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Food Webs, Chains, Succession, Cycles (Ch. 5)
Terms in this set (21)
Plants, algae, and some bacteria use sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to produce carbohydrates and oxygen.
The process by which cells produce energy from carbohydrates.
An organism that can make food often through photosynthesis.
Eats other organisms to obtain food.
An organism that gets food from breaking down dead organisms.
Shows the pathway of energy transfer through a few organisms.
A diagram that shows the feeding relationships between many species in an ecosystem.
The individual steps in a food chain or food pyramid.
The gradual process by which ecosystems change and develop over time.
Succession that begins in an area that did not have life before.
Succession in an area partially or totally destroyed but has soil.
The first species to colonize an area.
A final, stable community in equilibrium with the environment.
A rose bush is an example of a...
A buffalo is an example of a...
A lion is an example of a...
A mushroom is an example of a...
How much energy is passed from one trophic level to the next?
The form of succession that took place when the volcanic Hawaiian islands gradually became tropical forests is...
The abiotic factor that is present during secondary succession, but not primary succession is...
Which nutrient cycle would the addition of CO2 be part of?
The Carbon Cycle