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What are all green plants on the food chain?
They are producers
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Green plants are at the bottom because they....?
Make their own food using photosynthesis
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What is a rabbit on the food web?
A primary consumer/ herbivore
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what is a fox on the food chain?
A secondary consumer/ carnivore
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Give an example of a food chain
seaweed- limpet- crab- herring gull
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What is the herring gull called on the food chain
The trophic consumer/ tertiary consumer
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What is there in every food web?
Decomposers
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what do decomposers do?
they feed on dead organisms and waste and break them down into chemicals
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what are the 2 most important group of decomposer
bacteria and fungi
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what would happen if there were no decomposers
chemicals in soil would run out and the earth would be covered in dead organisms and waste
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what does a pyramid of numbers show
it shows the number of organisms in each level of the food chain
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what are the exceptions to the pyramid of numbers
if the producer is very large or there are paracites like fleas
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what does the pyramid of biomass show
the mass of organisms in each stage of the food chain
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Where is the Fennec fox found?
In north Africa and the sahara desert
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What conditions do they live in
very hot in the day and freezing in the night
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how have they adapted?
They have hair on their feet to protect them from the warm sand they have bat like ears to keep them cool and long fur to keep them warm at night and to protect them from the harsh sun
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Where can the arctic willow be found
Northern Canada and Alaska
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what conditions do they live in
cold and dry
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how have they adapted
they have short fuzzy hairs to keep them warm shallow roots because of the frozen ground and its own pesticide to protect itself from insects.
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Green plants are at the bottom because they....?

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What is a rabbit on the food web?

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what is a fox on the food chain?

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