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Ecosystems, Food Chains & Food Webs, Adaptations

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biotic factors rely on abiotic factors
Biotic and abiotic factors are important to an ecosystem because
Interdependence
An example of this is a squirrel relying on a tree to provide acorns.
water, soil, sunlight
Examples of abiotic factors
Bacteria and Fungi
Examples of decomposers
Energy
All living things need this to survive.
Sun
All food chains and food webs start with this.
Sun, producer, consumer, decomposer
This is how energy flows in a food chain.
Herbivore
An animals that eats only plants
Omnivore
An animal that eats both plants and animals
Carnivore
A animal that eats only animals.
Prey
A rabbit hides in a log so as not to be seen by a fox. The rabbit is _______.
Predator
A hawk grabs a field mouse in its beak. The hawk is a _________.
Decomposer
All food chains end with this.
Die
An organism that does not adapt to its environment will ______.
Extinct
A dinosaur is an example of an animal that is _________.
camouflage
A polar bear in the tundra is an example of ________.
Migrating
Geese who fly south for the winter are __________.
Warning Coloration
A blue poison dart frog has bright colors so other animals can see it. This is an example of _________________.