Food Chains. Ecosystems. What is an ecosystem? A community formed by the interaction of organisms with their environment. Ecosystems are made up of biotic (living) organisms and abiotic (non-living) factors.
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What is an ecosystem?
A community formed by the interaction of organisms with their environment.
Ecosystems are made up of biotic (living) organisms and abiotic (non-living) factors.
Within an ecosystem there exists a feeding relationship between producers, consumers and decomposers.
What is a Food Chain?
The order of feeding relationships in an ecosystem Who eats Who
How does a food chain work?
A food chain is made up of three different type of organisms:
Producers Consumers Decomposers
GRASS RABBIT WORM
(producer) (consumer) (decomposer)
GRASS RABBIT FOX WORM
(producer) (consumer) (consumer) (decomposer)
There can be more than one consumer in a Food Chain.
Dandelion Grass Hopper Lizard Kookaburra Dingo Ant
Wheat Mouse Eagle Ants
Seaweed Fish Dolphins Humans Bacteria
Grass/Wheat Grasshopper Wagtail Worm
Grass (Plant Material) Grasshopper Kookaburra Eagle Worm