Science 10 Final Exam

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Flashcards to help study for the Science 10 Provincial Exam.


 
  
Created Jun 23, 2012
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Describe “biome.”

 
Regions with similar biotic and abiotic components.
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Describe “biotic components.”
 

All...

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Describe “abiotic components.”
 

All non-living...

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How does latitude influence tempurature and precipitation?
 

The...

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Describe...

 

The average...

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Describe...

 
A physical feature that helps an organism survive.
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Describe...

 

A...

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Describe “behavioural adaptation.”
 
A behaviour that helps an organism to survive.
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Arrange the following from biggest to smallest; species, community, biosphere,...
 
Biosphere, biome, ecosystem, habitat, community, population, species, organism.
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Describe “commensulism.”
 
One species benefits, the other is not affected.
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Describe “mutualism.”
 
Both species benefit.
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Describe “parasitism.”
 
One species benefits, the other is harmed.
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Describe “niche.”
 
The role an organism has within an ecosystem.
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Describe “competition.”
 
What happens when a limited resource is desired by two or more organisms in a niche.
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Describe “predation.”
 
The relationship between the predators and the prey.
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Describe “biodiversity.”
 
The variety and number of different species in an ecosystem.
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Describe “biomass.”
 
The total mass of all living things in a given area.
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Describe “producers.”
 
Plants which make carbohydrates during photosynthesis.
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Describe “photosynthesis.”
 
CO+ H2O + Sunlight → C6H12O6...
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Describe “consumers.”
 
Animals which feed on plants and other animals.
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Describe "decomposers/detrivores."
 
Animals which feed on waste and dead organisms through the process of biodegradation.
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Arrange the following from first trophic level to fourth trophic level; Secondary consumers,...
 
Producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, tertiary consumers.
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Describe "herbivores."
 
Primary consumers which feed on plants.
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Describe "carnivores."
 
Secondary consumers, which feed on non-producers (herbivores) or tertiary consumers,...
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Describe "omnivores."
 
Consumers which feed on both plants and animals.
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How much energy is taken in by consumers and used in chemical reactions in the body or is lost...
 
90%.

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