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Biomass
the mass of material in living things. energy is nuilt up using the energy of the sun.
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Producer
the plant in the food chain. make food using photosynthesis
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Consumer
animals that eat the producer rabbits sheep caterpillars
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SECONDARY CONSUMERS
usually eat animal material - carnivors. cats dogs lions
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Herbivore
eats plants only
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Carnivore
eats meat only
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Omnivore
eats plants and meat
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Trophic Level
Position occupied by by a group of organisms in a food chain
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Predators
Kill for food. secondary or tertiary consumers
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Prey
the animals preators feed on
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Photosynthesis
when plants and some bacteria uses the energy from sunlight to make glucose from carbon dioxide and water
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Respiration
a chemical process where energy is released from food
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living organisms
respire all the time and use oxygen to break down glucose providing energy for cells . carbon dioxide is released as a waste product
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Combustion
burning fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide so we are releasing some of that carbon back into the atmosphere
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Energy transfers
energy goes to moving, growth, excretion, heat loss, respiration
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Producer

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the plant in the food chain. make food using photosynthesis

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Consumer

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SECONDARY CONSUMERS

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Herbivore

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