • Downstream
  • Fragmented
  • Channels
  • Meandering
  • Silty
  • Terrestrial
  • Municipal
  • Degrade
  • Aquatic
  • Impair
  • Migratory

Estuaries

  • Estuaries

Intertidal Zones


Classroom Resources:

  • Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere reading packet
  • Aquatic Biomes reading packet
  • Terrestrial Biomes reading packet
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