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Unit 1 Lesson 2

What shows a pattern of what animals eat in an ecosystem? food web
A food web is made up of numerous __________________ . food chains
What break down dead plant and animal material? Decomposers
Decomposers __________________ to the soil where it can be recycled back into new plants and animals. return nutrients
Living things (biotic) depend on nonliving things (abiotic) such as ____________________ . air, water, and sunlight
What is an example of a producer? plants
What is an example of a consumer? animal
What is an example of a decomposer? fungi and bacteria
Plants compete for ________________ to make energy for survival. sunlight and nutrients
What would happen if the producers were removed from a food chain Consumers would decrease
What would happen if predators were removed from a food chain? Consumers would increase and producers would decrease
Energy flows through a food chain in this order. producer, herbivores, omnivores
All energy whether for plants or animals all depends on the _____________. sun
What factor limits the growth of plants in a desert ecosystem? Water
What are some examples of some things that are matter? desk, bird, balloon
What are some examples of some things that are not matter? gravity, dreams,love
In a food web that shows an oak tree and all of its consumers (squirrel, bird, caterpillar, deer), the oak tree provides food for all of the organisms. This would not be possible without energy from the sun.
Plants need water to grow tall, if not given enough water, the plant will grow more ________________. slowly
Sun-->Producers-->Consumers-->_____________________ Decomposers
In a pond ecosystem, weeds need _______________ from the pond to make food. water
What are some examples of how air is made up of tiny particles that are to small to see but they do have mass? a balloon blowing up, leaves moving on a windy day, a flag waving in the wind
Created by: rleblanc33
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