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TExES Competency 037

Life Science

_________ studies the relationship of organisms with their physical environment. Physical Environment includes( light, heat, solar radiation, moisture, wind, oxygen, carbon dioxide, nutrients, water, atmosphere). Ecology
The ______ describes living and nonliving organisms in the ecosystem. Biological Environment
What are the three main components of an ecosystem? Producers, Consumers, Decomposers
____ are green plants that produce oxygen and store chemical energy for consumers. Producers
____ are animals, both herbivores and carnivores. Consumers
The__ take the chemical energy from plants. Herbivores
The ____ take the energy from other animals or directly from plants. Consumers
_____ like fungi and bacteria, are in charge of cleaning up the environment by decomposing and freeing dead matter for recycling back into the ecosystem. Decomposers
The ____ which occurs between animals as well as between plants, ensures the survival of the fittest and the preservation of the system. Competition
_______ is the consumption of one living organism, plant or animal, by another. It's a direct way to control population and promote natural selection by eliminating weak organisms from the population. Predation
Created by: jwilliams2626



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