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Ecology Unit

Consumers organisms that get food by eating other organisms
Biosphere the part of Earth that supports life
Habitat the place in which an organism lives
Biotic factors living things in an ecosystem
Limiting factor anything that restricts the number of individuals in a population
Competition takes place when... more than one organism seeks the same resource at the same time
Decomposers... help recycle once-living matter by breaking it down into simple, energy-rich compounds
Consumers that eat both plants and animals are called... omnivores
In the relationship between a raccoon and the fish in a stream, the raccoon is the... predator
Omnivores, herbivores, carnivores, and decomposers are all types of... consumers
A food web is... a model of the feeding relationships among organisms in an ecosystem
In an ecosystem, rain is... an abiotic factor
A niche is... what a species does in its habitat to survive
A male lion’s mane attracting a mate is an example of a... Niche
Woodpeckers use their beaks to pry insects from trees is an example of a.... Niche
A chameleon changes its colors to blend in to its surrounding is an example of a... Niche
Ducks and amphibians live in or near a pond is an example of a... Habitat
Created by: cpazdziorko