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predator
an animal that hunts and eats other animals
water
a nutrient needed by all living things in an ecosystem
parasite
a living thing that feeds on and harms another living thing
carnivore
a living thing that is a meat eater
air
a mixture of gases, including carbon dioxide and oxygen
primary producers
green plants
producer
a living thing that makes food by using the sun's energy
secondary consumers
carnivores(meat-eaters)
consumer
a living thing that eats other living things
succession
the changes in the communities of an ecosystem over many years
nutrients
materials that help living things grow and stay healthy
omnivore
a living thing that eats both plants and animals
soil
the part of the ground where plants grow
herbivore
a living thing that eats plants
community
all the living things in an ecosystem
food web
*more than one food chain in a community

*shows how many living things are connected in many ways within a community
ecosystem
a place where living and nonliving things affect each other
food chain
*path by which energy is passed from one living thing to another in a community

*single path taken as different living things eat each other for energy
decomposer
a living thing that gets energy by breaking down dead plant or animal parts
primary consumers
herbivores (plant eaters)
air
a mixture of gases, including carbon dioxide and oxygen
prey
an animal that is hunted and eaten by another animal
host
a living thing that a parasite hosts and feeds on