Animal Vocaulary

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16 terms · Vocabulary for our Animal Unit (3rd Grade)

Ecosystem

A system in which all the living things in a community interact with each other and the place where they live.

Population

A group of the same kind of organisms living in the same place

Community

All the animals, plants, and other organisms that live in a certain area.

Endangered

Having very few living members. The living organism is in danger of becoming extinct.

Extinct

Having no living members still alive.

Producer

An organism that uses energy in sunlight to make its own food.

Consumer

An organism that can't make it's own food.

Food Web

Overlapping food chains in a community

Predator

An animal that kills other animals for food.

Prey

An animal that is eaten by a predator.

Metamorphasis

A series of changes in appearance or shape before becoming an adult.

Habitat

The specific place that an animal lives.

Life Cycle

The stages of growth and development an organism goes through.

Organism

A living thing.

Camoflage

A way that organisms blend into the evironment

Natural Resources

Something found in nature. Trees and water are examples.

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