Intro to Ecology. 1. What level of organization in ecology describes an individual form of life, such as a plant, animal, bacterium, protist, or fungus?. Intro to Ecology. B. Ecosystem. A. Population. C. Individual Organism. D. Community.
1. What level of organization in ecology describes an individual form of life, such as a plant, animal, bacterium, protist, or fungus?
C. Individual Organism
2. What level of organization in ecology describes a group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area?
3. What level of organization in ecology describes an assemblage of different populations that live together in a defined area?
4. What level of organization in ecology describes all the organisms that live in a place together with their physical environments?
5. The term which describes a physical, or nonliving factor that shapes an ecosystem.
7. The term which describes any living part of the environment with which an organism might interact.
Basically anything living!
9. The term which describes any organism that is able to capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds.
Morning Glory pool of Yellowstone. Its colors are because of heat-thriving bacteria.
A. Primary Consumer
12. Plant-eating primary consumers are also called _______________.
15. Animals that eat both plants and other animals are called _______________.
Raccoon eating a crayfish
Raccoon eating berries
16. Organisms which “feed” by chemically breaking down organic matter into smaller pieces called detritus are called
18. Organisms which chew or grind dead organic matter into smaller pieces are called
C. Tertiary Consumers
20. In food chains and food webs, what does the arrow between interacting organisms represent?
It represents the direction of energy flow
21. The organisms in the food chain below are out of order. What is the proper order?