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Nitrogen Cycle, Carbon Cycle, Unit 2: Ecology Cycles and Energy
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Lightning fixes nitrogen.
What process happens in A?
Nitrogen is in the air.
What substance is in B?
Animals ingest nitrogen from plants.
What process happens in C?
Bacteria fixes nitrogen into a usable form for plants.
What process happens in D?
Decomposition releases nitrogen into the soil.
What process happens in E?
Plant roots take in nitrogen.
What process happens in F?
Legumes (beans, peas, alfalfa, clover)
Contain nitrogen fixing bacteria in their roots.
The process when bacteria or lightning change nitrogen into a form plants can use.
cellular respiration and combustion of fossil fuels (burning of fossil fuels)
What 2 processes
carbon to the atmosphere (in the form of CO2)?
What is process 4?
What is process 2?
What is process 7?
combustion (burning of fossil fuels)
What is process 1?
formation of fossil fuels
What is process 9?
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring.
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.
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical organisms
Living elements of the environment
Non-living elements of the environment
An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
An organism that can make its own food.
An organism that eats producers
An organism that eats organisms that eat producers
eat secondary consumers
a system of interlocking and interdependent food chains.
A series of events in which one organism eats another and obtains energy.
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