Vocabulary Terms

By: Becca Smith

sedimentary rock

Rock formed from cementing and compacting of bits of sediment


Small pieces of rock broken down by weathering


A structure which helps an organism survive. Examples wings of a bat or a spine for a cactus

Inherited behavior

The same as an instinct. A behavior an animal or human is born with and which doesn't have to be taught. Example crying,eating,building a nest


Four stage that include egg,larva,pupa,adult

Incomplete metamorphosis

Three stages that include egg,nymph,adult


A material that attracts kronor steel

Nonliving factors

A factor in an ecosystem such as water,air,sunlight,rocks, or tempature. Nonliving factors are important to an healthy ecosystem.

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