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Unit 1 Biology

What travels through a food chain or web? Energy
What is the ultimate energy for all life on Earth? The sun
Food chains start with what? Primary producers
The 1st organism in a food chain must always be what type of organism? Producer
Name 2 food making processes Photosynthesis and chemo synthesis
Where do chemo synthesis bacteria get their energy Chemicals in hydro thermal vents
Define herbivore An organism that eats only plants
Herbivores are also called_______ Primary consumers
What are animals called that feed on herbivores? Secondary consumer
Secondary consumers are eaten by larger______ Predators
______ consumers eat secondary consumers Tertiary
Make a food chain with a producer and 3 consumers Grass -> Grass hopper -> Frog -> Frog -> Snake
What is used to indicate the flow of energy in a food chain or web? Arrows
What happens to energy as we move from step to step in a chain or web Energy is lost
Define food we. A connected food chain that shows more predators some animals have
What is meant by tropic levels? Position and animal holds in a food chain
Define autograph. Organism that produces its own food
The 1st trophic level consists of ______ consumers called ______ Primary, Autographs
Name the 2nd trophic level (Both names) Primary consumers or heterotroph
Secondary consumers may be _____ eating meat or _____ that eat both plants and animals Carnivores, omnivores
What is the 3rd tropic level called Secondary consumers
What is the 4th trophic level called Tertiary consumer
At the 5th trophic level would be _____ consumers that eat _____ consumers Quaternary, Tertiary
Give an example of 3 deteriorates. On what do they feed? Worms, Crabs, Vultures. They feed on decaying organisms
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