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Food Webs & Chains
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.
An organism that eats producers
An organism that eats primary consumers
An organism that eats secondary consumers
Bacteria and fungi
most common decomposers
An organism that eats only plants
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?
A consumer that eats both plants and animals
Bottom of Ecological Pyramid
Most energy, most organisms
Top of Ecological Pyramid
Least energy, Least organisms