Test Ch.3 Ecosystems and Food Chain

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Food Chain

The way energy moves through ecosystems

Carnivore

An animal that eats only other animals

Pollution

Something that can change a food chain

Community

Groups of different animals and plants living together

Ecosystem

A community of plants, animals, and non-living things in an environment.

Salinity

Amount of salt in something

Population

Group of the same species living in the same place at the same time.

Decomposer

A living thing that breaks down dead plants or animals.

Producer

A living thing that can make its own food.

What ecosystems have a large variety of plants and animals

Tropical rain forests and coral reefs

If an ecosystem has lots of space then it can contain _____ living things.

Many

What are the kinds of plants that can live in the mangrove swamp limited by

Salt

What eats only meat

Carnivore

What are three things that can change food chains and webs

fire, flood, pollution

Producers, consumers, and decomposers are the three levels of _____

A food chain

Poaching

Illegally hunting and killing animals

Conservation

What humans do to help save animals & plants from becoming endangered

What is the main source of energy for all living things

The sun

What are the most basic parts of an ecosystem

Living and non-living things

What eats both plants and animals

Omnivore

What has flat, short teeth for grinding

Herbivore

Is a mouse a consumer

Yes

Can a mouse, a hawk, a worm and a plant all be part of a community

Yes

Where do animals that are adapted to changing water saltiness live

Mangrove Swamp

A population is ________ a community

part of

Is a mouse a predator of a hawk

No, a prey

Explain what it means when food chains overlap

Consumers can share food in each other's food chains

What can happen if too many deer live in a habitat

There won't be enough food & they will have to compete for food, or move or die.

When the hawk dies, will producers break down the dead hawk's body

No, decomposers will.

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