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Prairie Ecosystem

Prairie Ecosystem Virtual Lab

Abiotic factor A non-living part of an ecosystem that shapes its environment.
Biotic factor A living organism that shapes its environment.
Carnivore An organism that eats only animals.
Consumer A creature that feeds on organic matter because it cannot produce it.
Ecosystem A community of living things along with their natural environment.
Equilibrium A state of balance and stability.
Extinct No longer in existence.
Food Chain A sequence of organisms in which each organism feeds on the one below.
Herbivore An animal that eats plants.
Organism A living thing.
Population All the organisms of a certain kind in a particular place.
Prairie A region of flat or gently hilly land that is dominated by grasses and has few or no trees.
Producer An organism that can convert simple inorganic matter (such as water and carbon dioxide) into organic matter (like sugar and protein).
Created by: CoachD


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