animals that eat only plants.
animals that eat other animals.
Animals that eat other organisms.
A trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce.
An action that is taught to an organism
An action that an organism knows how to do from birth without being taught
The path of energy from the sun to a plant to animals.
A combination of all the food chains in a community.
Process in which plants use the sun's energy to make food
Genetic information that is passed from parent to offspring.
Any physical feature (body part) or behavior (action) of an organism
The specific place where an organism lives
An area made up of a combination of living and nonliving matter and organisms.
the position of an organism in its community or ecosystem.
Organism that makes its own food
Organisms that eat other organisms to gain energy.
An organism that feeds on dead or decaying organisms.
organisms that break down the remains of dead plants and animals.
An organism that hunts another living organism for food.
An organism that is being hunted for food by another organism.
The struggle between two organisms to obtain the same resources in an ecosystem.
No longer living on Earth.
The stages that a living organism goes through from beginning to life's end
to make more of the same kind of organism as the adult.
The changes in the shape and form some organisms go through during their life cycle.
The life cycle that many insects go through which include the stages of egg, larva, pupa, and adult.
The life cycle that many insects go through which include the stages of egg, nymph, and adult.
The shell that holds the pupa during the metamorphosis of a butterfly.
The early, worm-like stage in the life cycle of an insect.
A stage in metamorphosis when the organism changes from a larva to an adult.
Number of organisms of the same species in the same area.
Changing color to blend into the environment.
An adaptation in which animals sleep through the winter as a means of survival.
An adaptation in which animals move from one place to another for the purpose of survival.
To imitate another organism or object such as the preying mantis imitating a stick or an alligator imitating a log.
A body part that helps an organism survive in its environment.
An action done by the organism that helps it survive in its environment.
The way an organism acts
all of the nonliving factors in an ecosystem
All the living factors in an ecosystem
studies which foods should be eaten for good health and how the body uses food for energy, growth and to build new cells.
process by which living things take in oxygen and get rid of carbon dioxide
a chemical used to kill or control pests