Organisms in Ecosystems
Food Chains
Energy in Ecosystems
Relationships in Ecosystems
Animals We Know
100

When animals breathe in, they take in ___________, and when animals breathe out, they give off ________.

What are oxygen and carbon dioxide?

100

Animals that cannot make their own food...

What are consumers?

100

Which animals would be at the top of this food chain?

mouse     snake     red-tailed hawk     salamander

red-tailed hawk

100

Carnivores and omnivores that hunt and eat other animals are called...

What are predators?

100

Name a student in the Fifth Grade at Peebles who shows horses in competitions.

Makenna Purvis

200

What byproduct is given off by plants as a result of the process of making sugars for their food?

What is oxygen?

200

Give an example of an apex predator.

Hawk, mountain lion, shark, man, etc.

200

When plants or animals die, some organisms in the environment eat them for food. What are these organisms called?

scavengers

200

Name three possible food sources for a rattlesnake.

mice, small lizards, salamander, bird, squirrel, chipmunk, baby chicks, etc.

200

Name a student in Fifth Grade at Peebles who also has a parent who teaches at Peebles.

Bo Johnson, Braylen Stephens, Steven Zinser, Calen Vogler

300

What is the green molecule found in plants that aids in the changing of water and carbon dioxide into sugars and oxygen?

What is chlorophyll?

300

Organism that can make their own food...

What are producers?

300

What do we call meat-eating consumers?

carnivores

300

The animals that are hinted by other animals are called...

What are prey?

300

Name a Fifth Grade student who has a sibling who is a Sixth Grader at Peebles.

Liam Shoemaker

400

The process by which plants and plantlike organisms make food...

What is photosynthesis?

400

An example of a tiny plantlike organism living in oceans and other bodies of water. These organisms can make their own food.

What is phytoplankton?

400

Consumers that eat both plants and animals are called...give an example of one of these types of consumers.

omnivores...human beings, box turtles, etc.

400

An organism that breaks down the wastes and remains of other dead organisms into nutrients that return to soil, air, and water are called...

What are decomposers?

400

Name the student in Fifth Grade who moved here from the state of Arizona.

Lucas Schmus

500

What do we call the back and forth movement of gases between plants and animals?

carbon dioxide-oxygen cycle

500

Mice and rabbits eat only plants. Hawks eat mice and rabbits. What could happen if there were no more plants?

The mice, rabbits, and hawks would all die. The food chain is broken.

500

Organisms that eat only plants are referred to as....

herbivores

500

What can happen when an animal that eats other animals moves out of an area?

With fewer predators to eat them, prey animals have a chance to increase in numbers again.

500

What town does Mr. Schmitz live in?

Lynx, Ohio   Adams County

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