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Ecology terms

Ecology terms

  • Biosphere
    part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere
  • Carnivore
    An animal that eats other animals
  • Herbivore
    An organism that eats only plants
  • Decomposer
    An organism that breaks down wastes and dead organisms
  • habitat
    Place where an organism lives
  • Niche
    An organism's particular role in an ecosystem, or how it makes its living.
  • Omnivore
    An animal that eats both plants and animals
  • Producer
    An organism that can make its own food.
  • Consumer
    An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms
  • Biotic
    living things
  • Abiotic
    Non-living things
  • food chain
    A series of events in which one organism eats another and obtains energy.
  • food web
    A community of organisms where there are several interrelated food chains
  • trophic level
    step in a food chain or food web
  • Energy Pyamid
    A diagram that shows the amount of energy that moves from one feeding level to another in a food web
  • Biomass
    the total mass of organisms in a given area or volume.