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The process by which plants and some other organisms capture the energy in sunlight and use it to make food.
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
2 hydrogen atoms(+), 1 oxygen atom(-)
1 carbon atom, 2 oxygen atoms
the form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When its level is low, we feel hunger.
A consumer that eats only plants.
A consumer that eats only animals.
A consumer that eats both plants and animals
A consumer that feeds on the bodies of dead organisms
A community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
A living thing
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area
All the different populations that live together in an area
A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in which life exists, including land, water, and the atmosphere.