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herbivore
animals that eat only plants; plant eaters
carnivores
animals that eat only meat; meat eaters
food web
a weblike diagram that shows the relationships between various organisms and their food sources
food chain
a chainlike diagram that shows various organisms and their food sources
deciduous
trees that have flat, broad leaves, produce flowers, and shed their leaves in autum
coniferous
trees that have needlelike leaves, produce cones, and keep their leaves all winter
secondary consumers
animals that eat herbivores and possibly other secondary consumers
In a energy flow chart, which organisms are at the very bottom of the pyramid?
the organisms/plants that get their energy directly from the sun
In a energy flow chart, what do you call the organisms that are in all levels except for the bottom?
consumers
In a pyramid of rabbit, eagle, grass, and a grasshopper, which one is the top carnivore? which is the producer?
1.eagle 2.grass
habitat
the area in which a certain organism lives in
niche
the role that the organism plays in its habitat
what is the temperature that ater boils at? water freezes? comfortable room temperature? normal human body temperature?
1. 100oc
2. 0oc
3. 22-23oc
4. 36.5oc
abiotic
anything that is not living and never onced lived
biotic
something that is living or was once living
photosynthesis
the process of using sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water to make food
omnivores
consumers that eat both plants and animals for energy