Ecology Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Ecology.

  • 4 Student Essays
  • 11 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Ecology Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (11)

867 words, approx. 3 pages
Biotic Factors An ecosystem is a community of organisms that interact with each other and with the abiotic and biotic factors in their environment. Abiotic factors are chemical and physical factors su... Read more
316 words, approx. 2 pages
Ecologist If a butterfly flaps its wings in the Amazon, it causes a typhoon in Asia. This half-joke by ecologists illustrates their belief that all life on Earth is connected in a delicate and barely ... Read more
1,837 words, approx. 7 pages
Ecology Ecology is a branch of science that studies the ways in which plants and animals interact with one another and with their surroundings. Ernst Haeckel, a German zoologist, invented the word &#x... Read more
2,504 words, approx. 9 pages
Ecology Ecology is the study of organisms and their relationship to the environment. The field was born in 1866 when German biologist and philosopher Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) created the precursor to... Read more
1,035 words, approx. 4 pages
Ecology, Energy Flow Organisms are complex biochemical machines that require a constant consumption of energy to grow, reproduce, and maintain their biological integrity. The use of energy must obey p... Read more
58,888 words, approx. 197 pages
Ecology and Religion This entry consists of the following articles: An Overview Ecology and Indigenous Traditions Ecology and Hinduism Ecology and Jainism Ecology and Buddhism Ecology and Confucianism... Read more
1,743 words, approx. 6 pages
Scientists in Europe and the United States Lay the Foundation for the Modern Science of Ecology Overview Ecology is the branch of science that deals with the interrelationships of plants, animals, and... Read more
821 words, approx. 3 pages
Ecology Ecology is the study of life and its relation to the environment. An ecologist attempts to understand how plants and animals depend upon their physical settings and upon one another in order t... Read more
821 words, approx. 3 pages
Ecology Ecology is the study of life and its relation to the environment. An ecologist attempts to understand how plants and animals depend upon their physical settings and upon one another in order t... Read more
1,990 words, approx. 7 pages
Ecology The word ecology was coined in 1870 by the German zoologist Ernst Haeckel from the Greek words oikos (house) and logos (logic or knowledge) to describe the scientific study of the relationsh... Read more
2,099 words, approx. 7 pages
Ecology The word ecology is derived from the Greek oikos, "household," and logos, "reason," thus indicating the logic of living creatures in their homes. Although oikos ori... Read more
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