Ecology Jeopardy Vocab 1 Vocab 2 Vocab 3

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Ecology Jeopardy Vocab 1 Vocab 2 Vocab 3 It’s a Mystery $100 $100 $200

Ecology Jeopardy Vocab 1 Vocab 2 Vocab 3 It’s a Mystery $100 $100 $200 $200 $300 $300 $400 $400 $500 $500 What is it?

What is it? - $100 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY?

What is it? - $100 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY? - toad n Consumer because it eats producers and other consumers.

What is it? - $200 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY?

What is it? - $200 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY? - grass n Producer because it makes it’s own food

What is it? - $300 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY?

What is it? - $300 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY? - beetle n Decomposer because it breaks down dead animals and plants and returns nutrients to the earth.

What is it? - $400 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY?

What is it? - $400 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY? - vulture n Consumer because it eats producers and consumers (it eats dead animals so it’s considered a scavenger as well)

What is it? - $500 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY?

What is it? - $500 Is this a producer, consumer or decomposer and WHY? - bacteria n Decomposer because it breaks down dead animals and plants and returns nutrients to the earth.

VOCAB 1 - $100 I am an animal’s home within an ecosystem. What am

VOCAB 1 - $100 I am an animal’s home within an ecosystem. What am I? n HABITAT

VOCAB 1 - $200 I am made up of different types of habitats, and

VOCAB 1 - $200 I am made up of different types of habitats, and may be a swamp, a forest, a savanna, or another type. What am I? n ECOSYSTEM

VOCAB 1 - $300 I am a series of overlapping food chains. What am

VOCAB 1 - $300 I am a series of overlapping food chains. What am I? n FOOD WEB

VOCAB 1 - $400 I am used to speed the growth of crops, but

VOCAB 1 - $400 I am used to speed the growth of crops, but can leach into soil and pollute groundwater. What am I? n FERTILIZER

VOCAB 1 - $500 I am used to organize information and demonstrate how energy

VOCAB 1 - $500 I am used to organize information and demonstrate how energy flows from one organism to another. What am I? n ENERGY PYRAMID

VOCAB 2 - $100 I am the study of living households. What am I?

VOCAB 2 - $100 I am the study of living households. What am I? n ECOLOGY

VOCAB 2 - $200 I am the lowest trophic tier of the energy pyramid.

VOCAB 2 - $200 I am the lowest trophic tier of the energy pyramid. What am I? n Plants/Producers

VOCAB 2 - $300 I receive the least amount of energy and use the

VOCAB 2 - $300 I receive the least amount of energy and use the most and I’m at the top of the energy pyramid. What am I? n Carnivore

VOCAB 2 - $400 I am the process by which the sun’s energy changes

VOCAB 2 - $400 I am the process by which the sun’s energy changes water and carbon dioxide into food. What am I? n photosynthesis

VOCAB 2 - $500 Sometimes I become upset, or disrupted, because the changes in

VOCAB 2 - $500 Sometimes I become upset, or disrupted, because the changes in the Earth’s cycles affect the balance in a habitat or ecosystem. What am I? n EQUILLIBRIUM

VOCAB 3 - $100 I can be a natural disaster in which a body

VOCAB 3 - $100 I can be a natural disaster in which a body of water rises and overflows beyond its usual limits. n FLOOD

VOCAB 3 - $200 I am the word for the invention of useful things

VOCAB 3 - $200 I am the word for the invention of useful things or solving problems using science and engineering. What am I? n TECHNOLOGY

VOCAB 3 - $300 I am the word that describes animals that are hunted

VOCAB 3 - $300 I am the word that describes animals that are hunted by other animals for food. n PREY

VOCAB 3 - $400 Fill in the blank: In order to ______ the environment,

VOCAB 3 - $400 Fill in the blank: In order to ______ the environment, we must keep it safe from harm. n PROTECT

VOCAB 3 - $500 I am the word that means the maintenance of populations

VOCAB 3 - $500 I am the word that means the maintenance of populations in the proper amounts and conditions in nature. n BALANCE

MYSTERY ? - $100 List 3 reasons why certain living things exist in certain

MYSTERY ? - $100 List 3 reasons why certain living things exist in certain habitats (so they don’t have to move or migrate). n Food, Shelter, Space, Oxygen, Water

Mystery ? - $200 Tell me how the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion effected

Mystery ? - $200 Tell me how the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion effected people, the water and the fish near the rig. People died n The water was heavily polluted n The fish were threatened n

MYSTERY ? - $300 n List one way humans have changed an ecosystem. Explain

MYSTERY ? - $300 n List one way humans have changed an ecosystem. Explain how this effects that ecosystem. n Answers will vary

Mystery ? - $400 Explain what each of these words means: Reduce Reuse Recycle

Mystery ? - $400 Explain what each of these words means: Reduce Reuse Recycle REDUCE: cut back on the amount of “stuff” we use n REUSE: use things again instead of throwing them away n RECYCLE: process old things so they can be used again to make new things. n

Mystery ? - $500 Give an example of a natural disaster and explain what

Mystery ? - $500 Give an example of a natural disaster and explain what changes it can cause to an ecosystem. n Answers will vary.