PARTS OF AN ECOSYSTEM

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What is an ecosystem?
A unit that includes all the non-livings parts and the living parts in an area
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What can the 3 types of organism in an ecosystem be classed as?
producer, decomposer, consumer
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what is a producer?
an organism that uses sunlight energy to produce food
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what is a consumer?
an organism that gets energy by eating other organisms (producers or other consumers)
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what is a decomposer?
an organism that gets its energy by breaking down dead material
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what is a food chain
a food chain is a way of showing 'what eats what'
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what is a food web
a collection of overlapping food chains
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what is the nutrient cycle
the transfer of nutrients within an ecosystem
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What can the 3 types of organism in an ecosystem be classed as?

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producer, decomposer, consumer

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what is a consumer?

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