How species depend on each other

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What is Classification?
Groups of animals with similarities and differences
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What are adaptations?
Features that help an organism to survive in the environment that it lives in
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What does it in when a species in extinct?
When a species has been adapted poorly to the environment which means it would be hard for the species to survive and so the animal wouldn't excist anymore
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What do almost all organisms depend on for energy?
The sun
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Name the two cycles
Carbon and Nitrogen
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How is CO2 removed from the atmosphere?
From photosynthesis
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How is the CO2 returned to the atmosphere?
Through respiration
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How is the Carbon passed on from organism to another?
When an animal eats a plant, carbon from the plant becomes part of the fats and proteins in the animal. Microorganisms and some animals feed on waste material from animals, and the remains of dead animals and plants. The carbon then becomes part of t
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What is nitrogen fixation?
When nitrogen compounds are made from nitrogen in the air. This can be done from lightning or from soil or from fertiliser put in to the soil
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How are nitrogen compounds returned to the soil?
excretion and egestion by animals, the decay of dead plants and animals
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