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producter An organism that can make its own food is a
consumer An organism that obtains energy by feeding on other organisms is a
herbivore Animals that only eat plants
carnivore Animals that only eat meat
omnivore Animals that eat both meat and plants
scavenger Feeds on dead animals
decomposter Raw materials
foodchain One organism eats another
foodweb Overlapping foodchains
energy pyramid One food level to another
evaporation The process by which molecules of liquid water absorb energy and change to a gas is called
condensation The process by which a gas changes to a liquid is called
precipitation Earth as ———- rain, snow, sleet,or hail
nitrogen fixation The process of changing free nitrogen into a usable form of nitorgen
biome Is a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
climate The average annual temperature and amount of precipitation in an area that determines its biome
desert Is an area that receives less than 25 centimeters of rain per year
rain forests Are large forests
emergent layer The tallest layer
canopy A leafy roof
understory A tree with vines
grassland Is an area that is populated mostly by grassesand other plants
savanna Is a desert
deciduous trees The amount of trees in a forest
boreal forests Are dense forests found in upper regions
coniferous tree Most of the trees in the boreal forest are
tundra Is extremely cold and dry
permafrost This frozen soil is called
estuary Is found where the fresh water of a river meets saltwater of an ocean
intertidal zone Lowest low tide line
neritic zone Continental shelf
biogeography Study of where organisms live
continental drift Plates that move
dispersal Movement of organisms from one place to another
exotic species Is an animal in a new location