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5th Gr. Ch. 3
Terms in this set (26)
All living and non living things in an environment.
All members of a single species.
All the living things in an ecosystem.
The path that energy and nutrients follow is an ecosystem.
Organisms that use the Sun's energy to make sugar and oxygen.
Any animal that eats plants or other animals.
Animals that eat producers directly.
Animals that eat other animals and NO producers.
Animals that eat both plants and other animals.
Break down dead or decaying plant and animal material.
Consumers that eat leftover bodies after they have started to rot.
A network of food chains that have some links in common.
An animal that hunts other animals for food.
Organisms that are eaten by other animals.
A diagram that shows the amount of energy available at each level of an ecosystem.
Any resource that restricts the growth of populations.
The greatest number of individuals within a population that an ecosystem can support.
The physical place where an organism lives and hunts for food.
The special role that an organism plays in a community.
A relationship between two or more kinds of organisms that lasts over time.
A symbiotic relationship that benefits both organisms.
A symbiotic relationship that benefits one organism without harming the other.
A symbiotic relationship where one organism benefits and the other is harmed.
Any characteristic that helps an organism survive in its environment.
Any coloring, shape, or pattern that allows an organism to blend in with its environment.
An adaptation in which an animal is protected against predators by its resemblance to an unpleasant animal.
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