Describe and Compare 1.01
Organisms For Hire 1.02
Life Support 1.03
Roles of Light, Temperature and Soil Composition 1.04
Hodgepodge

100

The main reason prairie plants and desert plants grow differently.
What is the amount of rainfall?

100

This type of organism's role in an ecosystem is to supply energy for consumers.
What is a producer?

100

These must be met in order for any living organism to survive in an ecosystem.
What are basic needs (eating, drinking, breathing, and shelter)?

100

Holds plants in place, provides a home for many organisms, provides nutrients and absorbs and holds water.
What is role of soil in an ecosystem?

100

A mushroom, worm, maggot, etc.
What is an example of a decomposer?

200

The part or role an organism plays in an environment.
What is a niche?

200

This type of organism's role, in an ecosystem, is to feed on decaying matter which gives plants important nutrients.
What is a decomposer?

200

When plants and animals live together in an ecosystem, are part of a food chain and depend on each other to live.
What is interdependence?

200

Producers are less able to provide THIS for other organisms when there are many cloudy days.
What is energy?

200

The process where water is recycled through an ecosystem.
What is the water cycle?

300

Treetop rain forest ecosystems are different from rain forest floor ecosystems because they receive different amounts of this.
What is sunlight?

300

Also known as primary consumers, these animals only eat plants.
What is a herbivore?

300

When organisms use the parts of an ecosystem differently it allows the ecosystem to do this.
What is support life?

300

The main energy source in an ecosystem.
What is the sun?

300

This organism can provide food for many animals making it a very important part of any food web.
What are plants?

400

What life forms must do to survive in extremely cold or extremely hot ecosystems.
What is adapt?

400

Animals that eat animals and plants.
What is an omnivore?

400

When organisms in the same ecosystem share the same niche and compete with each other for food and water.
What is competition?

400

The best way matter is recycled in an ecosystem?
What is decomposition?

400

The compound that animals breath out in the carbon cycle.
What is carbon dioxide?

500

One of the major differences between a tundra and a desert.
What is average temperature?

500

Also known as secondary consumers, these animals eat other animals.
What is a carnivore?

500

Living organisms basic needs.
What is eating, drinking, breathing and shelter?

500

Plants and animals not decomposing has this effect on soil.
What is decrease in quality (nutrients)?

500

The process where plants use sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into energy (sugar) in order to grow.
What is photosynthesis?