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1 Food Chains and Food Webs

2 A description of the feeding sequence of one set of organisms in an ecosystem.


4 a description of the overlapping food chains in an ecosystem.


6 The energy in an ecosystem comes from the Sun.

7 Producer: an organism, such as plants or algae, that makes its own food.

8 The food-making process in green plants that uses sunlight.

9 Consumers

10 An animal that eats plants, algae, and other producers.

11 Carnivore: an animal that eats another animal.

12 Omnivore: an animal that eats both plants and animals.

13 A meat-eating animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals.

14 An organism that breaks down dead material into useful things like minerals and rich soil.

15 Predator: a living thing that hunts other living things for food.

16 Prey: a living thing that is hunted for food.

17 Energy Pyramid


19 Flow of energy in a food chain
1st Level Consumer Energy Producer Decomposer 3rd Level Consumer 2nd Level Consumer

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