Ppt on producers consumers and decomposers video

Ecology how organisms interact with each other and the nonliving environment.

chain and is LOST but NUTRIENTS CYCLE –nutrients must be RECYCLED to be available for the next generation –DECOMPOSERS return nutrients to the soil after creatures die fungi bacteria nutrientsnutrients decomposers Nutrients cycle around… through decomposers soil producers consumers decomposers / eating them! THE PREDATOR AND PREY ARE IN DYNAMIC EQUILIBRIUM! ECOLOGICAL SUCCESSION VIEW THE VIDEO ON THE NEXT PAGE OR AT http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuRWph5a1GE&feature=youtube_gdata THE VIDEO GOES FAST, SO HIT /


Ecology Test Review By harel and alex (:. Define & give examples Autotroph Heterotroph Producer Consumer Decomposer.

Ecology Test Review By harel and alex (: Define & give examples Autotroph Heterotroph Producer Consumer Decomposer Define & give examples Autotroph Producers that make their own food Heterotroph Consumers and decomposers Producer make their own food Consumer eat other organisms for food Decomposer break down dead organisms for food Label the parts of the food chain Use the food web to find: 2 autotrophs 2 heterotrophs Consumer Herbivore Carnivore Use the food web to find/


AP Prep Ecology Unit. Do Now: If you could travel to any natural environment, where would it be and why?

Herbivores that eat plants, algae, or phytoplankton Secondary, tertiary, and quaternary consumers – Eat consumers from the level below them Detritivores (decomposers) – Animal scavengers, fungi, and prokaryotes – Derive energy from detritus produced at all trophic levels – Decomposition is essential for recycling nutrients in ecosystems Video: Shark Eating Seal Video: Shark Eating Seal LE 37-9 Trophic level Quaternary consumers Tertiary consumers Hawk Snake Mouse Grasshopper Plant A terrestrial food chainAn/


 Necessary materials: PowerPoint Guide  If teacher has internet access, the following YouTube video would be a good tool at Slide 12 “Trophic Level Cascades.

YouTube video would be a good tool at Slide 12 “Trophic Level Cascades Complete” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg5ieYKvYI8 Teacher Information! Ecosystem Productivity Principles of Ecology Students will be able to…  Discuss trophic levels and energy flow in ecosystems Food chains  Definitions reviewed: Producers  autotrophs make up the base of an ecosystem Consumers  eat other living organisms Detrivores/decomposersconsume dead organisms and fecal/


ECOSYSTEMS Chapter 47. Impacts, Issues Video Bye-Bye, Blue Bayou.

ECOSYSTEMS Chapter 47 Impacts, Issues Video Bye-Bye, Blue Bayou Ecosystem An association of organisms and their physical environment, interconnected by ongoing flow of energy and a cycling of materials Modes of Nutrition Autotrophs Capture sunlight or chemical energy Producers Heterotrophs Extract energy from other organisms or organic wastes Consumers, decomposers, detritivores The role of organisms in an ecosystem Simple Ecosystem Model energy input from sun nutrient/


PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS, and DECOMPOSERS Objective: Can I identify producers, consumers, scavengers, and decomposers in a food chain or food web?

such unlikely food sources as shoe polish, paint, and soap. Reality Check Can I identify producers, consumers, scavengers, and decomposers in a food chain or food web? 3.Decomposers Organisms that get energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms. Known as NATURE’S RECYCLERS and adds nutrients to the soil! Decomposer Examples: Bacteria and Fungi Ex. Of producer, consumer, decomposer, and scavenger Video Clip http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.ph p?video_id/


Informedia Interface Evaluation and Information Visualization Digital Video Library December 10, 2002 Mike Christel.

2002 Michael G. Christel and Alexander G. Hauptmann 13 Carnegie Mellon Query-based Thumbnail Result List © Copyright 2002 Michael G. Christel and Alexander G. Hauptmann 14 Carnegie Mellon Query-based Thumbnail Selection Process 1. Decompose video segment into shots. 2/stories for queries on “terrorism” and “bomb threat” produced 17545 and 18804 shots respectively Against 2001 CNN collection, top 1000 stories for queries on “terrorism” and “bomb threat” produced 17545 and 18804 shots respectively User needs a/


SCIENCE 1206 – UNIT 1 – INtRODUCTION TO ECOLOGY

a slow death Example: Parasitic wasp and other insects http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/animals/bugs-animals/bees-and-wasps/wasp_attacks_spider.html 5. Predator-Prey One organism benefits, one organism is harmed/killed quickly Example: Lion and zebra Lynx and snowshoe hare http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxVMnJX WvdM FEEDING RELATIONSHIPS in ECOSYSTEMS Trophic Structure Types of Organisms Producer Consumer Decomposer Food Chain VS. Food Web Pyramid/


1 The branch of biology that studies the way living things interact with each other and with their physical environment. It looks at the ways an organism.

– things that are non-living (Ex: water, air, soil, temperature, light, and natural disasters) The interaction of all biotic and abiotic factors creates an ecosystem. 2 3 http://videos.howstuffworks.c om/discovery/30707- assignment-discovery-abiotic- and-biotic-factors-video.htm 4 5 6 7 Roles of Organisms Organisms can be either producers, consumers or decomposers (detritivores) in terms of energy flow through an ecosystem. 8 All/


1 The branch of biology that studies the way living things interact with each other and with their physical environment. It looks at the ways an organism.

– things that are non-living (Ex: water, air, soil, temperature, light, and natural disasters) The interaction of all biotic and abiotic factors creates an ecosystem. 2 3 http://videos.howstuffworks.c om/discovery/30707- assignment-discovery-abiotic- and-biotic-factors-video.htm 4 5 6 7 Roles of Organisms Organisms can be either producers, consumers or decomposers (detritivores) in terms of energy flow through an ecosystem. 8 All/


Review Write the following terms in your notes: 1.Producer 2.Primary Consumer 3.Secondary Consumer 4.Tertiary Consumer 5.Herbivore 6.Carnivore 7.Predator.

down which animal/plant fits each term! 1.Producer – Flower 2.Primary Consumer – Caterpillar 3.Secondary Consumer – Frog 4.Tertiary Consumer – Snake 5.Herbivore – Caterpillar 6.Carnivore – Frog, Snake, and Owl 7.Predator – Frog, Snake, and Owl 8.Prey – Caterpillar, Frog, and Snake Decomposers Food chains end with decomposers! Decomposers eat the leftovers that the scavengers leave behind! Decomposers Decomposers break down plant and animal material. What would happen if there were no/


Ecology Chapters 34, 35, and 36. Ch 34: The Biosphere Ecology is the study of the interactions of organisms with their environment.

and permanently frozen polar regions. Treeless, but has permafrost: permanently frozen subsoil. Biomes Video http://www.encyclopedia.com/video/WZGCZY47YS0- biomes-of-world.aspx http://www.encyclopedia.com/video//and is a more realistic view of energy flow. Every food web MUST include the SUN and DECOMPOSERS Figure 36.10 Tertiary and secondary consumers Secondary and primary consumers Primary consumers Producers (Plants, algae, phytoplankton) Detritivores (Prokaryotes, fungi, certain animals) Wastes and/


Entering the Classroom Get your binder and make sure you have a sharp pencil Get out your packet that says: – Food Webs, Cycles, Biomes Open to page 3.

and fungi release materials to the air, water, and soil. C. Decomposers break down wastes or remains or organisms 1.Bacteria and fungi release materials to the air, water, and soil. 2. Energy can flow from consumers or producers to decomposers 3. Decomposers (usually) don’t pass energy on to other organisms. 2. Energy can flow from consumers or producers to decomposers 3. Decomposers/ will be short—about 2-3 minutes. Opening Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8- sGusvKo8&feature=related http://www.youtube./


Chapter 3 Ecosystems: What are they and how do they work?

-3 What are the major components of an Ecosystem?  Concept 3-3A: Ecosystems contain living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) components.  Concept 3-3B: Some organisms produce the nutrients they need, others get their nutrients by consuming other organisms, and some recycle nutrients back to producers by decomposing the wastes and remains of organisms.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6ubvE J3KGM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v/


Community Ecology Grade 9 Biology Transfer of Energy and Matter.

Producer: Producer: Primary Consumer: Primary Consumer: Secondary Consumer: Secondary Consumer: Tertiary Consumer: Tertiary Consumer: Higher Order Consumer: Higher Order Consumer: Decomposer: Decomposer: How well did you do? What would happen if? Snails got a disease and their population dramatically dropped: Snails got a disease and/ DDT: “Silent Spring” DDT: “Silent Spring” Rachel Carson and use of DDT video: Rachel Carson and use of DDT video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ipbc-6IvMQI http://www.youtube/


Plants and Animals; A Living and Breathing World Joy Thompson, Catherine Arias, Tahseen Muhammad, Diana Mendez, Elizabeth Ervey and Jeanine Labiner.

explaining the relationship between producers, consumers, and decomposers. Scholar attempted to create a model of the food chain, but has 1-2 errors and tried to explain the relationship between producers, consumers, and decomposers with 1- 2 errors. Scholar did not create a accurate model of the food chain, and had many errors explaining the relationship between producers, consumers, and decomposers. Experiment Motivational Activity Motivator: Teacher will show Students a video what do animals eat/


Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu Warm Up Section 5.1: Energy Flow in Ecosystems What Powers Life?

producers in this environment are bacteria that use hydrogen sulfide present in the water. Other underwater organisms eat the bacteria or the organisms that eat the bacteria. Chapter 5 Section 1 Energy Flow in Ecosystems Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. All rights reserved. ResourcesChapter menu What Eats What? Organisms can be classified by what they eat. Types of Consumers: Herbivores Carnivores Omnivores Decomposers/


Ecosystems and Biomes Energy Flow in Ecosystems Cycles of Matter Biogeography Biomes Aquatic Ecosystems Table of Contents.

is called photosynthesis. -Producers include: Plants Algae Cyanobacteria Ecosystems and Biomes Consumers Consumers —organisms that get energy by feeding on other organisms. Three types: Herbivores —eat only plants Carnivores —eat only animals Omnivores —eat both plants and animals Ecosystems and Biomes Consumers Click the Video button to watch a movie about consumers. - Energy Flow in Ecosystems Ecosystems and Biomes Decomposers Decomposers —break down wastes and dead organisms and return raw materials to/


Ecosystems and Biomes Energy Flow in Ecosystems Cycles of Matter Biogeography Biomes Aquatic Ecosystems Table of Contents.

is called photosynthesis. -Producers include: Plants Algae Cyanobacteria Ecosystems and Biomes Consumers Consumers —organisms that get energy by feeding on other organisms. Three types: Herbivores —eat only plants Carnivores —eat only animals Omnivores —eat both plants and animals Ecosystems and Biomes Consumers Click the Video button to watch a movie about consumers. - Energy Flow in Ecosystems Ecosystems and Biomes Decomposers Decomposers —break down wastes and dead organisms and return raw materials to/


+ Food Chains and Food Webs. + DO NOW TUESDAY Create a food chain using the following organisms:

DO We will watch a video: “Of Ice and Fire” and answer questions about the video. We will write some definitions of food chain vocabulary on our glossary sheet. + DO NOW THURSDAY Observe both the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem for your / getting the energy. + What kinds of organisms are in food chains and food webs? There are 3 basic kinds of organisms in food chains and food webs. Producers Consumers Decomposers + Producers Produce their own food (usually through photosynthesis) Are at the bottom of a/


Click on a lesson name to select. Chapter 2 Principles of Ecology Section 1: Organisms and Their Relationships Section 2: Flow of Energy in an Ecosystem.

food by eating other organisms.  Interacting Organisms Survival video clip Interacting Organisms Survival video clip 2.1 Organisms and Their Relationships Chapter 2 Principles of Ecology  Symbiotic /produce food  Heterotrophs/ Consumers  Organism that gets it energy requirements by consuming other organisms A lynx is a heterotroph. Chapter 2 ecosystem, Importance - returns nutrients to the soil, air, and water where They can be reused by Organisms (plants). Example: Fungus Detritivores/decomposers/


Energy in Ecosystems.

, Lions, Ladybugs, Spiders. Herbivores Herbivores are consumers that eat only producers. (plant eaters) Ex: Butterflies, deer, elephants, giraffes, mice. Omnivores Consumers that eat BOTH consumers and producers. (both meat eaters and plant eaters) Ex. Humans, Bearded Dragons, Turtles, Bears. Sun →milkweed → aphid →ladybug producer 1-consumer 2-consumer herbivore Carnivore →bird → mushroom 3-consumer Decomposer Omnivore Sun → grass → zebra → lion → vulture produce 1-consumer 2-con 3-con herbivore carnivore/


Ecology the study of the relationships between organisms and their physical environment.

& eat their prey Prey: killed by predators Scavengers: feed on animal remains Ex. Omnivores Feed on producers as well as consumers (plants and animals) Ex. Detrivores/Decomposers obtain nutrients from “detritus” - the remains of dead or decaying organisms Recycle nutrients back into the /) Parasitism (+/-) one organism benefits (parasite) while the other is harmed (host) Ex. Athlete’s Foot fungus and humans! Ex. Ticks on deer/dogs video Symbiosis Video 10 & 9 2:01 6:51 8 (1:00) 6 4 & 3 2 & 1 Material Cycles/


Energy Flow Through the Ecosystem

Consumers = heterotrophs Consumers (heterotrophs) rely on other organisms for energy and nutrients. Different types of consumers are classified by the way they get energy. http://video.ecb.org/badger/download/vlc/images/VLC124_Consumers.jpg Types of Consumers: Carnivores Carnivores kill and/.jpg Decomposers and detritivores Energy Flow in an Ecosystem: Food Chains and Food Webs Energy flows through an ecosystem in one direction -- from producers to various levels of consumers. Producers and consumers are /


To Those Who Shall Inherit the Earth…

and archaea How do other organisms obtain energy? Heterotrophs or consumers – take in energy by breaking down compounds in organisms they eat Trophic levels: Producers Primary consumers – eat producers Secondary consumers – eat primary consumers Tertiary consumers – eat secondary consumers Quaternary consumers – eat… guess what they eat? Organisms participate in different levels Sun Producer Primary producer Secondary consumer Decomposer What are decomposers/.com/wolves-howl-video-gallery/ http://academic/


4 th Grade Lesson Plan By Kristyn Jordon. Standard SCI.4.3.2 2010 Observe, compare and record the physical characteristics of living plants or animals.

students as they begin to construct their projects Monitor and guide students Decide as a group how they want to present their research findings to the class-PowerPoint, video, posters, mobiles, etc. Inform teacher as to /worms, bacteria and fungi break down nutrients in living and dead matter and return them to the soil. These organisms are called decomposers. Ask students to work in partners to identify and label the producers, consumers and decomposers in their food chain. Explain that consumers can be /


Energy Flow in Ecosystems. Ecosystem: all living (biotic) and nonliving (abiotic) factors in an area Abiotic Biotic Video Clip All organisms play a role.

. 1 st Level/Primary Consumers – eats producers (herbivore or omnivore) 4. 2 nd Level/Secondary Consumers – eats 1 st level consumers (carnivore or omnivore) 5. 3 rd Level/Tertiary Consumers – eats 2 nd level consumers (carnivore or omnivore) 6. Decomposer – recycles materials for use by producers Arrows show the direction of the flow of energy! Food webs Map of overlapping food chains Many different producers and consumers a diagram that shows/


Chapter 3 Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?

eat producers –Carnivores Secondary consumers eat primary consumers Third and higher level consumers: carnivores that eat carnivores. –Omnivores Feed on both plant and animals. Decomposers and Detrivores –Decomposers: Recycle nutrients in ecosystems. –Detrivores: Insects or other scavengers that feed on wastes or dead bodies. Generally scavengers are considered to be larger animals and detrivores are insects. Figure 3-13 Burying Beetles Video -- National Geographic Fig. 3-13, p. 61 Detrivores Powder/


Chapter 3 Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?

eat producers –Carnivores Secondary consumers eat primary consumers Third and higher level consumers: carnivores that eat carnivores. –Omnivores Feed on both plant and animals. Decomposers and Detrivores –Decomposers: Recycle nutrients in ecosystems. –Detrivores: Insects or other scavengers that feed on wastes or dead bodies. Generally scavengers are considered to be larger animals and detrivores are insects. Figure 3-13 Burying Beetles Video -- National Geographic Fig. 3-13, p. 61 Detrivores Powder/


ECOLOGY The study of how organisms interact with and are dependent upon the environment and each other.

CONSUMERS c. Omnivores = eat both plants and animals d. Decomposers = consume wastes and dead bodies of organisms and recycle materials for use by producers FOOD CHAIN Illustrates the relationships between producers and consumers and decomposers. Also, shows how energy flows from one organism to another Illustrates the relationships between producers and consumers and decomposers/night! Videos and picture montages depicting natural and man made disasters Videos and picture montages depicting natural and man /


Team 2 Nadia Santos Jeanine Fitzgerald Jeanette Adon ANIMALS AND PLANTS IN THEIR ENVIRONMENT What roles do plants and animals play in their environments?

Lesson # 4 Say: We have learned about what organisms need to live and how they get energy. Now let’s take a look at animals specifically. Show children the video “What do animals eat?” http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.colt/ on the book Horseshoe Crabs and Shorebirds The Story of a Food Web. The students will need to accurately form the web and label each animal as a producer, consumer (what kind) and decomposer. The students will work in groups and present their projects to the /


Ecology To Those Who Shall Inherit the Earth…. Flow of Energy Love is energy and energy is everything.

and archaea How do other organisms obtain energy? Heterotrophs or consumers – take in energy by breaking down compounds in organisms they eat Trophic levels: Producers Primary consumers – eat producers Secondary consumers – eat primary consumers Tertiary consumers – eat secondary consumers Quaternary consumers – eat… guess what they eat? Organisms participate in different levels SunProducerPrimary producerSecondary consumerDecomposer What are decomposers/.com/wolves-howl-video-gallery/ http://academic/


Aquatic and Terrestrial Food Webs. Warm-Up: Update your Table of Contents for today Write your homework – get it stamped! Get your predator-prey graphs.

WHO’S EATIN’ WHO? What are the 3 main components of a food web? Producers Consumers Decomposers THE PRODUCERS Producers are the plants. Plants are the base of every food chain. All of their energy comes from the sun. They are /- plant or animal dies, nitrates are broken back into ammonia Denitrification – ammonia is broken back into nitrogen and is released back into the air Study Jams Video on the Nitrogen Cycle Steps of the Nitrogen Cycle – In Depth START WITH NITROGEN FROM THE AIR Fixation–Bacteria/


Dynamic Ecosystems 1 EL: To introduce the unit and define what an ecosystem is.

Producer/autotroph  Consumer/heterotroph (primary, secondary, tertiary)  Decomposer  Detritivore Producers or Autotrophs  Producers manufacture organic compounds from simple inorganic compounds, such as carbon dioxide, using an abiotic energy source such as sunlight through PHOTSYNTHESIS  Producers use these organic compounds themselves for energy and/ and be suitable for a grade 3-4 audience – keep it simple and make it engaging Reflection  Which video was more suitable to its target audience and why/


Chapter 3 Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?

eat producers –Carnivores Secondary consumers eat primary consumers Third and higher level consumers: carnivores that eat carnivores. –Omnivores Feed on both plant and animals. Decomposers and Detrivores –Decomposers: Recycle nutrients in ecosystems. –Detrivores: Insects or other scavengers that feed on wastes or dead bodies. Generally scavengers are considered to be larger animals and detrivores are insects. Figure 3-13 Burying Beetles Video -- National Geographic Fig. 3-13, p. 61 Detrivores Powder/


Chapter 3 Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?

to this statement: An ecosystem could not withstand the absence of producers, but would be fine without consumers. Decomposers and Detrivores –Decomposers: Recycle nutrients in ecosystems. –Detrivores: Insects or other scavengers that feed on wastes or dead bodies. Generally scavengers are considered to be larger animals and detrivores are insects. Figure 3-13 Burying Beetles Video -- National Geographic Fig. 3-13, p. 61 Detrivores Powder broken down/


UNIT 2 --- SEVENTH GRADE FOOD CHAINS AND FOOD WEBS.

commonly used! PARTS OF FOOD CHAINS AND WEBS As stated before, a food chain always starts with the sun and ends with an animal. There are four parts to every food chain The Sun Plants (Producers) Animals (Consumers) Decomposers THE SUN The Sun is the/waste! REVIEW http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=yo utube+brainpop+videos+food+chains&vie w=detail&mid=6F27C44E15AD7635F8416F27 C44E15AD7635F841&first=0&FORM=NVPFVR http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=yo utube+brainpop+videos+food+chains&vie w=detail&mid=/


Chapter 3 Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?

eat producers –Carnivores Secondary consumers eat primary consumers Third and higher level consumers: carnivores that eat carnivores. –Omnivores Feed on both plant and animals. Decomposers and Detrivores –Decomposers: Recycle nutrients in ecosystems. –Detrivores: Insects or other scavengers that feed on wastes or dead bodies. Generally scavengers are considered to be larger animals and detrivores are insects. Figure 3-13 Burying Beetles Video -- National Geographic Fig. 3-13, p. 61 Detrivores Powder/


Environmental Science – Unit 4 Part 1 Ecology. Opening Assignment What is biodiversity and why is it so important to ecosystem stability?

. Notes Types of Consumers Carnivores- kill and eat other consumers (animals) Notes Omnivores: use both plants and animals as food to create energy Types of Consumers Notes Types of Consumers Decomposers -such as bacteria and fungi, feed by chemically breaking down organic matter. The decay caused by decomposers is part of the process that produces detritus— small pieces of dead and decaying plant and animal remains. Decomposers that live on, and in, detritus particles/


Matter and Biogeochemical Cycles. Matter All material in the universe that has mass and occupies space is called matter. Atoms- smallest unit of an element.

following groups of bacteria? Nitrogen – fixing bacteria: They are able to take atmospheric nitrogen and convert it to ammonia. Ammonifying bacteria: These are the decomposers. They break down dead, organic matter and convert it to ammonia. Nitrifying Bacteria: These bacteria convert ammonia to nitrates. Denitrifying bacteria: These bacteria consume nitrates and release elemental nitrogen back into the atmosphere. 3. Nitrate is formed when nitrogen is/


Aquatic Biodiversity Chapter 8.

-level consumer All consumers and producers to decomposers Fig. 8-11, p. 171 The Open Sea and Ocean Floor Host a Variety of Species Vertical zones of the open sea Euphotic zone Bathyal zone Abyssal zone: receives marine snow Deposit feeders Filter feeders Upwellings Primary productivity and NPP Animation: Ocean provinces Video: Elephant seals Video: Florida reefs Video: Giant clam Video: Reef fish (Bahamas) Video: Schooling fish Video: Sea anemones Video: Sea lions Video: Sting/


Agenda 1/21 Warm – Up: What would happen to an ecosystem that had no predators? Give an example. Quiz over Chapter 4 (open notes) Video: Strange Days on.

ecosystem that had no predators? Give an example. Quiz over Chapter 4 (open notes) Video: Strange Days on Planet Earth: Predators 5.1 Notes Agenda 1/22 Warm – Up/ types of consumers/heterotrophs? Herbivores – Energy source: plants – Example: cows, deer Carnivores – Energy source: other consumers – Example: lion, snake Omnivores – Energy source: producers & consumers – Example: bear, rat, human What are the different types of consumers/heterotrophs? Decomposers – Energy source: break down and ABSORB nutrients/


Principles of Ecology Ch. 13

an ecosystem. Show feeding relationships for one chain of producers and consumers in an ecosystem Arrow always points in the direction the energy is going. DESERT COTTONTAIL GRAMA GRASS HARRIS’S HAWK Consumers are not all alike. Herbivores eat only plants. Carnivores eat only animals. Omnivores eat both plants and animals. Detritivores eat dead organic matter. Decomposers are detritivores that break down organic matter into simpler/


Energy in Ecosystems.

45.897 kcal Defined: Feeding level of an ecosystem Trophic levels consist of producers, consumers, and decomposers ~ 10% of energy is passed to the next level ~ 90% is used /consumer Tertiary consumer Secondary consumer Primary consumer producer Analysis What could happen if the grasshoppers die out due to pesticide use? X Owl death (less blue jays to eat) Blue jay death (less spiders to eat) Spider death (no more grasshoppers to eat) Squirrel increase (less owls hunting them) X YouTube Food Chain Video/


Ecology. What is it? Definition: The study of interactions between living and non-living things in the environment in which they live Abiotic = non-living.

well-being of much of that life. Ecosystems Definition: An ecosystem is a collection of producers, consumers, an decomposers interacting with one another and their environment. Example: Greenfield Park Organization of Matter 6 levels 1. Organism: an individual /into space, which makes earth warmer! http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5128613033824536021 &q=greenhouse+effect&total=411&start=0&num=10&so=0&type =search&plindex=7 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5128613033824536021 &q=greenhouse/


Introduction to Ecology. Ecology The study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment, or surroundings. The study of.

feed on primary consumers Birds, fox, etc Tertiary Consumers Organisms that feed on secondary consumers Large hawk, cat, etc Types of Consumers Herbivores: Herbivores: Eats plants Ex. cows, deer, caterpillars Carnivores: Carnivores: Meat eaters Ex: snakes, dogs, owls Omnivores: Omnivores: Eats both plants and animals Ex. humans Detritivores: Detritivores: Feeds on plant and animal remains and other dead matter Ex. mites, earthworms, snails, crabs Decomposers: Decomposers: Breaks down organic/


Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Benjamin Cummings PowerPoint Lectures for Biology, Seventh Edition Neil Campbell and Jane Reece.

Video: Cyanobacteria (Oscillatoria) Video: Cyanobacteria (Oscillatoria) Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Benjamin Cummings Primary Production in Terrestrial and Wetland Ecosystems In terrestrial and wetland ecosystems, climatic factors such as temperature and/54-18 Nutrients available to producers Decomposers Geologic processes Abiotic reservoir Consumers Producers Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Benjamin Cummings Vegetation and Nutrient Cycling: The Hubbard Brook/


Ecology Notes Definitions Ecology: the study of the interactions among organisms and their environment. Ecology: the study of the interactions among.

of energy flow! Arrows go in the direction of energy flow! Food Chain Video Types of consumers Herbivore – eats only producers Herbivore – eats only producers –Example: rabbit Carnivore – eats only other consumers Carnivore – eats only other consumers –Example: wolf Omnivore – eats both producers and consumers Omnivore – eats both producers and consumers –Example: humans Decomposer – breaks down dead or decaying organic matter Decomposer – breaks down dead or decaying organic matter –Example: fungi/


Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Benjamin Cummings PowerPoint Lectures for Biology, Seventh Edition Neil Campbell and Jane Reece.

degraded to heat during ecosystem processes Microorganisms and other detritivores Tertiary consumers Secondary consumers Detritus Primary consumers Sun Primary producers Heat Key Chemical cycling Energy flow Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc. publishing as Benjamin Cummings Decomposition Decomposition connects all trophic levels Detritivores, mainly bacteria and fungi, recycle essential chemical elements by decomposing organic material and returning elements to inorganic reservoirs Copyright © 2005/


CAMPBELL BIOLOGY IN FOCUS © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc. Urry Cain Wasserman Minorsky Jackson Reece Lecture Presentations by Kathleen Fitzpatrick and Nicole.

depend on the biosynthetic output of other organisms © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc.  Determine how energy and nutrients would pass with the following organisms present:  Tertiary consumers, primary producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers  Which ones are the autotrophs? Heterotrophs?  Which one is the herbivore? Carnivore? © 2014 Pearson Education, Inc.  Detritivores, or decomposers, are consumers that derive their energy from detritus, nonliving organic matter  what are examples of/


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