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organisms are classified into discrete groups starting with... and ending with...?
starting with kingdom and ending with species
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what does classification cause some problems with?(3)
intermediate organisms, hybrids, asexual organisms
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name 3 things organisms can do?
PREDATOR: eat each other MUTUALISM: gain from each other PARASITE: feed off each other
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what type of systems are organisms classified using?
natural systems are used to classify organisms
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what do natural systems give information about?
it gives information about evolutionary relationships
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what will similar organisms compete for?
similar organisms will compete against each other for organisms
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organisms that share the same .... or are .... will compete more?
organisms that share the same niche or are in the same species will compete more
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energy is lost from....
energy is lost from each stage of a food chain
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pyramids of bio mass are .... but always form ... ?
pyramids of biomass are harder to construct but always form pyramids
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pyramids of biomass and numbers can show what?
pyramids of biomass and numbers can show feeding relationships
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food chains are limited to a small number of what?
food chains are limited to a small number of trophic levels
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the recycling of nitrogen involves the action of four types of...
the recycling of nitrogen involves the action of four types of bacteria
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the recycling of carbon involves..? (4)
photosynthesis, feeding, respiration, decomposition
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organisms in hot, dry areas have adaptions to:
increase heat loss, move on sand, cope with lack of water
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heat loss from organisms depends on..?
heat loss from organisms depends on their surface area to volume ratio
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organisms in cold conditions are adapted to:...?(2)
keep warm, and move on the snow
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examples of natural selection occuring today are:(3)?
warfarin resistance in rats, antibiotic resistance in bacteria, frequency of colour in peppered moths
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Darwin's theory of natural selection involves what four things?
-variation, competition, survival of the fittest and selective reproduction
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human population has been:...?
human population has been increasing expotentially
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human population increasing expotentially has led to a increase of pollutants, such as...(3)?
carbon dioxide causing global warming, sulfur dioxide causing acid rain, CFC's breaking down the ozone layer
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conservation is improtant to:...(4)?
protect our food supply, prevent damage to food chains, protect organisms for medical uses, protect habitats for people to visit
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pollution can be measured using...?(2)
pollution can be measured using direct methods or by using indicator species
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what does classification cause some problems with?(3)

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name 3 things organisms can do?

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what type of systems are organisms classified using?

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