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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 03/30/2015 is:ecology (noun) \ih-KAH-luh-jee\ What does it mean? 1 : a branch of science concerned with the relationships between living things and their environment2 : the pattern of relationships between a group of living things and their environmentHow do you use it? Our science class took a field trip to a marsh at a local nature preserve to learn more about the ecology of a wetland. Are you a word wiz? Many words (like "ecology") that start with the prefix "eco-" have something to do with the environment. Based on that information, what do you think the Greek term that gave us "eco-" means? A. house B. clean C. life D. earth Check your answer on Word Central.


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