Learn about living things, their habits and their characteristics with these printable biology flash cards.
There are 27 flash cards in this set (5 pages to print.)
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Sample flash cards in this set:
|OXYGEN||A part of the air that is needed by most plants and animals to live|
|ORGANISM||A living thing that carries out five basic life functions on its own|
|CELL||The smallest unit of living matter|
|TISSUE||A group of similar cells that work together to carry out a job|
|ORGAN||A group of tissues that work together to do a certain job|
|SYSTEM||A group of parts that work together|
|ORGAN SYSTEM||A group of organs that work together to carry on life functions|
|KINGDOM||The largest group into which an organism can be classified|
|TRAIT||A characteristic of a living thing|
|GENUS||A group made up of two or more very similar species|
|SPECIES||The smallest group into which an organism is classified|
|FOSSIL||Any evidence of an organism that lived in the past.|
|EMBRYO||A developing organism that results from fertilization|
|EXTINCT||Said of an organism no longer alive on Earth|
|ECOSYSTEM||The living and nonliving things in an environment, and all their interactions|
|COMMUNITY||The living part of an ecosystem|
|POPULATION||The adding of harmful substances to the water, air, or land.|
|HABITAT||The home of an organism|
|PRODUCER||An organism, such as a plant, that makes food|
|CONSUMER||Any organism that eats the food producers make, or that eats other consumers.|
|DECOMPOSER||An organism that breaks down wastes and the remains of other organisms|
|FOOD CHAIN||The set of steps in which organisms get the food they need to survive|
|FOOD WEB||The pattern that shows how food chains are related|
|DROUGHT||A long period of time with little or no precipitation|
|OVERPOPULATION||A depletion of resources that occurs when too many of at least one kind of living thing inhabits an ecosystem.|
|POLLUTION||The adding of harmful substances to the water, air, or land.|
|ACID RAIN||Harmful moisture that falls to Earth after being mixed with wastes from burned fossil fuels|