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Ecosystems Chapter 7 (Lesson One/Two)

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environment
All of the living and nonliving things surrounding an organism
ecosystem
A community and its physical environment interacting together
population
All the individuals of the same kind living in the same ecosystem
community
All the populations of organisms living together in an environment
producer
A living thing, such as a plant, that can make its own food
consumer
A living thing that can't make its own food and must eat other living things
herbivore
An animal that eats only plants, or producers
carnivore
An animal that eats only other animals
omnivore
An animal that eats both plants and other animals
decomposer
A living thing that feeds on the wastes of plants and animals
habitat
An environment that meets the needs of an organism
organism
A living thing