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What is a living part of an ecosystem?
What is a nonliving part of an ecosystem?
What is all the living and nonliving things in an area that interact with each other?
What is the study of how living things and their environment interact?
What is the area in which an organism lives?
What is all the organisms of one species that live in an area at the same time?
What is all the populations living in an area?
Identify the following factor in an ecosystem as biotic or abiotic: a parking lot
Identify the following factor in an ecosystem as biotic or abiotic: worms
Identify the following factor in an ecosystem as biotic or abiotic: soil
Identify the following factor in an ecosystem as biotic or abiotic: new stores
What is the path of energy in food from one organism to another?
What is the overlapping food chains in a community?
What is an animal that eats only plants?
What is an animal that eats only other animals?
What is an animal that eats both plants and animals?
What is a living thing that hunts other living things for food?
What is a living thing that is hunted for food?
What is an animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals?
What is the original source of energy in an ecosystem?
Which level of the energy pyramid has the most organisms?
Be able to explain the water cycle either through a labeled drawing or in a paragraph - list all 5 components
Sun's energy, precipitation, evaporation, condensation, cycle repeats
The food chain starts with the sun's energy and it transferred to what?
As you move along the food chain, do the number of organisms increase or decrease?
What shows the transfer of energy from one organism to another?
Describe an energy pyramid from top to bottom using animals, humans and plants.
Top - humans; Middle - animals; Bottom - plants
Decomposers break down the wood from dead trees. The dead wood is broken down into _________________ and ________________.
carbon dioxide and ammonia
What does ammonia contain that is important for a plant's growth?
What is found in most fertilizers?