Ecosystems 1
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Ecosystems 3
Ecosystems 4
Ecosystems 5
Organisms
Hodge Podge
100

something that produces food for itself

What is a producer?

100

An organism that uses sunlight to create its food

What is a producer 

100

any animal that feeds mainly on plants; plant-eater

What is a herbivore?

100

any living thing that feeds on both plants and animals

What is an omnivore?

100

A gorilla, hog, raccoon, human are examples of .....

What are Omnivores?

100

The arrows in a food chain and food web represent....

What is the flow of energy?

100

Many of the same species is a...

What is a population?

200
something that eats something else for food
What is a consumer?
200

What happens when you go down the food pyramid

The energy level goes down

200

Fungi are on the food chain and they are responsible for ________________

What is breaking down decaying materils

200
a system of overlapping food chains
What is a food web?
200
the flow of energy from a producer to one or more consumers. (ie: linked together by their feeding relationships)
What is a food chain?
200

What is an organism that only eats plants

what is a herbivore?


200

Air, water, and the Sun are all ......

What is are nonliving components in a forest ecosystem?

300

Animals ____________ for food, water, territory, and mates.

What is an competition?

300

Any living thing that feeds on the waste of dead bodies of other living things.

What is a decomposer?

300

bacteria, fungi, worms, ants, beetles, sow bugs

What are some examples of decomposers?

300

Food chains that is interconnected/overlaps in a particular ecosystem

What is a food web?

300

At the bottom of the food pyramid, what are those organisms called

What are producers

300

An organism that eats plants and animals

What is an Omnivore?


300

Can overhunting of animals within an ecosystem have an impact on the ecosystem? Why?

Yes, overhunting of the animals could cause the other consumers to find a new place to live or they could die without their food source.

400
the living and nonliving things and the ways they interact in an environment (ex: redwood forest, swamp, Mojave Desert)
What is an ecosystem?
400

An organism that feeds on dead and decaying organisms

What are scavengers?

400
living and nonliving things are parts that make this.
What are ecosystems?
400

Living organisms in an ecosystem

What is biotic?

400

Vulture is eating a dead animal it is a 

What is a scavenger

400

In the a food web the mushroom and  bacteria are....

What are decomposers?

400

Environmental changes happen all the time. Some of these changes are easy to spot. For example, the figure below shows a sign that you might see while riding along a road in many places.

What can you conclude about environmental changes after seeing this sign?

Humans can destroy habitats.

500

An organism that eats meat

What is a Carnivore

500

What does a food web show

How animals rely on each other in an environment to live.

500

Plants use this process to turn light into chemical energy

What is photosynthesis

500

An animal that eats plants or other animals and does not make its own food.

What is a consumer?

500

On the pyramid what is the organism that eats the producer called

What are primary consumers?

500

All the populations living in one place ?

What is Community?

500

The following picture shows a prickly pear, which has spiny, flat joints and thick, rounded stems that store water.

To which of the following types of environments is a prickly pear best suited?

What is the desert?

600

A relationship when both benefit each other.

What is mutualism?

600

A relationship when one organism lives on or  in another for nourishment.

What is parasitism? 

600

All energy flow flows in this.

What is a food or web pyramid?

600

Three types of organisms in an ecosystem.

What are producers, consumers, and decomposers?

600

Two basic types of ecosystems are...

What are terrestrial and aquatic ecisystems?

600

A 'role' or 'function' of an organisms ______ includes what it eats.

What is a niche?

600

The following picture shows a wetland and the plants that grow there.

Which of the following conditions do the plants shown have to cope with?

What is 'wet soil?'

700

There are only a few different species of plants, animals, and insects so there is low __________.

What is low diversity?

700

Look at the plants in the picture below.

Which abiotic factor most likely controls where the plants in this environment live?

  1. air
  2. birds
  3. shade
  4. soil
700

What part of an ecosystem are a swarm of bees?

What is a population?

700

If an insect species lives in only a certain type of plant and that plant is removed, what part of the insects’ life is being affected?

What is its niche?

700

How are cacti able to survive in the desert with very little rainfall?

Cacti have long roots and leaves that store water.

700

Wildfires can spread quickly when there are many things that can burn,  One way to limit wild fires is to...

Firefighters do 'controlled burn to get rid of the small plants since they make extra "fuel" that can burn.

700

Which of the following is the main feature of the environment to which the plants shown in the figure have adapted?

What is the lack of water?

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