A specific part of the abiotic environment
A way of describing all the living parts of an ecosystem
A group of organisms that can successfully mate with each other and reproduce
Part of the natural decomposing materials in soil
Abiotic parts of the environment, such as climate, air, and soil
Biotic parts of the environment, such as animals and plants
Interactions between organisms
Interactions between organisms as well as the interactions between organisms and their environment
All the interacting organisms that live in an environment and the abiotic parts of the environment that affect the organisms
A person who observes and studies the interactions between the biotic and abiotic parts of the environment
The relationship among the biotic parts of the environment
The relationship between all the abiotic elements of a pond
An organism that produces its own food
An organism that does not need food to survive
An abiotic organism
An organism that cannot produce its own food
Plants and phytoplankton
Plants and consumers
Consumers and phytoplankton
Phytoplankton and chlorophyll
Phytoplankton and herbivores
It compares the number of consumers to the number of micro-organisms in an ecosystem
Food chains use only a small sampling of organisms.
A food web explains why there are more producers than consumers.
Producers are usually eaten by many different consumers and most consumers are eaten by more than one predator
Heat the atmosphere and the Earth’s surface.
Carry on photosynthesis.
Heat and evaporate water.
Absorbed by an object.
Transmitted through the atmosphere.
Converted into sugar by photosynthesis.
Reflected by an object.
Transferred to plants.
A primary consumer
A secondary consumer
A tertiary consumer
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Paramecium A is the predator, paramecium B is the prey
Paramecium B is the predator, paramecium A is the prey
The introduction of paramecium B is followed by a decline in the population of paramecium A
Paramecium B reaches a steady state of growth
Paramecium A reaches a steady state of growth