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Ecosystem Sort

Ecosystem terms and def

Organism Any living thing.
Individual One single organism
Population All of the individuals of one kind in a specified area at one one time.
Community All the interacting populations in a specified area.
Ecosystem A system of interacting organisms AND nonliving factors in a specified area.
Biotic Living organisms and products of organisms.
Abiotic Nonliving.
Aquatic Of the water.
Terrestrial Of the land.
Decomposer An organism that consumes dead organisms.
Tufa Tower A naturally occurring, gray, lumpy structure that forms under water in a salt lake because of a chemical reaction between calcium and salt in the water.
Food Web All the feeding relationships in an ecosystem.
Consumer An organism that eats other organisms.
Producer An organism that is able to produce its own food through photosynthesis.
Photosynthesis The process by which producers make energy-rich molecules (food) from water and carbon dioxide in the presence of light.
Created by: jonpainter