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Community
All the living things in an ecosystem.
Consumer
An organism that eats other organisms.
Decomposer
An organism that breaks down dead plant and animal material.
Habitat
A place where a plant or animal naturally lives and grows.
Host
An organism that a parasite lives in or inside of.
Parasite
An organism that lives on or inside of another organism.
Predator
Animals that hunt for food.
Prey
Animals that predators eat.
Producer
Make their own food from water, air, and energy from the sunlight.
Scavenger
Eat dead animals.
A ______________ hunts for ___________.
A Predator hunts for Prey.
A _____________ lives on or in a(n)__________.
A Parasite lives on or in a Host.
A ___________ eats foods made by a _______.
A Consumer eats foods made by a Producer.
Plants and animals exchange carbon dioxide and _______________.

A. food
B. oxygen
C. water
D. molds
B. Oxygen
All the following are consumers EXCEPT ____________.

A. algae
B. blatterworts
C. frogs
D. dragonflies
A. algae
Animals can help plants by ____________.

A. making food
B. finding water
C. spreading seeds
D. providing energy
C. spreading seeds
Bacteria are helpful because they _____.

A. use oxygen
B. spoil food
C. are parasites
D. recycle materials
D. recycle materials
A parasite depends on a ___________.

A. scavenger
B. producer
C. host
D. decomposer
C. host
How is a cat a part of the carbon dioxide and oxygen cycle?
The cat gives off carbon dioxide and takes in oxygen.
What would happen to an ecosystem if it did not get any sunlight?
The producers (plants) would die, and then the consumers (animals) that eat the plants would either die, or have to move to another habitat.