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the role of an organism in its habitat
niche
Rhymes with itch...
system made up of living things and their environment
ecosystem
A word in the question is part of the answer...
living thing that can make its own food
producer
It makes or PRODUCES it's own food...
living thing that breaks down dead pants or animals for food
decomposer
An earthworm is one of these...
living thing that eats other living things
consumes
It eats or CONSUMES other living things...
place that meets an organism’s needs
habitat
We sang a song about this to get ready for Earthworks...
average weather of a place over a long time
climate
group of organisms living together and interacting (made up of more than one population)
community
group of the same species living in the same place at the same time
population
protecting an area of land or water
preservation
You can protect or PRESERVE the land...
careful management and wise use of natural resources
conservation
If you aren't using more resources than you need to, you are CONSERVING them...
to make something in a new way to use less material
redesign
They design the package in a different way...
repair of some damage done to an ecosystem
reclamation
People try to reclaim the land they once had...
What does a mangrove swamp have that limits the plants that could survive there?
salt water
You find this in an ocean, but not a lake...
What do bodies of dead animals do for the soil when they decompose?
add nutrients to the soil
Good for growing plants...