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Ecosystems lesson 2

Predation when one organism hunts and eats another
Predator the animal that hunts and eats another animal
Prey the animal that is being hunted
Decomposer an organism that breaks down dead or decaying materials
Producer a green plant that makes its own energy
Consumer an organism that gets its energy from eating other organisms, does not make its own energy
Herbivore eats plants
Carnivore eats meat
Omnivore eats meat and plants
Energy pyramid shows the amount of energy flowing from one organism to the next in a food chain
Food chain shows the transfer of energy as organisms feed on other organisms
Food web shows how food chains are connected to each other because they share the same food
symbiosis organisms that are working together over a long period of time and have a relationship
Carbon cycle cycle where carbon is cycled through the ecosystem
Nitrogen cycle cycle where nitrogen is cycled through the ecosystem
Created by: kkoenen
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